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Pace demo DVB-T2

From Colin Mann in Amsterdam Pace plc is demonstrating the first set-top box capable of receiving and displaying DVB-T2 HD content at IBC 2008. Pace's prototype consists Pace plc is…

Sat radio first guidance

Sirius XM has provided its first performance guidance. On the customer side, the company said it expects to end 2008 with about 19.5 million subscribers Sirius XM said it expects…

Brent for Sky

BSkyB has appointed former Burger King executive Andy Brent as its group brand marketing director. Brent will report to BSkyB chief executive Jeremy Darroch and “The Sky brand is a…

Microsoft and Hauppauge bring Freeview to PCs

Microsoft, working with tuner manufacturer Hauppauge Computer Works, has launched the first Freeview-certified, PC-based TV solution. With Windows Media Centre, Microsoft will now be able Freeview support is one of…

Google to agent NBC ads

NBC Universal has confirmed that it will sell advertising time on "several" of its cable networks through the Internet company. The announcement comes 18 months The announcement comes 18 months…

Scotland seeks digital channel

Scotland should get its own digital television channel and more money to address a significant imbalance in its share of national broadcasting, an independent inquiry The Scottish Broadcasting Commission suggests…

BBC to review how licence fee is collected

The BBC Trust is launching a public consultation as part of a wide-ranging review into how the licence fee is collected. The Trust is responsible The Trusts review will consider…

QVC On Demand

Shopping channel QVC has launched QVC On Demand. QVC first launched video on demand in 2006 and, with this next generation service enabled by…

Penetration of digital technology sustains growth

Growth in the broadcasting industry has been largely driven by the increasing inflow of advertising revenue as well as the unprecedented growth and acceptance registered…

UK brands failing to monetise digital media strategies

Market research by industry analyst, Redshift Research, on behalf of Oxygen8 Communications, has found that major UK brands are still failing to monetise their digital The research finds that whilst…