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Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Accedo Broadband, Roku, ActiveVideo, P&F, Philips, Amazon

--Accedo Broadband Launches Interactive TV Casual Games on Roku 2
--ActiveVideo's CloudTV Technology and TAG Games Now Available on Philips Connected-TV Sets
--Amazon Instant Video Now Offers 100,000+ Titles, Amazon Prime 9,000+ Titles
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks--as well as working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us a few more days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Comcast, CMC, Arris, Epix, Roku, Accedo Broadband

--Comcast Launches Xfinity Mobile App for BlackBerry
--CMC, Arris Enhance Features, Reduce Hardware Costs of VOD In A Box
--Epix Becomes Roku's First "Authenticated TV Channel"
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks--as well as working on our second annual TVOT NYC Intensive event--we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us a few more days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Lions Gate, Movieclips, YouTube, Roku

--Lions Gate Planning Early VOD Release of Taylor Lautner Vehicle, "Abduction"
--Movieclips in Deal to Bring 20,000+ HD Hollywood Movie Clips to YouTube
--Roku Secures $8 Million in New Funding
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us. Lions Gate Entertainment...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Netflix, Neulion, Roku

--Netflix Now Supported on 22 Android Smartphones and Tablets
--Neulion Powering Broadband Video for Billie Jean King's World TeamTennis League
--Next Generation of Roku's OTT Set-Tops Features Support for Casual Gaming
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: In a posting on its corporate blog, Wednesday, Netflix announced that it has just added support for its service on "a large number" of Android devices. According to Netflix's Android Market page, its service is now supported on the following Android smartphones and tablets: Casio G'zOne Commando C771 with Android 2.2,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (X): Verizon FiOS, Pandora, Vision IPTV, Roku, Visiware

--Verizon FiOS TV Launches Pandora Widget
--Vision IPTV Lets Broadcasters Deliver Video to Roku's OTT Platform
--Visiware Reveals its Exhibit Plans for IBC 2011
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: Verizon FiOS TV has launched Pandora 's streaming music service to subscribers in California, Texas and Virginia, and plans to roll it out in additional markets over the coming months. "FiOS TV subscribers can access their existing personalized radio stations from Pandora, or create a new account with the popular service...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Microsoft, Roku, Facebook, BYUtv

--Report: Microsoft to Launch Zune-Branded VOD Service for Xbox 360
--Roku Updates its Facebook Photos App with Video Support, Other New Features
--BYUtv Channel Launches on Roku
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: Microsoft is planning to launch a subscription VOD service for the Xbox 360 under its Zune brand later this year, according to an article in The Daily. In a posting on its corporate blog last week, OTT specialist Roku announced that it has revamped its Facebook Photos app ("channel") and added...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Roku, Walmart, S3 Group, Irdeto

--Roku in National Retail Deal with Walmart
--S3 Group to Showcase StormTest Development Center at CableNET
--Irdeto to Deploy S3's StormTest Development Center Enterprise-Wide
Due to the large volume of news being generated this week by the Cable Show, we are covering today's stories in abbreviated round-up/summary form: Roku has announced that its Roku XD player is now available in all Walmart stores across the US, where it is priced at $78. "With the Roku XD player now available at Walmart, customers can get dad the perfect gift just in time for Father's Day," Roku founder and CEO, Anthony...

Media Heavyweights Back Fanhattan

-- Startup's iPad App Integrates Content from Netflix, Hulu, iTunes
Several media and technology industry veterans are teaming up to back Fanhattan , a San Mateo, Calif.-based digital startup that has developed an iPad app that integrates content from Netflix , Hulu , iTunes , ABC and other online video services. Fanhattan's board includes investor Jarl Mohn, who is the former CEO of E! Entertainment Television and Liberty Digital . TiVo founder Mike Ramsay also sits on the board, and Fanhattan's executive team includes veterans...

Roku Scores Angry Birds

-- Rovio Strikes First Licensing Deal to Deliver Casual Game to TV
Roku struck a deal that will make the over-the-top video provider the first company to deliver Rovio 's popular Angry Birds game to the TV. Landing Angry Birds could help Roku market its Internet video set-tops, and the agreement opens a new distribution outlet for Rovio, which already has one of the hottest casual games on Apple 's iPhone, Google Android phones and other mobile devices. But Rovio hasn't yet reached deals to distribute Angry...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- GabCast.TV Turns Video Chats into Web Video Shows -- Rovi Delivers Advertising to Connected Sony TVs -- Roku Hits 15 Million Channel Downloads
Veteran TV executives Fred Silverman and Paul Wagner launched a Web video site focused on building a schedule around live video chats on topics ranging from dating to pet care. GlobeCast.TV , which debuted Monday, features channels on "college fun," "dating fun," "pets," and "live shows and auditions." More Rovi Corp. said that Sony Electronics launched its advertising service on its line of broadband connected Sony Bravia TVs. In April, Rovi announced that it was...

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