The YouView UK DTT + OTT hybrid service, originally developed as ‘Project Canvas’, has redesigned its platform and has moved to the cloud. A new HTML5-based interface will be rolled out across the UK. Every set top box provided by YouView’s shareholder partners TalkTalk and BT – as well as all original devices bought by retail customers since its launch in 2012 – will be upgraded. The service plans multi-room viewing later.
The group said that other benefits of the YouView upgrade include: