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BT has added two more channels to its HD package

September 10, 2016

  BT has added two more channels to its HD package – Universal Channel and E! The former is home to ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ and ‘Mr Robot’, which is also available on Amazon Prime Video. Crime series ‘NCIS’, ‘Law and Order: Special Victims Unit’, and ‘Motive’ also air on the channel, as […]

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BBC iPlayer: New TV licence rules come into force

September 5, 2016

BBC iPlayer: New TV licence rules come into force 1 September 2016 All viewers who use the iPlayer to watch any BBC programmes must now be covered by a TV licence after new rules came into force on Thursday. Previously, iPlayer users only needed a licence if they were using the service to watch live […]

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Now TV Smart Box review

August 24, 2016

  Now TV Smart Box review Are live TV and the Now TV Combos enough to justify an upgrade? Sky first gatecrashed the TV streaming party back in 2012 when it launched Now TV. A year later, it launched the Now TV Box, a £10 box of tricks that made any TV into a smart […]

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BT Sport to launch a new football results show ‘BT Sport Score’

August 15, 2016

BT Sport is to launch a new football results show ‘BT Sport Score’ ahead of live Saturday evening Premier League action from Saturday 13th August. The programme kicks-off at 2.30pm and will be presented by Mark Pougatch. He’ll be joined by a host of new BT Sport pundits including former England international Jermaine Jenas, former […]

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C5 swaps catch-up for linear net

July 26, 2016

C5 swaps catch-up for linear net Shows such as The Shannara Chronicles will air on My5 Viacom-owned Channel 5 (C5) in the UK is ditching its catch-up channel and launching a free-to-air network in its place that will air shows from sister stations including the UK version of Spike. My5, which will start broadcasting early […]

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Freeview launches Catch Up Hotline to chat about TV whatever and whenever you’re watching

July 11, 2016

LET’S TALK TV   Freeview launches Catch Up Hotline to chat about TV whatever and whenever you’re watching New research reveals that we are a nation of TV lovers, with the average person spending 8.8 years in a lifetime watching shows New research shows we don’t just love watching TV, but talking about it too […]

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What is the Now TV Combo, how much does it cost and when can I get it?

July 2, 2016

Not only has Sky released a new Now TV Smart Box, but also offers a new contract-free home connectivity package. The Now TV Combo from Sky encompasses a streaming service pass, unlimited broadband and a phone line. Releasing such an all inclusive package without the need for a contract is a big move for Sky. […]

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One great advantage of the digital TV services is that every TV set has access to subtitles.

July 1, 2016

One great advantage of the digital TV services is that every TV set has access to subtitles. Ofcom makes the broadcasters comply with the law. Photograph: Flickr For the many people with partial hearing loss or total deafness – as well as those who need to listen with the sound off – subtitles allow people […]

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Top Gear will move in the schedules if England get to the Euro 2016 quarter-finals

June 25, 2016

Top Gear and England football fans might have been getting a bit worried recently, if Wayne Rooney et al make it through to the quarter-finals, there’s a bit of an awkward clash. Well, the BBC is here to tell you to fret no longer – because if England do in fact make it through, Top Gear will move to an earlier slot on […]

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BBC to support future DAB switchover plans

June 17, 2016

BBC to support future DAB switchover plans The Government’s White Paper on the future of the BBC has been issued and says it will provide the BBC long term stability and a strong foundation for it to continue to inform, educate and entertain the entire British public. The new charter will run for 11 years […]

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