Sky Sports

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 10/6/15 (VI): Showtime, Simple.tv, Simulmedia, Sky Sports, Skype, Snapchat, SpotX, Starz, Streamup, Roku, Synacor, Tastemade, ThinkAnalytics, TiVo, TCM, Twitch

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2015 (December 3rd at the SVA Theatre in New York City-- purchase your Fall Discount tickets here! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Senate Commerce Committee Postpones Hearing on Future of Video Showtime's Standalone OTT Service Launches on Amazon Fire and Android Devices Simple.tv to Launch "ShowDrive" Cloud DVR New Partnership Will See TiVo Research Providing Independent Verification...

BT in Deal to Offer Sky Sports 1 and 2 on its Hybrid DTT/IPTV Service, BT Vision

UK incumbent telco, BT , said Monday that it has signed a contract with BSkyB for the wholesale supply of the latter's Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 channels. The channels will be made available, via digital terrestrial, on BT's hybrid DTT/IP platform, BT Vision, the IP element of which is powered by Microsoft's Mediaroom software. They are slated to launch August 1st--i.e. in time for the August 14th kickoff of the UK Premier...