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.
Amino is set to introduce a hybrid media gateway based on Intel's 32nm Atom chip for consumer electronics at CES 2012 in Las Vegas.
The company is the most consumer-oriented of the standard's supporters thus far, heartening the standard's other backers.
Sezmi has been purchased by Kit Digital for about $27 million in stock and cash. Both companies specialize in cloud-based multi-screen delivery, notably with capabilities to distribute video on LTE wireless networks.
Charter's TV Everywhere platform received a big boost with the recent addition of video content, both online and via mobile apps, from Turner Entertainment Networks.
The Walt Disney Co. reached a long-term agreement with the nation's largest TV signal provider, Comcast, that extends their partnership into the next decade.
Motorola Mobility will be showing a new gateway in its 4Home series at CES that is designed to integrate a wider range of broadband-based services, including home automation and energy management.
The company will start selling an Android-based Samsung smartphone later this year equipped with an ATSC chip, the hardware needed to receive broadcast mobile television signals in the United States.
Broadcom has a full dance card of TV Everywhere and connected home offerings for the International Consumer Electronics Show, including six system-on-a-chip (SoC) MoCA 2.0 products and the integration of Sling Media into a SoC platform.
Roku is thinking outside its set-top box in an attempt to bring more Internet video to flat-panel televisions.
Former Charter Communications executive vice president and chief technical officer Marwan Fawaz, along with Time Warner exec Gary Ginsberg, was recently appointed to Synacor's board of directors.