Digital TV News: BT Vision

BT adds 23,000 TV customers in 2Q 2013
Jul 25, 2013 – BT Group plc (BT.L) today announced its results for the first quarter to 30 June 2013. BT's TV net additions were 23,000 taking the customer base to 833,000.
News categories: BT Vision, IPTV, Results, Subscribers, Terrestrial, UK

BT Vision subscribers up 40,000 to 810,000 in 1Q 2013
May 10, 2013 – BT (BT.L) has announced results for its fourth quarter and year to 31 March 2013. BT added 40,000 subscribers to its BT Vision hybrid IPTV/DTT service in the UK to take the total to 810,000 at the end of the period.
News categories: BT Vision, IPTV, Results, Subscribers, Terrestrial, UK

Ofcom publishes Q4 2012 UK Digital Television Update
Apr 18, 2013 – Ofcom, the communications regulator for the UK, has released its Digital Television Update for the fourth quarter of 2012. In Q4 2012, 98% of households (25.1m) received digital television over any platform, an increase of nearly 5 percentage points on Q4 2011.
News categories: Ofcom, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers, Terrestrial, UK

Fewer problems than forecast with TV reception during UK 4G test
Apr 4, 2013 – at800 has completed its first live test to help assess the extent to which Freeview could be impacted when 4G mobile services at 800MHz are launched. Fifteen households in the test area reported problems with TV reception rather than the 120 predicted.
News categories: at800, 5G, Digital TV, Terrestrial, UK

thePlatform selected by BT as Central Video Logistics System for TV
Mar 14, 2013 – thePlatform has disclosed that its cloud-based video publishing system, mpx, is serving as the central logistics system for BT's newest IP-based TV services in the UK, including BT Vision and YouView from BT.
News categories: thePlatform, BT plc, Content Distribution, IPTV, Streaming, UK

Freesat celebrates 3 million sales with YouTube launch
Feb 11, 2013 – Freesat has announced that it has sold its 3 millionth product, taking gross retail sales to well over £1bn; four years after the service first launched in 2008. YouTube will soon be available on the platform, in a first for free British TV.
News categories: Freesat, Digital TV, Market Research, Satellite, Set Top Box, Streaming, UK

60,000 BT Vision customers with YouView set-top boxes
Feb 1, 2013 – BT Group (BT.L) has announced its results for the third quarter and nine months to 31 December 2012. BT added 21,000 BT Vision customers in the quarter to give a total of 770,000 subscribers. It has over 60,000 customers with a YouView box.
News categories: BT Vision, IPTV, Results, Set Top Box, Subscribers, UK

BSkyB is Britain's Number 1 Choice for TV, Broadband and Home Phone
May 2, 2012 – BSkyB (LSE:BSY) has announced that more than 3.2 million Sky homes now take the 'triple play' of services from Sky. 3.9 million Sky homes now take their broadband from Sky, with over 3.6 million subscribing to Sky Talk.
News categories: BSkyB, Results, Satellite, Subscribers, UK

BBC iPlayer launches on Xbox LIVE
Mar 20, 2012 – The BBC and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) have announced the launch of the BBC's popular video-on-demand service, BBC iPlayer, on Microsoft's Xbox LIVE free platform. BBC iPlayer is now available on every major gaming platform in the UK.
News categories: BBC iPlayer, Xbox, Gaming, Streaming, UK