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Smallscreen: TV on demand

Soon we will be able to watch the internet’s television-on-demand services on our TV sets. What will this do to our viewing habits?

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The peace and certainty of our television viewing is about to be shattered. We’ve coped with the introduction of multi-channel television via aerial, cable and satellite. We’re well into the habit of time-shifting with devices such as Sky+. We’ve upgraded to high-definition without too much trauma. But from next year the internet, with its chaotic profusion of content, will become available on our television sets. Project Canvas will launch in early 2011, probably under the name of YouView. It is a partnership between terrestrial broadcasters (BBC, ITV, C4 and Five)…

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