Here’s a run down of content providers we think could join the fledging YouView service in the coming months.
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 […]
After years of speculation and anticipation, YouView was finally unveiled to the UK’s tech and entertainment media – including our good selves – this morning. After a demo of the system I’m predicting the service is going to be a huge success, especially with Freeview homes looking to upgrade without committing to a long-term contract […]
YouView, Britain’s newest digital TV service, will finally launch next week. Developed by the BBC, ITV TalkTalk and BT, YouView will use broadband to deliver on demand content in addition to the broadcast (linear) Freeview channels. Content providers such as Netflix and Sky’s NOW TV will be able to offer their services to users on […]