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.
BSkyB will be forced to allow BT to carry two of its Sky Sports channels over IPTV following a new ruling by the Competition Appeal Tribunal.
Netflix has secured carriage on the connected TV platform YouView. As a result, YouView now offers all the major UK on demand players, which include BBC iPlayer, 4OD, ITV Player, Demand 5, Milkshake, UKTV, Quest from Discovery, NOW TV from Sky and Sky Store.
YouView has added the BBC’s Connected Red Button to its platform, alongside the new version of the iPlayer.
YouView has announced the appointment of Nick Thexton as its new chief technology officer.
The trademark dispute between YouView and the Cheltenham-based communications firm Total Ltd has been settled.
All seven shareholders in the YouView consortium have agreed to fund the IPTV operation for a further five years.
A new YouView box has been launched in retail. The Humax YouView DTR-T2000 is the first to take the price of the broadband connected receiver below £200.
The rise of social media is beginning to have an impact on television viewing, with one in seven viewers using the medium for TV recommendations. This breaks down to 12% from Facebook and 6% from Twitter.