Cabovisao

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): HSN, Mass Relevance, Intel, Liberty Global, Horizon TV, Lovefilm, NBCUniversal, Nintendo, DHX Media, Cabovisao, Nagra, NHK

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...

Ericsson Powers VOD for Portuguese Cable Operator, Cabovisao

--Provides OTT Interactive TV Solution for Singaporean Media Company, MediaCorp
Ericsson said Monday that it has been tapped by Portuguese cable operator, Cabovisao , to power its VOD service. "We recognize that consumer behavior is changing and they are demanding more flexible television services," Alexandre Fonseca, Cabovisao's executive director of technology and systems said in a prepared statement. "Video-on-demand presents a significant opportunity for us to provide the viewing experience that our subscribers are increasingly looking for, so we are delighted to work with Ericsson for this important deployment. The Ericsson solution proved to be flexible and very cost-effective."