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BBC Wales announces UHD Welsh coast history series

BBC Cymru Wales has announces a new natural history series that delves deep into the wildlife of the Welsh coast. Wonders of the Celtic Deep will take viewers on a journey of discovery around the coast of Wales accompanied by a soundtrack composed by world-renowned Welsh composer Paul Mealor and performed by the BBC National […]

September 27, 2021

BBC opening digital archive for formal education

Next year, the entire digitised BBC broadcast archive is being made available to students in formal education in the UK. It includes millions of TV and Radio programmes, including interviews and features with almost every major cultural, artistic, political and sporting figure of the last 100 years, as well as iconic dramas and landmark comedy […]

September 22, 2021

Blue Planet embeds Hansen technology

Hansen Technologies has announced a solutions partnership with Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, expanding the successful Partner Program for Hansen’s Create-Deliver-Engage Suite for Communications Service Providers (CSPs). Blue Planet has embedded Hansen technology into its Blue Planet Service Order Management solution, which integrates with other components of the Blue Planet intelligent automation portfolio to […]

January 20, 2021

discovery+ launching in Jan

Multichannel programmer Discovery has revealed details of its SVoD service, discovery+. Declaring the day to be “very special and historic” for the company, President and CEO David Zaslav confirmed the global launch of what it calls a “definitive” non-fiction, real-life subscription streaming service, debuting in the US on January 4th, 2021. The new service will […]

December 3, 2020By Colin Mann

Russia: 4K BBC nature shows on Tricolor

BBC Studios and Tricolor, Russia’s largest digital TV operator, have announced a new agreement that will see content from BBC Studios Natural History Unit and leading independent UK production companies, made available in 4K to television audiences in Russia. The acquired collection of critically acclaimed series will include Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II […]

August 18, 2020

Attenborough, Zimmer, Dave to front BBC history programme

BBC One is bringing together Sir David Attenborough, world-renowned composer Hans Zimmer and Brit and Mercury Prize-winning rapper Dave for Planet Earth: A Celebration The programme will take viewers on a journey to the wildest places on earth, using eight of the most extraordinary sequences from the Bafta award-winning Planet Earth II and Blue Planet […]

August 3, 2020