Britons don’t want web filters, says Ofcom

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…

Virgin chief brands BSkyB broadband 'lousy'

In what many broadband customers in the UK would consider a case of the pot calling the kettle black, Virgin Media boss Tom Mockridge has criticised BSkyB by claiming that its broadband service is lousy. And to add further insult,…

Virgin and Sky sign new five-year deal

Virgin Media subscribers will continue to have access to Sky's entertainment, sport and movie channels – including their HD variants – for at least five more years after the companies signed a new deal. According to The Next Web, the…

Sky planning US push with new Roku investment?

Roku, the leading streaming set-top box provider in the US, have received a major investment push of $45 million from News Corporation and BSkyB among others. BSkyB's investment has sparked suggestion that the company are looking to expand Sky's offering…

NOW TV: Sky's on-demand video portal goes live

NOW TV, the Sky-powered on-demand video service, goes live today in the race for VOD dominance against the likes of Netflix and LOVEFiLM. Accessible to preview applicants, the service will be available for all to try as of tomorrow. Plenty…

News Corp withdraw bid for BSkyB

In the light of the recent hacking scandal that has rocked News Corporation to the core, Rupert Murdoch's media empire has decided to withdraw its bid for BSkyB, a monopolising move that seemed almost certain to be green-lit just a…

Sky reveal 3D channel programming line up

Sky have revealed the full range of content headed to their 3D TV channel when it launches this coming October 1st. From movies to sport and a fair few other titbits in-between, it's looking like quite a healthy line-up so…

Sky's 3D channel gets launch date

Looks as though the 3D content drought may be about to end, as broadcasters Sky have today announced that their 3D TV channel will officially launch on October 1st of this year. Those with a 3D ready TV, Sky+HD and…