TV Everywhere

Time Warner and Comcast Unveil "TV Everywhere" Principles

--Comcast to Begin National Technical Trial of "On Demand Online" Service
Time Warner announced Wednesday that it has partnered with Comcast to develop "broad principles" for the "TV Everywhere" model to guide the distribution of its television content online (note: the "TV Everywhere" model, which has long been championed by Time Warner and its chairman and CEO, Jeff Bewkes, seeks to make programming that pay-TV customers have already paid for through their cable, satellite or IPTV subscriptions available to those customers on multiple platforms, and thus...

TBS Taps Andrew T. Heller to Coordinate "TV Everywhere" within Time Warner

Time Warner-owned Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) said Tuesday that it has promoted Andrew T. Heller, who previously served as the company's president of domestic distribution, to vice chairman, and tasked him with assuming "a coordinating role within Time Warner" on the "TV Everywhere" initiative. The initiative, which has been championed by Time Warner (see, for example, the article published on itvt.com, April 30th, on the update that Time Warner chairman and CEO, Jeff Bewkes, provided...

Time Warner's Bewkes Says Company is Working with "Several Distributors" on "TV Everywhere"

--Trial Slated for Second Half of the Year
During Time Warner's Q1 earnings call, Wednesday, the company's chairman and CEO, Jeff Bewkes, provided an update on "TV Everywhere," its initiative to make programming that pay-TV customers have already paid for through their cable, satellite or IPTV subscriptions available to those customers on broadband and mobile platforms. "The idea is simple," Bewkes explained. "If you subscribe to a TV channel at home you can watch it for free on broadband from any provider, wherever...

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