WorldTV comes out of Beta next week

Posted by on Apr 23, 2011 in Change Log | 11 comments

It’s taken us 4 years and almost half-a-million lines of computer code, but we’re now very close to the major milestone of our v1.0 release. If all goes to plan, a new WorldTV will be released to the world in just over a week’s time. In this text we delve under the hood of WorldTV’s plans for this release, give you a sneak peak into the exciting new features coming your way, and answer the question on everyone’s lips… Just what the heck does ‘beta’ mean anyway? So what’s in store for v1.0...

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Alternative Royal Wedding Broadcast

Posted by on Apr 23, 2011 in Events | 0 comments

This Friday is of course the Royal Wedding, in case somehow you’ve missed this news. Here at WorldTV we’ll be providing an exclusive alternative to the traditional coverage in the form of an innovative live webcast, brought to you in conjunction with Comedy Plaza. You’ll get to see the Royal Wedding, live, but with a twist. Providing the commentary will be some of the UK’s finest comedians, in a grand ad-libbed experiment. So if you get bored of the regular coverage, switch over to worldtv.com/live for a light-hearted...

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WorldTV Competition Winners Announced!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 in General News | 5 comments

It took us a little longer than anticipated but we’re thrilled to finally reveal the 3 lucky winners of our WorldTV ‘Become a TV Mogul Contest’. We had entries from literally all over the world and it’s been great fun going through everyone’s channels. There was a real variety of content and it was tough to pick just three winners. Here goes… The Winners VentureCupTV VentureCupTV is a channel about Entrepreneurship from Denmark. The stories focus on entrepreneurs in Denmark and wider afield in Europe. We...

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WorldTV hits Quarter of a Million Channels!

Posted by on Feb 16, 2011 in General News | 19 comments

WorldTV hit a major milestone this week with the creation of the 250,000th channel on WorldTV. We’re preeeety sure that makes us the largest TV network in the World… we really should start marketing our service as such. In any event… we’re thrilled, and our next major milestone will be the official release of WorldTV v1.0 which is planned for the end of April. Thanks to all of you for your continued...

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New Embeddable Player Design – “Minimal”

Posted by on Dec 15, 2010 in Change Log | 5 comments

Today we’re releasing a brand new player design for all of you fine people who love to embed videos from your WorldTV collection on other websites. Our new ‘Minimal’ player is stylish, contemporary and perfect for embedding your entire WorldTV channel, or individual clips from your library. The choice is up to you. The new player comes with several customization options and is available right now in your Editor under the ‘Promote’ tab. We think it’s our best player...

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WorldTV.com launches “Become a TV Mogul” competition

Posted by on Dec 1, 2010 in General News | 22 comments

**COMPETITION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC 31st!!** Have you ever wanted to have your own channel on TV? Ever wanted to become your own media mogul? Well now’s your chance… WorldTV offers the world’s leading platform for individuals and groups to create their own TV channel on the web. Now WorldTV is offering 3 lucky winners the opportunity to get their channel onto TV – for real. Using WorldTV’s insanely easy-to-use video platform, anyone can create a TV channel out of a collection of video clips. WorldTV turns...

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WorldTV Performance for Embeddable Players Increased

Posted by on Oct 18, 2010 in Change Log | 8 comments

The growth of our service recently has surprised even us and we’ve just added significantly increased server capacity which will benefit users of our embeddable players. The launch of a new, improved style of embeddable player has resonated with our users and we’re now seeing 3 years of viewing every single day. That’s more than MTV in the UK, More4+1 or even Sky Sports 3! With 3x the capacity now for our embeddable servers, users should notice improved performance, greater speed and generally improved...

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Two New Supported Sites- MyDamnChannel and Ku6.com

Posted by on Oct 15, 2010 in Change Log | 3 comments

We are excited to announce two superb new additions to our supported sites which are from very different parts of the world (USA and China) with both being extremely popular in their respective countries. The first one is the most excellent MyDamnChannel. The site enables musicians, film producers, performers, comedians and brands to co-produce original series-style content, get it out there to the masses and monetize it. The site has launched some of the most hilarious and popular web comedy series including: the Ikea sponsored Easy to...

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Minor change to WorldTV Interface

Posted by on Sep 10, 2010 in Change Log | 11 comments

We’ve moved the navigation bar on WorldTV channels up a little bit to comply with YouTube Terms of Service, and to ensure that ads are not covered up by the navigation bar. We’ve also moved the position of the Channel Logo to the top-left position when YouTube videos are playing. All other aspects of the service are unaffected.

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Techcrunch article on WorldTV HD

Posted by on Aug 23, 2010 in Press Coverage | 1 comment

It’s always nice to get a little Techcrunch love and today Techcrunch covered our HD story in depth. Techcrunch Editor Mike Butcher described WorldTV as “funneling the world of web video as a TV like experience” and “like an iPhoto of videos”. He also described us as a “significant medium sized web publishing company within the UK online advertising industry”. Read the full article at...

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