Broadband provider TalkTalk is to launch an in-house trial of YouView, the delayed venture to bring video-on-demand to Freeview, in early 20… Read more »
YouView has appointed BSkyB (NYSE: BSY) chief architect Chris Bramley its CTO, as it rolls toward an early-2012 launch. Read more »
There are three things the TV executive audience have come to expect from the annual MacTaggart lecture: the pantomime of an inter-industry… Read more »
One of the YouView video-on-demand project’s seven set-top box partners is pulling out of the venture. Read more »
Didn’t see this one coming at all. UK movie streaming service Blinkbox has been an obvious acquisition target, particularly following the sa… Read more »
Looks like the idea of newspapers having their own TV channels could finally happen.
Guardian News & Media, together with three support com… Read more »
YouView, perhaps under some pressure following its delay and its chair’s exit, has named 29 companies it will work with to finalise its spec… Read more »
The UK’s two main industry VOD ventures to have emerged from public broadcasting are turning over some of their top staff…
A month after… Read more »
There’s a lot riding on YouView. BBC director general Mark Thompson has described it as nothing less than the “battle for the living room” Read more »
Launch of the UK’s public-service connected-TV joint venture YouView is now delayed until at least early 2012, the consortium says. Read more »
The pay-TV market is nearing a subscriptions plateau – but YouView doesn’t yet look like stealing current operators’ customers.
An Oliver &… Read more »
It seems YouView’s first-phase technology build is drawing to a close, even if precious few people have seen anything other than mock-ups.… Read more »
YouView is now asking video and audio portals and content management companies to apply to work with it on defining how content and services… Read more »
What ever happened to TV’s internet revolution?
Connected TVs are about to jumpstart the nascent IPTV and VOD sectors, perhaps even with ra… Read more »
Ofcom says it won’t investigate the YouView connected-TV JV under the UK’s Competition Act – essentially on the grounds that it’s not anti-c… Read more »
Once upon a time, one might have imagined a Kangaroo on a Canvas. But the former, a commercial VOD JV involving BBC Worldwide, was prohibite… Read more »
Ofcom had been all ready to tell the world whether it will or will not instigate a competition inquiry in to the YouView connected TV joint… Read more »
Ofcom is due to detail this week how, if at all, it will respond to the complaints submitted about the YouView connected-TV venture by Virgi… Read more »
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Some people don’t know an opportunity when it’s staring them in the face.
A group of 14 local-town TV and news operators has written a lett… Read more »
The BBC-led Canvas connected-TV JV, now confirmed as named “YouView”, will prefer TV-specific apps to the open web and will leave paid conte… Read more »
The brand name for the UK’s public-service connected-TV joint venture, codenamed Project Canvas, has been confirmed as “YouView” (after all,… Read more »
Earlier letters from Virgin Media (NSDQ: VMED), IP Vision, Six TV and United For Local Television have prompted another submission to Ofcom.… Read more »
Project Canvas connected-TV boxes and televisions will report viewers’ consumption of linear broadcasts, on-demand shows and apps to their p… Read more »
The UK’s connected-TV joint venture of ISPs and public broadcasters has ministerial seal of approval.
“I’m basically very positive about Ca… Read more »
Here comes the third fourth complaint (that we know about) asking Ofcom to investigate the Project Canvas connected-TV venture on competitio… Read more »
As expected, the newly renamed Channel 5 is rejoining Project Canvas as a stakeholder.
Five had pulled out earlier this summer as owner RTL… Read more »
IP Vision had always been opposed to the proposed UK connected-TV JV Project Canvas…
But, after Virgin Media (NSDQ: VMED) decided to form… Read more »
The Project Canvas connected-TV consortium is asking consumer electronics manufacturers that want to make compatible gadgets to submit expre… Read more »
Virgin Media (NSDQ: VMED) has sent a formal complaint to Ofcom, urging it declare the UK’s Project Canvas connected-TV joint venture anti-co… Read more »
The Meek shall inherit Project Canvas. Kip Meek, that is. The Broadband Stakeholder Group chairman has been named as chairman by the partner… Read more »
Five’s decision to no longer be an equity partner in the Canvas joint venture will save the broadcaster £16.5 million – and will mean very… Read more »
By Mark Sweney: Five has pulled out of Project Canvas, the BBC-backed venture to bring video-on-demand to Freeview and Freesat.
Five, which… Read more »
Project Canvas isn’t the only European effort to try harmonising upcoming connected-TV standards. As we reported last year, HbbTV, a venture… Read more »
The BBC has received final approval to join a joint venture with three other broadcasters that will add a range of VOD, IPTV and internet se… Read more »
By Mark Sweney: Announcement likely to come as BBC Trust approves venture, with chairman tipped to come from outside broadcasting industry… Read more »
By Neil Berkett: The BBC Trust will shortly announce whether, and on what terms, the BBC can join ITV (LSE: ITV), Channel 4, Five, TalkTalk,… Read more »
The BBC has refused to put technical specs for its Canvas connected TV in the public domain, until the TV industry has perused the documents… Read more »
At the launch of upgrades to iPlayer, I caught up with BBC future media and technology director Erik Huggers and his vision and online contr… Read more »
By Mark Sweney: Charles Dunstone, the chairman of Project Canvas partner TalkTalk, has dismissed criticism of the video-on-demand service by… Read more »