The BBC has upgraded the version of the iPlayer used by the old BT Vision set-top box.
BT has announced plans to swap out its original TV set-tops and replace them with YouView units. The exchange will take place by the end of this quarter.
BT has confirmed that its freemium channel BT Sport will remain free for another season.
Marc Watson, the CEO of BT TV, is to leave BT after seven years. In a statement, the telco said he was leaving “to explore new opportunities outside the company.
BT Vision is to undergo a gradual rebrand as the telco comes close to the wire in its delivery of linear content over the YouView box.
BT Vision continues to pick up the highest number of complaints of any UK pay-TV service.
Oregan Networks, which recently took over from Mediaroom as the middleware on BT Vision, has reported a 17.9% uplift in its licensing and professional services.
The UK’s digital terrestrial pay-TV broadcaster Top Up TV has been unable to reach an agreement to resell BT Vision’s new sports channels on the Freeview platform.
BT has signed a three-year exclusive deal with Channel 4 to be its partner for TV ad sales on BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN.
thePlatform’s cloud-based video publishing system mpx is serving as the central logistics system for BT’s newest IP-based TV services in the UK, including BT Vision and YouView from BT, the video publishing company has discosed.