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Interactive TV News Roundup May 1, 2014

By Steve Donohue , for [itvt] AT&T “approached” top satellite TV provider DirecTV to discuss a merger that could value DirecTV at $40 billion, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. More ActiveVideo said that Cablevision will deploy its CloudTV Adcast platform later this year. American Express will run interactive ads delivered in HTML5, and launch an interactive TV app called "Amex NOW." More Google told media buyers attending its NewFronts presentation that...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Roku, Blockbuster, Rovi, Boxfish, mPortal, Muzu, DivX, LG Electronics, Samsung, SeaChange International, SecondSync

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 ( June 25th-26th in San Francisco -- Super-Early-Bird Registration ends midnight Thursday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Blockbuster On Demand Launches on Roku Rovi Expands its Rovi Advertising Service to Support Integration of Advanced Display and Video Advertising in Mobile-Phone, Tablet and Connected-TV Apps; Participants in New In-App Advertising Trial Program Include Boxfish, mPortal,...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Nielsen, Facebook, Netflix, Oscars, Packet Ship, Prospect Park, TOLN, Hulu, iTunes, Roku, SeaChange International

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 earlier this month by CES 2013--we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VII): Oscars, Disney/ABC Digital Media, Panasonic, HSN, Redbox, Verizon, SeaChange International

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...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): TiVo, SeaChange International, Univision, Mixpo, Verizon, Watchitoo, Oxygen Media, Wowza, MPEG-DASH, Yap.tv

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 (III): Rovi, Sky Italia, Columbus Communications, Panasonic, S3 Group, SeaChange International, Sky, Vevo, Ouya, You on Demand, Paramount

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...

SeaChange to Host TVOT NYC Intensive Workshop Session, "Putting T-Commerce into Play"

[itvt] is pleased to announce that SeaChange International will be hosting a workshop at TVOT NYC Intensive (December 5th, 730 Third Avenue at 45th Street on the 17th Floor, New York: view the schedule of sessions here ; purchase tickets here ). Entitled " Putting T-Commerce into Play: Mapping Today's Real-World Examples through to Multiscreen Transactions and Integrated Advertising ," the workshop will explore examples of t-commerce in action today, and attempt to identify near-term...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Nagra, Sigma Systems, On Demand Group, SeaChange International

--Nagra Bolsters its Ad-Targeting Capabilities via Acquisition of Sigma Systems' SIS Business
--On Demand Group Promotes Stephen Riome to Managing Director
--SeaChange International Announces its TelcoTV Exhibit Plans
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us a couple of days 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, please bear with us. Nagra...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): SocialGuide, SureWest, SeaChange International

--SocialGuide Releases Social-TV Ratings for Week of September 12th-18th
--SocialGuide Begins Tracking Social Media Activity around Movies
--SureWest Launches SeaChange's VODlink 5.0 Software Platform and Watch & Buy tCommerce App
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. SocialGuide has released its social-TV ratings for the week of September 12th-18th. "The most talked about show for the week on social networks like Twitter and Facebook was the '63rd Primetime Emmy Awards,' which also won the Primetime slot; and Fox, on which the Awards aired, was the most social network...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Pace, SeaChange International, Time Warner Cable, Slingbox

--Pace Launches HD Set-Tops that also Serve as IP Clients within Home Network
--SeaChange Reveals its IBC 2011 Exhibit Plans
--Time Warner Cable to Subsidize Slingbox Purchases for its Wideband Internet Customers
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 set-top box manufacturer, Pace , has launched a range of set-top boxes that it says can be used "as standalone HD set-top boxes or as IP clients within a home network," thus enabling operators "to supply a single set-top box now, but with...

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