TV since 1981

2000

February
Annual sale of widescreen TVs exceeds 1m
BARB commences measurement of ONDigital platform
March
First UK interactive TV ad (for Chicken Tonight) on digital satellite
May
BARB awards new contracts to Ipsos-RSL, RSMB and AGB SpA
August
BARB introduces Lifestage Classifications
September
Nick Phillips becomes Chairman of BARB, following the death of Sir Giles Shaw
Homechoice launched in London (including VOD service)
October
TiVo PVR launches in the UK
November
BARB commences measurement of digital cable platform