The IP&TV World Forum kicks off in London with the new name of TV Connect.
The move makes it easier for members, such as DirecTV, to keep a consistent interface across DLNA products in a home network.
Advertisers and ad agencies have long yearned for a system that standardizes ratings across both TV and Internet ads, and Nielsen has launched its cross-platform advertising measurement service with GroupM.
A significant minority of fans refuse to wait three days, and instead visit illegal sites to watch CW shows.
The continued video-based evolution of Cisco took a major leap forward with the news that it will buy digital TV software and security vendor NDS for $5 billion.
Swisscom Broadcast will use Net Insight’s Nimbra platform to transport live HD video, voice and data content.
Imagine Communications has reengineered its ICE video platform so that it can simultaneously process HD and SD IPTV streams; options include adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming. The upgrade makes the ICE system suitable for IPTV, a bit of a repositioning for the company. And, of course, the new combination of capabilities makes ICE suitable for multi-screen delivery, as well.
A relatively modest $25 million investment buys Ericsson a dominant position in the European broadcast market.
Cable One has tabbed Synacor for the launch of its TV Everywhere services, as well as its customer Web portal.
In an effort to bring more value to cable operators’ TV Everywhere services, thePlatform has added new features to its mpx system that enable customized content bundles and the ability to segment subscribers.
Movies from Sony and Disney will work on iCloud, but films from Comcast's Universal Pictures and 20th Century Fox won't, at least initially.
Google launched Google Play, a media hub that aggregates all of its many content storefronts – Google Music, Android Market, Google eBookstore – into one central entertainment hub.
The start-up based its approach on the network DVR concept that Cablevision established as legally defensible.
NBA fans will be able to watch Sportsnet's live coverage of Toronto Raptors hoops games on their computers and smartphones.
There's a busy year ahead for Liao and CableLabs before he leaves in December.
Comcast subsidiary thePlatform has picked up another big account, A+E Networks.
The Senate antitrust committee will take a look at the competitive effects of four cable companies selling their spectrum to Verizon, and then bundling each other's services.
The idea is to squeeze over-the-air television, which has few viewers, into a smaller slice of the airwaves.
Various unconfirmed reports speak of a sharper screen and faster cellular broadband options.
Rogers Communications has started offering a combination whole-home PVR and TV Everywhere-style service based on Cisco's Videoscape architecture.
Canoe Ventures is scuttling its interactive TV advertising platform to focus on video-on-demand and TV Everywhere dynamic ad insertion.
While it would appear on the surface that Comcast's new streaming video service, which it calls Xfinity Streampix, is an answering salvo to OTT competition such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, Comcast is positioning it as an additional feature to its stable of online video offerings.
In a deal that was designed to advance Pace's presence in North America and TiVo's abroad, DVR pioneer TiVo and set-top box vendor Pace announced that they have entered into a global partnership.
BendBroadband has beefed up its recently launched TV Everywhere service with the addition of HBO Go and Max Go.