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Interactive TV News Round-Up (IX): Virgin Media, Sky Anytime, Wattpad, beActive, Wowza

--Virgin Media Launches Sky Anytime on its VOD Platform and Online Media Player
--Wattpad, beActive Team on Transmedia Project, "Aisling's Diary"
--Wowza Releases New Version of its Wowza Media Server
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. UK cable operator, Virgin Media , has launched BSkyB' s Sky Anytime service on its VOD platform and its online player. "The addition of Sky Anytime on Virgin Media will increase what is already the largest collection of on-demand entertainment in the UK by over a third, to provide over 6,500...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): easeltv, Virgin Media, TiVo, Microsoft Xbox 360, Nielsen

--easeltv Tapped to Expand Apps Library for Virgin Media's TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service
--Microsoft Significantly Expands its TV Offering for Xbox 360
--Nielsen/NM Incite Study Finds Correlation between Social Media "Buzz" and TV Ratings
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Connected-TV apps developer, easeltv, says that it has extended its partnership with Virgin Media that sees it developing apps for the latter's TiVo-powered hybrid-TV service. "easeltv has already developed a core framework application which Virgin Media has adapted to create apps to promote the launch of the latest 'Harry Potter' movie,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Liberty Global, Virgin Media, TiVo, ONO

--Liberty Global Taps thePlatform to Power its "TV Everywhere" Services
--Virgin Media to Offer iPad-Based Companion App for its TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service
--TiVo Provides More Detail on its Planned Hybrid-TV Solution for Spain's ONO
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Virgin Media, TiVo, yap.TV, Zediva

--Virgin Media Says its TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service May Be Changing Customers' TV Habits
--yap.TV Launches Version 3.0 of its Social-TV App for iOS Devices
--Zediva Suspends Operations
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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, please bear with us. UK cable operator,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): TV Genius, Red Bee Media, Verismo, Virgin Media

--TV Genius Acquired by Red Bee Media
--Verismo Launches New Business Unit Focused on Entertainment Services
--Virgin Media Launches V Festival Interactive TV App on its TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Platform
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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, please bear with us. Media management company,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Virgin Media, TiVo, Nestle, YouTube, Zazum

--Virgin Media Launches Android App for its TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service
--Virgin Media Launches "Harry Potter" App on its TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service
--Nestle's Wonka Brand Launches Interactive Video Channel on YouTube
--Start-Up Zazum Unveils Its Automatic Content Recognition-Based Tcommerce Platform
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: UK cable operator, Virgin Media , has launched the Virgin Media TV Guide, a free Android app for its recently launched, TiVo-powered hybrid-TV service. The app allows customers to "browse the TV guide, see what's on over the next seven days and remotely set recordings from their mobile device," Virgin Media...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Verizon FiOS, Virgin Media, Spotify, Wired City, YouTube

--Verizon Resumes Roll-Out of Version 1.9 of its Interactive Media Guide
--Virgin Media to Offer Spotify on its TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service
--Funding Sought for "Internet Television Network," Wired City
--YouTube Invites Users to Check Out Experimental Re-Design of its Service
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: Verizon has resumed the roll-out of version 1.9 of its FiOS TV Interactive Media Guide, with launches in the Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay areas. The IMG 1.9 roll-out began in Harrisburg, PA, and Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, NY in April, but was then suspended so that the company could "make some...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): OIPF, Ryz Media, Virgin Media, TiVo

--OIPF Elects New President
--Ryz Media Launches Social-TV/Programming-Discovery/Remote-Control App, blinQ
--Virgin Media Launches First Ad Campaign for its TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service
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: The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) --an industry group that is attempting to bring together telcos, consumer electronics manufacturers, and network infrastructure providers, in order to develop specifications for an open, end-to-end solution that will facilitate development and deployment of interactive, personalized IPTV services-- has announced the election of Dr. Nilo Mitra...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): NDS, Time Warner Cable, Virgin Media, TiVo, Youku, Warner Bros.

--NDS Joins MoCA
--Time Warner Cable Northeast OH/Western PA Rolls Out ITV App for Ordering Premium Services
--Virgin Media Developing iPad Companion App for its Virgin Media TV Powered by TiVo Service
--China's Youku Signs Broadband VOD Deal with Warner Bros., Launches Premium Service
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: Interactive TV and conditional access technology provider, NDS , has joined the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) as an associate member. "NDS is engaged in a number of service provider projects featuring MoCA," MoCA explains in its press materials. "NDS is responsible for the middleware and user experience in Liberty Global's...

Tremor Media Recruits BSkyB, Virgin Media, Yahoo Veterans

-- Online Video Ad Network Pitching TV Advertisers Interactive 'vChoice' Formats
Tremor Media recruited ad-sales executives from Virgin Media , BSkyB and Yahoo to help draw TV advertisers in Europe to new interactive video ads that it is distributing online. The New York-based online video ad network named former Virgin Media and Sky executive Luke Phebey and former Virgin executive Matthew Godsmark national sales managers. It named former Yahoo executive Nina Buschmedia account manager. Tremor said its new sales executives will focus on showing TV advertisers...

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