UKTV has signed its first direct agreement with the on demand service YouView.
YouView has announced its first consolidated installation figures, putting the PSB/telco broadband project in almost 400,000 homes as of the end of March.
TalkTalk now has the fastest growing TV service in the UK, adding 150,000 subscribers in the full year to March 31 and taking the total to 230,000.
YouView is about moving connected TV into the mainstream, according to its CEO Richard Halton.
YouView is looking for its third chairman in three years after Lord Sugar announced he was stepping down from the role.
Humax has released a new YouView set-top box that will replace the current retail model.
TalkTalk says its YouView powered TV service reached 80,000 customers as of December 31, 2012 and the company is running installations at the rate of 10,000 per week.
YouView has announced the start of a phased rollout of a new software update. The upgrade to the YouView Humax receiver will be followed by the introduction of the software to YouView boxes on the BT and TalkTalk managed networks.
YouView as introduced a Remote Record App, joining established platforms Sky+ and Virgin Media’s TiVo in the ability to set recordings on the receiver, from an iPhone or iPad.
YouView has launched on the Channel Islands on the JT (the combination of Jersey Telecom and Guernsey’s Wave Telecom) network.