News Round-Up

--IPTV Set-Top Deals for ADB and Amino
--ANT Showcases Live HbbTV Implementation, Managed Service Portal
--China Deals for Concurrent and Harmonic Launches iPhone App
--NCTA Cable Show "My World" Exhibit to Feature Interactive TV Apps, Social TV, 3D TV and More
--Nielsen: Online Video Used as DVR, Not as Replacement for TV
--Ooyala to Power Broadband Video for
Here is a round-up of some of other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: ADB has announced that Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) is deploying its set-top boxes to support a new IPTV service. Amino Communications has announced that it has secured a contract to deliver HD set-top boxes to Mahaska Communication Group , a triple-play provider serving the city of Oskaloosa, Iowa. The company says...

ANT Surpasses 10 Million Units Deployed

--Launches IPTV Application-Development Community for its ANT Galio Platform
--New Deals with Exterity, Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories
UK-based digital TV client software provider, ANT, announced last month that it has surpassed 10 million units deployed worldwide. It claims that the figure means that its ANT Fresco and ANT Galio products are now among the most widely deployed IPTV platforms in the world. Its operator customers include Chunghwa Telecom, France Telecom, Hansenet and Telecom Italia; it has also licensed its software to a number of well-known device manufacturers, including Amino, Cisco, Coship, Daewoo,...

>ANT's Galio Browser Selected by Unihan, Exterity, Coship

--ANT Names Jim Denenny GM for the Americas UK-based digital TV software company, ANT, has generated a fair
amount of news over the past few weeks: Unihan, a wholly owned subsidiary of AsusTek, has licensed the
company's ANT Galio Browser for its new set-top boxes. The first
customer for the new ANT-powered Unihan set-tops is Japanese
content delivery systems integrator and service provider, Cool.revo,
which is planning to launch new IPTV services in Q1, 2009. "We
selected ANT Galio Browser for our latest set-top box solution as it is
one of the most flexible solutions available," Unihan general manager,
Steve Huang, said in a prepared statement. "By using it, service