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BSkyB rips in to Canvas

BSkyB has heavily criticised the BBC Trust’s decision not to conduct a full market impact review of Project Canvas, the broadband TV joint venture with ITV and BT, and says…

Warner SVOD service on Dutch Ziggo

Warner Bros Entertainment has secured carriage for the Warner TV subscription video-on-demand service in the Netherlands on Ziggo. The Dutch cable operator will offer more than 150 motion pictures, 600…

Hulu breaks into Top 3 video sites

ComScore has released March 2009 data from the comScore Video Metrix service, showing that US Internet users viewed 14.5 billion online videos during the month, representing an increase of 11…

Internet-enabled TVs in demand

Demand for Internet-enabled televisions is growing rapidly, according to a study by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). The study "Net-Enabled Video: Early Adopters Only?" found that about half of prospective…

HD iPlayer on Virgin Media

The BBC and Virgin Media have confirmed the launch of high definition content on BBC iPlayer on Virgin Media. Virgin Media’s TV customers are now able to watch a selection…

Netflix: More streaming deals coming

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said to expect more Internet streaming deals to come from the movie rental company – both for content and for gadgets that help play back…

Canvas could face competition probe

UK regulator Ofcom has said Project Canvas, the broadband TV joint venture between BBC, ITV and BT, could face a competition investigation. Ofcom, in its submission to the BBC Trust,…

Smartclip for UK

Smartclip, the German interactive video network backed by Endemol founder Joop van den Ende, has launched in the UK as it aims to take a chunk of the online video…

Over 1.4bn subs for TV services by 2013

Broadband households in Europe and the US consistently rank primetime anytime VOD services as the most valuable service out of all TV 2.0 offerings, according to the Parks Associates report…

10m VOD for C+ Demande

Canal Plus says there have been over 10 million video-on-demand views on its Canal Plus A La Demande service. Canal + issued usage data that revealed 32.6% of all VOD…

4OD now on Macs

Channel 4 television’s online catch-up service, 4oD Catch-Up, is finally available to Mac and Linux users after the broadcaster introduced a new streaming service. The service offers a selection of…

Orange eyes Kangaroo technology

Mobile phone firm Orange has emerged as a potential buyer for the technology behind Project Kangaroo, the defunct broadband TV joint venture between ITV, Channel 4 and the BBC. Project…

Ziggo on demand

Holland’s largest cable operator, Ziggo, has launched on-demand services across its entire network. Viewers will require a new set-top box to access the service, with Samsung and Cisco currently offering…

Disney: “TV everywhere difficult to embrace”

Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger has told NCTA that cable must find an online model that works for both programmers and distributors, appearing to dismiss a subscription model proposal,…

TW announces HBO Go

Ignoring Bob Iger's dismissal of the online subscription model, Time Warner chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes unveiled HBO Go, a broadband complement to the premium network only for subscribers to…