Sky’s strong position in the pay-TV movie market “does not adversely affect competition”, the Competition Commission confirmed today. Commercial rivals had complained that Sky’s hold over first-show rights gave them an advantage in attracting subscribers to their TV services. Last year the Commission issued a provisional opinion agreeing that Sky’s deals with the major Hollywood […]
The BBC was prepared to challenge a court ban on broadcasting, so why did it allow the IOC restrict its output?
We cast our critical eye over YouView, the brand new digital TV service backed by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Five, BT and TalkTalk.
TalkTalk says it will offer customers a range of premium channels and video on demand content via YouView. YouView combines broadcast channels with broadband delivered content from catch-up services such as the BBC’s iPlayer and premium content from Sky’s NOW TV service. The broadband provider today announced it had signed a deal to offer customers […]