Over the past year the low-cost broadband and TV provider has seen a steady flow of departures from what was once claimed to be the UK’s third largest pay-TV platform.
YouView combines traditional aerial received channels such as BBC One and ITV, with broadband delivered on-demand and catch-up content, plus additional pay channels from BT and TalkTalk.
The company’s original TV service launched in 2006 and provided customers with a Windows CE powered set top box able to receive and record Freeview channels as well as providing access to a range of subscription and pay per view on-demand content.
Pulling together a range of content from Sony Pictures Television’s POP, Tiny Pop and KIX channels, the player will offer seven day catch-up with scroll back and search functionality.
Gone are the old dark menu screens, in come transparent backgrounds which allow you to browse the EPG, flick through your recordings library and even change settings while keeping up with your chosen film or programme.