Monthly Archives: November 2012

Google Play Music & Movies Coming To UK’s Google TV

Music, movies and television shows – all of this is set to land on the Google TV platform this week. For those who own a Google TV set-top box – admittedly, probably not too many – they’ll be able to download all of their favourite movies, tunes and telly programmes as of tomorrow (13 November). Google Play Music & Movies ... Read More »

US Election Sends BBC News Online & Mobile Traffic To New High

Barack Obama isn’t the only one to come out of the US presidential election 2012 on top – the BBC is too, with its news coverage of the event bringing almost unprecedented levels of traffic to the UK public service broadcaster’s BBC News Online and mobile services. US election sends BBC News online & mobile traffic to new high Steve ... Read More »

Virgin TV Anywhere TiVo App Launched On iPhone & iPad

Time to throw that old remote control in the bin, and perhaps even the television itself – Virgin Media has just announced the launch of its long-awaited Virgin TV Anywhere app that lets users of its TiVo service take control of their TV viewing from anywhere in the world. To do so, all they need to do is download the ... Read More »

Yahoo To Deploy Interactive TV Platform On Samsung Smart TVs

Samsung has this week announced a deal with internet giant Yahoo, which will see the latter’s Broadcast Interactivity platform integrated with the Korean manufacturer’s Smart TVs. Yahoo to deploy interactive TV platform on Samsung Smart TVs What this means for Samsung users is that they’ll be getting a lot more interactive content to play with, such as on-screen prompts in ... Read More »

BSkyB Bags Exclusive NBC Universal Deal For Sky Movies HD

British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) shows no sign of letting up in its war against rival video-on-demand (VoD) providers like LoveFilm and Netflix, with the broadcaster ramping up its policy of signing exclusive deals with major Hollywood producers. Having recently agreed a deal with Warner Bros. to gain exclusive access to all of the studio’s newest films, Sky has now come ... Read More »