Boxee, Twilio Partner on Developer Contest to "Unite the Telephone and the Television"

In a posting on its corporate blog, Tuesday, over-the-top-TV specialist, Boxee , announced that it is partnering with Twilio , a company that offers a service which allows developers to add SMS and calling functionality to Web applications, to launch a developer contest dubbed the "TV Meets Telephony Hack Challenge."

According to Boxee's blog posting (authored by VP of marketing, Andrew Kippen), the contest--which runs through midnight, April 12th--invites developers to "unite...

PTCI Deploys Integra5's Personalizable TV and PC Caller-ID Technology

Integra5, a Burlington, Massachusetts-based company that specializes
in technologies for converged services, announced last month that
Panhandle Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (PTCI), a quad-play provider
that offers both IPTV and digital cable services in Oklahoma and
Texas, has become the first operator to launch personalized
multi-device converged services based on Integra5's TV and PC
"Picture" Caller-ID applications. The applications, which are powered
by Integra5's i5 Converged Services Platform (CSP), can be customized
by end-users via an operator-branded "i5 Customer Control Portal":
subscribers log into their accounts on the portal, located on the
operator's Web site, in order to personalize their TV and PC caller-ID