AT&T U-verse

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): ABC, Yahoo!, comScore, Digisoft, Strategy & Technology, Dish Network, FCC, Disney, AT&T U-verse, "Downton Abbey"

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 generated last week 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 (II): Arris, Comcast RDK, AppCarousel, Motorola, AT&T U-verse, Audible Magic, Sling Media, Entropic, The Cheshire Duo, DG, Accelerated Media, Ensequence

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 News Round-Up (I): AT&T U-verse, Facebook, Comcast, Ericsson, Flipboard, Hillcrest Labs, Ooyala, Pac-12, Open IPTV Forum

--AT&T U-verse Launches "Facebook on TV" App
--Comcast Applies for Network DVR Patent
--Ericsson Finds 62% Use Social Media While Watching TV, Up 18 Percentage Points from Last Year
--Flipboard Launches Curated Video Sections
--Hillcrest Labs Launches Freespace MotionEngine Lite Gestural-Control Solution for Connected TV's
--Ooyala Powers Pac-12 Now App for iPad
--Open IPTV Forum Adds Five More Members
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City) , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format: AT&T U-verse on Wednesday unveiled an interactive/social TV app, dubbed Facebook on TV, that allows customers to access the social network while watching programming. "The Facebook on TV interactive app delivers an even better way to watch TV," the...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): AT&T U-verse, CBS, "Big Brother," Comcast, Scripps Networks, Delivery Agent, History Channel, Elemental Technologies, Hulu, Kinect, MobiTV

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ABC, Xbox Live, AT&T U-verse, BBC Red Button

--ABC Promotes "The River" via Interactive Experience on Xbox Live
--AT&T Launches U-verse iPad App
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through February 12th
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. ABC recently offered a Kinect -powered interactive experience on the Xbox Live platform, in order to drive interest in the series premiere of its show, "The River." "'The River' experience on Xbox Live allows viewers to go behind the scenes and uncover clues related to the disappearance of Dr...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Peel, Roku, Showtime, AT&T U-verse, Verizon FiOS

--Version 2.0 of Peel's iOS App Adds Social-TV Features
--Roku Launches in the UK and Ireland
--Roku Appoints Clive Hudson to Head Up its European Operations
--Showtime Anytime "TV Everywhere" Service Now Available on iPad
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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): AT&T U-verse, BBC, Facebook

--AT&T U-verse to Offer Multiview Apps for US Open, Paquete Espanol Programming Package
--BBC Worldwide Makes "Top Gear" Episodes Available for Rental on Facebook
--BBC Releases July iPlayer Stats; BBC Red Button Chief, John Denton, Steps Down
Because the [itvt] editorial team was recently on the road for several weeks--and has also 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 a few more 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...

Disney to Offer Free Preview of its Disney Family Movies Subscription VOD Service

--Fox to Offer Primetime Shows on Cox's MyPrimetime VOD Platform
Disney-ABC Domestic Television said Monday that its subscription VOD (SVOD) service, Disney Family Movies, has partnered with Comcast, Charter, Cox, AT&T U-verse, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS TV and various operators that are affiliates of VOD content distributor, Avail-TVN , to offer a free preview from Thursday, September 2nd through Monday, September 6th.

The free preview, which will be hosted by Phylicia Rashad, will offer a range of classic and contemporary Disney movies, including...

AT&T U-verse TV Rolls Out Enhancements to its DVR Service and its YP.com Interactive TV App

--EBIF-Based "Showtime Sports Interactive" HD App Makes Third Appearance on Verizon FiOS TV
AT&T said last week that, over the coming weeks, it will roll out several enhancements to the DVR service of its Microsoft Mediaroom-powered IPTV platform, U-verse TV, and also add new functionality to the platform's YP.com (Yellow Pages) interactive TV application.

According to the company, U-verse TV customers will shortly be able to place calls within the YP.com app. The app, which debuted back in 2007, allows viewers to enter their zip...

AT&T Launches New Interactive TV Apps, Media Share Functionality on its U-verse TV IPTV Service

AT&T on Monday announced two new interactive TV services and new "Media Share" functionality for its Microsoft Mediaroom-powered IPTV service, U-verse TV. The new ITV services are Multiview, which allows viewers to watch multiple channels at once; and TV Awards and New Shows, which is designed to keep viewers up-to-date on the fall season's award shows and premieres. The new Media Share feature, meanwhile, allows viewers to stream personal photos and music files from their...

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