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.
YouView says it intends to appeal against a High Court ruling that it had infringed a trademark owned by Cheltenham-based communications company Total Ltd.
BT is giving customers the option of having two YouView+ boxes in different rooms in their homes, but a number of restrictions are being applied.
TalkTalk says it is the fastest growing TV business in the UK after passing the one million subscriber mark.
Turner Broadcasting is returning to free-to-air broadcasting with a UK launch for entertainment network TruTV.
BT has launched a new slimline version of its YouView set-top box.
The complete suite of live Sky Sports channels will be made available will be available through NOW TV on TalkTalk’s YouView service.
UKTV has launched seven-day catch-up services on YouView for the FTA channels Yesterday and Really.
BT says that it will use its low-cost Plusnet brand to launch a low-cost offer for the YouView broadband platform that will compete with TalkTalk.
YouView is seeing an average of 2.7 million VOD requests a week, according to Susie Buckridge, the service’s product director.