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Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): BBC, Hulu, Brightcove, Cablevision, ActiveVideo

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through February 25th
--BBC Worldwide in Japan Deal with Hulu, BBC Reveals Multiplatform Plans for "The Voice"
--Brightcove Raises $55 Million via NASDAQ IPO
--Cablevision Subs Playing 10 Million ActiveVideo TAG Games Each Month
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. The BBC has released the schedule of programming and interactive content that will be available via the BBC Red Button service through February 25th. In other BBC news: 1) The corporation's commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, says that it has become the first UK distributor to license content to Hulu...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Canoe Ventures, ANA, Cisco, Clik

--Canoe, ANA Release Findings from Year-Long "CEE MEE" Study of Interactive TV Effectiveness
--Report: Cisco Looking to Sell its Set-Top Box Business
--Clik Enables Smartphone/Tablet Apps that Communicate with Any Browser-Equipped Connected 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. Canoe Ventures and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) have released summary findings from their year-long collaborative study of interactive TV effectiveness. Dubbed CEE MEE, the research initiative is billed as aiming to "understand how the Connection, Emotion and Experience (CEE) of advanced television solutions, including ITV, relate to...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Comcast Media Center, Facebook, Viggle, Loyalize

--Comcast Media Center's HITS Unveils New Cloud-Based VOD Distribution Service
--CBS, CMT, "Daily Show," MSNBC, MTV News, "Today," GetGlue Launch Facebook Timeline Apps
--Function(x) (Viggle) Acquires Loyalize
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. Comcast Media Center's HITS operation has announced a new, cloud-based HITS On Demand content distribution network, which it says "makes thousands of titles from Comcast's content distribution platform available to third-party operators, without the need for them to upgrade their local storage...With the additional capacity of the CDN, operators...

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. Movl , the winner of Samsung's inaugural "Free the TV Challenge" (note: the company recently developed an app called Movl SwipeIt that allows users to stream content from their iOS or Android smartphone or tablet to their Samsung connected TV via a swiping motion--see the article published on itvt.com,...

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. Amazon.com last week announced a licensing agreement with Viacom that will help significantly expand the programming line-up for the streaming video service it offers to subscribers to its Amazon Prime service (note: for more on Amazon Prime Instant Video, see the article published on itvt.com, February 23rd, 2011). The...

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,...

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,...

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,...

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,...

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...

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