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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Verizon, Redbox, Virgin Media, TiVo, Yahoo!, CBS, YouTube, YouView, zeebox, Sky+, Ziggo, ActiveVideo

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 headlines format: CFO Shammo: Verizon "Very Close" to Launching its Streaming Joint Venture with Redbox Virgin Media's TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service Adds 205,900 Customers in Q3, for a Total of 1.14 Million; Company Reveals Plans to Launch "Virgin TV Anywhere" Service Yahoo!...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Octoshape, NetRange, Sky+, zeebox, Target, Thomson, Turner Sports, TVGuide.com, WitStream, Ustream, Verizon, ActiveVideo, TiVo, Redbox, Mattel

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--early-bird pricing ends this Sunday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format: Octoshape in Connected-TV Partnership with NetRange Sky Revamps its Sky+ DVR Service: New Features Include 7-Day Catch-Up, More Storage, zeebox-Powered iPad App for Second-Screen Interactive TV Retailer Target to Launch Tcommerce-Enabled Film, " Falling for You...

BSkyB Says Sky+ HD DVR Service Now in Over 1 Million Households

--Nearly One in Five UK and Irish Households Now Have a Sky+ DVR
--Sky Anytime Push-VOD Service Used by Over 1 Million Households Each Week
UK satellite-TV provider, BSkyB, announced Thursday that its Sky+ HD service has now been deployed in over a million Sky households (1,022 million, compared to 465,000 this time last year), following record sales in the first three months of 2009. The company says that the growing popularity of HDTV has also contributed to the rapid growth of its Sky+ DVR service, which is incorporated in all Sky+HD boxes: including the Sky+ HD customer base, Sky...

Sky+ Remote Record Now Available for iPhone, iPod Touch

UK satellite-TV provider, BSkyB, announced Tuesday that its Sky+ Remote Record application is now available on the Apple App Store. The app, which is offered free-of-charge, allows iPhone or iPod Touch users with a Sky+ or Sky+HD DVR to schedule recordings remotely. It provides those users with access to Sky's seven-day EPG, where they can browse listings by time, day or program name, and then select programs to record. Once a recording request has been...