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92% of Google TV Apps Were Pre-Installed, Not Downloaded

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Google TV is supposed to be Android's entrance into your living room, the pioneering cusp of the "smart TV" revolution. It appears that it has been anything but. Since its release last year, only about 4,793,000 Google TV apps have been downloaded, according to Xyologic. While nearly five million downloads...
92% of Google TV Apps Were Pre-Installed, Not Downloaded

More choice in the UK: Sky's NOW TV movie subscription service lands on Roku devices

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NOW TV, the internet TV service powered by Sky that offers customers subscription-based access to Sky Movies, is now available on Roku streaming players. More specifically, NOW TV is available from today on Roku LT and Roku 2 XS boxes, which are both available in the UK for £49.99 and...
More choice in the UK: Sky's NOW TV movie subscription service lands on Roku devices

BSkyB announces Now TV, offering pay-as-you-go Internet TV to the masses

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The Next Web is at the Guardian Changing Media Summit this week, a conference promising to deliver insights from the organisations and individuals capitalising on disruption within the digital content space. You can monitor all our coverage here. Jeremy Darroch, CEO of BSkyB, was the first keynote of the two-day...
BSkyB announces Now TV, offering pay-as-you-go Internet TV to the masses

IAC Backs Internet-TV Start-Up

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An Internet-TV start-up backed by media veteran Barry Diller could tempt more television viewers to cut the cable cord, but it might be in for a fight from media companies....
IAC Backs Internet-TV Start-Up

This Heroic Startup (And Barry Diller) Are Standing Up To Your Goliath Cable Company

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"HOW many people here love their cable company?" Chet Kanojia, the boss of Aereo, an internet TV start-up, posed that question to an audience recently. Only one man raised his hand--and he worked for one. Mr Kanojia started Aereo in 2012 to capitalise on people's hatred of high cable bills....
This Heroic Startup (And Barry Diller) Are Standing Up To Your Goliath Cable Company

Aereo countersues broadcasters over its internet TV streaming service

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Now that Aereo has launched its antenna TV-over-the-internet service it can devote some attention to its legal issues, and today countersued the TV networks suing it (Fox, PBS, Univision, WPIX and WNET) in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan. It's already filed another suit against Disney, CBS NBCUniversal and...
Aereo countersues broadcasters over its internet TV streaming service

Google TV may have less than 1m viewers

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An investigation within Android Market stats has suggested that Google TV adoption may be so low as to be under one million users. The TV and Movies app, a core part of the OS, is listed as having between 500,000 to one million installed users, GigaOM found. More than half...
Google TV may have less than 1m viewers

YouView internet TV service unveiled, but would you pay £299 for it?

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Poll: Lord Sugar has finally revealed his long-delayed catch-up player but would you fork out £299 for it?Josh Halliday...
YouView internet TV service unveiled, but would you pay £299 for it?
2013: The Year Internet TV Went Mainstream

A Beginner’s Guide to Made-for-Internet TV - http://bit.ly/9n6COG

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A Beginner’s Guide to Made-for-Internet TV - http://bit.ly/9n6COG

TiVo adds MLB.tv in the US today, nears IPTV launch in Sweden

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TiVo announced its quarterly earnings yesterday, revealing a net loss for the quarter of $10.8 million. Despite that, its push to partner with cable companies seems to be going well, as it noted its largest growth in MSO customers in seven years, adding 277,000 subscriptions that way. More interesting...
TiVo adds MLB.tv in the US today, nears IPTV launch in Sweden

Intel Set-Top Box and Cable TV Service Won't Initially Revolutionize the Industry

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At today's AllThingsD Dive Into Media Conference, Intel Media vice president Erik Huggers announced that the company is indeed working on an Internet TV service and a set-top box to go along with it. Huggers noted that Intel has put together a team of people hired from Apple, Netflix, and...
Intel Set-Top Box and Cable TV Service Won't Initially Revolutionize the Industry

Sky internet TV service planned: Heading to PS3?

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Sky will be launching a new internet TV service in the first half of 2012, one that will be available “to anyone in the UK with a broadband connection” and accessible through a range of devices including PCs, Macs, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, connected TVs and games consoles. In the...
Sky internet TV service planned: Heading to PS3?

Work speeds up on new 'prototype' Apple store

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What were you doing at 7 a.m. this beautiful Saturday morning? If you were one of the 12 construction workers building Apple’s new “prototype” store in Palo Alto, you were working hard as the sun came up. Seven workers were pouring concrete, and another five were working on the...
Work speeds up on new 'prototype' Apple store

Cox flareWatch beta brings IPTV with 60 HD channels, cloud DVR for $35 monthly

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While everyone tries to figure out what the future of TV looks like, Cox Cable has crossed over to offering internet TV service to customers in Orange County. flareWatch beta testers can buy a Fanhattan Fan TV set-top box for $99 (up to three per household) and sign up...
Cox flareWatch beta brings IPTV with 60 HD channels, cloud DVR for $35 monthly

Netflix's Big, HBO-Inspired, 10-Year Bet On Original Content

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The pilot episode of a new television series can send it rocketing toward ratings success, renewal, and eventual syndication, or plummeting toward cancelation. But in the world of Internet TV, says Netflix, "don't expect overnight results." That's the message the company sent yesterday while announcing its quarterly financial results. On...
Netflix's Big, HBO-Inspired, 10-Year Bet On Original Content

Must See HDTV (January 28th - February 3rd)

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There's a football game this week, in case you hadn't heard -- but that's not all. Netflix is debuting the series that it claims will change internet TV, and there's also a few other new options to keep an eye out for. Look below for the highlights this week,...
Must See HDTV (January 28th - February 3rd)

Microsoft Wins Big with Windows Azure Internet TV Deal in China

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Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform won a strong endorsement Monday when PPTV, which claims to be China's leading Internet TV service provider, signed on to launch its platform on top of Windows Azure's new Media Services offering. Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform won a strong endorsement Monday when PPTV, which...
Microsoft Wins Big with Windows Azure Internet TV Deal in China

Hurricane Sandy also disrupts cellular networks and wired Internet

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In addition to taking New York City data centers offline, Hurricane Sandy has disrupted cellular service and wired Internet, TV, and phone services from major providers. AT&T, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, and Sprint have all acknowledged cellular outages.  Wireline services are also being disrupted. Verizon (the non-wireless part of the company)...
Hurricane Sandy also disrupts cellular networks and wired Internet

Nokia TV coming to Lumia smartphones in Finland

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ESPOO, Finland - You may have seen some excitement online about a new TV service from Nokia for our Lumia smartphones. We are very pleased to be able to confirm that Nokia TV, the latest Lumia entertainment offering from Nokia following Nokia Music and Nokia Reading, will be introduced in...
Nokia TV coming to Lumia smartphones in Finland

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

UK Internet TV service YouView sued in naming row with YourView

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YouView, the UK Internet TV provider has been sued for trademark infringement in a row about its name. According to the BBC, (a member of the joint venture which also includes BT, ITV and others), a company in Gloucestershire, England, had registered the name YourView back in July. The High Court...
UK Internet TV service YouView sued in naming row with YourView

Verizon Raises Prices on FiOS Internet, TV Service

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Verizon Communications raised the price for its FiOS Internet service after increasing the speeds that it offers, a move that capitalizes on rising demand for data....
Verizon Raises Prices on FiOS Internet, TV Service

Intel Talking to Networks About Internet TV Service

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Intel has held preliminary talks with entertainment companies recently about creating a service for accessing television shows over the Internet. The chip maker envisions the service as a bundle of television channels akin to the packages of content that consumers currently get from cable and satellite television providers....
Intel Talking to Networks About Internet TV Service

Sky will launch an internet based TV service in the UK in the first half of 2012

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UK pay TV service Sky has just announced its quarterly results, and despite adding 100,000 subscribers as well as notching its "highest ever first-half adjusted operating profit" it will launch a new internet TV service, available to anyone in the country with a broadband connection. Sky describes the new...
Sky will launch an internet based TV service in the UK in the first half of 2012
Why Intel could be the company to finally crack internet TV

Tongal Raises $15M For Platform That Lets Anyone Compete To Make Branded Video Campaigns

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Tongal has raised $15 million for its video content and social platform, which rewards people for making video advertisements for consumer brands. With the investment, which was led by Insight Venture Partners, Tongal plans to build out its global creative community. Tongal, founded in 2008 and based out of Los Angeles, has...
Tongal Raises $15M For Platform That Lets Anyone Compete To Make Branded Video Campaigns

YouView estimated to have added up to 230,000 subscribers since launch

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TalkTalk adding up to 10,000 customers a week for joint venture internet TV service, despite poor high street sales of boxesYouView, the BBC-backed internet TV service, is estimated to have up to 230,000 subscribers six months after launch, with TalkTalk revealing that it is seeing demand running at more than...
YouView estimated to have added up to 230,000 subscribers since launch

Cut the cord: 13 set-top media streamers

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Which Internet TV streamer is right for you? From Roku and Apple TV to new Boxee, Google TV and NeoTV, we look at the different mixes of programming, connections and features you get with 13 set-top boxes....
Cut the cord: 13 set-top media streamers

The Morning Lowdown 3-21-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  Comics are now selling laughs by the download (NYT) »  No joke: YouTube (NSDQ: GOOG) gets its first live comedy show (GigaOM) »  Beats buying up music service MOG (GigaOM) »  Can Spotify become the iTunes of streaming...
The Morning Lowdown 3-21-12
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