UK

Virgin Media now claims 100Mbps speeds as standard

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Virgin Media has revamped its internet bundles and now claims it is the first UK broadband provider to offer 100Mbps and above speeds “as standard”.… Read more

Humax agrees gaming deal with PlayJam

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Humax has added more than 200 games titles to its H3 Espresso Smart Media Player after striking a deal with UK-based casual games company PlayJam.… Read more

STV Player launches on Roku

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Scottish public broadcaster STV has launched its digital service STV Player on Roku streaming players in the UK. Roku users within STV’s licence area in… Read more

BBC calls for iPlayer prominence on TV platforms

James Purnell

The BBC has called for on-demand players like its iPlayer service to be guaranteed prominence on all major TV platforms. In a article for the… Read more

BBC reports record iPlayer traffic in February

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Daily programme requests to the BBC iPlayer reached a record high of 9.9 million in February, according to the UK public service broadcaster. The BBC… Read more

Ofcom sets out tight timetable for Sky probe

Karen Bradley

UK regulator Ofcom has set out a tight timetable for its dual-track investigation into 21st Century Fox’s merger with Sky following culture, media and sport… Read more

Walter Presents moves into the US, launches on Amazon

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Drama SVOD service Walter Presents has launched in the US over the top and through existing platforms including Amazon’s channels package. The streaming service launched… Read more

O2 launches mixed reality rugby experience

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Telefónica-owned UK mobile operator O2 has unveiled a raft of new virtual reality experiences, including one built around the English rugby football team and one… Read more

Sky Media launches second phase of programmatic rollout

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Sky Media, the Sky pay TV group’s advertising sales arm, has launched the second phase of its move into programmatic selling of commercial space. Sky… Read more

Channel 4 chief Abraham quitting to launch new media business

David Abraham

Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham is leaving the UK broadcaster later this year to launch a new media business in 2018. Abraham has been at the… Read more

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