Microsoft has come through with its promise to deliver a few UK-themed catch-up channels for those who do their TV watching through Xbox 360, with archive content from both Channel 4 and Five now available.
Looks like Netflix is going to offer a tad more for Brits than just crummy American films come early 2012. The BBC has signed up to put its back catalogue on the streaming service, with highlights including Torchwood, Spooks, Little Britain and Fawlty Towers.
A future update to Virgin Media's TiVo software will add in support for the BBC's enhanced "Red Button" features, allowing Virgin subscribers to fiddle with all the corporation's multi-screen feeds of major events.
Given Spotify's now limiting free free users of its service to just 10 hours per month, stumping up 99p for unlimited streaming suddenly sounds a lot more attractive. Available today in 18 countries, Rara.com has rights to music from Universal; Sony; EMI; Warner and indie labels, adding up to 10 million tracks for streaming -- that's five million less than Spotify, fact-fans.
Progress! Those that are too ill or just plain unwilling to make it to the crematorium to send off their loved one, friend or arch nemesis, can now watch from the comfort of their own home, thanks to Stafford Borough council.
The BBC is carrying out another tech test of its 3D broadcasting abilities, only this time it's also sticking the end results up on iPlayer -- so owners of internet connected 3D TVs can enjoy the footage as well.
If there's one thing Spotify could be characterised as weak for, it's music discovery. It's not awful, but compared to the likes of Last.fm and the myriad of other streaming radio-type services, it's just not as good. Spotify's hoping to solve that with an overhauled Radio -- bigger, smarter and free-to-all.
The UltraViolet "Digital Library" film service is launching in the UK after Christmas, giving us yet another way to buy, stream and eventually download films. Only this time, you own the rights to watch them again and again, for life.
Napster, the MP3 sharing service that started it all, officially died when it was bought by the US music streaming service Rhapsody from doomed-in-the-UK Best Buy. The thing is, Rhapsody is a no-name entity in the UK, so the company is giving Napster a reprieve.
There's never been a better time to cut the proverbial cord and get your non-free-to-air TV through the internet. IP Vision has just jumped from set-top boxes to smart TVs with its FetchTV app, which went live today for Panasonic's Smart Viera TVs. The app offers cheap on-demand pay-as-you-watch content from "major studios".
Popular US video streaming site Hulu might be about to move into Europe according to reports coming out of Germany, with TV executives said to be discussing options for its first official EU appearance.