Samsung looks to have won the battle to become the dominant proprietary smart TV platform, with a UK 2013 market share expected to exceed 51%.
YouView has announced the appointment of Simon Duffy as its non-executive chairman.
TalkTalk has announced it has signed its 500,000th TV customer, 11 months after adopting the PSB-telco broadband service YouView as its prime source of TV entertainment.
YouView has received applications from over 130 IP-delivered channels that it expects to launch over the next year.
TalkTalk has extended its YouView offer through the addition of Japanese, Arabic and Afrikaans content provided by Thema.
The BBC Trust has launched a review that will look into how the BBC’s involvement in broadband TV service YouView is meeting the conditions set for it by the Trust.
Eros International’s dedicated online service, ErosNow.com, is joining YouView, offering hit Asian movies like Chakravyuh, Dabangg, Khiladi 786, Milenge Milenge and Love Aaj Kal.
YouView is planning an expansion beyond its current terrestrial PVR with plans to offer its service across a range of devices including connected TVs, smart phones and tablets.
TalkTalk has signed up an additional 160,000 TV subscribers to its YouView service in the three months to June, taking the total number of TV subscribers to 390,000.
A survey by YouView says that catch-up and on demand viewing now accounts for six hours of TV use in the typical week.