YouView names content sign-ups, including Sky
March 24, 2011
YouView has announced the names of the 29 organisations with which it is working closely to shape and test the processes for making content available via the platform.
The content providers working with YouView are Blinkbox, Blinkx, BSkyB, Film4oD, Golant Media Ventures, Guardian News & Media, IndieMoviesOnline, LOVEFiLM, Pushbutton, Radioplayer, Stream UK, STV, Travel Channel, Tvinci, UTV and woomi.
Alcatel-Lucent, Blinkx, Capablue, Deluxe, easeltv, IMD, ioko, Kaltura, Nativ, Ooyala, Red Bee Media, Technicolor, TripleSEE and Twofour form the technology and service providers’ advisory group.
“We’re delighted with the response we’ve had from the creative industries,” said Richard Halton, CEO, YouView. “We want all types of content providers to be able to deliver their content via YouView so viewers get the best possible choice. The diversity and expertise of the organisations that are informing our development will ensure that YouView is able to support a potentially unlimited range of content in the future.”
YouView also revealed that hundreds of organisations have registered their interest in engaging with YouView as the platform develops. They include providers of free and paid content including, entertainment, mainstream and independent films, music, news, factual, sport, arts and local content.