Over the past few months the BBC has been busy rolling out its Connected Red Button service to Freeview TVs and, most recently, YouView set top boxes.
The service offers a range of internet-delivered programming, news and sport content and is used by the corporation to boost coverage of live events such as Glastonbury, Wimbledon and Formula 1.
It also integrates access to the iPlayer, allowing viewers to catch up on missed shows on their TV rather than on a computer or tablet.
The service debuted on Virgin Media’s TiVo service in December 2012 and the corporation has been adding it to more devices – including TVs from Samsung, Panasonic, LG and Sony – and platforms ever since.
As an internet enabled, BBC backed venture, many people were surprised that YouView lacked Connected Red Button support when the platform launched in July 2012.
However, after a promised Summer launch date was missed, a new software update released last week has finally added the feature.
Users may notice that the service is labelled ‘Beta’- signifying that it’s still in development by the BBC which says new features and enhancements will be added over time.
To help understand how they’re using the service and what they expect from it, the BBC is asking users to take part in a short online survey.
The survey is a good chance for Licence Fee payers to help shape a new service while it’s still in development so if you have a few minutes, pop along and share your thoughts.