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BBC to increase voice experimentation

The BBC has announced plans to increase its creative experimentation around voice services and interaction on platforms like Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant in the coming months. In an interview posted on the BBC’s Technology and Creativity blog, the BBC’s executive editor of voice, Mukul Devichand, said that voice devices are […]

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Best month on record for BBC iPlayer

The BBC reported a record 328 million programme requests on iPlayer in January, marking “the best month on record” for the catch-up service. The BBC said the number of shows accessed on the iPlayer in January was up 10% compared to the same month in 2017, with an average of […]

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Sky to Offer Netflix in New Package

Sky to offer popular SVOD service via its ‘Sky Q’ platform Sky, the U.K.-based media giant that’s now the apple of Comcast’s eye, and Netflix have forged a deal that will bundle the SVOD service into a new subscription package through the Sky Q platform. Under the deal, sky will make […]

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Formula 1 goes OTT with F1 TV streaming

Formula 1 has launched its own bespoke streaming service, selling directly to consumers in two dozen markets. The service, costing around $8-$12 a month, will be available in Germany, France, the US, Mexico, Belgium, Austria, Hungary and much of Latin America. A launch date for the UK has not been set. […]

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