Advanced Television


Survey: Brits spend 182hrs per year searching for content

Using multiple streaming services and debating what to watch can be time-consuming. A study by Currys uncovered how much time people spend choosing a programme or movie to watch and asked 2,018 Brits to understand their challenges and difficulties in selecting content. Out of those asked, 10 per cent admitted they spend up to 2 hours […]

April 10, 2024

Elliot Advisors ends Currys interest

Elliott Advisors has pulled out of making a takeover bid for electrical high-street chain Currys after being rejected by the retailer’s board “multiple times”. The US investment group had initially proposed an offer that valued the electricals chain at around £700 millon (€640.2m), and then increased it to £757 millon, but Currys declined a deal […]

March 11, 2024

Titan OS unveils independent OS and ad platform

Titan OS, a technology, entertainment and advertising company, has announced the launch of its operations, introducing an  independent European operating system for smart TVs and debuting its Titan advertising division to help advertisers reach more relevant audiences. Founded by industry executives from European and US entertainment, media, and investment sectors – including Disney, Roku, Rakuten […]

January 26, 2024

Survey: Home Alone named UK’s favourite Xmas film

A survey from electrical retailer Currys asked some 2,000 British residents about their Christmas traditions, the majority (37 per cent) said they spend Christmas Eve watching movies and a quarter do the same on Boxing Day too, but which ones are the nation’s favourites?  In first place was Home Alone with 21 per cent of […]

December 4, 2023

Roku expands TV line-up with Currys’ JVC

Roku, the TV streaming expert, has launched a range of new Roku TV models in the UK with Currys-owned brand JVC. Ranging from 24” to 43”, with prices starting at £169.99, the new JVC Roku TV models come in both HD and Full HD resolution with HDR10 picture quality. “The Roku OS delivers a smart […]

October 10, 2023

Study: Peaky Blinders is UK’s favourite British show

A study by electrical retailer Currys has discovered the UKs favourite British TV show through a series of knock out rounds, leaving one show left standing. The study asked 2,000 Brits to choose between a selection of British television shows. The shows chosen for the study were selected based on IMDb popularity, with each needing […]

February 23, 2023

Survey: Most recognised TV theme tunes

A study by electronics retailer Currys has uncovered which TV theme tune is the most recognised, which one is most nostalgic and whether the UK has become a nation of intro skippers. The study surveyed 2,006 people in the UK to find out what TV theme tune springs to mind when first questioned. It turns […]

April 4, 2022