Posts Tagged ‘Television industry’

Thompson Warns Over ‘Two-Speed’ Net

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

I’m sure something like this will eventually come to the US too …

BBC director general says its delivery of content will be undermined if ISPs start charging for online ‘fast lane’

The BBC director general, Mark Thompson, has warned broadband providers not to introduce charges for delivering the corporation’s programmes to homes via the internet.


Color TV from 1968 Still Going Strong

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

This has absolutely nothing to do with networks, security or computers … but it’s still pretty darned amazing.

TV set bought by Derek Wills 42 years ago continues to provide his family with happy viewing. It was the talk of his street when Derek Wills first brought home his color television in 1968.


YouTube UK set to launch free movie channel

Friday, August 27th, 2010

This sounds like a cool idea … but I bet they’ll start charging for it once it catches on.

Video site signs deals with US studios including Sony Pictures and UK service Blinkbox

YouTube is to launch a free movie service after striking deals with US studios including Sony Pictures and UK service Blinkbox.

YouTube, which already delivers TV through deals with Channel 4 and Channel 5, will initially make more than 400 titles available for free and on-demand.