Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Adobe Primetime, Turner Broadcasting, Aereo, FilmOn, Amazon Kindle Fire, Apple TV, Watch Disney Junior, MLS, AT&T, Broadpeak

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2013 (December 11th in New York City--Early-Bird Pricing Ends Monday, September 30th!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

  • Adobe Rolls Out Major Upgrade of its Adobe Primetime "TV Everywhere" Platform, Including New Analytics Capabilities and New Cloud DRM Service; New DRM Customers Include Comcast, HBO, Hulu
  • Turner Broadcasting Selects Adobe Primetime to Power its "TV Everywhere" Services; Will Initially Be Used for New TNT and TBS Apps and Web Sites, with Cartoon Network, TruTV, NBA League Pass, AdultSwim and Other Properties Slated to Follow Shortly; Deal also Sees Turner Using Adobe Primetime Dynamic Ad-Insertion Technology, PayTV Pass "Single Sign-On" Authentication, and DRM
  • In Expletive-Filled Series of Tweets, FilmOn Owner, Alki David, Accuses Rival TV-Placeshifting Service, Aereo, of Launching DDoS Attack
  • Aereo Announces Launches in Columbus, Cincinnati, Indianapolis and San Antonio
  • CEO Kanojia: Aereo's Subscriber Base Has Grown Tenfold in Last 3-4 Months
  • FilmOn Launches in Tampa, Florida, Despite Recent Court Orders Preventing it from Offering Big Four Networks in 70% of US; Is Now in 16 Markets
  • Amazon's New Kindle Fire HDX Offers "Second Screen" Functionality, Supports Offline Viewing of Amazon Prime Instant Video Titles
  • Apple Re-Releases Apple TV 6.0 Software Update, Unveils New "Touch-to-Setup" Feature for iOS7-Equipped Users
  • Watch Disney Junior, Major League Soccer Launch on Apple TV
  • Report: AT&T Planning LTE-Broadcast Network Designed for Live Video
  • Icelandic Telco, Siminn, Taps Broadpeak to Power New Multiscreen OTT TV Offering



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