Financials

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Movl, Mark Cuban, NDS, Bouygues Telecom, Ooyala

--Movl Receives $500,000 Investment from Mark Cuban, Plans to Launch Three New Apps
--NDS Provides Software Components, Professional Services for Bouygues' New IPTV Platform
--Ooyala Report Sees Strong Growth in Smartphone, Tablet, Connected-TV Viewing

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Amazon, Viacom, Lovefilm, BBC Red Button, Blip

--Amazon in Instant Streaming Deal with Viacom
--Senior Management Changes at Amazon's Lovefilm
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through February 19th
--Blip Raises $12 Million, Loses ".tv"

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Sling Media, Kindle Fire, Teletext Holidays, Humax, Turner, iStreamPlanet

--Sling Media Brings TV Placeshifting to Amazon's Kindle Fire Tablet
--Teletext Holidays Launches Interactive TV App on Humax's Internet-Connected Freeview HD STB's
--Turner Broadcasting Invests in OTT Video Company, iStreamPlanet

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Vevo, Videoplaza, Innovid

--CEO Caraeff: Vevo Generated $150 Million in Revenue in 2011, Is Profitable
--Videoplaza Raises $12 Million to Continue Expansion into Connected-TV and Mobile-TV Advertising
--Videoplaza Unveils New Interactive Video Ad Formats, Partners with Innovid for Interactive Video Ads

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Octoshape, Craftwork, SeaChange, Shaftesbury, Smokebomb, XMG

--Octoshape, Craftwork Form Strategic Partnership to Target OTT Video Market
--SeaChange to Cut Costs by $5 Million+, Primarily through Headcount Reduction
--Shaftesbury Films, Smokebomb Entertainment, XMG Studio Launch Interactive Sitcom for iOS Devices

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Sky, SnagFilms

--Sky to Launch New Internet-TV Service for All UK Consumers
--Sky Go to Launch on Android, Offer More Entertainment Channels
--OTT VOD Company, SnagFilms, Closes New Funding Round

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Panasonic, SocialGuide, Synacor

--Report: Panasonic to Exit US Cable Set-Top Box Business
--SocialGuide Seeking to Raise $500,000 to Fund Expansion, New Products
--"TV Everywhere" Specialist, Synacor, Hopes to Raise Up to $94 Million via IPO

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): BBC, BBC Worldwide, Comcast Media Center, Bluefin Labs

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through January 29th
--BBC Worldwide Taps Comcast Media Center for VOD Delivery of CBeebies
--Social-TV Analytics Company, Bluefin Labs, Raises $12 Million in Series-B Funding

Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Azuki, Showtime, BBC iPlayer, Brainient

--Azuki Powers Showtime's New "TV Everywhere" Service for iPad
--Mobiles, Tablets, Connected TV's Drive "Huge Spike" in BBC iPlayer Usage
--Interactive Video Advertising Company, Brainient, Raises $1.8 Million, Plans to Open NY Office

Due to the large volume of news generated by last week's 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): GetGlue, Google TV, OnLive, Hulu

--GetGlue Raises $12 Million, Reaches 2 Million Users, Updates iPhone App, GetGlue.com
--Google TV Integrates OnLive's Cloud Gaming Service
--Hulu Plus Now Has 1.5 Million Subs, Hulu to Invest Approximately $500 Million in Content This Year

Due to the large volume of news being generated by this week's 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): TransGaming, Oberon Media, Unruly, Visiware

--TransGaming to Acquire Oberon Media's Interactive TV and Connected TV Division
--Social Video Advertising Specialist, Unruly, Raises $25 Million
--Visiware Expands Connected-TV Distribution of its Playin'TV Interactive TV Games Channel
--Visiware Launches New Interactive TV Games Channels on Numericable

Because of the volume of news already being generated by next week's 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and because the [itvt] editorial team has a backlog of news to cover following TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 and our post-event vacation, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Cox, Entone, VTCI, httv, SindiTV

--Cox Launches iPad Streaming App
--Entone Powers Hybrid TV for VTCI
--France's httv Acquires Majority Stake in Singapore's SindiTV

Because the [itvt] editorial team has a backlog of news to cover following TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 and our post-event vacation, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): STMicroelectronics, Nagra (OpenTV), TiVo, AT&T, Charter

--STMicroelectronics Releases First Validated Drivers for Nagra's OpenTV 5 Middleware
--TiVo Secures $215+ Million Settlement of AT&T Patent Dispute
--Charter Launches TiVo Premiere in Texas

Because the [itvt] editorial team has a backlog of news to cover following TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 and our post-event vacation, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

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Netflix Loses 800,000 Subscribers in Third Quarter

-- Streaming Video Provider to Expand into UK, Ireland in 2012

 

Netflix said Monday that it lost about 800,000 subscribers during the third quarter, and the online video provider warned that it expects more customers to cancel their subscriptions during the fourth quarter. It ended the quarter with 23.79 million subscribers, down from 24.59 million subscribers it reported at the end of the second quarter.

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