BBC iPlayer went down today as cricket fans flocked to the streaming service to listen to Australia’s batting collapse during the Ashes test at Trent Bridge.
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.
The BBC have launched a major upgrade to the iPlayer service, which currently sees more than 10 million programmes streamed through the service per day.
The BBC is set to launch five new HD channels on December 10th on Freeview HD, Freesat HD, YouView, Sky HD, and Virgin Media.
The BBC has shown the world how to broadcast a huge sporting event whilst NBC fails to deliver in the US
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” […]
The fight for control of how we access content in our living rooms is heating up with Apple recently releasing an upgraded version of AppleTV (and a possible future iTV), Google pushing its own TV services, and the emergence of YouView – Microsoft’s XBox continues to add content partners to the XBox already connected to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]