TV since 1981

2007

January
Start of new BBC 10 year charter period
March
Sky launches Sky Anytime TV, a VOD service on the DSat platform
April
BARB issues Invitations To Tender for 2010 contracts
May
BT launches BT Vision, a service combining Freeview, PVR and on demand TV via broadband
June
BBC, ITV and Channel 4 announce a joint venture for a shared online VOD service, 'Project Kangaroo'
October
Copeland in Cumbria becomes the first borough in the UK to have its analogue television transmission switched over to digital
November
BMWG (Broadband Measurement Working Group) announced involving broadcasters and industry bodies (including BARB) to develop a common approach to measuring on-line video content viewing
December
17th - BARB awards new contracts to Ipsos MORI, RSMB and TNS for the BARB service from 2010