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Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk

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Roku may have lots of streaming content as is, but that doesn't always compare with what's on broadcast television. Voxx Accessories (formerly Audiovox) sees this problem too, but rather than just pointing it out idly (like us!), the accessory maker claims it has a fix. That solution includes an...
Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk
Fox sues Dish Network, says Auto Hop commercial-skipping service violates copyrights

ABC's livestreaming TV app comes to Kindle Fire

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Following its initial launch on iOS, broadcast television network ABC is bringing its livestreaming app “Watch ABC” to Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD, the company announced today. The app itself will bring live TV to the Kindle Fire as its broadcasted on regular television. It also offers...
ABC's livestreaming TV app comes to Kindle Fire

MTV launches archives on demand and catch up services for the UK

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MTV viewers in the UK can now use a catch-up service and watch 24 hours or a week of past programming. MTV On Demand (MTV OD) means that fans of the channel can now watch their favourite shows when it suits them. The service charges a fee of £2 for...
MTV launches archives on demand and catch up services for the UK

AT&T, Verizon Control of Airwaves Challenged

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AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. shouldn’t be allowed to box out smaller wireless carriers from picking up some of the nation’s prime airwaves, the Justice Department told federal regulators Friday. As Americans become increasingly dependent on smartphones and the mobile Internet, the Federal Communications Commission is planning to auction...
AT&T, Verizon Control of Airwaves Challenged
Aereo puts TV antennas in the cloud, streams OTA broadcasts on the internet
Time Warner Cable CEO says it could copy Aereo's business model in the future

Live TV On Your iPad? How The Heck Does That Work? (IAC, AAPL)

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Aereo is a paid service that lets you watch live network television on your iPad. You can also set shows to record and stream them later, kind of like a DVR living in the cloud. Pretty cool, right? Here's what it entails. How much does it cost? $12 per...
Live TV On Your iPad? How The Heck Does That Work? (IAC, AAPL)

Fox, NBCUniversal sue Dish over ad-skipping DVR service

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Fox and NBCUniversal have both separately sued Dish Network in a Los Angeles federal court over its new service that lets consumers skip TV ads. Dish's AutoHop service, which debuted earlier this month, has “irked” entertainment executives, according to the Associated Press. Fox, in a statement, attacked Dish in fairly harsh...
Fox, NBCUniversal sue Dish over ad-skipping DVR service

Aereo Scores Its First Cable Network, Landing Deal to Stream Bloomberg TV

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Aereo, the online television company backed by IAC chief executive Barry Diller, has begun streaming Bloomberg Television after reaching an agreement with the cable network. The company, which lets customers live-stream broadcast television to their mobile devices for a $12 a month fee, has been grappling with television stations who...
Aereo Scores Its First Cable Network, Landing Deal to Stream Bloomberg TV

Why Google will crush Nielsen

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Internet measurement techniques need a total overhaul - new methods make it hard for incumbent players to stay in the gameThe web user is the most watched consumer ever. For tracking purposes, every large site drops literally dozens of cookies in the visitor's browser. In the most comprehensive investigation on the...
Why Google will crush Nielsen

Diller, Zucker Talk Aereo, "Creative Destruction" and the "Poo-Poo Cruise"

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Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com“It’s very overblown.” That was Barry Diller at today’s D11 conference on the controversy over IAC-backed Aereo, the Internet video startup that streams broadcast television without paying the broadcasters retransmission fees. The startup has already scored several legal victories in federal court in battles with broadcasters that...
Diller, Zucker Talk Aereo, "Creative Destruction" and the "Poo-Poo Cruise"

Aereo will launch its controversial antenna and Internet-based TV service in Boston on May 15

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Aereo has announced today that it will be rolling out its controversial Internet-based television service in Boston on May 15. Consumers who choose to pre-order will be able to access all of the channels on this date, followed by a wider public release for everyone in the Boston metropolitan area on...
Aereo will launch its controversial antenna and Internet-based TV service in Boston on May 15

C.E.S. 2013: Aereo Announces Expansion, $38 Million in Financing

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Aereo, a New York-based company whose service allows people to stream live broadcast television through mobile devices and Web browsers, is expanding to 22 more cities nationwide....
C.E.S. 2013: Aereo Announces Expansion, $38 Million in Financing

Streaming service Aereo ready for legal war with TV networks over copyright claims

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Incumbent industries have a history of challenging new technologies that disrupt the established way they do business. AT&T sued to keep everything from the answering machine to the Hush-A-Phone out of the market. Yesterday’s news that all the major TV networks are filing suit against streaming TV service Aereo is...
Streaming service Aereo ready for legal war with TV networks over copyright claims

How one sports geek wants to save cable TV with data

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Mark Phillip wants to save cable television. Well, kind of. He really wants to make life easier for sports fanatics like himself, but in doing so has created something he thinks could save cable and satellite providers from the cord-cutting craze that companies like Netflix and Hulu have helped bring...
How one sports geek wants to save cable TV with data
Google & Microsoft express 'extreme' interest in unused U.K. wireless spectrum

What's on TV? Online videos of course!

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“Online content is mostly viewed on computers or mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones, but TVs are increasingly becoming devices of choice for consumers, particularly since an increasing numbers of sets have either built-in connectivity or can be connected to the internet via a peripheral device such as...
What's on TV? Online videos of course!

Diller-Backed Aereo Wins Broadcast-TV Clash

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Aereo, a start-up company retransmitting broadcast television signals to mobile devices, one a legal victory that puts renewed pressure on the likes of NBC, CBS, ABC and Fox....
Diller-Backed Aereo Wins Broadcast-TV Clash
CES: One television interface to rule them all?

Fox Sports' David Hill: 'Leagues Will Kill Goose That Lays Golden Eggs'

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David Hill stands in the crowded Fox Networks Booth on the opening day of The Cable Show 2010, scanning a series of video highlights, verbally tattooing each one with “good, “not good” as he explained for a couple of reporters what works—and what doesn’t—in sports 3D.  The Fox Sports...
Fox Sports' David Hill: 'Leagues Will Kill Goose That Lays Golden Eggs'

The Government Has A New Plan To Make Free 'Super WiFi' Networks Everywhere

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The Federal Communications Commission wants to create so-called "super WiFi" networks all over the United States, sending the $178 billion telecom industry scrambling, The Washington Post's Cecilia Kang reports. At the same time that tech giants such as Google and Microsoft are aggressively lobbying for such a free-for-all WiFi service,...
The Government Has A New Plan To Make Free 'Super WiFi' Networks Everywhere

Internet TV startup Aereo launches on Macs and PCs, but is still only available in NYC

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Aereo, the controversial startup which lets you watch live broadcast television online, has just launched on both Macs and PCs with support for Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Safari and Opera. This expansion comes in addition to previous support for iOS, Apple TV and Roku devices, but unfortunately for...
Internet TV startup Aereo launches on Macs and PCs, but is still only available in NYC
Zeebox and Comcast team up to enhance live TV with a second screen

Time Warner Cable's TWC TV app will add some VOD, live TV streaming while away from home

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Time Warner Cable has expanded its TWC TV IP streaming of broadcast television to several different platforms since its launch two years ago, but so far it's been limited to use inside subscriber's homes. That will change tomorrow, according to a tipster who informed us a new version of...
Time Warner Cable's TWC TV app will add some VOD, live TV streaming while away from home

Two Tiny Startups Are Trying To Explode The $60 Billion Broadcast TV Industry

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Two fledgling technologies could dramatically reshape the $60 billion-a-year television broadcast industry as they challenge the business model that has helped keep broadcasters on the lucrative end of the media spectrum. On April 1, a U.S. appeals court rejected a petition by the major broadcasters including Comcast's NBC, News Corp's...
Two Tiny Startups Are Trying To Explode The $60 Billion Broadcast TV Industry

Patton Oswalt Explains That There Are No More Gatekeepers In Entertainment

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For years, we've argued that the role of middlemen in the entertainment industry has been changing drastically. Most were built up on the basis of being gatekeepers: choosing who would get to go out and perform to the world, and using that gatekeeper status to (1) put themselves (the middlemen)...
Patton Oswalt Explains That There Are No More Gatekeepers In Entertainment

YouTube puts $200m into channels, aims to unseat cable

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Google is making a big push to try to shake up the worlds of advertising and television. On Wednesday, the company drew advertisers to the Beacon Theater in New York for a star-studded show centering around a $100 million investment in channels across YouTube. The search giant intends to turn...
YouTube puts $200m into channels, aims to unseat cable
Barry Diller on Aereo: 'I'm happy the broadcasters sued us in such a noisy way'
Supreme Court cops out, again, on "fleeting expletives"
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