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BBC director general defends universal funding for a strong BBC

Tony Hall, director-general of the BBC, has stressed that Britain would be diminished if the capacity and impact of the BBC is not sustained, amid renewed calls for a change to the licence fee.

Hall asserted that without protection BBC risks falling prey to global investors and 'American tastemakers'. However, with a robust strategy Hall said the BBC can continue as a vital point of unity at home and 'creative beacon' abroad.

Sohonet cloud service supports FITT recommendation

Global data management company Sohonet is offering IBM Cloud's SoftLayer infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platform to serve the colossal digital needs of the UK creative industries, supporting recommendations given by the Future of Innovation in Television Technology (FITT) Taskforce in 2014.

Humax first to deliver Freeview Play recorder

Humax will be the first digital set-top box manufacturer to deliver the Freeview Play connected TV service, which combines catch-up TV, on-demand services and live television.

The new Humax Freeview Play boxes, to be released later this year, will support HD content and feature wireless broadband connectivity to access Freeview Play's range of catch up services, which includes BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4oD and Demand 5.