OPINION: Sky channel numbers and Smart TV

The ever changing world of television has been anticipating the arrival of Google TV and You View.
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Meanwhile, in the absence of Google TV and You View, the power and influence of the Sky EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) and a channels listing number remains crucial to a channel's development and commercial prospects.

The repertories of channels competing for children's viewing changed dramatically 15 years ago with the arrival of Turner and Viacom. Not only did Viacom bring Nickelodeon to the UK, but also MTV.

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New look for Turner channels

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