DTG calls on BBC to champion tech innovations

The UK’s Digital Television Group (DTG) has called for the BBC to champion innovation and open standards in digital and wireless communication technology. In its response to the UK government’s consultation on the BBC’s Charter Review, the DTG said that it believes the BBC should play a leading role in the UK and in global […]

Sky setting sights on further innovation, says Darroch

Innovation will continue to be at the heart of Sky’s business, with the company constantly seeking to renew itself and embrace change, according to company CEO Jeremy Darroch. Speaking at MIPTV in Cannes, France, Darroch said that while the whole experience of in-home entertainment has already got “so much better” in the past 10 years, […]

Pioneer hires BBC innovation chief

Factual programme producer Pioneer Productions has named BBC TV’s head of innovation as its new creative director. Ailsa Orr, head of BBC Television’s Innovation Unit, will join Pioneer, producer of shows including Storm City for Sky 3D, Drugged for National Geographic and Where Did Humans Come From? For Discovery, in November.