Demand 5

Demand 5 launches on Sony smart TVs

UK broadcaster Channel 5’s Demand 5 app is now available on 2012 and 2013 models of Sony smart TVs. The app, based on a technology platform provided by Massive Interactive, recently launched on the Xbox One and PS4 game console platforms. The on-demand service is also available on the YouView, Freesat, Samsung, LG, Now TV […]

UK outfit provides price comparisons for online TV shows

UK outfit Tank Top TV has launched a web-based directory of TV shows to allow users to compare the cost of streaming or downloading them from online service providers. According to Tank Top TV, it has built a searchable catalogue of over 73,000 episodes of shows to sit alongside its existing listing of 13,000 digitally […]

Microsoft announces Xbox One launch partners

Microsoft has announced the “first wave” of launch partners for its new Xbox One games console, including Netflix, Eurosport and Machinima. In Europe, where Microsoft is due to launch the Xbox One on November 22, the firm announced content partners for seven countries – Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the UK. Videogame themed […]

Demand 5 launches on Freesat’s freetime

UK commercial broadcaster Channel 5’s catch-up service Demand 5 has launched on freetime, the connected TV service of free-to-air satellite platform Freesat. Freetime already offers the on-demand players of the UK’s other main broadcasters – 4oD, ITV Player and BBC iPlayer – meaning that the service is the only satellite TV provider with all full […]

Roku adds Channel 5, Toon Googles

Streaming set-top box firm Roku has added UK broadcaster Channel 5’s Demand 5 catch-up service and on-demand kids VOD service Toon Goggles to its line-up of content. Demand 5 will be available on Roku boxes in the UK from this week and will offer a range of catch-up content as well as a library of programmes […]