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LIVING WITH: YouView with BT Vision
It's time to re-visit YouView. Has its intriguing interface become easier to navigate over time, and have the service's few other problems been ironed out?
3D movies on the way for BT Vision customers
Hot on the heels of Sky's 3D channel launch, BT have just announced that a raft of 3D films will soon be available to their BT Vision customers. Signing a 12 month deal with NBC Universal International Television Distribution and…
BBC iPlayer on Freesat confirmed – coming before Christmas
Now slated to launch next month the service will enable owners of Freesat satellite TV boxes to access the iPlayer's on demand programming via a TV. The iPlayer is already available to Virgin Media and BT Vision box owners but both of those services require a subscription whereas Freesat is free after the initial purchase of the equipment.
FetchTV launches: subscription-free VOD with Freeview and DVR
IP Vision has announced a new hybrid set-top box which can be used to access the complete range of Freeview channels, acts as a digital video recorder (DVR), as well as being able to access a range of video on demand content over the Internet.
The company is keen to point out that this is a subscription-free, operator independent service, unlike those from the likes of BT, Virgin Media and Tiscali. It can be used with any broadband provider.
At launch, over 1,200 hours of content will be available in the VoD library including films and programmes from Paramount, ITV, Turner Broadcasting, Eagle Vision, Fremantle, Entertainment Rights and Aardman…
BT Vision to get Five On Demand service this month
BT Vision customers will soon be able to catch up with a range of Five’s programming thanks to a deal which brings the On Demand service to BT’s broadband TV service.
Users can pay 99p to watch single episodes, or get unlimited access by subscribing to Vision TV for six quid per month.
If you’re feeling the pinch and want to save some cash, it’s worth noting that you can watch a lot of UK-based shows from Five on your computer at the Demand Five web site, although many of the US favourites such as CSI and NCIS must be paid for…
BT still the leading ISP in the UK
Four and half million subscribers can’t be wrong. That represents 30% of the web-surfing UK public and the number of customers using BT as their ISP…
BT to update its Vision boxes for HD… by 2009
BT has announced that Pace Group will build its next generation of BT Vision digiboxes featuring a more powerful processor, better energy efficiency, and hard drive capacity able to store around 80 hours of standard definition video content.
It will continue to offer IPTV functionality, for delivering Video on Demand and interactive functions, and could also offer high definition video, hence the more powerful processor. The new boxes likely won’t be available until some time next year…
Sky to offer video on demand to Sky+ boxes
Ever wondered what that spare storage capacity on your Sky+ box is for? Well now we know, for today Sky announced a couple of tweaks to its Sky+ service including the option of viewers being able to download programmes…
BT Vision coming Monday 4th December
According to a BT spokesman who spoke to Interactive Investor, BT's long-awaited BT Vision Internet TV service is due to launch next Monday, 4th December….
BT Vision securing Bollywood content for next month's launch
BT is set to secure content deals with some major Bollywood studios for its BT Vision Internet TV service launching next month, according to The Business magazine. Hanif Lalani, group finance director, told them that they were near to securing…