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Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Audible Magic, Trickplay, BBC, Virgin Media, TiVo, Brightcove, Roku, Showtime

--Audible Magic in ACR Partnership with Trickplay
--BBC, Virgin Media Partner to Bring Red-Button Interactive TV Apps to Virgin's TiVo Service
--Brightcove, Roku, Showtime Networks Launch Showtime Promotional App for Roku Devices
Because of the volume of news already being generated by next week's 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and because the [itvt] editorial team has a backlog of news to cover following TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 and our post-event vacation, 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): STMicroelectronics, Nagra (OpenTV), TiVo, AT&T, Charter

--STMicroelectronics Releases First Validated Drivers for Nagra's OpenTV 5 Middleware
--TiVo Secures $215+ Million Settlement of AT&T Patent Dispute
--Charter Launches TiVo Premiere in Texas
Because the [itvt] editorial team has a backlog of news to cover following TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 and our post-event vacation, 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,...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- Comcast Won’t Challenge Fellow Cable Ops with Web Video -- Arris Uses Moxi Brand for Whole Home Solution -- Arris Unveils Advanced Advertising Platform -- Grande Communications Rolls TiVo Premiere -- Sony Developing 'Different Kind of TV'
Comcast CFO Michael Angelakis says the largest U.S. cable MSO has no plans to use Web video to challenge cable operators outside its footprint. "We've not really seen a business model that really works for us," Angelakis said at SNL Kagan ’s Cable MSO Summit. More

Interactive TV News Roundup (Part 2)

-- WSJ Live Expands to Apple TV, Google TV, Roku -- Time Warner Cable Nears Completion of Android App -- Bright House Launches iPad App -- Panasonic Bundles Social TV Apps with Viera HDTVs -- TiVo Names Capitol Hill Veteran Wymer Communications Director
The Wall Street Journal is expanding distribution for its WSJ Live interactive video service to over-the-top video set-tops from Apple TV , Google TV and Roku . The interactive video service is also available on Boxee , Apple's iPad and through connected TVs from Samsung , Sony , Vizio and through Yahoo' s connected TV platform. Time Warner Cable said it hopes to launch an app for devices that use Google 's Android platform by...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- Virgin Media Sees Increased Demand for TiVo Service -- British Streaming Video Service SeeSaw Shuts Down -- Zeebox Targets Connected TVs with iPad App -- MSG Varsity Launches Apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Top UK cable operator Virgin Media said its increased marketing efforts focused at distributing TiVo DVRs and broadband entertainment service to subscribers is paying off. The company ended the third quarter with 162,900 TiVo customers, more than quadrupling its TiVo subscriber base during the period. Growth is continuing during the fourth quarter, with Virgin reporting that it counted 222,000 TiVo subscribers as of Oct. 26. While many customers are upgrading to TiVo service, the DVRs -- which integrate Web video content -- are also helping the company sign new customers. It said about one third of its TiVo subscribers are new Virgin Media customers.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Roku, HBO, Sling Media, TiVo

--Roku Launches $49.99 Streaming Player
--HBO's "TV Everywhere" Service, HBO Go, to Launch on Roku
--Sling Media Launches SlingPlayer for Android Tablets
--TiVo Announces Availability of its $500 Premiere Elite DVR
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. OTT TV specialist, Roku , has launched a $49.99 streaming player, called the Roku LT. "The Roku LT streams 720p high‐definition video and features built‐in wireless," the company states in its press materials. "It will be available from Roku.com, Amazon.com and in retail stores nationwide beginning in early November. The Roku...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): easeltv, Virgin Media, TiVo, Microsoft Xbox 360, Nielsen

--easeltv Tapped to Expand Apps Library for Virgin Media's TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service
--Microsoft Significantly Expands its TV Offering for Xbox 360
--Nielsen/NM Incite Study Finds Correlation between Social Media "Buzz" and TV Ratings
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Connected-TV apps developer, easeltv, says that it has extended its partnership with Virgin Media that sees it developing apps for the latter's TiVo-powered hybrid-TV service. "easeltv has already developed a core framework application which Virgin Media has adapted to create apps to promote the launch of the latest 'Harry Potter' movie,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Adobe, LG, TiVo, AT&T, Starz, Avail-TVN, C&W

--LG, TiVo Using Adobe AIR to Bring Flash-Based Apps to Connected TV
--AT&T U-verse Customers Gain "TV Everywhere" Access to Starz/Encore Programming
--Avail-TVN Secures First Deployment of its AnyView Multiplatform Video Solution
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been 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 couple of 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. Adobe...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Facebook, TiVo, Hulu, Netflix, Google TV

--TiVo, Hulu and Netflix to Support Facebook's New Social-Viewing Features
--Report: New Version of Google TV to Feature "TV Everywhere" Apps
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. TiVo , Hulu and Netflix on Thursday announced support for new social-viewing features on Facebook that were unveiled by the social-networking site's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, Thursday, and that will allow users to see what their friends are watching in real-time and then watch with them: 1) TiVo says that it will...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): TiVo, AT&T, Two Way Media, Trendrr, wireWAX, Tommy Hilfiger

--TiVo-AT&T Patent Trial Delayed until January
--Two Way Media Secures Investment
--Wiredset's Trendrr Launches Real-Time Social-Media Measurement Tools for TV Networks
--wireWAX Powers Commerce-Enabled Interactive Video for Tommy Hilfiger's Fall-Winter Collection
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. The jury trial in the patent-infringement lawsuit that TiVo has brought against AT&T and its U-verse TV platform has been postponed until January. FierceCable's Steve Donohue has more . Australian interactive TV company, Two Way Media , has announced that Malaysian entrepreneur, Gerald Tan , and his associates have agreed to...

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