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Xbox UK VOD service

Microsoft will allow UK gamers to purchase films through its Xbox 360 console from next week, as the console moves to compete with online download stores. The Xbox Live Marketplace…

Virgin VoD more viewers than Five?

Virgin Media's Malcolm Wall has claimed that its VOD service has grown to the point that its audience is larger than that for Channel Five. He said Virgin’s VoD service…

TV rivals band together for on-demand service

From Colin Mann in London The BBC, ITV and Channel 4 are to launch a joint on-demand service, which will bring together hundreds of hours of television programmes in one…

Warner channels go global

Warner Bros has announced it will be launching a number of branded, video-on-demand, non-linear channels on a subscription- and advertiser-supported basis over a variety of global delivery platforms. The on-demand…

Private continues aggressive IPTV/VOD rollout

Private Media Group is set to launch its content with additional European IPTV operators in Poland, the Netherlands, Italy, Greece and Portugal before the end of the year. The platform…

NBC chief: 'take a stand on iTunes'

Jeff Zucker, NBC Universal's chief executive, has warned that Apple's iTunes digital media store was undermining the ability of traditional media companies to sell their content online at profitable rates,…

TV DVD in the Coolroom

ITV DVD has signed an agreement to make more than 300 features from its movie library available for download to own and download to rent via the British online retailer…

EchoStar Push/Pull VOD

EchoStar is offering a 'push and pull' video on demand (VOD) service as part of its recently launched IPTV platform, ViP-TV. The launch of ViP-TV was announced earlier this week.…

4oD strikes FX deal

Channel 4's On-Demand service 4oD has inked a deal with FX, the Fox-owned entertainment channel. The deal, only the second third-party deal Channel 4 has struck after its agreement with…

Five VOD to go free

UK broadcaster Five is set to expand its online TV download offering in the new year. Five intends to move away from making paid for content viewable in a 14-day…