Ofcom is to consult on the removal of the Access Control Continuation Notice that handles the regulation of access to interactive services after a request by the broadcaster.
The BBC has confirmed plans to reduce the amount of video content delivered over the Red Button.
The BBC has officially unveiled its new Interactive Video Player (IVP), which will make its debut for the Olympic Games.
The BBC Trust has published its final conclusions on Delivering Quality First, the euphemistically named strategy document, designed to implement cost saving across the BBC in the wake of the Licence Fee settlement.
Sky Media is to suspend the sale of Red Button advertising on the satellite platform after nine years. The sales house, which also represents MTV and Discovery, will play out the last commercials in June.
Just days after the BBC announced it was to close the News Multiscreen to Freeview viewers, the corporation has advertised ‘spare’ multiplex capacity.
The BBC is to drop the BBC News Multiscreen from the Freeview DTT platform. Two of the three interactive streams are being switched off on October 27 as part of a reorganisation of its capacity ahead of the launch of HD services.
The BBC is launching a new Red Button interactive service for its pre-school channel CBeebies. It follows the launch of a dedicated CBeebies iPlayer earlier in the year.