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YouView Has Now Truly Arrived, In Time For Christmas

  • Posted on: 23 September 2012
  • By: chw staff

The long awaited subscription-free digital TV and catch-up TV (YouView) for UK household has finally arrived. According to the YouView site, the YouView boxes are now available to buy from a range of high-street and online retail outlets. YouView ISP partners TalkTalk and BT are now offering their customers YouView set-top box as part of their TV, phone and broadband packages.

Fujitsu Launched Fibre to the Home Project For Rural Britain

  • Posted on: 19 April 2011
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Britain's rural internet access is changing as Fujitsu unveiled plans to build a superfast fibre optic, Fibre to the Home (FTTH) broadband network for approximately 5 millions homes in rural Britain. According to Fujitsu, they have partnered with Cisco, the network solutions provider, Virgin Media and Talk Talk two of the UKs broadband retailers, to provide residents with the service.

TalkTalk Selects Alcatel-Lucent to Build CDN For YouView

  • Posted on: 28 October 2010
  • By: chw staff

UK broadband operator TalkTalk has signed a three-year agreement with Alcatel-Lucent to build a Content Delivery Network (CDN) which will enable TalkTalk to deliver high-quality digital TV to end-users. The CDN network will run over TalkTalk's existing high-speed IP network, and will leverage the digital media delivery technology acquired through Alcatel-Lucent's recent purchase of Velocix.

YouView Formally Project Canvas is Due Early 2011

  • Posted on: 19 September 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

YouViewAfter two years in the making the BBC Trust has formally annoucnced what is to become of Project Canvas, its planned internet TV service. They have renamed it to from Canvas to YouView and said the service is expected to go live in early 2011.  The service like Freeview will allow UK households to watch live television except it will be through a Set-top Box via their broadband connection. There is one added partner (Arqiva) to the original five (ITV, BT, Five, C4 and Talk Talk).

Project Canvas to Paint New Picture for Britain’s Digital Homes

  • Posted on: 2 February 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

bbc canvasThe canvas project is in its final stage of consultation and has been given a provisional approval by the BBC Trust. Project Canvas was setup to allow UK viewers with broadband connection to watch on their Television set on-demand TV such as BBC iPlayer and ITV Player.  Homes with compatible set-top box connected to the internet could access content provision through Canvas without needing to pay for the content.