Even before NowTV, television was changing. TV programs are bigger, better and more star studded than ever. Whether it’s…
In 1969 as controller of BBC 2, David Attenborough commissioned the acclaimed arts series Civilisation, partly as a means of showing off the station’s new UHF television service. It feels serendipity has nudged me towards Attenborough this week, as he’s back on our screens with a new program, Planet Earth 2, that is redefining the entire documentary genre. It has been filmed in Ultra-High-Definition and the teasing segment the BBC has made available of the 4K content is as mesmerising as it is dramatic. I needed to watch Planet Earth 2, and Sony have just the TV for the job.
Television and how we watch it, is changing. We have more screens, from living room to tablet and there’s a growing stack of shows that include those we’ve always watched and new ones that someone’s suggested we’ll love. Watching television shouldn’t be a chore. It should be intuitive and accessible ensuring that we get the most important thing out of the experience, entertainment.
Samsung, the very last producer of Plasma TVs, have officially called it quits on production.
Mavshack.com, the video on-demand streaming company has agreed a partnership with MyPhone, the leading distributor of phones in the Philippines. Mavshack is a leader in streaming local content to global populations and Mavshack Philippines is the first of several content channels being delivered worldwide. Mavshack operate a multi-platform service similar to Netflix in the Philippines, costing around 210 Philippine Pesos, the equivalent of five dollars per month.