Monthly Archives: September 2012

Virgin Media Rebrands On-Demand PPV Movies Service

Virgin Media has dropped the FilmFlex brand, relaunching its pay-per-view (PPV) movie on-demand platform as Virgin Movies. Virgin Media rebrands on-demand PPV movies service With over 500 films and counting, Virgin Movies is one of the UK’s largest and most popular on-demand PPV services, offering dozens of top titles straight from the cinema screen, including Battleship, The Hunger Games and ... Read More »

BSkyB & Channel 4 Ink Deal For 4oD, Sky Go & Film4 HD

British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) has announced a major deal that will see linear and catch-up TV content from Channel 4’s 4oD service made available on all of its main viewing platforms early next year, with C4 gaining access to the digital satellite television provider’s customer data in return. BSkyB & Channel 4 ink deal for 4oD, Sky Go & Film4 ... Read More »

BBC Testing Adaptive Streaming Algorithms For iPlayer

Ask any sports fan and they’ll tell you that they have a love/hate relationship with live streaming. Most of the time, live streaming works like a charm, but there’s always that odd occasion when things don’t quite work out how they should. BBC testing adaptive streaming algorithms for iPlayer Unfortunately, that odd occasion always seems to be in a match ... Read More »

Phereo 3D Photo App Launched On Samsung Smart TVs

Ever keen to be seen as the world’s leading innovator in 3DTV content, Korean TV manufacturer Samsung has announced the addition of a new and totally free app from the 3D photography website Phereo to its Smart Hub internet-connected portal. Phereo 3D photo app launched on Samsung Smart TVs Phereo, whose service has been labelled as the first and only ... Read More »