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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 2/6/14 (V): Verizon, Viacom, TWC, Viki, Viggle, Dijit Media, Vimeo, Watchup, YouTube, YouView, S4C, BT, BBC, zeebox, Swrve

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: Verizon Demo's LTE Multicast Service during Super Bowl; Service Billed as Allowing Uninterrupted...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Amazon, AT&T U-verse, Stingray Digital, AwesomenessTV, BBC, S4C, blinkx, Grab Media, Bravo Media, Broadpeak

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 Headlines Round-Up (II): BBC TV Application Layer, BBC iPlayer, "The Voice," BBC Red Button, S4C, Blip, blurbIQ, Boxee, Brainient, VeNA, Bright House Networks

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 ( June 25th-26th in San Francisco--Early-Bird Registration ends midnight Sunday! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: BBC to Make TV Application Layer Open Source, in Effort to Facilitate Development of Connected-TV Apps BBC Commissions Six Original Dramas Exclusively for BBC iPlayer BBC One Sitcom, "Car Share," to Premiere on BBC iPlayer BBC to Offer...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): Canal Digital, NDS (Cisco), Ofcom, ATVOD, OnLive, Lauder Partners, Qtel, Avail-TVN, On Demand Group, Dish, Rentrak, S4C, Sky, YouView

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...

BBC Relaunches iPlayer with Simplified User Experience, New Personalization and Social Features

--Service Will Provide Links to Broadband Video Services from ITV, Channel 4, S4C, Five, Arqiva
The BBC on Wednesday unveiled a new beta version of its broadband VOD/OTT service, the BBC iPlayer , that features 1) what the corporation calls a "simplified and intuitive" user experience that is intended to make it easier to find content on the service; 2) personalization options that the corporation says will allow users to "create their own iPlayer experience"; and 3) social media integration. A new mobile version of the iPlayer is expected to...

S4C Taps Ensequence to Create and Deploy Interactive TV Services on Freeview and Sky

--Ensequence Using S&T's MHEG Presenter to Deliver ITV Services to Freeview
Portland, Oregon-based interactive TV authoring solutions provider, Ensequence , announced Monday that it has been chosen by Welsh-language broadcaster, S4C , to create and deploy interactive TV services for the UK's Freeview free-to-air digital terrestrial and Sky pay-TV digital satellite platforms. The new deal represents Ensequence's first multiplatform deployment in the UK. Ensequence says that it has selected MHEG Presenter technology from Strategy & Technology to deliver the interactive TV services it is providing on...