The Dutch cable operator CAIW will be the first in The Netherlands to start to carry the national version of BBC HD on its network, starting November 30. The number […]
Freesat iPlayer to go Beta this month
The first version of the BBC iPlayer designed for the MHEG-5 Interaction Channel is to go live on the Freesat platform later this month, the BBC has confirmed.
BBC and Ariqva confirm HD build
The BBC and Arqiva have announced the official agreement that will see part of the UK’s transmitter network upgraded to DVB-T2.
BBC plans Strictly Social TV
Social TV Forum – London. The BBC is to launch a series of social media applications based around popular shows including Strictly Come Dancing.
BBC Prime becomes Entertainment
After 14 years the BBC Prime name will disappear when on November 11 at 6am CET the channel will be rebranded as BBC Entertainment.
BBC-Channel 4 merger proposed
RTS Cambridge. Phil Redmond, the man who created Grange Hill and Hollyoaks, has suggested that Channel 4 become a part of the BBC.
BBC pushes for HD capacity growth
IBC 2009 – Amsterdam. Further HD services could launch in the UK if Ofcom gives permission for the new terrestrial HD multiplex to run at 40 Mbps.
Murdoch: “analogue attitudes in a digital age”
James Murdoch has launched a scathing attack on the regulation of British broadcasting. Exactly 20 years after his father Rupert also delivered the MacTaggart Lecture to the Edinburgh International Television […]