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Visiware Launches New Version of its ITV Games Portal on Numericable

--Launches Games for Apple iPhone and iPod touch Paris-based interactive TV games company, Visiware, recently contacted [itvt] to let us know that it has launched a new version of its Playin'TV games portal on the networks of French cable operator, Numericable. According to the company, the portal--which is offered on Numericable channels 58 and 180 for a monthly fee of 5 Euros--now features a "more appealing" design, that can be adapted for occasions such as...

Two Way Media Secures IPTV Games Deal with Penki Kontinentai

UK-based interactive media company, Two Way Media (note: the company, which was originally called Two Way TV, recently rebranded, in order, it said, to "reflect its status as a company focused on creating and distributing cross-media TV shows and games"), says it has signed a licensing deal with Penki Kontinentai, a Lithuanian IPTV operator that claims to have around 25,000 subscribers. The deal sees the operator licensing a package of Two Way Media's puzzle and...

Jacked Trumpets Usage Numbers for its Big Ten Network ITV Service

--Secures New Deals with the NBA, New York Giants

LiveHive in Two-Screen Interactive TV Deal with Rogers Sportsnet

LiveHive Systems, an Ontario-based company that specializes in two-screen interactive TV solutions, has signed an agreement with Rogers Sportsnet to make a service based on its flagship NanoGaming platform available in conjunction with the latter's broadcasts of regional NHL games. The service, dubbed "Game in the Game," debuted October 12th and is being offered for the 2008/09 and 2009/10 hockey seasons. Viewers access it by logging into a dedicated area on the Rogers Sportsnet Web...

Visiware Launches New Version of its ITV Games Portal on Numericable

Paris-based interactive TV games company, Visiware, recently contacted [itvt] to let us know that it has launched a new version of its Playin'TV games portal on the networks of French cable operator, Numericable. According to the company, the portal--which is offered on Numericable channels 58 and 180 for a monthly fee of 5 Euros--now features a "more appealing" design, that can be adapted for occasions such as Christmas or Valentine's Day; a simpler and more...

Two Way Media Secures IPTV Games Deal with Penki Kontinentai

UK-based interactive media company, Two Way Media (note: the company, which was originally called Two Way TV, recently rebranded, in order, it said, to "reflect its status as a company focused on creating and distributing cross-media TV shows and games"), says it has signed a licensing deal with Penki Kontinentai, a Lithuanian IPTV operator that claims to have around 25,000 subscribers. The deal sees the operator licensing a package of Two Way Media's puzzle and...

Win Gaming Media Sells MIXTV Assets to Playtech

Interactive TV gaming company, Win Gaming Media, has sold the assets of its subsidiary, MIXTV, to Playtech, a company that specializes in developing and licensing software for the online gaming industry. The deal between the companies also sees them signing a license and service agreement for Win Gaming's UK-based subsidiary, Two Way Gaming (note: Win Gaming's partner in Two Way Gaming is UK-based interactive TV formats developer, Two Way Media), under which Playtech has granted...

Two Way Media in Latin American Participation-TV Deal with NetPeople

UK-based interactive media company, Two Way Media (note: the
company, which was originally called Two Way TV, recently
rebranded, in order, it said, to "reflect its status as a company focused
on creating and distributing cross-media TV shows and games"), has
formed a partnership with Latin American mobile content and SMS
specialist, NetPeople, to distribute its participation-TV game shows
across that region. The first deal to result from the companies' new
partnership is with Panamanian channel, Tele7, which is owned by
MedCom: since last month, the channel has been airing localized
versions of Two Way Media game shows, including "Hangit?" and

Foxtel Launches Music Trivia ITV Game on its Gamesworld Service

Australian pay-TV provider, Foxtel (note: the company offers an array
of interactive TV services, powered by OpenTV middleware),
contacted [itvt] earlier this month to let us know that it has launched a
new ITV game on its Gamesworld service. Entitled MAX Music Trivia
and developed by Two Way TV Australia (note: the latter holds the
rights to various ITV games and games technologies developed by
UK-based Two Way Media), the new game can be accessed directly
via the Gamesworld portal or by pressing the red button while watching
the MAX music channel. "By introducing MAX Music Trivia, Foxtel is
providing a fantastic new interactive quiz for music buffs," stated
Foxtel's executive director of sales and product development, Patrick

Accedo Broadband News:

--Partners with Paramount for Interactive TV Games

--Partnership with Ekioh Enables Support for SVG Technology

--Launches "Web 2.0" Applications at IBC

--Launches ITV Games on Sharp AQUOS Net TV Sets

Accedo Broadband, an aggregator and distributor of interactive TV
applications and content for IPTV and broadband-connected consumer
electronics devices (note: the company, which was founded by telecom
and media entrepreneurs, Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson, offers
a range of applications, including game, quiz, puzzle, video-art,
karaoke, weather, communications and user-generated content apps; it
has deals in place to provide games packages to a line-up of customers
that includes BT, Inuk, and PCCW), has generated a fair amount of

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