ITV lands rights to padel tournament, Hexagon Cup

The new padel tournament Hexagon Cup has secured free-to-air coverage on the UK pubcaster, ITV.  The deal includes the livestream of the semi-finals and the finals on ITVX, with highlights shown on linear channel ITV4. The Hexagon Cup kicks off in Madrid, Spain on January 31, with semi-finals on February 3 and the finals on […]

ITV to show Bahrain World Series of Darts and Dutch Masters

UK pubcaster ITV will broadcast the Bahrain World Series of Darts and Dutch Masters across its platforms. Bahrain World Series of Darts will be live streamed on AVOD service ITVX on 18 and 19 January. Whilst the Dutch Masters event taking place on 26 and 27 January will be shown on ITV4. Both events will […]

ITV introduces addressable advertising across linear channels

ITV has introduced linear addressable advertising across ITV2, ITV3, ITV4 and ITVBe in YouView homes, which will open up opportunities for addressable targeting for advertisers in live broadcast viewing. The launch comes the back off a beta trial of the ad-replacement technology over the last 12 month, during which over 30 million addressable ads were […]

TV4 Play to go live with new package offerings

Nordic telco Telia has revealed its new streaming service TV4 Play will be rolled out on August 14, replacing its former C More brand. C More users will become TV4 Play users with access to more content via its Plus packages which will offer users to buy more content, with or without advertising Among the plus packages […]

ITV retain exclusive rights to UK horse racing

ITV has secured the exclusive rights free to air coverage of UK horse racing in an extended deal till the end of 2026. The renewed three-year deal includes coverage of UK racing’s Crown Jewel events with the Grand National, the Cheltenham Festival, Royal Ascot and the Derby. ITV has aired the UK racing on its […]

ITV Player launches on Roku

British terrestrial broadcaster ITV has launched its ITV Player catch-up service on Roku streaming boxes in the UK. Viewers now will be able to use the ITV Player channel to watch 30 day’s of catch-up content from ITV’s portfolio of channels – ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4 and CITV. “A key part of our strategy is […]

Sky Go adds ITV channel line-up

Sky’s mobile service Sky Go has added UK terrestrial broadcaster ITV’s channel line-up to its service for the first time. ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4 and CITV all join Sky Go ahead of the football World Cup, which kicks off in Brazil this month, allowing Sky viewers to catch ITV’s coverage of the event on the […]

TVCatchup ordered to drop channels in copyright case

UK internet TV firm TVCatchup has been ordered to stop streaming channels from broadcasters ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 after being found guilty of copyright infringement.  In a high court ruling, issued last week, Catchup TV was found to have infringed broadcast copyrights by streaming 21 digital channels owned by ITV, Channel 4 and […]