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Nielsen: Cord Cutting And Internet TV Viewing On The Rise

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According to a new report from Nielsen, the number of U.S. homes that have broadband Internet, but only free, broadcast TV, is on the rise. Although representing less than 5% of TV households, the number has grown 22.8% over the past year. In addition, the behaviors within these homes are...
Nielsen: Cord Cutting And Internet TV Viewing On The Rise

paidContent 50: The world's most successful digital media companies

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Digital media is exploding. Half of us now read news on tablets, virtually all music tracks are bought electronically, and nearly a tenth of Americans are ditching cable for internet TV. But what does it take to make money from these fast-growing industries, and which companies are leading the way? Welcome...
paidContent 50: The world's most successful digital media companies

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

Netflix Takes a Leading Role in the Future of TV

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No longer a DVD-by-mail movie rental service, Netflix has evolved into something much bigger. Viewers are turning to Netflix to watch TV, according to new data from Nielsen, and the service is poised to become a powerhouse production studio. Nineteen percent of users say they primarily watch television shows on Netflix....
Netflix Takes a Leading Role in the Future of TV

Sky announces NowTV net service

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Sky reveals more details of its new pay-as-you-go internet TV service, NowTV....
Sky announces NowTV net service
BSkyB acquires Acetrax to be its connected TV Trojan Horse

UK Internet TV service YouView could finally be set for launch in May

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YouView is a joint TV venture by some of the UK’s biggest TV and broadband brands, including the BBC, Channel 4, BT and TalkTalk. The project aims to bring together catch up TV services together on one platform, but it has faced delay-after-delay over the past couple of years. Founded...
UK Internet TV service YouView could finally be set for launch in May

Sky's pay-as-you-go online Now TV service launches tomorrow on PC, Mac and Android

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We knew that BSkyB was launching its pay-as-you-go Internet TV service this summer, but the exact details around the launch, including the date, weren’t known until now. However, at a launch event in London today, Sky announced that Now TV will be going live from Tuesday July 17 (tomorrow), for...
Sky's pay-as-you-go online Now TV service launches tomorrow on PC, Mac and Android

Google joins smart TV battle for the British living room

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Films, music videos and live concerts – plus the whole world wide web – in July launch for £200-£300 Android set-top boxesGoogle is making its long-expected assault on the UK television market with the launch in July of its first product – made by Sony – to let Britons surf...
Google joins smart TV battle for the British living room

Sky dubs upcoming internet TV service 'Now TV', chases those currently without pay-TV

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After recently announcing plans to launch a new over-the-top internet based TV service in the UK Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch has revealed its name, Now TV, and what it will bring to customers. Speaking at the Media Guardian Changing Media Summit in London, Darroch indicated Now TV would operate...
Sky dubs upcoming internet TV service 'Now TV', chases those currently without pay-TV

Lords' report on superfast broadband must be taken seriously

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The government is not being bold enough in its internet strategy, and more must be done to give UK the network it needsIt will make uncomfortable reading for ministers, but the House of Lords report on the national strategy to speed up and extend Britain's broadband network should be taken...
Lords' report on superfast broadband must be taken seriously

Barry Diller Wants To “Transform Television” With Aereo, A DVR In The Cloud

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Barry Diller always enjoys riling the media industry from which he sprang. A few minutes ago at a press conference at IAC headquarters in New York City, Diller introduced a new startup IAC is backing called Aereo that is building a DVR in the cloud that broadcasts live TV to...
Barry Diller Wants To “Transform Television” With Aereo, A DVR In The Cloud

Google TV to get Howard Stern, Sirius XM

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App expected to be available this summer will deliver satellite radio's programming to subscribers on the struggling Internet TV platform. [Read more]...
Google TV to get Howard Stern, Sirius XM

Smart TV Evolves: Microsoft's SmartGlass Connects Your Phone, Tablet and Xbox 360

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From Kinect motion controls, to voice commands and now SmartGlass, Microsoft is on a crusade to transform the living room into a fluid locus of home entertainment, with Xbox Live right at the center. But does anything set this new second-screen app apart from the crowd?  For one, SmartGlass isn't...
Smart TV Evolves: Microsoft's SmartGlass Connects Your Phone, Tablet and Xbox 360

Google TV Root Hack Allows For Hulu Streaming, Makes The Connected TV Platform Interesting Again

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Google TV launched a year and a half ago. The platform has gone nowhere since according to a recent survey. It relaunched late last year, which brought improved performance and a sweet search tool, but it’s still not worth your time. However, it’s finally getting a bit interesting thanks to...
Google TV Root Hack Allows For Hulu Streaming, Makes The Connected TV Platform Interesting Again

Motorola reinvents the TV interface with DreamGallery concept (video)

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Motorola is demonstrating how it expects TVs of the future will work with its DreamGallery concept. Powered by the company's Medios cloud-service, the display is designed to let you browse content as if it was the internet -- with bookmarks, personalized recommendations and interactive search tools. Its designed to...
Motorola reinvents the TV interface with DreamGallery concept (video)

Apps Rush: Now TV, Animate It, MY GPS, Weather HD 2, Mitt's VP, Breaking Bad, Knock Knock and more

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What's new on the app stores on Wednesday 1 August 2012A selection of 14 new and notable apps for you today:Now TV UKFollowing its debut on Android, Sky has launched an iOS version of its new Now TV internet TV service. Subscribers can register for a Sky Movies Pass for...
Apps Rush: Now TV, Animate It, MY GPS, Weather HD 2, Mitt's VP, Breaking Bad, Knock Knock and more

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

Half of all smart TVs sold aren’t even connected to the Internet

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Internet-enabled televisions have become the next big thing. LG, Sony, Panasonic, Samsung and Sharp, among others, offer TV sets with apps and Wi-Fi connectivity. Just because someone has an Internet TV, however, doesn’t mean he or she it using it. “People are buying connected TVs, but they are not...
Half of all smart TVs sold aren’t even connected to the Internet

Google Takes High-Speed Internet, TV to Kansas City

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Google will begin offering high-speed Internet and TV service in the Kansas City area later this year, thrusting the Web-search giant into competition with telecom companies....
Google Takes High-Speed Internet, TV to Kansas City

Google TV Getting International Launch, Starting In U.K.

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News updates all day from Fast CompanyGoogle is finally taking its smart/connected TV system outside of the U.S., with Sony as the preferred launch partner. Sony Europe revealed the news this morning, explaining that the NSZ-GS7 "Internet Player with Google TV," which is a set-top box with a smart keyboard-toting...
Google TV Getting International Launch, Starting In U.K.

With Nexus Q, Google Wants to Make Entertainment More Social

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Google unveiled its new Nexus Q media player, a gamble that people are interested in making their home entertainment more social. At $299, the Q is pricier than competitors like Apple TV and Internet TV systems like Boxee. It is intended to make it easy to share content....
With Nexus Q, Google Wants to Make Entertainment More Social

Cisco Wants To Buy News Corp's TV Software Maker NDS For $5 Billion

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Cisco (NSDQ: CSCO) says it wants to buy News Corp.‘s TV set-top box software maker NDS Group for $5 billion to improve its own offering and grow its profile in China and India. Both companies’ boards have approved the deal. But the interesting part is: why does News Corp....
Cisco Wants To Buy News Corp's TV Software Maker NDS For $5 Billion

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
FCC considers backdoor rule change that could jumpstart the era of internet television

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

Aereo avoids a preliminary injunction, keeps its antenna to internet TV service on the air for now

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While the battle between Aereo, a service that brings OTA TV broadcasts to the internet, and the broadcasters that began suing it before it even launched continues, a judge ruled today against a request for a preliminary injunction to shut it down. Reuters reports that the basis for the...
Aereo avoids a preliminary injunction, keeps its antenna to internet TV service on the air for now
Korea Telecom planning to charge YouTube and others for data usage

Video: The Future Of The Remote Control In The Age Of Internet TV

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Wand, joypad, keyboard, trackpad, voice, mobile, wave, tablet or just plain ‘ol candybar? Which of these is the best way to navigate television, as the TV is upgraded by unfamiliar new features like web, apps, VOD and games? At IP&TV World Forum in London, I tried several of the...
Video: The Future Of The Remote Control In The Age Of Internet TV

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
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