TV Everywhere

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): GetGlue, Channel 4, MIG, Morega Systems

--Social-TV Check-In Service, GetGlue, Secures Deal with UK's Channel 4
--Mobile Interactive Group Publishes Research on "Social Participation TV"
--Morega Systems Awarded US Patent for its "TV Everywhere" Technology
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: US-based social-TV check-in service, GetGlue , has secured its first international deal: UK terrestrial broadcaster, Channel 4 , is partnering with the company to offer stickers and rewards for a number of shows on its digital channel, E4, including the new drama series, "Beaver Falls." "The cross-promotion coincides with the series...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable, Vision IPTV

--Suddenlink Trumpets Success of its "TV Everywhere" Service
--Time Warner Cable Taps Ex-Joost CEO to Head Web Services and Technology
--Vision IPTV Launches White-Label Video App for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: Cable operator Suddenlink is trumpeting the success of its "TV Everywhere" service, Suddenlink2Go, which launched just last month. "Suddenlink customers streamed video content through Suddenlink2GO more than 630,000 times last month, for a weekly average of nearly 160,000 streams," the company states in its press materials. "In addition, the number of...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- MobiTV to Distribute Univision Programming -- DirecTV Survey May Hint At New Online Video Service -- Migratory Teams with ANT to Build Apps for HbbTV Devices
Video clips from Univision programming will soon be available on mobile phones, following a deal the top U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster struck with MobiTV Inc. The agreement will allow AT&T , Verizon Wireless , Sprint and T-Mobile subscribers with smartphones and tablets to access Univision content. Several news shows, entertainment programs and telenovelas will distributed by MobiTV, including “Noticiero Univision," “El Gordo y la Flaca" “Asi es la Vida." More DirecTV may be developing a new...

Comcast and Time Warner Sign Long-Term "TV Everywhere" Agreement Covering Turner Networks

--Deal to Result in Live Streaming of Turner Networks for Comcast Subscribers Later This Year
Comcast and Time Warner said Tuesday that they have expanded their "TV Everywhere" partnership with a long-term agreement that will provide Comcast digital cable customers with online and mobile access to "hundreds of hours" of content from networks operated by Time Warner-subsidiary, Turner Broadcasting System, including TNT, TBS, CNN, HLN, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim (note: the "TV Everywhere" programming distribution model, which was originally championed by Time Warner chairman and...

Verizon FiOS TV Adds CNN and CNN Headline News to its "TV Everywhere" Line-Up

In a posting on its corporate blog, Tuesday, Verizon FiOS TV announced that it has expanded its "TV Everywhere" offering by making CNN 's main US channel and Headline News (HLN) companion channel available live online to authenticated subscribers. (Note: the "TV Everywhere" distribution model--which was originally championed by Time Warner's chairman and CEO, Jeff Bewkes--seeks, via authentication technology, to make programming that pay-TV customers have already paid for through their cable, satellite or IPTV...

News Round-Up (VI): RCDb, Verimatrix, Rogers, Syabas, VBox

--RCDb, Verimatrix Team on Secure OTT Video Solution for Blu-ray Players
--Rogers' "TV Everywhere" Service Proving Popular, Will Shortly Offer Movie Rentals
--Syabas Teams with VBox to Enable Live TV Reception on Popcorn Hour OTT Device
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a few more days for us 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,...

News Round-Up (X): TiVo, Samsung, TV Genius, STV, Amino, HBO, Verizon FiOS TV

--TiVo, Samsung in Deal to Develop Advanced HD DVR
--TV Genius Selected by Scottish Broadcaster STV, Collaborates with Amino at IBC
--Cinemax "TV Everywhere" Service Now Available to Verizon FiOS TV Customers
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a couple of days for us 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,...

Comcast Works with Clicker Media to Provide Listings of its Online TV Episode and Movie Offerings

In a posting on its corporate blog, Monday, online video content discovery specialist, Clicker Media , a company often associated with the emerging Internet TV/cord-cutting phenomenon (note: the company recently also launched a social TV service, called Clicker Social, which it bills as "allow[ing] people to discover, share, rate, discuss, and check-in to shows on Clicker and third-party partner sites"), announced a collaboration with Comcast that sees the cable MSO making listings for its Xfinity...

News Round-Up (III): Cisco, ExtendMedia, Concurrent, Hillcrest Labs, LG Electronics, Sony

--Cisco to Acquire "TV Everywhere" Technology Provider, ExtendMedia
--Concurrent Hires Cisco, ANT Veterans to Bolster Multiscreen Strategy
--Hillcrest Labs in Freespace Deals with LG and Sony
Due to the large volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. Cisco Systems appears to be ramping up its presence in the emerging "TV Everywhere" space with the announcement that it will acquire multiscreen video-management software solutions provider, ExtendMedia (whose customers include AT&T, Bell Canada and Cablevision), in order to enable it to "help...

News Round-Up

--Report: Apple in Talks with Networks to Launch $0.99 Rental Service, Will Unveil iTV September 7th
--blinkx in Online Video Partnership with AccuWeather.com
--DISH Network Officially Announces DishOnline TV Everywhere Service
--FoxSoccer.tv to Offer More Games, Multiple New Enhancements
--Tremor Media to Support HTML5
Here are some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: Apple is in "advanced talks" with News Corp. that could result in iTunes users being able to rent Fox TV episodes--within 24 hours of their broadcast and with a 48-hour viewing window--for $0.99, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. According to the news service, the company--which has apparently abandoned earlier plans for a subscription-based TV service--is also in talks about implementing such a...

Pages