ONdigital Timeline

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  1. 28-07-1998 Unscrambling digital TV

    The high-profile brand launch of ONdigital is a reminder to the normally passive television viewer that the digital revolution is on the horizon.

  2. 28-07-1998 Digital turn on for ONdigital

    The UK's first digital terrestrial pay TV service will be known as ONdigital, it has been announced.

  3. 10-08-1998 ONdigital appoints Head of Media and Public Affairs

    ONdigital, has appointed Andrew Marre as Head of Media and Public Affairs. Andrew will be responsible for all communication to press and opinion formers. He will work closely with Jessica Mann, ONdigital's newly appointed Director of Communications.

  4. 24-08-1998 ONdigital awards on-screen identity contract

    ONdigital, the world's first digital terrestrial pay-TV service, has appointed CIA, the newly formed Creative Identity Agency, to design its on-screen identity. ONdigital formally known as British Digital Broadcasting (BDB) revealed its new brand name, designed by identity consultants Wolff Olins, last month. CIA's task will be to extend ONdigital's brand name and values onto screen. They will work in conjunction with Dunlop Woods.

  5. 08-09-1998 ONdigital announces sales team appointments

    ONdigital, the world's first digital terrestrial pay television service has established its sales and account management team with eight new appointments. This highly experienced team will guide retailers through all aspects of the ONdigital subscription package and technology. The team report to Doug Goodwin, ONdigital's director of sales.

  6. 14-09-1998 ONdigital appoints Head of Presentations and Promotions

    ONdigital has appointed Dean Stockton as Head of Presentation and Promotions. Dean started his career as a graphic designer working for the BBC, Channel 4, BSkyB and Carlton. In 1994 he received the gold US Promax award for Best In-House TV Campaign. He then turned his hand to directing - television programmes, corporate films and commercials for clients including Disney, Dorling Kindersley, Associated Newspapers, McCann Erikson, Seagrams, Panasonic and Nintendo. In 1996 his direction and production of Scratchy and Co, the children's ITV saturday morning show, was awarded Producers Choice in the 1996 Broadcast awards.

  7. 24-09-1998 Come and see the future live with ONdigital

    This week ONdigital is showing off at Live 98 at Earl's Court, giving thousands of visitors to the show the first chance to see live ONdigital test transmissions, being received on the stand on operational set-top boxes - on public show for the first time. And Lee Hurst and a team of top comics will entertain them at the ONdigital Comedy Club, on the stand.

  8. 28-09-1998 Digital TV line-ups unveiled

    The race to provide digital television services in the UK is on, with two rival companies launching packages this week.

  9. 28-09-1998 ONdigital announces channel packages and launch date

    ONdigital announced that it is to launch its digital service on the 15th November, and also unveiled the package deals for its new service.

  10. 15-10-1998 Anthony Sethill to leave ONdigital to return to manufacturing industry

    Anthony Sethill, commercial director of ONdigital, is to leave the company. He will be succeeded by Jim Ratcliffe of Granada Home Technology, whose appointment is announced separately today. Anthony will assist in the handover until 30 November.

  11. 15-10-1998 New Commercial Director for ONdigital

    Jim Ratcliffe, managing director of Granada Home Technology, has been appointed Commercial Director of ONdigital, in succession to Anthony Sethill. He will join with immediate effect.

  12. 28-10-1998 People want to know more about ONdigital

    120,000 people have responded to ONdigital's national press advertisements, in the three weeks since ONdigital announced its programmes and pricing. This demonstrates clearly the level of interest in digital TV.

  13. 10-11-1998 CANAL+ TECHNOLOGIES and the world's first digital terrestrial television service in the United Kingdom

    The world's first digital terrestrial television service, which started broadcasting in the United Kingdom on November 15, is supported to a great extent by CANAL+ digital technology.

  14. 13-11-1998 Switching on to a TV revolution

    The UK digital television war gets underway in earnest later on Sunday.
  15. 13-11-1998 ONdigital ready for transmissiON

    ONdigital, the world's first digital pay television through an aerial, goes on air, as promised, on 15 November, less than eleven months after the grant of its licences. ONdigital brings viewers 30 of the best TV channels from the BBC, Carlton, Granada and Sky.

  16. 15-11-1998 First shots in Digital TV war

    The world's first terrestrial digital network has been launched amid criticism that customers still face delays.
  17. 15-11-1998 ONdigital launches

    ONdigital launched today, begining the world's first pay digital terrestrial television service.

  18. 16-11-1998 ONdigital takes to the air

    The first digital terrestrial television (DTT) service was launched by ONdigital yesterday, the company joint-owned by ITV groups Carlton Communications and Granada. The service was modestly unveiled by the illumination of its Crystal Palace transmitter in London.

  19. 17-11-1998 ONdigital launch weekend success

    ONdigital, the newly launched digital terrestrial pay television service reports a fantastic first forty-eight hours. Demand in the high streets for the ONdigital set-top boxes was phenomenal. Telephone lines to the company's call centre have been buzzing all weekend with over 75,000 calls since the first boxes were sold on Saturday.

  20. 08-12-1998 ONdigital secures tyson comeback fights

    Exclusively free live coverage of Mike Tyson's first two fights will be available only to ONdigital subscribers. ONdigital - launched on 15 November as the world's first digital pay television service through an aerial - will be the only UK broadcaster to show Tyson's heavyweight clash with South African Francois Botha free and live on January 16th from Las Vegas.

  21. 12-01-1999 Frank and 'arry - back in action for ONdigital's Tyson return

    They're the most famous double act in British boxing. And this weekend Frank Bruno and Harry Carpenter will be working out of the same corner for new broadcaster ONdigital as commentators for Mike Tyson's eagerly-awaited return to the ring.

  22. 15-01-1999 Live, free cricket for ONdigital customers: India-Pakistan tests and one-day series captured

    ONdigital's subscribers will get 17 days of live top cricket this winter, free. The India v Pakistan cricket series will be exclusively live and free to ONdigital subscribers, including two Tests (28 January - 1 February and 4 ­8 February) and a triangular one day series, the Pepsi Cup. This includes Sri Lanka, the current one day World Champions, and involves 7 matches between 19 March and 3 April.

  23. 20-01-1999 Buy an ONdigital box now - pay later

    ONdigital, the world's first digital terrestrial commercial broadcaster, is making a special offer to new customers. Anyone buying a set top box between now and 14 February can take it home with nothing to pay for the box for at least six months.

  24. 01-02-1999 Premier League live and free through an aerial: ONdigital brings even better value to new customers

    ONdigital will bring even better value to customers buying set top boxes and subscribing to ONdigital. They will get Sky Sports 1 free for six months, a saving of up to £11 a month, with Sky Sports 3 free as a bonus. They also receive it through their TV aerial with no need for a dish or a cable.

  25. 12-02-1999 British Digital Broadcasting PLC renamed to ONdigital PLC

    British Digital Broadcasting PLC is renamed to ONdigital PLC (later to become ITV Digital PLC).

  26. 16-02-1999 UEFA Champions League 1999-2003 - live for ONdigital customers: Live British matches on Thursday nights

    From autumn 1999 ONdigital will be the only place you can be sure to see both the UEFA Champions League and the FA Carling Premiership live. The revamped UEFA Champions League will be televised live in partnership with ITV for the next four years by ONdigital.

  27. 23-02-1999 The only way to get British Eurosport digitally is ONdigital

    Eurosport's dedicated British service, British Eurosport, which officially launches its new service and new logo on 1 March, is available exclulusively in digital format through ONdigital.

  28. 08-03-1999 ONdigital - making history, showing history being made

    History has already been made in ONdigital's first two exclusively live and free sports events.

  29. 24-03-1999 Formal warning for Carlton and Granada groups for unreasonable discrimination against BSkyB

    The ITC today (24 March 1999) issued a formal warning to the licensees in the Carlton and Granada groups (Carlton, Central, Westcountry, Granada, Yorkshire, Tyne Tees and LWT) for unreasonable discrimination against BSkyB.

  30. 08-04-1999 Digital television war is on

    ONdigital, the digital television group, has signed up 110,000 new subscribers since its launch last November.

  31. 08-04-1999 110,000 subscribers for ONdigital

    ONdigital announce 110,000 new subscribers since launching on November 15, 1998. Subscribers numbers have been growing every month; during the month of March alone, ONdigital attracted more than 30,000 subscribers. ONdigital's market share has been growing consistently since launch.

  32. 17-05-1999 Nokia launches ONdigital/UK terrestrial and digital free-to-air set-top boxes

    Nokia Multimedia Terminals announces the launch of the Nokia Mediamaster 9850 T, for ONdigital and UK terrestrial services at this year's Cable & Satellite Mediacast Show.

  33. 24-05-1999 Digital price war hots up

    Terrestrial digital broadcaster ONdigital is to give away its £200 set-top boxes free from Friday as the cost of switching to digital television continues to plummet in the UK.
  34. 24-05-1999 New era for digital TV

    ONdigital announces that set top boxes will be free to all new subscribers from Friday 28th May until further notice.

  35. 24-05-1999 Teralogic supplies graphics technology for Toshiba's CANAL+ MEDIAHIGHWAY-certified, UK terrestrial digital tv set-top box

    TeraLogic, Inc., a leading developer of technology solutions for digital television (DTV), announced today that its TL750 IC is providing the graphics and video processing capabilities in Toshiba's terrestrial digital TV set-top box that recently received certification for CANAL+ MEDIAHIGHWAY version 4.1.

  36. 27-05-1999 ONdigital - Exclusive UEFA Champions

    ONdigital will be the only way for UEFA Champions League football fans to see all the new season matches live.
  37. 28-05-1999 ONdigital lauches free rental of set-top-boxes

    ONdigital set top boxes will be free to all new subscribers until further notice.

  38. 19-06-1999 Pavarotti and the Three Sopranos FirstONdigital

    Pavarotti and the Three Sopranos, at Twickenham was broadcast free to ONdigital subscribers.
  39. 25-06-1999 All Saints concert FirstONdigital

    All Saints concert was broadcast free to ONdigital subscribers.
  40. 01-07-1999 MTV launches ONdigital

    MTV begins transmission as a primary channel on channel 30.

  41. 08-07-1999 ONdigital announces 247,000 Subscribers

    ONdigital has signed up 137,000 subscribers in the three months to the end of June 1999, making a total of 247,000 subscribers signed since the launch of ONdigital last November. In June alone, a total of 68,000 subscribers have signed up to ONdigital.

  42. 13-07-1999 ONdigital appoints Stuart Prebble as new chief executive

    ONdigital announced today that Stephen Grabiner is leaving the company. The board of ONdigital has appointed Stuart Prebble as the new Chief Executive with immediate effect.

  43. 14-07-1999 Digital giants do battle

    If business recruitment was run on a first-come-first-served basis, Rupert Murdoch's empire would be missing some of its top people - ONdigital has just lost its chief executive - to arch-rival Murdoch's new Internet venture.

  44. 09-08-1999 ONdigital scores with Manchester United and Arsenal live, every Champions League match shown in full - and new ONgoals programme

    ONdigital will not only show every Manchester United and Arsenal Tuesday night UEFA Champions League match live and exclusive, it will also bring its subscribers every UEFA Champions League match - 157 matches in all.

  45. 08-09-1999 New appointment at ONdigital

    Simon Dore, Director of Channel Development at Granada Media, has been appointed Operations Director of ONdigital. He was previously Director of Broadcasting at GSB and before that was Managing Editor at BBC Worldwide.

  46. 17-09-1999 ONdigital welcomes Chris Smith's switch-over announcement

    Commenting on Chris Smith's announcement today that analogue switch off will begin no later than 2010 and possibly as early as 2006, ONdigital Chief Executive Stuart Prebble says:

  47. 28-09-1999 Delay to introduction of audio description services on digital terrestrial television

    The ITC has agreed to a delay of up to six months to the introduction of audio description services on Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) on the basis of information received from ONdigital (on behalf of The Digital Network), who have been working together with the Royal National Institute from the Blind (RNIB) on the production of the plug-in modules required to enable reception of audio description. The ITC understands that these modules will now not be available in time for the launch of audio description in November 1999.

  48. 29-09-1999 Help for the flat dwellers from homesONdigital

    ONdigital has set up homesONdigital to help the 6.7 million householders who have or may have shared aerial systems.

  49. 30-09-1999 ONdigital to offer internet access through the TV for all subscribers

    ONdigital, the world's first digital pay TV service through an aerial, today announced details of its interactive plans for the millennium, including making internet access available to all ONdigital subscribers.

  50. 07-10-1999 Pre-pay latest weapon in digital war

    ONdigital is to offer pre-paid digital tv in its latest bid to boost subscription, after announcing a big rise in users.
  51. 07-10-1999 ONdigital sales up 66 per cent - 411,000 sales beat forecasts

    ONdigital today announced record sales for the three months ending 30th September 1999. A total of 411,000 homes have now signed up to ONdigital, up from 247,000 at the end of June. 82,000 customers signed up in September alone.

  52. 16-10-1999 Emmerdale ONdigital

    ONdigital's eagerly awaited feature-length Emmerdale special aired today, with exclusive coverage of Paddy and Mandy Dingle's honeymoon in Venice.
  53. 20-10-1999 Carlton and Granada launch interactive TV trial

    Carlton Media Group and Granada Media Group announced today that they are joining forces to invest in an interactive television trial with pay television operator, ONdigital.

  54. 22-10-1999 SKY Sports 2 ONdigital from November 1

    ONdigital announces that Sky has agreed to supply the Sky Sports 2 channel for broadcast by ONdigital from November 1.

  55. 26-10-1999 United, Arsenal and Rangers live ONdigital in UEFA Champions League

    Manchester United will begin the defence of their UEFA Champions League exclusively live ONdigital. The digital broadcaster will also show live coverage of both Arsenal and Glasgow Rangers' first matches in the competition.
  56. 28-10-1999 Open-standard digital TV sets: ITC requires ONdigital to commit to firm timetable

    The ITC has required ONdigital to commit to a firm timetable for the public availability of the plug-in conditional access modules which will enable their services to be received on open-standard integrated digital TV sets. The ITC will audit a set of agreed interim milestones towards a latest final launch date of May 2000.

  57. 01-11-1999 Sky Sports 2 launches ONdigital

    ONdigital now offers its customers an unbeatable choice of sports channels with Sky Sports 1, Sky Sports 2, Sky Sports 3 and British Eurosport.

  58. 01-11-1999 ONdigital pre-pay

    Pre-paid boxes became available in 1400 stores nationwide, inclusing Comet, Argos, Woolworths, Carphone Warehouse, and Sainsbury's supermarkets.
  59. 10-12-1999 ONdigital wins massive glasgow city council contract

    In a landmark decision, ONdigital has won the contract to make 65,000 of Glasgow City Council's multi-occupancy residential properties digital-ready. The contract - for Britain's largest landlord - was won against strong competition from Sky, NTL and Blick.
  60. 11-01-2000 ONdigital and SDN sign pay-per-view deal

    SDN and ONdigital today announce that the formal agreement for their joint venture to launch digital terrestrial pay per view services (PPV) has been signed. The service, to be branded ONrequest, will offer up to five channels of top class movies and other events on a pay as you go basis.

  61. 11-01-2000 ONdigital sales surge forward - prepaid an instant success

    ONdigital today announced sales for the three months ending 31st December 1999.

  62. 31-01-2000 Wandsworth leads the way to digital TV for London tenants

    In the first project to convert London council homes to digital TV, 20,000 flats in the London Borough of Wandsworth with shared aerials are to be made digital-ready. ONdigital and Wandsworth will work together to make digital TV - and its new interactive services - available to Wandsworth tenants and leaseholders.
  63. 07-03-2000 ONmail lauched

    ONdigital's email service launched today. Other than the initial cost of £30 for the keyboard, the only costs are local call charges.

  64. 24-03-2000 ONdigital wins over 100,000 council homes

    ONdigital is now helping bring over 100,000 council homes across the UK into the digital age. Derby and Salford have joined Glasgow City Council, the London Borough of Wandsworth and others to work with ONdigital, taking the total number of council homes being converted to well over 100,000 - and growing fast.
  65. 29-03-2000 ONdigital strengthens top team: new director of strategy

    ONdigital has appointed Nick George as its new Director of Strategy, reporting to Stuart Prebble, ONdigital's Chief Executive. His key priorities will be to provide expert resource for the CEO on strategic opportunities and potential partnerships in the broadcasting and on-line areas.
  66. 29-03-2000 WH Smith joins the ONdigital prepaid revolution to stock ONdigital's unique product from April 17

    WH Smith, Britain's largest book and magazine retailer, is to stock ONdigital prepaid packages from this April. Two hundred major WH Smith stores will join ONdigital's extensive network in bringing ONdigital's revolutionary prepaid concept to shoppers.
  67. 29-03-2000 ONdigital strengthens its broadcasting team with new appointment and promotions

    ONdigital, the UK's digital pay TV and interactive services company, today announced a restructuring of its Broadcasting Division.
  68. 30-03-2000 Internet through the TV for the many, not just the few

    ONdigital, the digital TV and interactive platform, will bring the opportunity of net surfing to anyone with a TV this year. Without the need to spend hundreds of pounds on a personal computer, anyone subscribing to ONdigital's service will be able to have full internet access through their TV.

  69. 11-04-2000 ONdigital on course for 1 million customers

    ONdigital, the Pay TV and interactive services platform today announced its latest quarterly figures. As at March 31 2000 it had signed up 673,000 new customers, an increase of 22% since December 2000 and a fivefold increase in the year since 31 March 1999.

  70. 27-04-2000 ONrequest - Pay Per View Service goes on air on 1st May 2000

    ONrequest (the joint venture between ONdigital and SDN) will broadcast the world's first digital terrestrial Pay Per View movie at 12noon on 1st May 2000. The multi-Oscar winner Shakespeare in Love and children's cult film The Rugrats Movie will be the first titles screened.

  71. 01-05-2000 ONrequest launches

    ONrequest (the joint venture between ONdigital and SDN) broadcast the world's first digital terrestrial Pay Per View movie at 12noon. Shakespeare in Love and children's cult film The Rugrats Movie were the first titles screened.

  72. 22-05-2000 Plan to boost sale of digital TV sets

    The market for integrated digital TVs (idTVs) has received a long-awaited boost. ONdigital has announced a raft of measures aimed at developing the digital terrestrial idTV market. This major marketing strategy was unveiled to an invited audience on May 17. The aim is to generate a five-fold increase in idTV sales compared to 1999 . Guy Lawrence, Director of Retail & Marketing for ONdigital, called on manufacturers and retailers to work together to promote idTV products. Mike Brown, Retail Strategy Manager, announced measures to help the trade including: * Launch of the ONdigital Conditional Access Module (CAM) as from Monday May 22 * Free 12 months subscription to any six Primary Channels * Extending the £40 subsidised aerial improvements offer to cover idTV customers registered with ONdigital * A training initiative aimed at retail staff to improve their understanding of the proposition ONdigital had assembled a display of 25 different idTV models for the event in an impressive demonstration of the increase of products during the last few months.

  73. 03-06-2000 Sky solves rights issue?

    It appears that Sky Premier has resolved some of its rights issues. Two movie studios have previously claimed that Sky didn't have "Terrestrial" rights to their movies. Therefore, when movies from these two studio are shown via Sky Premier ONdigital customers receive an "alternative" film. However, Karate Kid 3, 3 Ninjas and Primary Colours which have previously been blocked from the ONdigital version were aired on 2nd June 2000. This follows recent observations by ONdigital viewers that previously blocked films have appeared in June's channel listings.

  74. 06-06-2000 ONoffer starts

    ONoffer launched today on channel 47. The digital text service is offering products from Carphone Warehouse, Ticketmaster, Odd Bins and also Marbles Credit Card.

  75. 08-06-2000 More games available

    ONgames2 has launched today on channel 46. The new games are Dr Quiztoast and Memory Jnr.

  76. 14-06-2000 Football rights - statement by ONdigital

    We are delighted that our customers will be able to see all Premier League live matches for the next four years.

  77. 16-06-2000 ONdigital and ITV win football league and worthington cup rights from 2001

    ONdigital, the digital terrestrial and interactive services platform, and ITV have won the exclusive rights to broadcast the Football League's live Pay, Pay per View and free-to air matches for three years. The contract is worth £315 million, plus a share of the pay-per-view revenues.

  78. 16-06-2000 BBC wins ONdigital internet task

    The BBC has gone some way to balancing the loss of its rights to Saturday night highlights of the football Premier League to ITV by being appointed to design ONdigital's portal for TV internet access.

  79. 11-07-2000 ONdigital hits the net

    ONdigital, the Pay TV and interactive services platform announced today its latest quarterly subscriber figures. As at 30 June 2000 it had signed up 774,000 customers, an increase of 15% since March 2000 and a more than three-fold increase in the year since 30 June 1999.

  80. 11-07-2000 Fifth digital game added

    A new game has been added to ONgames2. The new game has been sponsored by Sunny Delight.

  81. 24-07-2000 Call centre to create 1,100 jobs

    Eleven hundred jobs are being created in Pembrokeshire as the TV company ONdigital takes over a purpose-built call centre there.
  82. 24-07-2000 ONdigital to create 1500 jobs

    Jobs boost as ONdigital launches second customer contact centre in partnership with 7C.

    ONdigital, the digital terrestrial TV and interactive services company, in partnership with 7C, a customer relationship management specialist, plans to create around 1,100 new jobs at a new customer contact centre in Pembroke, West Wales. The centre will complement ONdigital's existing Plymouth-based facility, where a further 400 jobs are to be created.

  83. 03-08-2000 New game

    Vegas Poker is now available via ONgames1. The menu for ONgames1 has changed so it is the same as ONgames2. ONgames1 still uses Mediahighway software while ONgames2 uses MHEG-5. ONgames1 uses the older software as some idTV's and Set Top Boxes still haven't had the software upgrade which incorporates MHEG-5.

  84. 25-08-2000 Prizes from the toaster and a new game!

    During September ONgames2 will be giving you the opportunity to win a family (2 adults, 2 children) holiday to Orlando. All you need to do is play Dr Quiztoast Prize Edition and answer 7 out of the 10 questions correctly. 160 runners up will receive the latest Polaroid i-zone camera. Some time during September ONgames2 will have a new game called Forest Fire Fight. The aim of the game is to extinguish all of the fire and is aimed at older children and adults. Expect the SunnyD Ball game to be removed shortly.

  85. 07-09-2000 The BIG Listings Co. lands ONdigital magazine contract

    The BIG Listings Co., the television listings specialists, announced today that ONdigital TV Guide has joined its growing list of prestigious clients. The BIG Listings Co. will produce the magazine's 124 television listings pages. Their first issue will be September 2000.

  86. 18-09-2000 ONnet hits the streets with more than 40 brands on board

    ONnet, ONdigital's new television Internet service, launches today with 47 brand names to be established on its portal.

  87. 20-09-2000 Tennis ace Kournikova fells Hurley in net smash

    Russian tennis star Anna Kournikova has been voted most 'clickable' female, beating off all challengers - including Brit rival Elizabeth Hurley.

  88. 16-10-2000 ONview launched

    This week ONdigital launches a new and comprehensive electronic programme guide (EPG) service. ONview, on channel 20, will allow all DTT viewers to see what programmes are on every DTT channel for the whole day, and to click straight through to any channel they choose. It will complement ONdigital's existing Now and Next service.

  89. 17-10-2000 Two Way TV channel to launch on ONdigital

    Digital terrestrial broadcaster ONdigital is to add the Two Way TV channel of interactive games and entertainment to its service from January 2001.

  90. 17-10-2000 ONdigital nets 896,000 customers

    ONdigital, the world-leading interactive digital TV service, today announced that it has 896,000 customers signed up as at 16 October 2000.

  91. 23-10-2000 New senior appointments announced at ONdigital

    ONdigital, the TV and interactive services company today announced a series of new senior appointments and promotions
  92. 01-01-2001 Nickelodeon and the Paramount Comedy Channel launch ONdigital

    Nickelodeon and the Paramount Comedy Channel both joined the ONdigital line-up today as primary channels.

  93. 17-01-2001 ONdigital fights for growth

    UK digital television company ONdigital has reached its sales target and says it is able to double this within two years. But a closer look at the figure reveals a high proportion of users who are choosing not to renew subscriptions and some analysts are dubious whether next year's targets will be met.

  94. 17-01-2001 ONdigital makes it a million

    ONdigital sales at 14 January totalled 1,025,000. Its sales were 1,012,000 as at 31 December 2000, beating its target of 1 million, and an increase of 83 per cent on a year ago.

  95. 18-01-2001 E4 launches ONdigital

    E4 launched today, as a primary channel option. It will carry first run episodes of some of the most popular programmes on multi-channel television - including Friends, ER and Ally McBeal.

  96. 26-01-2001 New Technical Director for ONdigital

    Naomi Climer has joined ONdigital in the new post of Director of Technical Operations. Reporting to Simon Dore, ONdigital's Chief Technical Officer, Naomi takes responsibility for technical operations across both Information Systems and Engineering at ONdigital's sites in Battersea, Pembroke and Plymouth.

  97. 08-02-2001 ONdigital licenses Macrovision copy protection technology for ONrequest, the digital pay-per-view service

    Macrovision UK Ltd, a subsidiary of Macrovision Corporation (NASDAQ: MVSN), the world leader in digital rights management announced today that ONdigital, the UK's first and largest digital terrestrial television provider, has licensed Macrovision's pay-per-view copy protection technology for use on ONrequest, the pay-per-view service it jointly owns with SDN.

  98. 12-02-2001 Two Way TV to co-develop TV games with Infogrames

    Interactive TV specialist Two Way TV has joined forces with top games developer Infogrames to co-produce games for the Two Way TV channel.

  99. 20-03-2001 World Heritage Village enters the digital age

    Residents in New Lanark World Heritage Village are celebrating a world first. Thanks to sponsorship from TV giants ONdigital. Robert Owen's famous mill community is the first village in the world where every resident has access to digital television and the Internet.

  100. 19-04-2001 ONdigital raises football to a different league

    The way the Football League is covered on television is to change forever this summer. A new sports channel to be launched in August by ONdigital will be about much more than the 80 live games it will show a season.

  101. 23-04-2001 ONdigital 'faces relaunch'

    Digital TV service Ondigital is set to be overhauled and renamed in moves to bring the the channel closer to the ITV network.
  102. 25-04-2001 ONdigital undergoes major overhaul

    Digital TV service Ondigital is to undergo a radical overhaul under the helm of a new chief executive.
  103. 25-04-2001 Granada and Carlton to align ITV and ONdigital

    Carlton Communications Plc and Granada plc today announced proposals for a new partnership to align ITV and ONdigital - creating an integrated free-to-air, pay television and online media business.

  104. 27-06-2001 Granada urged to ditch ONdigital

    Media giant Granada, which revealed two weeks ago it had slipped into the red, is facing growing pressure from investors to ditch ONdigital, a survey has revealed.

  105. 05-07-2001 ONdigital to keep free set top boxes

    Embattled digital TV service Ondigital has denied press reports that it is set to charge for its set top boxes.

  106. 11-07-2001 ONdigital relaunches as ITV Digital

    Digital TV service ONdigital relaunched on Wednesday as ITV Digital, in an effort to boost its fortunes.

  107. 11-07-2001 ONdigital PLC renamed to ITV Digital PLC

    ONdigital PLC is renamed to ITV Digital PLC (later to become ONdigital 1998 PLC).

  108. 27-03-2012 Murdoch firm used hacker site to target pay-TV rival

    A News Corporation company recruited a pay-TV "pirate" to post hacked details of a rival's secret codes online, BBC Panorama has found.