He told Media Week: "YouView is probably going to be the biggest thing on television since Sky launched."
Read Richard Desmond’s comments on YouView and wider media issues here.
Richard Desmond, founder of Northern & Shell and owner of Channel 5, believes the long-awaited internet TV service YouView is set to significantly shake-up the market, at the expense of Sky.
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The brand taps YouTuber Casey Neistat to give an acceptance speech for the selfie stick generation.
Starting next year, YouTube will stop allowing the 30-second unskippable ad and will focus instead on shorter formats.