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UHD HDR iPlayer for Blue Planet II

Wildlife fans can watch Blue Planet II in the best quality ever shown on the BBC iPlayer from December 10th. The full, seven-part series will be available on iPlayer in…

Freeview Play on Sony BRAVIA TVs

Freeview and Sony have announced the successful roll out of Freeview Play on selected Sony BRAVIA TV models. The subscription-free catch-up and on-demand platform provides access to BBC iPlayer, ITV…

Consumer group warns of pirated content risk

Consumer group warns of pirated content risk

US consumer-orientated coalition the Digital Citizens Alliance has launched new efforts to educate law enforcement, regulators, and parents about the dangers of pirated content, releasing a new video demonstrating the…

OTT device preferences vary by country

A survey of consumers over the past year in Europe and the US, by S&P Global Market Intelligence, has revealed that the vast majority of Internet households view online video…

Australia: Illegal IPTV box operation shut down

Australia: Illegal IPTV box operation shut down

Following a joint investigation in Australia by global content protection body the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) and regional cable and satellite trade association CASBAA’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP)…

Freeview bosses warn of SVoD challenge

Freeview bosses warn of SVoD challenge

The companies responsible for UK free-to-air DTT platform Freeview have called on industry and policy makers to ‘step up’ to meet the profound changes in television being driven by American tech…

UK IPO issues Kodi box guidance

UK IPO issues Kodi box guidance

The UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has issued guidance on illicit streaming devices (ISDs) aimed at helping consumers understand why so called ‘Kodi’ and other illegal IPTV set-top boxes and…

Report: Illicit streaming devices pose safety risk

A series of product safety tests on popular illicit streaming devices entering the UK have found that 100 per cent fail to meet national electrical safety regulations. The findings are…

Survey: Security not key for connected device buyers

Survey: Security not key for connected device buyers

McAfee has published its third annual Most Hackable Holiday Gifts list to help consumers identify potential security risks associated with popular gifts this holiday season. The category of laptops, tablets…

Smart TVs and STBs fuel Android TV expansion

Google could gain increased clout in the pay-TV market as interest from operators in Android TV picks up and creates a resulting surge in shipments of Android TV STBS, accoridng…