Tag: BBC

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Why you should be watching TV in 4K Ultra HD

4K televisions have been on the market for a couple of years now, but it is only recently that they have moved content has started to become available in such a high resolution that purchasing such a TV has made sense.

YouView

YouView Launch Brings iPlayer, 4OD, and TV On Demand Services To Your TV

YouView, the internet television service from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and Channel Five that brings Freeview channels and on-demand services to people’s TVs via the internet has launched in the UK. The service, previously known as “Project Canvas”, was developed after the regulators decided to kill off a similar previous project dubbed “Project Kangaroo” […]

BBC

Why Is The BBC Paying Sky To Broadcast Its Channels?

In its current deal with Sky, the BBC pays the satellite broadcaster tens of millions of pounds each year for the privilege of being included in the Sky electronic programme guide (EPG) and broadcasting their signal through the Sky satellite bandwidth into an increasing number of UK homes. But with each Sky user paying Sky […]

BBC World Service

BBC World Service To Run Ads On Some Websites And Radio Stations

The BBC in the UK provides blissful oases in the media that are free from the constant onslaught of advertising that we are faced with in our modern world – whether that be on television, on radio, or online – with the services instead funded by a yearly license fee per household. Abroad, however, the […]

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Tech And Gadget Predictions 2012

It’s the start of the new year, so what better time to take stock of the past 12 months and then try and forecast what’s going to be big over the next year. 2011 was the year that people first looked beyond Apple‘s iPad for their tablet desires, where Android finally caught up to iOS, […]