Monthly Archives: March 2012

Now TV Unveiled As Sky’s Brand For PAYG Web TV Service

Media and entertainment giant British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) announced this week that it has branded its new pay-as-you-go (PAYG) internet television service Now TV. The service will enable viewers to access content from the digital satellite television broadcaster through the use of a range of connected devices, giving consumers even more freedom and flexibility when it comes to their viewing ... Read More »

BBC iPlayer Hits Microsoft Xbox 360 With Kinect Controls

The hugely popular BBC iPlayer, which offers users access to video on demand (VoD), is now available on all the main UK gaming platforms, following the joint announcement this week by the BBC and Microsoft of the launch of the catch-up TV service on the latter’s Xbox LIVE portal. BBC iPlayer hits Microsoft Xbox 360 with Kinect controls With all ... Read More »

Brits Spend 2 Months A Year Watching TV & “Chatterboxing”

Britain has always been something of a nation of television addicts who settle down in front of the box to watch everything from their favourite soaps and the news to one of the vast range of reality TV shows that have hit our screens over recent years. However, whilst most people are well aware that they watch a lot of ... Read More »

Global TV Shipments Fell For The First Time in 6 Years

The latest Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report published by DisplaySearch has shown that TV shipments fell globally for the first time in six years in 2011. The California-based market research firm began tracking global television shipments back in 2004, and last year was the first time that worldwide shipments dropped since this monitoring started. Global TV shipments fell ... Read More »