UKTV Play reaches 140m views, adds 1.8m users

UK commercial broadcaster UKTV has revealed that its on-demand service UKTV Play has reached 140m views in 2018 and added 1.8m users. Views on the platform have grown by 36% since 2017. In addition, UKTV’s introduction of mandatory registration has pushed its user uptake with 1.8m signing up in 2018, a third of whom are […]

UKTV doubles content on Virgin Media

British channel provider UKTV is due to double the number of programmes available to Virgin Media customers. The deal will make more than 10,000 hours of catch-up and box-set content available and will include the launch of the updated UKTV Play app on Virgin Media’s TiVo platform. UKTV said the ‘landmark deal’ will provide Virgin […]

UKTV presses Play with first digital-only service

UK multichannel operator UKTV is launching its first direct-to-consumer digital service this summer. UKTV Play will offer programming from UKTV channels such as Dave and Watch as “familiar and intuitive” curated collections, by topic, box sets and ‘staff picks’, as well advance previews of upcoming shows. Features include swipe channel selection, stop-and-resume viewing, predictive search, […]