Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo Networks, Cisco, Ziggo,, Admonsters, AMC, Animal Planet, Nook Video, BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, Windows Phone, Beenius, Humanlayer

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

  • Cloud-Based Interactive TV Specialist, ActiveVideo Networks, Appoints Cisco Exec., Murali Nemani, as SVP and Chief Marketing Officer
  • Dutch Cable Operator, Ziggo, Launches ActiveVideo-Powered Cloud-Based Interactive TV Service
  • Research from and Admonsters Finds that "TV and Online Advertising Are Finally Beginning to Merge"
  • Wide Availability through VOD, Netflix and iTunes Credited for Success of AMC's "The Walking Dead"
  • Animal Planet to Complement Broadcast Programming with Slate of Web-TV Shows
  • Barnes & Noble Announces New Content-Licensing Deals for its Nook Video Platform
  • BBC Names Neil MacIntosh Managing Editor for BBC Online and Red Button
  • BBC in Deal with Microsoft to Bring BBC iPlayer to Windows Phone Platform
  • Interactive TV Middleware Company, Beenius, Teams with Humanlayer on Smart-TV App; App Will Initially Be Available for Samsung Smart TV's

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