C-COR, Atlas Form VOD Advertising Partnership

C-COR, the company which last December acquired privately held VOD equipment provider, nCUBE, has entered a partnership with digital marketing technology provider, Atlas, under which the co

2Wire Ships New FTTN and FTTP Residential Gateways

2Wire says that it is shipping two new residential gateway products that are designed to connect to telcos' high-speed fiber networks, enabling high-bandwidth triple-play applications, such

*Breaking: BBC Broadcast in VOD Deal with Telewest

--Will Provide Encoding, Navigation Services, Barker Channels BBC Broadcast has signed a three-year deal with UK cable operator, Telewest, to provide encoding and navigation services, as well as barker channels (note: barker channels contain promotional content, such as movie trailers, and generally appear in a window on a VOD menu page), for the latter's new TV-on-demand service, Teleport. The deal will see BBC Broadcast creating a navigation system for the service, and ingesting, encoding and...

UK Broadcaster, Five, Offering Visiware ITV Games on a Trial Basis

--Also Plans to Trial Games from Other Companies
--Trials will Lead to Selection of an Exclusive ITV Games Partner UK commercial terrestrial broadcaster, Five, has launched a selection of interactive TV games from Paris-based Visiware on its ITV service on the Sky platform. Visiware will be one of several companies whose ITV games Five will trial, before selecting an exclusive games partner (note: the other companies' games are scheduled to launch shortly). According to...

Akimbo Launches "Queue-and-View" Service for DVR-Equipped Cable Set-Tops

Akimbo Systems has announced a new program designed to allow cable operators that provide their customers with DVR-equipped set- top boxes to offer those customers a selection of content fr

Anime Network Secures Five Carriage Deals for its SVOD Service

Japanese animation programmer, the Anime Network has secured five new carriage deals for its SVOD service --with BendBroadband, Click!

DirecTV Provides DVR Customers with Exclusive Preview of "Over There"

US satellite TV provider, DirecTV, provided customers of its "DirecTV DVR with TiVo" service with the first episode of the new Stephen Bochco-produced series, "Over There,&qu

Cox to Offer Fuse On Demand

Rainbow Media-owned music programmer, Fuse, has signed a deal with Cox to offer its Fuse On Demand VOD service on the latter's digital cable platform.

Cox Adds More Programming to its FreeZone VOD Service

Cox Communications has added programming from several cable networks to its advertising-driven, free VOD service, FreeZone. (Note: the latter launched in San Diego, Calif.

Q Television Extends Carriage Agreement with TWC of Maine to Include VOD

Q Television Network, a 24/7 premium channel targeted at the gay and lesbian community, has signed an enhancement to its original carriage agreement with Time Warner Cable of Maine that wil