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News Round-Up (IV): Irdeto, Sky Deutschland, Bluestreak, Aprico, Axel Springer, ivi, Mirada, Ericsson

--Irdeto Powers Sky Deutschland's New iPad VOD App, Demo's Interactive Social TV at IBC
--ivi Says "Technicalities in the Copyright Law" Let it Deliver Live TV Channels via the Internet
--Update: Mirada Integrates Navi EPG with Ericsson's IPTV Middleware
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a few more days for us 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 in this issue,...

News Round-Up (VI): Mirada, Ericsson, Nagravision (OpenTV), EchoStar Europe, NDS

--Mirada to Integrate Navi EPG with Ericsson's IPTV Middleware
--Nagravision Field-Tests OpenTV nX with Zon TVCabo, Ports OpenTV Middleware to New EchoStar Europe DVR
--NDS News: First Field Trial for Snowflake, Low-Cost DVR-Like STB's, PAKT Deal, Jungo USB Solution for STB's
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a couple of days for us 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 in this issue,...

Ericsson Launches MDN, Supporting Multichannel TV, VOD and OTT from Same Core Infrastructure

Ericsson on Tuesday launched the Ericsson Media Delivery Network (MDN), which it bills as a complete solution for the delivery of video over IP. According to the company, the Ericsson MDN is designed to allow operators to deploy solutions that overcome issues caused by increasing video traffic on their networks, and supports multichannel TV, VOD and OTT content from the same core infrastructure. By combining a content distribution network with Ericsson's broader TV portfolio, the...

Ericsson Unveils OpenStream Catalog Gateway for VOD Content Discovery

--Open Interface Works with Third-Party Recommendation Engines
Ericsson on Wednesday launched its OpenStream Catalog Gateway, a content discovery solution that the company claims will help operators better promote the content in their VOD libraries and differentiate their TV offerings.

Part of a line-up of Ericsson VOD solutions that includes the OpenStream Digital Services Platform, the OpenStream Catalog Gateway is billed by the company as an open interface that works with third-party recommendation engines and Web portals to provide personalized...

Multiplatform/Interactive TV News Round-Up (III)

--Deutsche Telekom, DISH Network, Google TV, Dreampark, DVB, Ensequence, Entone, Envivio, Epix, Ericsson, Espial, FCC, Freeview NZ, Frontier Communications
Since February 3rd, [itvt] Daily News has been on hiatus, while the [itvt] editorial team produced the TV of Tomorrow Show 2010 --and then took a few days off to recover. This is the third of eight round-up articles, in which we are covering some of the more significant developments in the multiplatform/interactive TV space that took place during our hiatus: Deutsche Telekom has announced the winners of its 2009 Deutsche Telekom Interactive TV Award...

News Round-Up

--Ericsson Drops Tandberg Brand, Announces "End-to-Endless Television"
--Muzu.tv in Multiple Syndication Deals, Partners with Interactive Ad Company, InSkin
--Nielsen to Merge Online Viewing into its C3 Ratings
--Recording Academy Planning Interactive Enhancements for Grammy Awards
--Verizon to Offer Streaming Radio to FiOS TV Customers
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show (March 3rd-4th in San Francisco) and on our new EBIF Intensive event (March 5th in San Francisco), we are covering a number of stories in this issue in summary form: Ericsson has now officially dropped the Tandberg Television brand (note: it acquired the latter company back in 2007) and has announced a "strategic approach" called "End-To-Endless Television" (E2E TV), which it...

Ericsson Unveils IMS-Integrated IPTV Middleware

At the TelcoTV show in Anaheim last month, Ericsson unveiled its new IPTV middleware to the US market. According to the company, the middleware forms the core of an end-to-end solution that is aligned with specifications set by the Open IPTV Forum, and is the first IPTV middleware solution to be pre-integrated with IMS (it also operates across traditional networks, the company says). Ericsson bills the end-to-end solution as combining various of its own products--including...

Ericsson Launches IMS-Integrated IPTV Middleware

--Sonaecom to Trial the New Platform

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