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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 2/3/15 (VI): Rovi, Samsung, Comcast, Shazam, shomi, SPE, Twitter, Disney, CBS, Sky News, smartclip, Toshiba, Snapchat, Showtime, TabletTV, Telstra

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 2014 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...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 8/19/14 (V): Xbox Studios, Warner Bros, BBC iPlayer, NCTA, NCTC, NFL, Netflix, Nielsen, Ofcom, Ooyala, Telstra, Otoy, Pace, Sarah Palin, Peel, Pinterest

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT 2014 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 up...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 2/10/14 (II): Ericsson, Azuki, Facebook, Google Chromecast, Telstra, NBC, Twitter, Netflix, Hulu, Alticast, Espial, S3 Group, RDK, Roku, Verizon, Viddler, Vungle, Freeview

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: Ericsson Acquires "TV Everywhere" Delivery Platform Provider, Azuki Systems; Azuki "Complements" Mediaroom IPTV Platform,...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Mozilla, Panasonic, MTV, Nagra OpenTV 5, NBCU, NowThis News, NeuLion, Octoshape, Comigo, OneTwoSee, Ooyala, Jinni, Telstra, Opera

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 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): GlobeCast, itsmy, Jackson Fish Market, LG, Phillips, metaio, Ooyala, Telstra, Wimbledon, Pac-12 Network

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting has been on hiatus for the past few weeks, because our editorial team has been working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We plan to cover the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and then to resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a couple of weeks to catch up with...

Telstra Using thePlatform's mpx as the Central Video Management System for its Connected-TV Offering

Comcast-owned white-label video publishing company, thePlatform , said Thursday that it has been tapped by Australian telco, Telstra , to provide the central video management system for the latter's BigPond TV service across IP-connected devices. The new multi-year deal between the companies builds on an earlier deal that was limited to Telstra BigPond's Web-only movie service.

Pay-TV Operator, Foxtel, to Offer 30 Channels Over-The-Top on Telstra's T-Box Hybrid-TV Platform

Telstra Launches Seven Live Streaming TV Channels on Samsung and LG Connected-TV Devices

--Channels Are Powered by Widevine's Video Optimization Technology
Australian telco, Telstra , has launched seven live streaming 24/7 channels from its IPTV service, BigPond TV, on connected TV's from LG Electronics and on connected TV's, Blu-ray players and home theater systems from Samsung. The channels are accessed via LG's NetCast and Samsung's Samsung Apps platforms.

The channels, which are offered free-of-charge and which are delivered over-the-top using adaptive bitrate technology from video optimization and content security specialist, Widevine (thus avoiding...

News Round-Up

--AirTies, GooMe Interactive in OTT Partnership
--Brightcove Tapped to Power New Finnish Broadband TV Service
--Analyst: EchoStar May Buy TiVo
--Google Launches Search Stories Video Creator
--Juniper to Acquire Ankeena
--Telstra in OTT Deal with LG Electronics, ABC (Australia) in OTT Deal with Sony
--Netflix's New Deals with Fox, Universal Impose 28-Day Delay on Streaming New Releases
--ninemsn Launches Catch-Up TV Service
--Visible Measures to Support HTML5 Video Measurement
--Wowza, Digital Rapids in Three-Screen Video Partnership
Here is a round-up of some other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: AirTies and GooMe Interactive have announced a joint OTT solution, consisting of 1) an AirTies set-top box with advanced graphics capabilities, supporting pause-live-TV and progressive download via Flash memory (i.e. without the need for a hard drive), and 2) GooMe's M Cube platform, which the company bills as "a content management system that allows the...