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broadband internet video and movie streaming

12th March, 2013 (0 Comments)

Netflix UK, the unlimited movie and TV video streaming service, has launched a new Netflix ISP Speed Index website that is designed to give consumers “insight into which Internet Service Providers [deliver] the best streaming experience“.

Television iptv video streaming uk

8th March, 2013 (3 Comments)

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that UK broadcasters, such as ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, have the right to block retransmission of free-to-air TV (e.g. Freeview) programming over the Internet unless the related service (e.g. TVCatchup Ltd) gains specific permission. But they haven’t won yet.

dlink dhp w311av talktalk uk

4th March, 2013 (19 Comments)

Budget ISP TalkTalk looks set to begin offering a special branded version of DLink’s latest DHP-W311AV PowerLine adapters to its Plus TV (YouView) based home broadband customers in the not too distant future. The new kit is able to both extend your wifi network and convert a buildings electrical cable into a faster wired network.

youview uk broadband internet tv iptv

2nd March, 2013 (5 Comments)

YouView YourView, the broadband ISP based video-on-demand and catch-up TV (IPTV) service, have announced that Lord Alan Sugar, whom is perhaps best known as the man who founded Amstrad and says “Your’re fired!” a lot on a certain TV show, has decided to leave his role as Non-Executive Chairman.

youview humaxdtr t1010

14th February, 2013 (9 Comments)

Humax has announced the retail release of its new DTR-T1010 set-top-box for the YouView (IPTV) service, which offers broadband based catch-up TV and video-on-demand services via several UK ISPs (BT, TalkTalk, KC and JT); it can also be purchased separately from £299.99. But don’t expect anything too new.

broadband internet video and movie streaming

29th January, 2013 (9 Comments)

The International Telecommunication Union’s recent approval of a new H.265 (ITU-T H.265 / ISO/IEC 23008-2 HEVC) video standard could help broadband ISPs to manage the growing burden of internet video traffic. Indeed some 720p HD video streams may soon be possible with a download speed of well under 1Mbps (Megabits/sec).

netflix uk unlimited broadband movie streaming

15th January, 2013 (1 Comment)

Netflix UK, the unlimited movies and TV subscription based video streaming service, has published its latest December 2012 rankings for broadband Internet Service Providers in the United Kingdom. The ratings reflect the average performance of all Netflix video streams on each ISP.

youview uk isp iptv stb

9th January, 2013 (0 Comments)

The YouView (IPTV) set-top-box, which offers broadband based video-on-demand and catch-up TV services via several UK ISPs (BT, TalkTalk, KC and JT), has started rolling out another software update for its Humax kit that will deliver various search and sound improvements.

channel islands guernsey and jersey uk

23rd November, 2012 (0 Comments)

JT Global has this afternoon become the fourth ISP to launch a subscription-free broadband TV service based off the YouView (IPTV) platform, which is available to its customers on the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey.

kc tv youview iptv

23rd November, 2012 (8 Comments)

The incumbent telecoms operator for Hull and East Riding in Yorkshire (England), KC, has this week become the third UK ISP after BT and TalkTalk to launch its own broadband TV service based off the YouView (IPTV) platform called KCTV.

youview uk broadband internet tv iptv

15th November, 2012 (1 Comment)

The subscription free YouView (IPTV) service, which offers an internet based video-on-demand and catch-up TV solution for broadband users (bundled by UK ISPs BT and TalkTalk or purchased separately), is in danger of losing its name after online billing firm YourView (Total Ltd.) won a key high court battle in London.

talktalk uk isp

13th November, 2012 (1 Comment)

Budget internet, tv and phone provider TalkTalk has today released its latest Q3-2012 financial results, which reveal that their broadband subscriber base declined by -4,000 in the quarter to total 4,043,000 (that’s a big improvement from the -19k lost in Q2). Thankfully superfast broadband (FTTC) customers doubled to 30,000.

virgin tv anywhere

7th November, 2012 (1 Comment)

Cable operator Virgin Media has today announced the launch of its new Virgin TV Anywhere service, which allows the operators existing TV package subscribers to watch their favourite shows and channels from almost anywhere and at no extra cost; provided your fixed line or wifi can handle it (streaming over 3G is “not supported“).

youview uk broadband internet tv iptv

31st October, 2012 (1 Comment)

The YouView (IPTV) product, which offers broadband based video-on-demand and catch-up TV services via several big UK ISPs (BT and TalkTalk), has started rolling out a new software update for its Humax set-top-boxes that will deliver various speed, sound and feature improvements.

bt youview iptv broadband

27th October, 2012 (1 Comment)

ISP BT Retail has quietly revamped its triple-play broadband, phone and television bundles with the new introduction of a FREE YouView IPTV box (normally £299) that includes 500GB of storage for video recording and effectively appears to replace their old BTVision solution.

world broadband internet statistics

17th October, 2012 (0 Comments)

Analyst firm Point Topic UK has reported that the total number of broadband lines globally reached 624.1 Million in Q2 2012 (quarterly growth of 2.1%), which represents a “significant decline” in growth versus the 2.7% increase seen during Q1. Thankfully superfast fibre optic (FTTx) based connections showed more promise.

talktalk uk youview tv

27th September, 2012 (2 Comments)

Budget internet provider TalkTalk looks to be starting the UK roll out of their new Plus TV service this week, which combines a “free” YouView (IPTV) box with the “Plus” broadband and phone bundle. Celebrity TV star Joanna Lumley kicked off proceedings in London today but some concerns remain.

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