Richard Halton is to step down as CEO of YouView from the end of 2018.
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.