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Published on January 27th, 2010 | by Christian Cawley

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Seesaw Internet TV

The new on demand Internet TV service Seesaw has entered the beta trial stage, aiming to be launching in March 2010 – with classic Doctor Who as one of the shows available on the platform, reports BBC News.

Based on the technology developed for the blocked BBC project Project Kangaroo, Seesaw – now owned by Arqiva who purchased the technology when the government’s Competition Commission blocked the BBC from benefitting from the platform – plans to ultimately run free and pay-per-view services.

Along with showing classic Doctor Who, Seesaw have signed a content deal with BBC Worldwide that also includes on-demand access to other shows such as Lark Rise to Candleford, and are reportedly in negotiation with Channel 4, Five and various US broadcasters fro other content.

Visit www.seesaw.com for more.

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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