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Sweet: Hola lets you use Hulu, Pandora, Netflix, CBS, Fox, BBC iPlayer TV, and iTV from any country

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Hola is a new service that claims it can let you access videos on Hulu, Pandora, Netflix, CBS, Fox, BBC iPlayer TV, and iTV from any country. To try it out, download the extension for Google Chrome or the add-on for Mozilla Firefox. Windows users who aren’t using either of...
Sweet: Hola lets you use Hulu, Pandora, Netflix, CBS, Fox, BBC iPlayer TV, and iTV from any country
Dish defends ad-skipping DVR, pay TV peers throw it under bus

Boxee TV Debuts With Live HDTV Channels and Unlimited DVR

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Suddenly the days are growing shorter and there’s a snap in the air, and you know what that means: Everyone’s getting ready to duke it out for the top spot on holiday shopping lists. Only 69 days left, folks. Stepping into the ring today: Boxee, with the announcement of the...
Boxee TV Debuts With Live HDTV Channels and Unlimited DVR

T-Mobile's official TV app now available for iOS

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Holy Magenta! T-Mobile TV is now available for iOS. Just a few weeks removed from the carrier's launch of the iPhone 5, its entertainment streaming app offers a free 30-day trial run with content from Fox News, the Associated Press, Campus Insiders and ACC Digital Network. Those looking to...
T-Mobile's official TV app now available for iOS
Aereo hands-on: live TV in your browser, for $12 a month

Dish Networks tries to buy mobile provider Sprint Nextel for $25.5bn

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Second largest satellite TV company in the US seeks to add high-speed internet and voice services to company portfolioDish Networks, the US satellite TV provider whose boss has been described as the "most hated man in Hollywood", made a surprise $25.5bn bid for mobile Sprint Nextel on Monday in a...
Dish Networks tries to buy mobile provider Sprint Nextel for $25.5bn
Dish Network's Joey and Hopper DVR system now available
Dish sued by networks over ad-skipping Auto Hop feature

CBS hints it may yank content from Dish over ad-skipping technology

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Dish’s bold move to help consumers skip advertisements on the TV screens is rankling the top brass of television. Despite being difficult to track, and not too hard to avoid, television advertisements remain a massive business. Sure, gone are the days in which a ‘speed bump’ of ads on a...
CBS hints it may yank content from Dish over ad-skipping technology

Newfronts hit their mark? TV having sluggish upfront

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In what could signal the beginnings of a shift of television ad dollars to the digital side, broadcast networks are seeing only moderate price increases on their commercials. They’re also selling less overall volume of their ads. On Thursday, the smallest of the major U.S. English-language broadcast networks, the CW,...
Newfronts hit their mark? TV having sluggish upfront

Boxee plotting a new DVR subscription service

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Boxee may be planning to launch a new DVR subscription service aimed at users who’ve purchased its new Live TV stick, according to a new survey the company sent  to users over the weekend. The Boxee Box is a streaming set-top box featuring Boxee’s open-source media software, which transforms televisions...
Boxee plotting a new DVR subscription service

Networks to Disruptive TV Start-Up: Not So Fast

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Normally, this kind of thing doesn't happen so early in the game. When legacy content companies try to sue a Web startup into oblivion, it's usually a few years after it launches, after some perceptible - or at least alleged - damage has been done. The music industry took out...
Networks to Disruptive TV Start-Up: Not So Fast

Traditional TV Use Flat In Q1— And It'll Stay That Way, One Analyst Says

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No disruption to see here folks, move along. A ratings analysis by Turner Networks and a report from Pivotal Research Group analyst Brian Wieser both said they aren’t seeing a dramatic shift from traditional linear TV and towards emerging digital channels. According to Turner, total prime-time viewership of the...
Traditional TV Use Flat In Q1— And It'll Stay That Way, One Analyst Says

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

Aereo is leaving the courts dazed and confused

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Aereo wants to revolutionize web TV by making it easy to stream and record basic TV. Question is, will the major broadcasters let it? [cnnmoney-byline src="By Roger Parloff, senior editor"] FORTUNE — An ingenious, Rube Goldberg-style invention called Aereo, backed by Barry Diller’s IAC/Interactive Corp., is posing riddles for a...
Aereo is leaving the courts dazed and confused

This will not help: Broadcast TV shows to receive content ratings online

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Coming soon: improved content ratings for TV shows online, The Hill reports. TNW’s take: that’s like bleeping one television, as it sits next to another playing a smashup of the movie Hostel, and porn. The Internet is a wild and wooly place, filled with every sort of filth you can...
This will not help: Broadcast TV shows to receive content ratings online
Streaming TV startup Aereo wins huge court victory against TV networks

Why The Diller-Backed Aereo Will Need Some Fancy Lawyers

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Broadcasters have a history of squashing disruptive technologies in court—and the new cord-cutting service Aereo could well be their next target. New York-based Aereo, which has received the bulk of its $25 million in funding from Barry Diller’s IAC (NSDQ: IACI), believes it has found a legal way to...
Why The Diller-Backed Aereo Will Need Some Fancy Lawyers

Boxee teams up with Sigma to bring its cloud-based streaming and DVR services to smart TVs

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New York-based Boxee has joined forces with system-on-chip solutions provider Sigma to move its content streaming and DVR services beyond its own dedicated hardware and into smart TVs being produced by other manufacturers. The two companies say they’ve been working together to put Boxee’s services, which include a cloud-based DVR, Internet...
Boxee teams up with Sigma to bring its cloud-based streaming and DVR services to smart TVs

New Amazon deal brings MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, and more to Prime Instant Video

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Those considering to get an Amazon Prime subscription might be better persuaded, with Amazon announcing a deal today with Viacom to bring 2,000 new titles to the service, including shows from MTV and Comedy Central. Amazon Prime runs $79 a year and gives customers free two-day shipping on most products...
New Amazon deal brings MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, and more to Prime Instant Video
Dish Network’s Hopper DVRs Can Now ‘Auto Hop’ Through Commercials
Mogreet's new self-serve product brings high-engaging MMS ads to SMBs
Inside Aereo: new photos of the tech that's changing how we watch TV

Boxee TV lets users watch TV content in high definition

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Boxee, which traditionally made products that focused on streaming multimedia content from local storage and the web, has now introduced the aptly named Boxee TV. It will let users watch live TV content from ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and other channels in high definition. It also doubles as a DVR...
Boxee TV lets users watch TV content in high definition
Aereo files suit against CBS to head off second copyright claim from network

Nielsen announces pilot program to measure online TV audiences, launching with AOL, FOX, NBC and more

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Nielsen is a long-established player in the audience metrics field, covering marketing and consumer information, television and other media measurements including online and mobile. So it comes as little surprise that Nielsen is now expanding its digital measurement scope into online TV content. Nielsen Digital Program Ratings The pilot program...
Nielsen announces pilot program to measure online TV audiences, launching with AOL, FOX, NBC and more
Aereo streaming TV service coming to Atlanta on June 17th

Dish's latest Hopper tweak reeks of legal positioning

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Facing a legal showdown with the broadcast networks over commercial-skipping features in its digital video recorders, Dish Network has quietly made several operating-system tweaks designed to put the ad-circumvention more in the hands of the user. This could be crucial in the satellite’s legal battle with broadcasters over these features,...
Dish's latest Hopper tweak reeks of legal positioning

Amazon & Viacom Announce Streaming Video Deal

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Proving the rumors right, Amazon today announced a video deal with Viacom, Inc. which will allow Amazon Prime members to instantly stream TV shows from MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, TV Land, Spike, VH1, BET, CMT and Logo. The deal increases the total number of Prime Instant Videos to more than 15,000, the company reports. In December,...
Amazon & Viacom Announce Streaming Video Deal
Samsung Lightray 4G for MetroPCS leaked, complete with TV antenna
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