Verizon Launches FiOS HD VOD in More Markets

--Interactive Media Guide Now Available across Entire FiOS Footprint
US incumbent telco Verizon has launched HD VOD service in parts of
nine more states where it offers its FiOS TV service: California,
Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, eastern
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas (note: it has also announced
plans to launch it in Oregon in the near future). It initially launched the
service last December in Florida, Indiana, western Pennsylvania and
Virginia. It also recently expanded the service's content line-up via new
deals with CBS (note: the CBS deal allowed it to offer both SD and HD

NDS in Deals with DEN, Canal+, Viasat, ASTER

--MediaHighway Middleware Lets Canal+ Subs Transform HD STB's into DVR's News Corp.-owned conditional access and interactive TV technology
provider, NDS, has generated a fair amount of ITV-related news over
the past few weeks. Among the highlights: The company says that Digital Entertainment Networks (DEN), a new
entrant in the Indian digital cable space (note: the company already has
a pan-Indian analog cable service), has selected a suite...