Wimbledon

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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): DirecTV, ESPN, BBC, Wimbledon

--DirecTV, ESPN Offer Interactive TV Coverage of Wimbledon Tennis
--ESPN Will Also Offer Wimbledon Coverage on Web and Mobile
--BBC Unveils Interactive TV Plans for Wimbledon
Due to the large volume of news generated over the past few days, we are covering today's stories in abbreviated round-up/summary form: DirecTV is teaming with ESPN to offer exclusive interactive TV coverage of the Wimbledon tennis championship. "ESPN Interactive TV will be enjoyed exclusively on DirecTV and extended this year by a day to include the first seven days of competition, culminating on the second Monday," ESPN states in its press materials. "The day,...

BBC's Interactive TV and Broadband Video Coverage of Wimbledon Proves Popular

The BBC on Monday released viewership statistics for its red-button and broadband video coverage of this year's Wimbledon tennis tournament. According to the corporation: 7.5 million digital viewers accessed its red-button Wimbledon service. The interactive TV service provided viewers with a choice of up to five live matches, plus a highlights service and replays of the championship's top matches (note: when there was coverage on BBC One and BBC Two, viewers on the UK's free-to-air...

BBC Unveils Red-Button Interactive TV Schedule for the Coming Weeks

--Highlights Include Wimbledon, Formula 1, "Springwatch Unsprung," "Psychoville"
The BBC announced Thursday the line-up of content that will be available through its red-button interactive TV service over the next few weeks. Here are some highlights: For this year's Wimbledon tennis tournament, BBC Red Button will offer digital viewers a choice of up to five live matches (note: when Wimbledon coverage is being broadcast on BBC One or BBC Two, the version of the service on the UK's free-to-air digital terrestrial platform, Freeview, will...