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.
The app, built by Ensequence for ESPN, allows FiOS subs to fill out and follow brackets for the college hoops tourney.
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.
Dish Network said that its Hopper whole-home DVR system, which it first introduced at CES earlier this year, is now available to its customers.
Verizon has agreed to license start-up Veveo’s technology for cloud-based search associated with its FiOS TV service.
Swisscom Broadcast will use Net Insight’s Nimbra platform to transport live HD video, voice and data content.
Buckeye CableSystem is gearing up for its long-term IP migration while attempting to win back customers in the short term with Arris’ hybrid QAM/IP video gateways.
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.
Entone announced that Twin Lakes Telephone will use the vendor’s FusionTV system to provide a unified set of video services for its customers.
A relatively modest $25 million investment buys Ericsson a dominant position in the European broadcast market.
The former SeaChange executive will be responsible for consumer-facing technologies.
In an effort to break free of its computer-based roots, Intel is said to be soliciting programmers on a plan to create a “virtual cable operator” service that would stream video over the Internet.
Barnes & Noble has named former Cablevision chief financial officer Michael Huseby as its new CFO.
Charter said its Customer Guarantee program is backing up its dedication to customer service with financial commitments.
Time Warner Cable Business Class has wrapped up a fiber-optics project for TechCity Properties in the Hudson Valley that included installing fiber access points.
The city will install equipment from Ruckus Wireless, covering its business district.
Mediacom Communications released unaudited financial results for last year and the fourth quarter, which included an increase in revenues and a loss of 67,000 basic video subscribers.
Cable One has tabbed Synacor for the launch of its TV Everywhere services, as well as its customer Web portal.
Viera Connect also includes a first foray into home broadband networking – with a fitness application.
Vevo is also planning to do "a lot" to migrate to TV screens and will soon be connected to game consoles.
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.
Time Warner Cable Media launched a new brand, Enhanced iTV, and new targeting features for its iTV suite of services.
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.