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BBC's Red Button F1

From Colin Mann in London The return of Grand Prix racing to the BBC for the first time since 1996 will see the broadcaster introduce coverage that promises to be…

TV, Internet and mobile usage keeps increasing

The Nielsen Company has reported that viewing of video on television, Internet and mobile devices continues to increase and has reached new heights. In its fourth quarter "Three Screen Report",…

Web videos boost TV ads

Online video campaigns can extend TV advertising reach by a third, as young adults spend less time watching TV, according to research by Utarget.Fox and MediaCom. Fifty per cent of…

Canvas to compensate for Kangaroo?

The BBC's plans to create a "next-generation Freeview" – along with ITV and BT – the so-called Project Canvas – will face regulators' scrutiny as they will seek to establish…

Green light for TV consolidation in Spain

From David Del Valle in Madrid The Spanish Government has paved the way for consolidation in the commercial TV market following its decision to lift the 5 per cent limit…

Bids for Portuguese 5th TV channel rejected

From Branislav Pekic in Rome Portugal's broadcasting regulator (ERC) has rejected the only two bids submitted on the tender for the 5th free-to-air terrestrial TV channel. According to ERC, Zon…

ITV offloading Freeview business?

ITV is reportedly considering selling digital television business, SDN, up for sale as it weighs its options to raise extra funds. The broadcaster’s executive chairman, Michael Grade, is finalising plans…

ITV/C4/Five merge?

ITV has reportedly drawn up plans for a three-way merger with Channel 4 and Five. ITV, which is expected to report a huge drop in profits when it unveils its…

TechniSat confirmed as Freesat manufacturer

Freesat has appointed TechniSat Digital as a manufacturer of high definition digital satellite receivers for 2009. TechniSat Digital Group is a consumer electronics organisation specialising in premium DVB products. TechniSat…

Microsoft for Kangaroo bounce back?

Microsoft is reportedly holding talks with the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV to launch an Internet TV service that could see Project Kangaroo resurrected under the MSN brand. Speaking to…