Alex Green

Amazon ‘definitely open’ to video partnerships with operators

Amazon is “definitely open” to video partnerships with cable operators and the firm does not see itself as a direct threat to the traditional pay TV industry, according to Alex Green. Speaking at Cable Congress in Brussels this morning, the managing director of Amazon Video said that while Amazon has not been as active at […]

Broadcast has ‘changed BT’s DNA’, says TV chief

BT’s launch of broadcasting has “changed the DNA of the company”, while the UK telco’s new fibre network will change the nature of its TV service, according to Alex Green, director, TV at the operator. Taking part in a fireside chat Q&A at TV Connect yesterday, Green said that BT is still less than two […]

BT launches digital movie store on YouView

BT has launched an electronic sell-through service, allowing YouView users the option to buy digital copies of movies. The telco has signed deals with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to provide the latest blockbusters from both studios, along with a selection of modern and library titles. The move makes BT […]

BT rolls out new channel packages

BT has launched new channel packages in a bid to attract new customers to its TV service.  The UK telco and pay TV operator said it is launching two channel bolt-on packages for BT Entertainment pack customers for £3 extra per-month each. The packages are: HD Extra, which features HD versions of many of the […]

Set-top box under threat from connected TVs, operator apps

Web-delivered content via apps and smart TVs will eventually result in the demise of the set-top box, though rights issues present the main challenge to this shift, according to BT Retail’s director of TV Alex Green.  Speaking at the Connected TV World Summit in London on a panel discussion about ‘the virtual pay TV set-top […]

BT’s Green outlines pay TV strategy

BT’s recently launched raft of linear HD pay TV channels has a small but growing customer base and will be fully integrated with its YouView offering by the summer, according to Alex Green, director of TV, BT Vision. Green, speaking at the DTG Summit in London yesterday, said that the extra channels, which are available […]

BT’s TV offering in line for ‘massive transformation’

This year will mark a “massive year of transformation” for BT, as it uses fibre broadband to deliver linear TV and launches its own sports channels, according to Alex Green, director of TV for BT Retail.  Speaking at the Westminster Media Forum seminar in London today, Green said that there were three big things driving […]