Monthly Archives: October 2010

B&O Launches BeoVision 10-32 LED TV Priced At £4,400

Bang & Olufsen (B&O), the Danish premium hifi and television set maker, has announced that it will add a 32-inch model to its BeoVision 10 series of LED TVs next month. The arrival of B&O BeoVision 10-32 marks the first time ever in the company’s illustrious history that it has launched three models within a single product line inside one ... Read More »

YouView Faces Delay; Invites Sky & US Studios To Be On Board

YouView, the IPTV (internet protocol television) venture formerly known as Project Canvas which is backed by some of the biggest names in the UK’s media and telecommunications industry, may reach UK households later than planned, conceded the chairman for the project. Co-funded by BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, BT, TalkTalk and Arqiva, YouView was initially expected to hit UK ... Read More »

LG & Sharp Profits Hit By Low Demand For Flat-Screen TVs

LG Electronics and Sharp Corporation, two of the world’s largest TV makers, have seen their quarterly profits tumble, primarily due to lacklustre consumer demand amidst the global economic turmoil. Financial analysts broadly expect Samsung, Sony and Panasonic – who make up the rest of the “Big Five” television manufacturers – to report similar woes when they unveil their quarterly results ... Read More »

Sony UK To Offer VAT Rebate On 3D TV Purchases

Sony UK is set to launch a pre-Christmas VAT-back promotion starting from tomorrow, which allows customers who have purchased selected Sony consumer electronic products – including all Sony 3D TV models – to reclaim the VAT (value added tax) directly from the company. The VAT-back offer will run from tomorrow (Thursday the 28th of October) to Christmas Eve (Friday the ... Read More »

Lovefilm Revenue Up In 2009 As Paying Customer Base Grew 29%

Lovefilm, the UK-based company renowned for its online movie rental service, has experienced a rise in revenue and a drop in pre-tax losses in the year 2009, as revealed by annual financial statements filed at Companies House. By the end of 2009, Lovefilm’s revenue increased from £73.1 million to £97.2 million compared to the year before. This 32.9% jump in ... Read More »