Press Release

YouView wins ‘Advanced TV Innovation of the Year’ at the Content Innovation Awards 2017


YouView added to its collection of silverware last night in Cannes at the DTVE Content Innovation Awards Ceremony winning the accolade of ‘Advanced TV Innovation of the Year.

The renowned Content Innovation Awards recognise innovation from content providers, distributors and technology companies that are helping transform today’s global television industry, showing the highest level of quality and innovation throughout the year.

YouView’s Next Generation platform, which rolled out from November 2016 to over 2.5 million set top boxes for free, has won industry recognition throughout the year now winning 4 awards and shortlisting for a further two. These include ‘Best TV Platform’ for YouView’s Ultra HD set top box at the T3 Awards following a double win at Mediatel Connies Awards, Gold for ‘International Contribution to User Experience’ and Silver for ‘Best TV/Video Service Update or Launch.’

Richard Halton, CEO of YouView added,

“It has been an incredible year for the YouView team since we launched Next Gen and yet another award win echoes the incredible feat of re-engineering and re-designing undertaken by this small team to deliver a continuously improving experience for our viewers. Great content deserves the best experience and our collection of silverware recognises this.”