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"The Virtual MSO" at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014

[itvt] is pleased to present a video recording of the TVOT 2014 session, " The Virtual MSO ." The session was described in the show brochure as follows:

"For years the MSO's wouldn't play in each others' sandboxes. It was just too expensive to build a second physical plant, and the big guys didn't want to be limited to anything less than 100% market share. Then a few smaller guys (like...

New NDS Solutions Bridge Pay-TV and OTT

--NDS SDP Enables Operators to Extend their Offerings to Companion Devices via Third-Party Apps
--Infinite TV Exchange Leverages OTT Delivery to Bring Special-Interest Channels to Operators' Line-Ups
NDS on Wednesday unveiled two new offerings: its Service Delivery Platform (SDP), an application development portal that it says "marries" digital TV platforms with OTT content; and the Infinite TV Exchange, a B2B content marketplace that is designed to connect service providers with content owners, in order to enable the creation of special-interest programming channels. According to the company, the NDS Service Delivery Platform is a fully scalable platform that enables TV operators to extend...

ActiveVideo Networks to Outline "iVOD" Concept at NCTA Cable Show

--Will also Use Show to Demo Range of CloudTV-Based Interactive TV Apps and Services
Cloud-based interactive TV specialist, ActiveVideo Networks , said Tuesday that it will use this week's NCTA Cable Show to showcase what it calls " iVOD "--which it describes as "a new strategic approach for providing the cable industry with a next-generation experience that unifies content across multiple platforms and brings new levels of personalization, recommendation and social networking to traditional on-demand television."

The company says that it will demo how its CloudTV...