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  • Sky Sports to air Drone Racing League races

    Sky has invested $1 million in The Drone Racing League (DRL) - yes, a sporting league where participants race their drones - in a deal that will see DRL… More »

  • Vodafone planning to soft launch pay TV service in October

    Vodafone will launch its pay TV service next month, according to industry sources. The broadband and mobile phone provider is said to be putting the finishing touches to the… More »

  • What’s the UK’s favourite TV on-demand service?

    Ofcom’s latest Communications Market Report is out, and it reveals that six out of 10 of us use ‘video on demand’ services for watching TV. So which are our… More »

  • BBC adds subtitles to live channels on iPlayer

    In a bid to make its services as accessible as possible, the BBC has added subtitles to live channels on iPlayer - a world-first for the tech. More »

  • You can now ‘Buy & Keep’ box sets from the Sky Store

    Sky has added a major new feature to the TV and movie box sets in its Sky Store: the ability to purchase them for keepsies. More »

  • UKTV Play app to arrive on Virgin Media TiVo

    More on-demand shows from Alibi, Dave, Drama, Eden, Gold, Good Food, Really, W, and Yesterday are on their way to Virgin Media TiVo, as the new UKTV Play app… More »

  • Sky, ITV and Ginx team up to launch first 24-hour eSports channel

    The UK’s first channel dedicated to eSports will launch this month. Sky and ITV have partnered with GINX TV for the channel, which will show competitive video game championships… More »

  • Six channels are disappearing from TalkTalk TV

    TalkTalk is dropping six channels from its TV service, including Discovery, TLC and Animal Planet. It’s not all bad though - it’s added a new TalkTalk Film Club, which… More »

  • Michelin-star chefs help out amateurs in new BBC show

    The BBC has announced a brand new cooking show, The Big Chef Showdown, in which Michelin-starred chefs will mentor amateur cooks to take each other on in, well, a… More »

  • Surprise, surprise: Young people prefer on-demand TV

    Ofcom’s latest TV report has unveiled some shocking news that nobody saw coming: the majority of young people prefer on-demand TV, such as iPlayer and Netflix, over traditional linear… More »

  • BT Sport to stream football matches live on YouTube

    Tech-savvy football fans rejoice: BT Sport is bringing the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League finals to even more digital platforms, including live streaming them on YouTube for… More »

  • MythBusters is returning - as a competition series

    MythBusters is coming back, Science Channel announced - but instead of featuring Adam and Jamie blowing stuff up, it’ll be in the form of a competition series to find… More »

  • 1.3 million UK households don’t have a TV

    Around 1.3 million British households don’t have a TV set, a huge increase from five years ago when that number was just 900,000, according to a new report. More »

  • BBC unveils new CBBC logo that doesn’t say CBBC

    The BBC has revealed a new logo for CBBC - the first revamp the channel’s branding has received since 2007. The new design has sparked discussion online, as it… More »

  • Channel 4’s new F1 presenter line-up brings back a legend

    Channel 4 has announced the presenters and pundits for its coverage of the upcoming Formula One season. It’s an experienced group, which includes David Coulthard and Ben Edwards, and… More »

  • True Crime channel coming to Freeview, Sky and Freesat

    Sony is launching a new channel on Freeview: True Crime. It will primarily broadcast back to back shows about real life crimes, which… yeah, you could probably work out… More »

  • Sky Q will be available from 9 February, prices start at £42 a month

    Sky has announced the release day for its fancy new TV service, Sky Q, and how much it will cost. You’ll be able to switch to the new service… More »

  • Kids now spend more time online than watching TV

    Young people now spend more time playing and socialising on the internet than they do watching kids’ TV, according to a study from research agency Childwise. More »

  • Ultra HD Premium TV sets abound at CES

    Samsung, Sony, LG, and Panasonic have all announced new flagship televisions at this year’s CES technology conference, and the words on everyone’s lips are ‘Ultra HD Premium’. More »

  • Ofcom reveals most complained-about TV and broadband providers

    The latest Ofcom customer complaints report is out, revealing which pay-TV and broadband providers were most complained about between July and September 2015. More »

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