MLB.TV Premium Now Available on Roku's Over-the-Top-TV Platform

--Roku Raises $13.4 Million from Menlo Ventures
Over-the-top-TV company, Roku , announced a deal with Monday night that will allow subscribers to the MLB.TV Premium service to watch live Major League Baseball games from across the US on its $99 Roku digital video player. MLB.TV is Roku's fifth announced content partner to date--the others being Netflix and Amazon Video On Demand, whose services are already available on the platform, and Mediafly and, whose services are expected to launch on the...

Mediafly in Over-the-Top-TV Deal with Roku

Mediafly , a company that offers a distribution platform for podcasts and other Internet multimedia series, said Monday that it has signed an over-the-top deal with Roku that sees it developing a version of its service for the latter's Roku Digital Video Player (note: the latter, which retails for $99.99, first came to prominence through an OTT partnership with Netflix that was announced in spring, 2008; it is also branded as the Netflix Player by...

Netflix in Over-the-Top-TV Deal with Sony Electronics

--Has Also Recently Signed OTT Deals with Microsoft, LG, Roku, Samsung, TiVo, Vizio
DVD rental service provider, Netflix , last week announced another over-the-top deal for its service with a consumer electronics company: starting in the fall, subscribers to Netflix's unlimited plan (priced from $8.99 per month) will be able to instantly watch more than 12,000 streamed movies and TV episodes on Sony Electronics' Bravia Internet-connected HDTV sets, as well as on previous Bravia models equipped with Sony's Bravia Internet video link module, the company said. The other...

Amazon Video On Demand Begins Offering HD Movies and TV Episodes

--Content can be Viewed on Roku, TiVo, Sony and Panasonic OTT Devices announced Tuesday that it is now offering HD versions of current TV shows and movies on its Amazon Video On Demand service. At launch, around 500 HD programs and movies (programs include "Californication," "The Tudors," "Smallville" and "Gossip Girl" and movies include "Frost/Nixon," "Twilight," and "Yes Man") are available on the service, from such content providers as Warner Bros. Entertainment, Sony Pictures, Paramount Pictures, MGM Studios, Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Showtime Networks.