Streaming TV Is Demolishing Pay-TV And Broadcast Channels In The UK

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A new Ofcom report sheds some light on the streaming habits of Brits – and shows how regular pay-TV companies (Sky/Virgin Media/etc’) are losing the battle to streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. Furthermore, broadcast channels such as BBC 1 and ITV are also losing viewers – a lot of them – in … Read more

It’s Official: BBC iPlayer Gets Permission To Keep Shows For 12 Months

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Tired of having your favourite programmes disappear from BBC iPlayer after 30 days? Following a proposal from the BBC, they now have permission from Ofcom to keep programmes on iPlayer for a full year. While this is meant to help the BBC compete with streaming services such as Netflix, the new decision also comes with … Read more

BritBox Is Coming: New Details On The BBC/ITV Joint Streaming Service

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BritBox, the joint streaming TV venture from BBC and ITV which is supposed to be the British answer to Netflix, is coming this autumn. The service, according to newly released details, will cost £5.99 a month, and will have no exclusive new programmes at launch (though new programmes are expected to arrive in 2020.) The … Read more

NOW TV Will Hand Out Pies And Free Cinema Passes In Central London

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Here’s a sentence you didn’t think you were going to hear today: Sky and their streaming service, NOW TV, are opening a pop-up Pie-Shop near Oxford Circus, where they will hand out free… pies. Oh, and free NOW TV Cinema Passes while you’re there. NOW TV is Sky’s answer to Netflix and UK cord cutters … Read more

Manhattan Launches T3-R 4K Freeview Play Recorder Box

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Following in the footsteps of their other excellent Freeview boxes, Manhattan TV have finally launched their much-awaited T3-R box: A 4K Freeview Play device that also sports recording capabilities on either a 500GB or a 1TB hard drive. (For our guide on what Freeview is and how to get it, see here.) With the recent … Read more

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