The programmer purchases content preparation and delivery platforms from Azuki Systems to set up an app similar to HBO's.
Cisco adds ActiveVideo technology to enable cloud services through its Videoscape TV platform. Meanwhile, ActiveVideo offers support for the HTML5 environment.
Another nail in the coffin for set-top boxes: Samsung cuts a deal to host Verizon FiOS channels directly on its broadband-connected TVs and Blu-ray players.
Cable One looks like it's the first customer for EchoStar's Aria platform, which was designed for Tier 2 and Tier 3 cable operators.
At CES, the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) unveiled its Premium Video platform, which enables networking to various DLNA-certified devices in the home, while Comcast and Intel demonstrated it over on the show floor.
Video service providers and a Sony exec detailed how they are keeping up with customer demands for TV Everywhere services at the IP&TV World Forum.
An Amazon executive said that the retailer has signed a deal with a Hollywood studio to sell movies that can be downloaded from an online "locker" system five studios have put together.
Entropic is introducing a line of products connecting MoCA to Wi-Fi, which the company is calling Ethernet-to-coax adapters (ECAs).
After making its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2011, Cisco's blended Videoscape TV platform is set to offer "video in the cloud" services via a host of new product offerings.
In a variation on the dog and pony show, Dish Network re-launched itself at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with the help of a kangaroo.
The operator is ready to commercialize the ability to deliver live TV to mobile devices within the home, first announced at The Cable Show in 2011.
The South Korean box maker hopes to break into the U.S. cable market in a big way with a deluxe gateway with eight tuners, DOCSIS 3.0, and support for DLNA and MoCA.
Flixster, a unit of Time Warner Inc.'s Warner Bros., said that its app will be available on Panasonic televisions and Blu-ray players that use its Viera Connect system of connecting to the Internet.
SeaChange International announced new gateway software that it designed to support service providers' transition from QAM-based video to IP-based video.