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Is BT YouView going to get the Sky Sports channels?

James O'Malley Online TV, Sky Leave a Comment

Interesting legal intrigue this morning as it has emerged that Ofcom, the telecoms regulator, could force Sky to offer its sports channels on rival platforms - including BT's YouView offering. According to the news release, the decision was made by the Competition Appeal Tribunal to uphold a ruling from Ofcom in 2010 which would force…

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Sky’s NowTV adds Chromecast support

James O'Malley Sky, TV Leave a Comment

Sky's streaming service for non-subscribers, NowTV has added another viewing option: Google's Chromecast Dongle. This seems like a good match - given how the Chromecast dongle has sold like wildfire, and NowTV doesn't need a satellite dish. The press release notes that this means that customers will be able to Cast on-demand movies, as well…

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Britons still prefer to watch television live – on their TVs

Stuart O'Connor BBC, Computers, Digital set-top boxes, DTR, DVD, HDTV, Home Appliances, Home cinema, Internet, iPad, iPhone, IPTV, media player, Online TV, Personal video players, Satellite TV, Sky, Smartphones, Tablet, TV, TVs Leave a Comment

As our "second" screens get smaller while our TV screens get larger, it seems that the old adage that "bigger is better" just might hold true. Some new research has shown that despite the growth in watching television via a PC, tablet or smartphone, 90 per cent of viewers still regularly use the TV to…

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Sky’s NowTV comes to Xbox One

James O'Malley Sky, TV Leave a Comment

Less than a week ago we reported that Sky's NowTV service was heading to PS4. In the short time since, the Xbox One has now caught up, also offering the service from today. The service is Sky's live and on-demand streaming service for non-Sky customers. This means that you can get everything from Sky's entertainment…

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Sky’s Now TV comes to PS4

James O'Malley Sky, TV Leave a Comment

Good news for PS4 owners wanting more video on their box: Sky's Now TV streaming service launches on the platform today. Whilst not a hugely surprising news, this is a nice addition to the PS4's rather lacklustre selection of video providers. Now TV, which has been available on PS3, Xbox 360 and even as a…

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Britons don’t want web filters, says Ofcom

Stuart O'Connor Broadband, Censorship, Computer Security, Computers, Internet, Sky, Websites Leave a Comment

UK web users must really like their porn. Either that, or they just don't like the government telling them what they can and cannot look at online. A new report from Ofcom shows that broadband customers in the UK are overwhelmingly choosing not to use parental-control systems foisted on ISPs by the government - with…

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