Three of the UK’s public broadcasters have signed a new five-year agreement, designed to accelerate the transition of Freeview from DTT to fully hybrid platform.
Hybrid TV platform YouView is now available in more than 3 million set-top boxes and TVs.
YouView is to run a pilot scheme that will give viewers a voice controlled TV experience around Amazon Alexa.
UKTV launches a new version of its player for the YouView platform Wednesday.
Sony Pictures Television is to launch a catch-up service for its portfolio of kids channels on YouView.
TalkTalk will be the first operator to give its customers YouView’s re-engineered user interface. It will be followed by BT and YouView’s retail boxes as the telco-PSB venture prepares to upgrade all 2.5 million deployed boxes.
BT has announced an upgrade of its BT TV service with a new ‘image rich’ user experience and a new BT app.
YouView is to be made available on all 2015 models within Sony’s Bravia TV range. It means BBC iPlayer, All 4, ITV Player and Demand 5 will be available to all Android connected television sets.
Arqiva has launched a suite of IPTV channels, currently delivered to connected DTT boxes, onto YouView.
UKTV has launched its online brand UKTV for PCs and iOS. The new app is designed to give viewers easy access to the UKTV portfolio including the UK’s most watched non-PSB channel, Dave and popular entertainment channel Really.