Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VI): Turner, NCAA, Twitter, SnappyTV, Univision, Vestel, Zappware, Viaccess-Orca, Viggle, Virgin Media, Concurrent, Harmonic, YouTube

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:

  • Turner Sports/NCAA "March Madness" iOS App Goes Live
  • Twitter, Turner Broadcasting Offering 15-Second Instant Replays from "March Madness" Games via Twitter Stream; Service Powered by SnappyTV
  • Univision Names John Kelly EVP of Digital Sales
  • Vestel Integrates Zappware's Nexx User Interface into its OTT Set-Top Boxes
  • Viaccess-Orca Tapped to Power Orange France's New Multiscreen Connected Platform
  • Israeli Satellite-TV Operator, Yes, Selects Viaccess-Orca's COMPASS Content-Discovery and Recommendation Platform
  • Rewards-Based Social-TV Company, Viggle, Secures $10 Million Line of Credit from Deutsche Bank
  • Virgin Media Selects Concurrent's MediaHawk VX CDN Solution, Harmonic's ProMedia Multiscreen Video Processing and Encoding Technology to Power its "Virgin TV Anywhere" Service; Service Available on PC's, Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones
  • Simon Cowell Launches Talent Competition, Ricky Gervais Revives "The Office's" David Brent on YouTube


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