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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 2/21/14 (III): Massive Interactive, Channel 5, NBC, Amazon, thePlatform, Twitter, Vevo, Viki, YouTube, "Simon's Cat," Channel Frederator Network

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 ( June 10th-11th in San Francisco -- purchase your Super-Early-Bird Discount tickets here! ), and because we are catching up with a backlog of news (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: UK-Based TV Everywhere/Multiscreen Software and Design Company, Massive Interactive , Launches "Demand...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VI): Pereira & O'Dell, Intel, Toshiba, Publicis, Omnicom, Qwilt, Verimatrix, S3 Group, Samsung, LG, Sony, Showtime, Sky, Roku, Channel 5, Toon Goggles, Sling Media

As most of our readers are probably aware, [itvt]'s news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT 2013 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period, we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke). We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Sony, TiVo, STV, Channel 5, YouView

--New Sony Tablet Offers Remote-Control, Second-Screen/Social-TV Functionality
--TiVo Financial Results, Subscriber-Acquisition Totals Exceed Analyst Expectations
--TiVo Begins Taking Pre-Orders for TiVo Stream Device
--Scottish Broadcaster, STV, Launches App for UK's YouView Platform
--Channel 5's milkshake! Launches YouView App
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: Sony on Wednesday launched the Xperia Tablet S, an Android tablet that offers various features designed to facilitate its use in conjunction with TV watching. "Building on the popularity of the universal remote control feature in the previous model,...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Apple, YouTube, Apple TV, BBC Red Button, Channel 5, Facebook, "Big Brother," Cisco, Olympics, Discovery Networks International

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 Headlines Round-Up (I): BAMM.tv, BBC, Bemis Balkind, Blinkbox, Samsung, blinkx, Channel 4, Channel 5, Channel Master TV, Cisco, Conax

In order to catch up with the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past two weeks at IBC, IFA, CEDIA, IDF and beyond, we have prepared a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Multiplatform Music Video Programmer, BAMM.tv , Offers Artists Video Production Services BBC Unveils Plans for Online and Connected-TV Coverage of 2012 Olympics Bemis Balkind Taps Ex-Trailer Park Advanced Content Group President to...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Channel 5, "Big Brother," Entone, TCT, ACA

--UK's Channel 5 Launches iPad/iPhone App for "Big Brother" Shows
--Entone's FusionTV Hybrid-TV Solution Deployed by Wyoming Triple-Play Provider, TCT
--Entone Seeks to Capitalize on Smaller Operators' Concerns about Google's Motorola Acquisition
Because the [itvt] editorial team is catching up with a backlog of news--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. UK commercial terrestrial broadcaster, Channel 5 , has launched a free iPad/iPhone that will initially feature catch-up episodes from "Celebrity Big Brother," from the upcoming new season of the regular "Big Brother" show and from the "Big Brother" spin-off, "Big Brother's Bit on...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): MIG, Endemol, Facebook, Channel 5, NBC, Netflix

--Mobile Interactive Group Enables "Big Brother" Voting via Facebook Credits
--NBC.com Launches "Summer Videopalooza"
--Netflix to Launch Instant Streaming in Latin America, Caribbean
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: UK commercial terrestrial broadcaster, Channel 5 , is teaming with Mobile Interactive Group (MIG) , Endemol and Facebook to develop a Facebook app that will allow viewers to use Facebook Credits to pay to cast votes (either by Web or by smartphone) on the reality show, "Big Brother," New Media Age...

MIG Wins Extension of its Contract to Power Mobile Interactive TV Services for Channel 5

--Company Recently Launched New Platform, Secured Exclusive Three-Year Deal with ITV
Mobile Interactive Group (MIG) , a UK-based company that specializes in enabling mobile phone-based interactive TV experiences, said Monday that it has secured a two-year renewal of its contract with UK commercial terrestrial broadcaster, Channel 5 , to power all the latter's mobile interactive services. According to the company, the Channel 5 contract will see it: Implementing a mobile CRM strategy to encourage viewer interactivity and drive viewer loyalty. Driving participation in the broadcaster's flagship...