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Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Aereo

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The streaming television service may be headed for a trial against broadcasters. Count another court win for Aereo. The streaming television service, which broadcasts TV networks without paying any fees, notched another victory in court on Monday with a federal appeals' court upholding a ruling that their service did...
Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Aereo
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Intel offers 75 percent higher rates to get TV service off the ground

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In order to get its new television service up and running, chipmaker Intel is offering the content providers rates as much as 75 percent higher than the traditional cable providers pay. Sources close to Intel's negotiations say the potentially higher rates are to be expected, as Intel would enter the...
Intel offers 75 percent higher rates to get TV service off the ground

Showtime's YouTube Gambit

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The entire season 7 premiere of Dexter is on YouTube - and no, it's not a pirated copy. Showtime posted the entire episode, as well as the season 2 premiere of Homeland. A capitulation to pirates? No, an effort to entice viewers to pay for premium television service. Bundled...
Showtime's YouTube Gambit

Netflix strikes licensing agreement with Disney, will be exclusive US subscription service for first-run films beginning in 2016

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Netflix just announced a couple of new deals with Warner last week, and it's now landed a big one with The Walt Disney Company. While it's still a few years out, the company has announced today that it will be the exclusive US subscription television service for first-run live-action...
Netflix strikes licensing agreement with Disney, will be exclusive US subscription service for first-run films beginning in 2016

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

Sony stalls video service plans over net-neutrality concerns

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Sony is reportedly stalling its plans to develop a streaming television service, amid fears over potential net-neutrality conflicts. The company's vice president and general manager of global video, Michael Aragon, has finally confirmed rumors surrounding the service, however he told attendees at Variety's Entertainment & Technology Summit that the plans...
Sony stalls video service plans over net-neutrality concerns

Aereo prepares to launch its antenna and Internet-based TV service in Atlanta starting June 17

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Aereo has announced that it will be rolling out its controversial Internet-based television service in Atlanta, Georgia on June 24. Atlanta will be the third city to receive Aereo’s TV service, following New York City last October, and Boston which kicks off on May 15. While we already knew that Aereo...
Aereo prepares to launch its antenna and Internet-based TV service in Atlanta starting June 17

Apple Pushing Ahead with Plans for Subscription TV Service by Christmas?

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The New York Post reports that Apple is pressing ahead with plans to launch its own streaming television service by the end of the year, despite continued resistance from content providers.For months, Apple’s point man, Eddie Cue, has been leading talks with content providers, which have largely balked at the...
Apple Pushing Ahead with Plans for Subscription TV Service by Christmas?

iPad, iPhone can pick up live TV with EyeTV add-on

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The iPad and iPhone accessory is the second product to work with Dyle's mobile television service, which picks up local channels. [Read more]...
iPad, iPhone can pick up live TV with EyeTV add-on
CBS CEO Leslie Moonves again says he denied Steve Jobs access to TV programming for fear of disrupting revenue streams

BSkyB to take on Netflix and YouView with internet TV service

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Broadcaster to roll out service in first half of this year, targeting 13m UK households who do not subscribe to pay-TV • BSkyB's main video-on-demand competitorsBSkyB is to launch an internet television service to take on rivals such as Netflix, LoveFilm and YouView.The service will launch in the first half...
BSkyB to take on Netflix and YouView with internet TV service

Nintendo TV service coming Dec. 20

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After a month's delay, Nintendo announced Wednesday that it will add its smart TV service to its new Wii U console just in time for Christmas. The smart television service, Nintendo TVii, was among the most-anticipated features for the new console, which Nintendo put on the market last month as...
Nintendo TV service coming Dec. 20
Google Left Phone Service Out Of Its Fiber Rollout Thanks To Pesky Regulatory Hurdles

Microsoft And TiVo Drop Their Patent Lawsuits Against Each Other

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Microsoft is dropping its patent lawsuit against set-top box maker TiVo, in which Microsoft had complained of not only copyright infringement, but had also threatened a ban on importing TiVo’s hardware and software into the U.S. And TiVo has agreed to drop its suits against Microsoft, as well. For background,...
Microsoft And TiVo Drop Their Patent Lawsuits Against Each Other
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Intel Confirms Its TV Plans - There's No Way It's Going To Work

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Four years ago, Intel executives stood on stage with representatives from, Yahoo, Comcast, Disney and Sony, with endorsements from CBS and device manufacturers like Motorola, promising to revolutionize the television. They failed.  This week, Intel disclosed that it had launched a new division, dubbed Intel Media, that would set out...
Intel Confirms Its TV Plans - There's No Way It's Going To Work

Steve Jobs Discussed Potential Television Deal with CBS CEO Les Moonves

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Last November, CBS CEO Les Moonves acknowledged that his company had been in talks with Apple about a potential streaming television service, revealing that CBS had ultimately declined to support the plan due to Apple's demands that it include a split of advertising revenue between the two companies. As noted...
Steve Jobs Discussed Potential Television Deal with CBS CEO Les Moonves
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Steam Big Picture TV mode goes live

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Valve's television service for Windows and Mac is now available for Steam's 50 million members. A related weeklong sale includes Portal 2 for $5. [Read more]...
Steam Big Picture TV mode goes live

TalkTalk launches service it claims will 'revolutionise' pay TV

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Budget deal is aimed at Freeview users who have not so far signed up to subscription TVTalkTalk has pushed the button on its long-awaited television service, promising to revolutionise pay TV - and without the chaos that accompanied the company's introduction of free broadband six years ago.The company unveiled plans...
TalkTalk launches service it claims will 'revolutionise' pay TV

Ericsson eyes Microsoft's mobile-TV service -- report

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The companies could announce a deal in which Microsoft would sell off its mobile-television service, though no prices were divulged. [Read more]...
Ericsson eyes Microsoft's mobile-TV service -- report
Broadcasters Sue New York ‘TV Anywhere’ Startup Aereo

Aereo streaming TV service doesn't infringe, appeals court finds

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Streaming television service Aereo does not appear to infringe the copyrights of over-the-air TV stations, and a request from several stations to shut down the New York-based service isn't warranted, an appeals court has ruled....
Aereo streaming TV service doesn't infringe, appeals court finds

Report: Microsoft in talks to sell MediaRoom IPTV unit to Ericsson

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Bloomberg is reporting this morning that Microsoft is in discussions with Ericsson to sell its IPTV service to the wireless network maker. Citing people with knowledge of the talks, Bloomberg reported that Microsoft wants to put its attention on delivering TV services through Xbox. MediaRoom, which powers AT&T’s U-Verse television service, allows companies...
Report: Microsoft in talks to sell MediaRoom IPTV unit to Ericsson
Google Fiber TV interface and Nexus 7 remote shows off integration with over-the-top services
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