Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Aereo, CEA, Amazon Prime, Avail-TVN, Nook Video, BBC Red Button, Walmart, Boxee, BSkyB, BT Vision, "Cable Interacts," CableLabs

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format:

  • Controversial TV-Placeshifting Service, Aereo, Wins Support of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
  • Amazon Testing $7.99-per-Month Subscription for Amazon Prime
  • Argentina's Cablevision Taps Avail-TVN for VOD Launch
  • Barnes & Noble in Nook Video Deals with NBCUniversal, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
  • BBC Releases Red-Button Interactive TV Schedule through November 10th
  • Walmart to Offer Boxee's New Boxee TV Device in all its US Stores
  • UK High Court Rules that BSkyB's Now TV Brand Does Not Infringe on Hong Kong-Based PCCW's Brand
  • BT's Hybrid-TV Service, BT Vision, Adds 21,000 Subs in its Latest Fiscal Quarter; Service Now Has 750,000 Subs
  • "Cable Interacts" Event Invites Business Students to Create Marketing and Launch Plans for Interactive TV Services
  • CableLabs to Open New Testing and Certification Facility in Silicon Valley in Mid-2013

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