TV

The BBC by subscription

The BBC could be made to scrap the TV licence and charge a Netflix-style fee, the culture secretary has suggested. Nicky Morgan has opened the door to the BBC becoming a subscription service, saying she was “open-minded” about a change… Read More ›

Apple event 2019

Apple Arcade- £4.99 / month YES Apple TV+ – £4.99 / month YES New iPad- OK, may upgrade one day New Apple Watch- always wanted always-on display and now it is here. Still not buying one iPhone 11- very impressive… Read More ›

BritBox is not a Netflix rival

The BBC and ITV’s newly announced BritBox – a joint streaming service – is a bizarre example of British broadcasters deciding “to work together in the national interest”, to borrow a phrase currently popular in Westminster. Facing potentially ruinous competition… Read More ›