BBC’s Project Canvas Faces Sharp Criticism
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact
September 10th, 2010
LONDON, September 10, 2010 – The United Kingdom’s BBC-led internet television initiative known as Project Canvas is facing complaints and challenges from vested interests threatened by open access to premium video content and others.
BBC Paints a Pretty Canvas, but Will People Buy It?
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, International
July 9th, 2010
LONDON, July 9, 2010 – Project Canvas, a bold attempt to make the Internet a major medium for TV distribution, is gathering steam in the United Kingdom, led by terrestrial broadcasters BBC and ITV, along with major telecommunication companies including the largest national carrier BT. The service, which will be launched under a new brand, possibly “YouView,” in early 2011, will allow U.K. consumers to watch broadcast programs including BBC channels as well as its iPlayer catch-up service, from their televisions via the Internet.