Viacom has decided to let new episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" be shown on its websites, easing a blockade of online viewings that it imposed in a fee dispute with DirecTV.
The company also plans to release its first device and a wireless PC/keyboard that users will be able to use to control the FreeCast guide and navigate the Web on their TV screens.
DOCSIS 3.0 rollouts pushed cable modem sales to increase by more than 50 percent when compared with the same timeframe a year ago.
SeaChange International will be at the Independent Show demonstrating software solutions that can enable small and mid-size cable operators to extend their services to tablets, smartphones, PCs and other devices.
Adara Technologies said Darien Communications in Georgia is using its hosted and managed switched digital video (SDV) service to enable the addition of hundreds of HD channels, as well as other services long the province of larger operators.
Entone will be touting an integrated product suite that one small operator said has put his company on equal footing with the big guys when it comes to advanced TV services.
RGB Networks will be at The Independent Show highlighting how its digital and IP-based video products can be tailored for use by small- and medium-size operators.
The delivery of video content to multiple screens by Tier 2 and 3 cable operators has long come under the heading of sheer fantasy. Not anymore. Now it’s real.
Comcast and Scripps Networks Interactive have forged a multi-year distribution agreement that will provide Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers with Scripps video content across a range of devices and platforms.
TRA provides information linking information from the same households as to what viewers watch with what they buy.
Intracom Telecom will use Amino’s IPTV boxes to roll out HD services in two markets in Eastern Europe.
Pace is providing hardware and software elements for Sky New Zealand and TVNZ’s new Igloo TV service, which has soft-launched with some customers.
Programmers are profiting at the expense of distributors, and in the middle of it all, consumers are the ones paying the price.
Comcast has bought out Microsoft’s 50 percent stake in MSNBC.com and rebranded the site as NBCNews.com.
Netflix is more popular among couch potatoes than investors after its polarizing decision to raise U.S. prices for video subscription services.