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Cable Operators Test Sharing of Premium Content on Home Network Devices

CableLabs said it recently hosted a demonstration that saw 10 industry technology suppliers showing how they could share premium content from a DVR on a home network, shuttling the content to connected TVs and other devices. It also demonstrated how to use a mobile phone to select content form a home network device, and control playing that content on another device such as a TV set. Several pay TV providers have already deployed applications for...

Hollywood Studios Renew Cable VOD Marketing Push

-- $10 Million Campaign Touts Movies On Demand, Day-and-Date Releases
Ten Hollywood studios renewed a marketing campaign organized by major cable operators looking to tout their video-on-demand platform as best way for viewers watch new movies. The studios and cable MSOs are spending $10 million in cash and cable ad inventory on the campaign, which has the tag line "Push It," from the song by rap group Salt-N-Pepa. Last year, the cable MSOs and studios spent $30 million on a similar campaign called, "The Video...

Interactive TV News Roundup

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): SeaChange International, Sky News, Time Warner Cable

--Software Segment Drives SeaChange Fiscal Q4 Revenue Growth
--New Sky News iPad App Lets Users "Control Their Own Interactive News Service"
--Time Warner Cable Restores Channels to iPad App after "Overwhelming" Demand Causes it to Crash
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy this week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 , we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. Once again, we anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't see your news covered in this...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Telescope, Time Warner Cable, TVGuide.com

--Mobile Interactive TV Company, Telescope, Announces Financial Results, Management Changes
--New Time Warner Cable iPad App Lets Subscribers Access Live TV
--TVGuide.com Launches Check-In-Enabled Sports Sections
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy this week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 , we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. Once again, we anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't see your news covered in this...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): SeeSaw, Sony UK, Moshcam, Time Warner Cable, NBC, TiVo

--SeeSaw CEO Steps Down
--Sony UK Offering Moshcam's Live Video Music Channel on its Connected-TV Platform
--Time Warner Cable Launches NBC Full Season Catch-Up on its VOD Platform
--TiVo Plans $120 Million Private Offering
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy this week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 , we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. Once again, we anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't see your news covered in this...

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--Report: Apple May Bring Gaming to Apple TV
--Current TV's Will Wright-Created Interactive TV Series, "Bar Karma," Premieres Tonight
--Court Lifts Stay of EchoStar Patent-Infringement Lawsuit against TiVo
--Envivio: Sales Have Doubled Due to Demand for Multiscreen Video Technologies
--Report: Google "in Final-Stage Discussions" to Acquire Next New Networks
--NCTA Denounces Google-Sony Proposal in FCC's AllVid Inquiry
--Netflix to Redesign its API
--Skype iPhone App Adds H.264 Support to Enable Video Calls to Connected-TV Devices
--Time Warner Cable Launches Standalone Whole House DVR Service for East Coast Customers
--YouView Confirms Commercial Launch Delayed until 2012
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: "New code in the iOS 4.2 beta 3 firmware hints that Apple TV may soon support online gaming," Engadget reported Wednesday. According to the publication, the code contains several references to "ATVGames" and "ATV Thunder" that "point to a controller of some sort, leaderboards (think Game Center), a way to schedule games (multiplayer?), and a store front...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): S&T, STV, Capablue, Time Warner Cable, TVNZ, Facebook

--S&T Americas Promotes Two, Hires One
--STV Taps Capablue to Power Broadband VOD Service on Sony PlayStation 3
--Time Warner Cable Featuring Oscar-Nominated Movies on its VOD Platform
--TVNZ Unveils Plans for Facebook-Integrated, Free-to-Air Interactive TV Channel
Because the [itvt] editorial team was busy last week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. We anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: 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. Our regular daily news coverage will return shortly.

Time Warner Cable Offering Three High-Profile 3D Movies on VOD

--Report: Indie Filmmakers Increasingly Embracing VOD
Time Warner Cable on Tuesday began offering three high-profile 3D movies--"Shrek Forever After," "Despicable Me" and "Alpha & Omega"--on its VOD platform.

Priced at $4.99, the 3D versions of the movies are available in the HD Movies On Demand section of the platform, alongside 2D HD versions. In addition, SD versions are available in the Movies On Demand section.

In related news: According to a report in the Wall...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IX): Samsung, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Google TV, Adobe, DirecTV, Shalom TV, Sling Media

--Comcast, Time Warner Cable to Offer Service on Samsung Connected TV's, Tablets
--Samsung Unveils Google TV Devices, Supports Adobe Air 2.5, Teams with DirecTV on RVU TV's
--Free VOD Service, Shalom TV, Now Available in 40 Million Homes
--Sling Media Launches Subscription Service for Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Customers, Google TV Client
Due to the large volume of news generated by the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place last week in Las Vegas, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up form. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. During Samsung 's keynote at CES last week, it was announced that the US's two largest cable MSO's, Comcast and Time Warner Cable, plan to offer services on Samsung connected TV's and Galaxy tablet devices. "For...

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