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Coming in 2013 - targeted TV ads

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Just like with static display ads online, we have become used to seeing targeted video ads on the web, mobiles and tablets. Now video ad targeting will come to the living room, when the UK’s two big pay-TV operators will soon start showing targeted ads to viewers using internet delivery in...
Coming in 2013 - targeted TV ads
Dish defends ad-skipping DVR, pay TV peers throw it under bus

FCC to Comcast: carry Tennis Channel, and pay up!

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has ruled 3-2 in favor of the Tennis Channel in its legal dispute with Comcast, paving the way for the channel to be made available to many more American homes than it is at present. The three Democratic-appointed commissioners ruled in favor of the network,...
FCC to Comcast: carry Tennis Channel, and pay up!
Motorola's DreamGallery TV software launching through North American cable companies

Investors Put $2 Billion Into Suddenlink

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An investor group including private-equity firm BC Partners and the CPP Investment Board is investing roughly $2 billion in Suddenlink, valuing the seventh-largest U.S. cable operator at $6.6 billion including debt....
Investors Put $2 Billion Into Suddenlink

Vodafone 'Evaluating' Cable & Wireless Bid

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U.K.-based telecommunications giant Vodafone said it is "evaluating the merits" of bidding for troubled U.K. cable operator Cable & Wireless Worldwide, but cautioned that it is in the early stages of looking at the company....
Vodafone 'Evaluating' Cable & Wireless Bid
Comcast plans to charge customers for exceeding bandwidth cap

Mobile Messenger eBuddy Appoints New COO As It Aims To Cash In On Growth

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In a bid to capitalise on what it says is a period of “accelerated growth”, eBuddy, the Dutch web and mobile messaging company, has appointed Sytse Zuidema as its new Chief Operations Officer, where he’ll be charged with leading the management team and overseeing day-to-day operations, such as sales, marketing,...
Mobile Messenger eBuddy Appoints New COO As It Aims To Cash In On Growth

Bandwidth Hog Netflix to Help Cablevision Manage Network Demands

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Netflix Inc. knows its video streaming service hogs a lot of bandwidth. Tuesday it announced its first deal with a major U.S. cable operator, Cablevision Systems Corp., to ease the burden. The Los Gatos, Calif. Company said that it will provide Cablevision with servers directly in the cable operator’s network...
Bandwidth Hog Netflix to Help Cablevision Manage Network Demands

Liberty Global buys minority stake in Dutch ISP Ziggo for $810M

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Liberty Global, which became the largest ISP outside China when it bought Virgin Media in February, has made another investment in Europe, this time by buying a stake in Dutch cable operator Ziggo. Ziggo is the largest cable provider in the Netherlands. Liberty announced on Thursday that it had picked...
Liberty Global buys minority stake in Dutch ISP Ziggo for $810M
With new satellite tech, rural dwellers get access to true broadband
Time Warner Cable releases desktop live streaming app, requires you to be at home to watch

Intel, like Apple, is having trouble getting content deals for its TV product, won't be ready for CES

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Adding to an earlier report, the WSJ today says that Intel’s TV initiative isn’t nearly ready for primetime The Intel Plan: Intel has pitched media companies on a plan to create a “virtual cable operator,” which would offer U.S. TV channels nationwide over the Internet in a bundle similar to...
Intel, like Apple, is having trouble getting content deals for its TV product, won't be ready for CES

Verizon, Comcast activate Wonder Twin powers in six more markets with cross-sales deal

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Comcast and Verizon sitting in a tree -- well, you know how the rest of that song goes. Although the relationship between Comcast and Sprint has been a bit frosty as of late, the cable operator continues to make nice with Verizon after last year's spectrum agreement, inking a...
Verizon, Comcast activate Wonder Twin powers in six more markets with cross-sales deal

Bandwidth Hog Netflix to Help Cablevision Manage Network Demands

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Netflix announced its first deal with a major U.S. cable operator to provide servers that help manage the network demands for its service....
Bandwidth Hog Netflix to Help Cablevision Manage Network Demands

Intel Developing Web-Based TV Service

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Intel Corp. is developing an Internet-based TV service that it hopes to sell to U.S. consumers, a strategic shift for the chip maker that makes it the latest technology company to look at a foray in the pay-TV business. The Silicon Valley company has for several months been pitching media...
Intel Developing Web-Based TV Service

Video: Slick New Viewing Guide Clicker.TV Gets Star Turn At Google I/O

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For the second week, one of the most interesting new content apps I’ve seen isn’t actually content—it’s about how to reach the video content you want. Last week, Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA) CEO Brian Roberts showed off Xfinity Remote, a programming guide that can control viewing through certain set-top boxes....
Video: Slick New Viewing Guide Clicker.TV Gets Star Turn At Google I/O
FCC bid to control Comcast's channel lineup shot down by court
Three Men Arrested For Attempting To Cut Undersea Internet Cable In Egypt

Wall Street to the TV Guys: Please Bail on Broadcast for Cable!

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Pres Panayotov / Shutterstock.comIs News Corp. really going to yank Fox off the airwaves, in response to Aereo? Snap consensus judgement from the various corners of the TV Industrial Complex: No way. At least, not anytime soon. People I’ve talked to who work in TVland think that News Corp. COO...
Wall Street to the TV Guys: Please Bail on Broadcast for Cable!

TiVo shows a Q1 net loss of $20.8 million, will launch TV Everywhere web portal soon

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TiVo has released its financial results for Q1 2013, and right off the bat they show a wider than expected net loss of $20.8 million. This is despite a rise in revenue and subscribers (driven mostly by Virgin Media, which added 242,000), and the company expects another loss in...
TiVo shows a Q1 net loss of $20.8 million, will launch TV Everywhere web portal soon

A Fresh Season of Apple Television Rumors

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Now that the iPad mini has successfully transitioned from rumor to reality, Apple-watchers are turning their attention back to another of the company’s mythical products: the Apple Television. According to a new report out of Jefferies, Apple’s much-rumored breakthrough TV is not only in the company’s product pipeline, it’s nearly...
A Fresh Season of Apple Television Rumors

Cablevision Explores Sale of Bresnan

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Cablevision Systems is exploring a potential sale of Bresnan Broadband Holdings, a cable operator it bought for $1.4 billion less than two years ago....
Cablevision Explores Sale of Bresnan

German ISP claims to deliver 4.7Gbps download speed in field test

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Germany's largest cable operator today said it has delivered download speeds of 4.7Gbps in a field test that blows away the 300Mbps FiOS speeds Verizon has been crowing about. But, of course, Verizon's speeds will be available to real-world users (in the limited number of communities FiOS is deployed in)....
German ISP claims to deliver 4.7Gbps download speed in field test

Intel plans branded IPTV service, could launch by end of 2012

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In a shift that would see its familiar brand move from the inside out, Intel's reportedly in talks to create an IPTV service that could rival current subscription offerings from cable and satellite. According to the Wall Street Journal, the venture would deliver programming via household internet connections and...
Intel plans branded IPTV service, could launch by end of 2012

Liberty Global in Talks to Buy German Cable Firm

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John Malone's Liberty Global is in talks to Germany's biggest cable operator, Kabel Deutschland, a move that could set off a bidding war with Vodafone. Liberty Global has been expanding aggressively in Europe....
Liberty Global in Talks to Buy German Cable Firm

Charter Communications Posts Loss

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Charter Communications Inc. reported a wider third-quarter loss as the cable operator entered a new phase of investment aimed at driving future growth. The quarter’s loss of $87 million, or 87 cents a share, compared with a year-earlier loss of $85 million, or 79 cents a share. Revenue increased 3.9...
Charter Communications Posts Loss
Like Apple, Intel hits roadblocks in attempt to revolutionize TV
Comcast Is Calling Its Upcoming Streaming Event 'The Biggest Catch-Up In TV History'

NBCUniversal feature films land on China's You On Demand pay-per-view platform with latest content deal

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You On Demand Holdings, the company behind one of China’s top pay-per-view (PPV) and video-on-demand (VOD) platforms, has inked a licensing deal with NBCUniversal International Television Distribution for the VOD rights to a range of NBCUniversal feature films. NBCUniversal International Television Distribution is a division of NBCUniversal, responsible for distributing...
NBCUniversal feature films land on China's You On Demand pay-per-view platform with latest content deal
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