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2nd July, 2020 (8 Comments)

Low cost broadband ISP TalkTalk has today refreshed some of their packages and also appear to have stopped selling the Sky Sports and Sky Cinema boosts to customers via their YouView (IPTV) based Pay TV platform, which previously cost £18 and £36 extra per month respectively to add.

5th May, 2020 (4 Comments)

Customers of UK broadband ISP BT, specifically those taking their YouView (IPTV) powered Pay TV service, may like to know that a new software update has just been released – (Manufacturer software: v32.45.0 and Component software: v3.6.190) – that makes the new BritBox streaming service and content app available them.

16th March, 2020 (27 Comments)

Broadband ISP BT has kindly decided to open up the remote record functionality within their TV app so that all users with a UK YouView (IPTV) set-top-box, even if they don’t have a Pay TV subscription with the operator, can access it once support for YouView’s own app is removed at the end of March 2020.

18th February, 2020 (13 Comments)

Broadband ISP BT will today soft launch a new range of “flexible” TV packages on 24 month contract terms, which gives subscribers a choice of content bolt-ons that can easily be changed. As part of that the platform has also completed its promise to fully integrate Sky’s NOW TV service via a single bill.

6th February, 2020 (15 Comments)

The YouView platform, which develops hardware and software to support the broadband-based TV (IPTV) services supplied via UK ISPs BT and TalkTalk (as well as retail set-top-boxes), has announced that they’re “refocusing development away from ‘direct to consumer’ products.” Say goodbye to their mobile app!

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8th October, 2019 (28 Comments)

Credible sources have informed ISPreview.co.uk that BT’s retail UK broadband ISP division plans to relaunch their Pay TV (IPTV) service early next year alongside a new WiFi equipped Set-Top-Box (STB), as well as some additional content (e.g. NOW TV, Britbox and Disney+) and new service features.

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27th June, 2019 (12 Comments)

Mobile operator and ISP EE will today replace their ageing bespoke Pay TV (IPTV) product, which was only available alongside their fixed line home broadband and phone packages, with a new service powered by an Apple TV 4K set-top-box, but it won’t be a particularly cheap add-on.

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24th April, 2019 (7 Comments)

Budget broadband ISP TalkTalk has today followed Virgin Media by announcing that Amazon’s Prime Video streaming service will also be coming to their YouView (IPTV) powered Pay TV platform. The Prime Video app is being rolled out on set-top-boxes over the course of this month.

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8th October, 2018 (16 Comments)

Newspaper reports have claimed that ISP BT are in early discussions with Apple over what could represent a significant shift in their Pay TV strategy within the United Kingdom, which might result in their EE mobile brand bundling Apple’s set-top-boxes with their home broadband and phone packages.

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21st June, 2018 (6 Comments)

Broadband ISP BT has announced that they’ve become the first major UK pay TV provider to offer access via their YouView (IPTV) powered set-top-box to Amazon’s Prime Video streaming service, which will show up as an app to customers of the service. But those with their Youview+ Ultra HD (4K) boxes have to wait.

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15th May, 2018 (10 Comments)

The final UEFA Champions League match between English football club Liverpool and Spain’s Real Madrid is to be shown free by UK broadband ISP BT via YouTube, the BTSport TV app and other mediums. The UEFA Europa League final will also be made available to millions of fans who do not yet subscribe .

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12th April, 2018 (17 Comments)

Broadband ISP TalkTalk has announced that their remaining base of “off-net” TV only (previously Blinkbox) customers, which may also include some broadband and TV subscribers that have not synced accounts, are having their TV service moved over to the third-party Rakuten TV platform.

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19th February, 2018 (8 Comments)

Broadband customers who signed-up last year to trial TalkTalk’s new YouView (IPTV) based Multi-Room TV service are finally starting to receive their kit. The ISP is aiming to launch the service commercially during early 2018 (most likely around late March or April).

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18th January, 2018 (4 Comments)

The YouView platform, which produces hardware and software to support the broadband-based TV (IPTV) services supplied via BT and TalkTalk (as well as retail set-top-boxes), appears set to stop distributing universal software / feature updates and will start adopting a more ISP-specific approach.

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18th August, 2017 (7 Comments)

Internet provider TalkTalk has cut the price of their up to 38Mbps (9.5Mbps upload) “Faster Fibre Broadband” (FTTC) and phone line rental package back down to £25 per month for the first 18 months of service (£33.50 thereafter), which will be available to order until 14th September 2017.

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18th July, 2017 (0 Comments)

Internet provider TalkTalk appears to be making a more aggressive move to grab a bigger share of the premium Pay TV market today by reducing the price of their broadband based triple-play TV bundles and cutting the price of the Sky Sports and Sky Cinema add-ons by 75% and 50% respectively.

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11th May, 2017 (39 Comments)

The BT Group has released their latest quarterly report (Q1 2017 calendar), which saw their retail broadband base reach a total of 9,276,000 subscribers (up by 29K vs 83K in Q4 2016) and Openreach has begun a consultation on the “potential benefits and costs of a large-scale FTTP deployment.“

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