Inuk Networks has announced two new appointments ahead of the rollout of its Freewire IPTV service to the UK residential market later this year. Both engineering director David Evans and content manager Rebecca Dillion join from Blockbuster Entertainment International. Since November last year Inuk has delivered a digital TV service to students in their halls of residence.
Evans has ten years experience in the development of interactive service and end-to-end content management. He was previously COO of Yes Television and was most recently Blockbuster International’s head of technology within the company’s new media division.
Dillon spent four years at Blockbuster where she was acquisitions manager, new media. She previously worked for Yes Television, LWT and Granada Media Group. At Inuk, Dillon will co-ordinate the acquisition of content for Freewire’s free, pay and premium channels including the development of the VOD service. (JC)