Press Releases

YouView delivers first Ultra HD set top box in the UK.

YouView the on demand TV service is delighted that the Humax DTR-T4000 box will now be available to consumers via BT.

This state of the art product, developed in partnership with BT, delivers the first Ultra High Definition (4K) set top box deployment in the UK.

Delivering 3840 x 2160 (Ultra HD) resolution, YouView from BT customers can benefit from strikingly clear images alongside all the intuitive features that YouView customers are familiar with.

Richard Halton, CEO of YouView comments “We are immensely proud of the partnership with BT to deliver the first Ultra HD set top box in the UK. This ground-breaking delivery cements YouView’s ability to create consumer technology that shapes our industry.”

Demand more from your TV with Sony and YouView

Sony first TV maker to offer YouView built-in to its new 2015 BRAVIA range

- For the first time, YouView offering catch up services including BBC iPlayer, 4oD, ITV Player and Demand 5 built into a Sony BRAVIA TV
- Scroll back up to seven days for a seamless combination of live and catch up TV in one guide


Get flexible this New Year with YouView

With YouView’s largest ever on demand film and TV offering, there’s flexibility to fit in any New Year resolution this January.

As the frosty nights draw in, YouView customers can stay in and warm up with over 30,000 hours of the best home entertainment on demand films, box sets and TV series. Viewers can shake off those post-Christmas blues and limber-up for a joyful January of top telly from the magical Maleficent and wondrous Netflix-Original series Marco Polo, to intergalactic adventure Guardians of the Galaxy and slick spy flicks from the 007 collection.

YouView launches new advertising campaign

YouView today launched a new marketing campaign highlighting the breadth and choice of TV programmes and films now available on the service.

YouView launches extended internship scheme for 2015

YouView has signalled its commitment to developing new talent with the launch of an extended internship scheme for students.

Netflix now on YouView

Netflix, the world’s largest internet TV network, is now available on YouView. Netflix offers easy, instant access to a wide variety of TV box sets, films, comedy specials, documentaries and children’s programming directly on their TV sets through the UK’s fastest growing connected TV platform, YouView.

YouView adds new BBC iPlayer and BBC Connected Red Button to line-up

Today, on demand TV service YouView announced that its customers now have access to more BBC programmes than ever before with the introduction of new BBC iPlayer and BBC Connected Red Button.

Customers will be able to watch exclusive BBC iPlayer programmes and discover their favourite BBC TV shows more easily. The refreshed look and feel offers new categories including comedy, arts, history and music allowing customers to easily find hidden TV gems.

Quest launches on demand with YouView

Quest, the free-to-air factual entertainment TV channel, is to make its programmes available to watch on YouView for seven days after broadcast.

Quest’s top programmes will be made accessible with YouView from today via the brand new on demand player, Quest OD and YouView’s seven day scroll back function within the programme guide.

YouView announces new CTO

Today, on demand TV service YouView announced that Nick Thexton has been appointed as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Thexton is currently VP and CTO for Cisco’s Video Software Solutions group and was SVP and CTO at NDS prior to its acquisition by Cisco. Thexton began his career in broadcasting with time at Thames Television and Channel 4.

YouView Interns Blog - The Life of a Web Intern

Charlie Anderson is currently working in the Service Management team on a technology summer internship. He is working alongside 9 other summer interns who are working in various teams across the business. He is about to start his final year studying Computer Science at The University of Bristol.

After spending last summer at the Edinburgh fringe, I knew this summer I had to knuckle down and get a "real" job.  YouView really appealed to me as a small yet ambitious organisation. I hoped that I would be able to make a significant contribution during the internship, and that has definitely turned out to be true.

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