Seesaw, the troubled online TV portal, has finally ceased operations after its new owners failed to come up with the promised funding. A notice on the company website posted Friday simply read “Thanks for your support but SeeSaw is no longer available”.
Arqiva’s YouView representative has expressed concern over the capability of UK broadband to deliver sufficient speeds and how it might impact on TV-based applications. Russ Armstrong, strategic development manager at Arqiva, told the Westminster eForum applications risked being hampered by the UK’s broadband infrastructure.
Arqiva’s struggling online TV platform SeeSaw has been saved following a deal with Bebo owner Criterion Capital Partners.
Arqiva is to close its online video portal SeeSaw following a strategic review, the transmission company has confirmed to Broadband TV News. In an email sent to clients SeeSaw said it would no longer take transactions for rental programmes from May 31, 2011. The online service would then be withdrawn on June 20th to allow […]
Nick Thompson, the long-time boss of Arqiva’s broadcast & media division, is leaving the company, Broadband TV News has learnt.
SeeSaw CEO Pierre-Jean Sebert has left Arqiva’s online TV venture as part of the ongoing financial restructuring of the year old venture.
In the second statement in a month over the future of its catch-up TV portal SeeSaw, Arqiva has announced the appointment Ingenious Corporate Finance to find an investment partner to initiate acceleration in the development of the service.
Former ITV chief operating officer John Cresswell has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of media services company Arqiva.
Paramount UK Partnership has renewed its contract with Arqiva for the provision of uplink and satellite capacity for three Comedy Central channels on the UK’s Sky.
Popular UK shopping channel Bid TV has renewed its multiplexing and uplinking contract with Arqiva. The agreement extends the relationship between the two companies to 15 years and includes an upgrade of the channel’s multiplexes at Arqiva’s London facility.