Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sky Anytime Debuts On Virgin Media, Initially For XL TV Customers

Customers of Virgin Media will now be able to enjoy a greater range of viewing choices, following this week’s announcement that Sky Anytime has been launched on its fibre optic cable TV and broadband network. This means that the comprehensive video-on-demand (VoD) service from Virgin Media – which already offers selected HDTV and 3D content – will now be even ... Read More »

TV Sales Growth In Developed & Emerging Markets Forecast To Diverge

A recent report has revealed how the outlooks for TV sales growth in developed and emerging countries appear to be heading in different directions. The latest Quarterly Advanced Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report from market research firm DisplaySearch also indicated that the global demand for televisions is expected to fall, and TV shipment levels from 2010 to 2011 are ... Read More »

LG Unveils World’s Greenest LCD TV With Vertical Single-Side LED Bulbs

LG Display revealed over the weekend that it has developed a 47-inch LED-backlit LCD TV panel that will set the pace as far as energy efficiency is concerned. Described by the Korean consumer electronics giant as having “the world’s lowest power consumption rate among large LCD panels”, the new LCD panel is purportedly more frugal than computer monitors above twenty ... Read More »

Google Rolls Out YouTube Online Movie Rental Service In The UK

YouTube, the online video portal owned by search engine giant Google, has this week rolled out its over-the-web movie rental service in the United Kingdom. This marks the first time the service is made available outside North America, following launches in the USA and Canada back in May and September respectively. Google rolls out YouTube online movie rental service in ... Read More »

Sky Adds Classic Box Office Movies Rental To Anytime+

The Anytime+ video-on-demand (VoD) service from British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) has been expanded this week with the addition of a huge library of classic movies to rent from Sky Box Office. The media and entertainment giant is increasing the range of movies that will be made available to rent via the Sky Movies Box Office service, providing consumers with even ... Read More »