All 4 boss to leave Channel 4

All 4 head Richard Davidson-Houston is to leave Channel 4 after 12 years. Davidson-Houston oversaw the transformation from the largely catch-up focused 4oD into All 4 in 2015. During that time, All 4 saw a period of record growth in digital viewing and digital revenues. All 4 is now available on more than 20 platforms […]

Channel 4 taps Piksel for new All 4 service

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has continued a long-standing relationship with Piksel to support the launch of All 4, the new platform that replaces Channel 4’s previous 4oD online video offering.  Developed with support from Piksel, All 4 uses the cloud to deliver portal consistent user experience, creating a digital hub for its 11 million registered […]

Children watch half as much live TV as adults, says Ofcom

Children aged 11 to 15 watch half the amount of live TV and six times more short online video clips per day compared to adults, according to new research by Ofcom. The UK broadcast regulator found that 11 to 15 year olds watch 1 hour and 32 minutes of live TV per day and 33 minutes […]

Channel 4 to drop 4oD for new All 4 service

UK terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4 is set to drop its 4oD on-demand service from next year in favour for a new all-encompassing digital home that will be branded All 4.  Channel 4 said that with the evolution of 4oD to All 4, it will present all of its linear channels, digital content and services in […]

Beamly adds social layer to iPlayer, ITV Player and 4oD

Beamly, the service that was recently rebranded from Zeebox, has launched a new Chrome extension that displays Tweets as part of the UK’s leading catch-up services.  The Beamly OnDemand extension adds a social panel to the BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and Channel 4’s 4oD on-demand services, displaying tweets and comments that were made about a […]

Channel 4 revamps 4oD app with mobile focus

UK terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4 has launched an updated, “fully mobile” version of its 4oD catch-up app with new streaming options and short-form content. The broadcaster is now offering streaming over 3G and 4G networks for the first time on iOS and Android devices. Channel 4 is also rolling out exclusive mobile-focused short content to […]

Piksel restructures commercial and solutions operations

Video services firm Piksel has restructuring of its commercial and solutions operations into a “global customer-centric business.” The new unit will focus on content producers, aggregators, and distributors as key industry verticals. “Piksel’s sales, solutions architecture, product marketing, and product teams now operate as verticals-oriented businesses, ensuring that industry specialists are leveraged to where they […]

Channel 4’s viewer database hits 10 million people

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has reached a milestone 10 million registered viewers, which it says will soon help to inform its creative teams in the commissioning and marketing of content. Channel 4 said its online registration, which viewers are requested to complete in order to watch Channel 4 live on the web or access its […]

Channel 4 removes shows from YouTube

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has taken down all of its programming from Google-owned streaming service YouTube. Users attempting to access shows such as Peep Show, Big Fat Gypsy Weddings and Gogglebox from the Channel 4, E4 and More4 YouTube pages were met with a message informing them the shows had been pulled in order for Channel 4 to […]

Roku launch for 4oD

Terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4 has launched its catch-up service 4oD on Roku internet streaming boxes in the UK.  The news, announced yesterday, came at the same time that Sky announced that it was adding 4oD, to its internet-streaming Now TV Box – a cut-price, white label version of Roku’s hardware. Roku said that 4oD is […]

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