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  • Netflix launches pay-as-you-go cards

    Streaming service Netflix has introduced a pay-as-you-go option that will let you watch TV shows and movies needing a monthly subscription. More »

  • Number of UK pay TV subscribers grows to 17.4 million

    New research by Strategy Analytics shows that there are now 17.4 million pay TV subscribers in the UK, with both Sky and Virgin Media accounting for a colossal 81%… More »

  • BT announces new BT Sport channels and Champions League coverage

    BT has announced some big changes to its BT Sport packages, including new pundits and three new channels. This comes off the back off the telecoms giant gaining exclusive… More »

  • Jeremy Clarkson's final Top Gear episodes top BBC iPlayer requests

    Top Gear's final two episodes with host Jeremy Clarkson gained more than 3.6 million requests on BBC iPlayer last month. The episodes were the most popular TV shows on… More »

  • Channel 4 launches new All 4 on demand service

    Channel 4’s launching a new on-demand and catch-up service called All 4. It will replace 4oD and be available across all connected devices including smartphones and tablets, although initially… More »

  • Virgin Media launches Sky Sports Android app

    Virgin Media customers with a Sky Sports subscription can now catch the latest action on their Android smartphones. Users will be able to watch Sky Sports 1 to 5,… More »

  • Sky to introduce 'Restart' feature for movies

    Sky is set to introduce a new Restart feature for UK customers later this year. Users will be able to effectively rewind and watch content from the beginning even… More »

  • Now TV arrives on EE TV today

    EE has announced that Now TV will be added to its EE TV smart box today. The popular streaming service offers movies, sports and TV box sets, as well… More »

  • Vikings Season 3 on Amazon Prime Instant Video in February

    Amazon Prime Instant Video has announced it will stream the third season of the historical drama Vikings just 24-hours after it airs in the United States. More »

  • YouView coming to Sony TVs

    Sony will include on-demand platform YouView in its new range of TVs. For the first time, Sony Bravia users will be able to use the simple and intuitive YouView… More »

  • Sky to show Open Championship golf live exclusively from 2017

    The Open Championship will be shown live exclusively on Sky Sports from 2017. Sky secured the rights to the oldest golf tournament in the world after agreeing a five-year… More »

  • Freesat and free-to-view proving popular despite 'fierce competition'

    Have you recently switched to Freesat? A lot of people have - the subscription-free satellite TV provider gained 24,000 customers between October and December 2014. It gained 56,000 in… More »

  • Premier League highlights to remain on BBC - new midweek show coming

    Highlights of Barclays Premier League matches will continue to be shown on the BBC - including BBC iPlayer - with the broadcaster having agreed a £204million three-year deal that… More »

  • Cricket World Cup highlights to be shown on ITV and ITV4

    ITV will air highlights of every England game at the 2015 Cricket World Cup, pending final approval from Ofcom, according to a joint proposal submitted to the UK communications… More »

  • Netflix and YouTube dominate children’s viewing habits

    Children are now watching more video on demand content on paid for services, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, than ever before. The latest report by research firm Childwise… More »

  • Black Sails back on Amazon Prime Instant Video from this Sunday

    The second season of Black Sails will premiere on Amazon Prime Instant Video in the UK this weekend - less than 24 hours after being broadcast in the US… More »

  • WWE Network finally launches in UK after abrupt November cancellation

    The WWE Network has finally arrived in the UK, providing wrestling fans with the chance to watch live pay-per-view events, original programmes and classic matches online. It’s the first… More »

  • TalkTalk adds Netflix to YouView boxes

    TalkTalk is making further inroads into the TV market after announcing a commercial deal with streaming platform Netflix. It’s been a busy few days for TalkTalk, what with agreeing… More »

  • Two new Sky HD channels arrive on Virgin Media TiVo

    Virgin Media has ushered in the New Year by adding two more Sky HD channels to its TiVo service. TV customers with the XL package will now be able… More »

  • 4K ultra HD TV streaming arrives on Amazon Prime Instant Video in UK

    Recently treated yourself to an ultra HD 4K TV? Or you’re hoping Santa will bring you one? Then you’ll be interested you to hear that Amazon Prime Instant Video… More »

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