Tuesday, October 15, 2019

NEW DVR IS A HALF-INCH DEEP

May 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Echostar, the former corporate parent of DISH Network, which it spun off in 2007, thereby becoming solely a technology company, today (Thursday) introduced a new DVR in the U.K., the Ultra Slim Box HDT-610R, that is just a half-inch deep. The DVR is intended for use with Britain’s Freeview system and with several on-demand including […]

ONLINE VIDEO BIGGER THAN EMAIL IN U.K.

October 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Internet users in the U.K. visit online video sites more often than they do their email providers, Home Media magazine reported on Wednesday, citing a study by London-based Experian Hitwise. According to the study U.K. Internet users registered 785 million visits to online video sites in September, up 36 percent from the same month a […]

BBC PROGRAMS COMING TO THE U.S. — VIA THE IPAD

December 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The BBC is about to launch a global version of its iPlayer service exclusively for iPad owners on a subscription basis, published reports said today (Thursday). Free advertising-supported programming will also reportedly be available, presumably via the BBC’s commercial arm, BBC Worldwide. The iPlayer is the BBC video-on-demand service that permits British users to access […]

BBC SELLS ITS STAKE IN CHANNELS OWNED WITH DISCOVERY

November 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In what the London Financial Times has described as a “windfall,” the BBC’s commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, has sold the 50 percent stake that it owns in the international cable networks Animal Planet and LIV to its partner, Discovery Communications for $156 million. It reportedly plans to reinvest the money into its self-branded BBC America […]