STV Player Launches Across the UK

The catch up service from Scottish broadcaster STV, STV Player, is now available nationally across the UK.

1500 hours of free content are currently available on the service. With the service now available UK wide, Freeview Play has eight on demand players available for free.

STV is the ITV franchise holder for central and north Scotland, and is the only franchise not directly controlled by ITV itself.

Streaming Service Updates

Here is a summary of some changes which are taking place on online streaming services.

Freesports is joining the STV Player service, and will be available as a 24 hour online stream. For next 3 years, STV will be the exclusive advertising sales agent for Premier Sports’ online subscription services.

Now TV are implementing price increases this month. Most passes are affected, with the Sky Sports Day Pass rising by £1 to £9.99.

The sports streaming and on-demand service Eurosport Player is to arrive on Amzon Fire devices, as part of a collboration between Amazon and the channel’s owner Discovery. Amazon Fire TV, Fire tablets and Echo Show devices will be able to access the service across Europe.

And finally…

Amazon’s Prime streaming service crashed yesterday, affecting access to the US Open tennis competition. Services were restored by early evening.