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Sky Android Apps Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

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Sky TV’s Android apps have been hacked and defaced by a cyber activist group known as the Syrian Electronic Army in what appears to be a show of support of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Adding to the confusion, the hackers are also thought to have gained control of one of Sky’s Twitter feeds, to mischievously offer customers their ‘advice’ on ... Read More »

BBC Demands Sky Scraps Retransmission Fees

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The BBC has turned the tables on Sky and is threatening to make the satellite TV broadcaster pay to transmit its content in a new escalation of the years-old retransmission fees row. The threat suggests that the corporation is determined to abolish the £5 million annual fee that Sky charges it to carry its 49 TV and radio channels. BBC ... Read More »

Freeview’s New Ad Takes Swipe at Pay TV Rivals Sky & Virgin Media

Freeview has taken aim at Pay TV broadcasters in a bullish new ad campaign as its battles to win over the UK’s living rooms, claiming that 95% of what people love to watch is already available on free-to-air TV. Freeview HD slots to be doubled in EPG revamp on 19 Sep The free digital TV platform aims to single out ... Read More »