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Fries: Liberty Global may expand Netflix on TV beyond UK

By Steve Donohue, for [itvt]
Los Angeles – The Cable Show – Liberty Global is looking at launching Netflix TV apps in additional markets, and may also develop its own over-the-top video service, CEO Michael Fries said here Tuesday. Top British cable operator Virgin Media, which is controlled by Liberty, launched a Netflix app on TiVo DVRs in 2013 that allows subscribers to stream TV shows and movies on HDTVs. “If you want to watch Netflix, fine – you don’t...

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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): A+E Networks, Akamai, Apple TV, ATSC, BSkyB, Roku, CBS, Dish Network, Cisco

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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Aereo, Amazon, A+E Networks, Turner, Warner Bros., Samsung, Roku, Nintendo Wii U, CBS, Microsoft Xbox

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period--as well as the huge volume of news currently being generated by CES 2013--we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Accedo, Orange, thePlatform, ActiveVideo, Adap.tv. Adobe, A+E Networks

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period--as well as the huge volume of news currently being generated by CES 2013--we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date...

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