Financials

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.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VIII): Visible Measures, YouTube, YouView

--Social Video Analytics and Advertising Company, Visible Measures, Raises $13 Million
--YouTube Adds 2D-3D Conversion, Video-Creation Tools; Lets Verified Users Upload Long-Form Video
--YouView Appoints CTO

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format.

Wes Williams on Netflix's "Qwikster" Announcement

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): SeaChange, Comcast, S&T, Synacor, Grab Networks, SyncTV

--SeaChange Releases Fiscal Q2 Results, Is Powering Comcast's New Hybrid STB's
--S&T Reveals IBC 2011 Exhibit Plans, Secures Deals with Arion, Airwave Europe
--Synacor Partners with Grab Networks to Expand its Video Library
--SyncTV Trumpets Customer Wins, Announces IBC Exhibit Plans

Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011--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 (VI): LG, Miso, DirecTV, MobiTV

--New LG PenTouch TV's Let Viewers Interact with the Screen via a Stylus
--Miso Teams with DirecTV to Launch Broadcast-Synchronized Social-TV App
--MobiTV Planning IPO

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011, 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.

TVOT NYC INTENSIVE 2011 SUPER EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS MIDNIGHT TONIGHT

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Innovid, MOG, Boxee

--Interactive Video Advertising Company, Innovid, Raises $9.5 Million in Series-B Funding
--MOG Launches Streaming Music App on Boxee Box

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011, 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 (VI): SMK, Movea, Softel, Taboola

--SMK Europe Integrates Movea Gesture-Recognition Tech into New RemoPad Remote Control
--Softel Publishes Guide to Subtitling and Captioning in Complex Workflows
--Video Recommendations Company, Taboola, Raises $9 Million in New Funding

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011, 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.

TVOT NYC INTENSIVE 2011 SUPER EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY NIGHT

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): AdoTube, Evidon, BBC, Brightcove

--AdoTube Implements Evidon's Privacy-Compliance Solution for In-Stream Advertising
--BBC to Phase Out its Red-Button Video Services
--Brightcove Seeks to Raise $50 Million via IPO

Because the [itvt] editorial team is catching up with a backlog of news--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011--we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): News Corp., Permira, NDS, Orange, Percy3D

--Report: News Corp., Permira Planning New York IPO for NDS
--Orange Launches ACR-Based Social-TV App for iPhone
--PercyFX Lets Users Embed 3D Text in Movie Clips

Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format:

Shazam Raises $32 Million to Continue its Expansion into Interactive TV

Audio-based automatic content recognition (ACR) specialist, Shazam (note: the London-based company is best known for offering a mobile application that consumers can use to identify music, as well as TV shows and other content--a process it calls "tagging"), said Wednesday that it has raised $32 million in a funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Institutional Venture Partners, with the participation of existing investor, DN Capital.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): SeaChange International, Sky News, Time Warner Cable

--Software Segment Drives SeaChange Fiscal Q4 Revenue Growth
--New Sky News iPad App Lets Users "Control Their Own Interactive News Service"
--Time Warner Cable Restores Channels to iPad App after "Overwhelming" Demand Causes it to Crash

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy this week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. Once again, we anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): SeeSaw, Sony UK, Moshcam, Time Warner Cable, NBC, TiVo

--SeeSaw CEO Steps Down
--Sony UK Offering Moshcam's Live Video Music Channel on its Connected-TV Platform
--Time Warner Cable Launches NBC Full Season Catch-Up on its VOD Platform
--TiVo Plans $120 Million Private Offering

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy this week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. Once again, we anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Brightcove, TubeMogul, Cablevision, Comcast, CMC, FUNimation

--Brightcove, TubeMogul Release Latest Quarterly Report on Online Video Usage
--RS-DVR Lets Cablevision Reduce its STB Spending; COO Outlines Cable-as-an-App and iPad Plans
--Comcast Says its 3D VOD Content Has Generated over 1 Million Views
--FUNimation Channel Offering Subscription and Transactional VOD through Comcast Media Center

Due to the large volume of news generated over the past two days, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up format.

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