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Project Kangaroo, which was to offer video from a number of UK broadcasters, delivered over the Internet, has been blocked by the UK Competition Commission (CC). Kangaroo was a joint venture with the BBC through BBC Worldwide, ITV plc and Channel Four Television Corporation.
New service offers web based ‘glanceable information’ service for radio listeners
If you hadn’t noticed(!), today is iPlayer day. The BBC Internet blog is covered in posting from various of the BBC bloggers, so many, that they run way over the front page. Anthony Rose, Controller, Online Media Group and Vision, Future Media & Technology (blimey he must have a wide business card!), who oversees iPlayer, [...]
The BBC, ITV and BT have announced a proposal to create an “open environment for broadband connected digital television receivers.” It’s an initiative open for all UK public service broadcasters, device developers and other ISPs, which they hope will lead to a new generation of subscription free devices, carrying free to air channels and a [...]
The iPlayer contributes to the growing popularity of the bbc.co.uk Web site.
It’s only been four months that Ashley Highfield has been with Project Kangeroo, the UK independent TV answer to the BBC’s iPlayer, but it’s been reported that he’s leaving – before it’s even publicly launched.
The BBC is to continue to open up paths to make money from it’s car TV programme, Top Gear, via its commercial wing, BBC Worldwide.
The BBC Trust published their findings of the review of the bbc.oc.uk Web site. This is the first time the BBC Trust had carried out its review, as it’s operating under new Charter arrangements. Previously reviews of BBC services were a job for the Secretary of State.