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How not to win an ILR franchise…

Published 14 March 2024

Charles Wintour is baffled why he failed to beat LBC for the London news contract

BSB – Britain’s new revolutionary television network

Published 28 August 2023

Cable TV invites you to get the new BSB

The Bristol Channel

Published 20 June 2023

The launch of a new service for the west in 1973

Sky TV blasts off with a ‘bubbly’ start

Published 3 February 2023

One of Sky TV’s many launches

Those extra TV buttons could mean less choice

Published 30 November 2022

Bill Cotton, recently promoted to head up the BBC’s future multichannels policy, on what he’s expecting by the year 2000

Pay-TV vs. Free TV: May the best deal win

Published 9 August 2021

As the cable revolution spreads in the US, a new tier of channels starts to appear… ones you have to pay for. Will this ever catch on?

New York cables’ answer to Carson: late-night sex

Published 14 June 2021

The curious case of pornography on cable television in the US in 1975

First television service

Published 16 December 2020

Has Germany beaten Britain to television in 1936?

Cable ties

Published 23 July 2015

1982: another report into cable television

Not-so-Freeview

Published 18 June 2010

The announcement that BSkyB is withdrawing its Sky Sports News channel from Freeview may not be that unexpected but it does raise some interesting unanswered questions in relation to Sky’s…

Pause for annoyance

Published 22 January 2009

As mentioned on the Digital Spy forum, this may have happened close to an ad break but is an example of the latest technique that’s now used by certain US…

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Liverpool, Wednesday 22 May 2024