Monthly Archives: July 2010

Freeview Users To Get Sky Sports Channels Via Top Up TV

With the start of the new 2010/11 football season just around the corner, news about the availability of Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 channels on non-Sky platforms is coming in thick and fast. BT Vision was the first to announce a deal struck with Sky towards the end of June, which will allow its customers to watch these ... Read More »

Sky Sports HD Arriving On Virgin Media

Sports enthusiasts – especially football fans – in the United Kingdom will soon be able to choose from operators other than Sky should they wish to watch live sports content on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2. Following BT Vision’s move to offer Sky Sports 1 or Sky Sports 2 to its customers (albeit only in standard definition) from ... Read More »

Freesat May Offer Pay TV Subscriptions

Freesat, the UK’s free-to-air digital satellite service set up by BBC and ITV, is thinking of entering the pay-TV arena by offering its viewers the opportunity to subscribe to Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 channels which will be licensed from British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB or Sky) at reduced wholesale prices enforced by media regulator Ofcom. Emma Scott, managing ... Read More »

Designer 3D-Glasses-Cum-Sunglasses Anyone?

As you walk into the cinema to watch the latest 3D movie, have you ever wished that you could wear something more stylish than the one-size-fits-all, potentially grubby 3D glasses handed out at the theatre door? Well, an eyewear maker will soon be selling 3D glasses that not only look trendy, but can also function as sunglasses to boot outside ... Read More »

Sony Caps Resolution For PS3 3D Games To 720p

Sony has poured a lot of resources and effort into pushing its 3D-related offerings, ranging from 3D-capable source devices to 3D TV displays. Key in the company’s strategic roadmap is its heavy involvement in developing and supporting 3D games which is seen as the “killer 3D content” crucial to stimulating 3D TV adoption. So far Sony has released a firmware ... Read More »