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.
The small provider in Illinois signs up for Avail-TVN's MPEG-4 service, freeing bandwidth for TV Everywhere and other services.
YouTube is enlisting Hollywood's help to reach a generation of viewers more familiar with smartphones than TV remotes.
Young people want their music, TV and movies now – even if it means they get these things illegally.
Time Warner Cable is close to rolling out streaming television to Android devices with the Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system.
Based in Hong Kong, Godfrey will lead sales and service efforts in the Asia-Pacific region.
Time Warner Cable has queued up live streaming on PCs and Macs via its TWC TV app.
IAC Chairman Barry Diller takes a seat on the board of Aereo, which has devised a new over-the-top scheme based on antenna farms and network DVRs.
Synacor finally became a public company, opening on the Nasdaq exchange.
In keeping with its legacy of being a cable innovator, BendBroadband launched its TV Everywhere service with video content available from Turner Broadcasting.
That's a small fraction of the record 111.3 million viewers that watched NBC's broadcast of the big game. But it was still enough to make it the most-watched single-game sports event online, according to the network.