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9 December 2016 | Latest News
bbc iplayer launch ultra hd trial

The BBC have begun trialling ultra HD streaming on iPlayer, starting with a four-minute clip.

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virgin media reveal new set top box

The Virgin TV V6 box keeps all the best bits of Tivo but adds more speed and power, plus UHD.

youview firmware update announced

All high street, TalkTalk, and BT-issued Youview boxes to receive a major update in coming months.

Provider Reviews
who's best for youview: bt, talktalk or plusnet?

Will you get better YouView from BT, TalkTalk or Plusnet? We take a look.

bt tv: get the best deal

Our guide to the basics, the bolt-ons and the difference between Youview from BT when taken with or without Infinity broadband.


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Product Guides
where's best for hd tv?

It's now more unusual for someone not to own an HD-ready TV set - but how many of us are actually watching in HD and from which provider?

Consumer Rights
broadband contracts: the definitive guide

Common terms, early cancellation charges and how to leave, as well as packages that are flexible from the start.

Knowledgebase
is virgin media's tivo any good?

It's sold as Virgin Media's version of Sky+ but, this article finds, TiVo is actually a very different proposition.

why can't i manage my tv subscription through my tv?

How useful is being able to check our billing and payment information through the TV anyway?