Roku Grabs TV Partners For 'Streaming Stick'

Roku Grabs TV Partners For 'Streaming Stick'
Here's a clever idea. Rather than charging a premium price for a smart television, build a competitively priced set and let consumers bring their own smarts. The company best known for selling tiny boxes that let users put NetFlix and other streaming ...

Sprinklr Inks Deal with Hearst Digital Media
Business Wire (press release)
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sprinklr, the leading enabler of scalable social mediamanagement for enterprises, today announced the addition of Hearst Digital Media, a unit of Hearst Magazines, to its client roster. Hearst Digital Media selected Sprinklr to ...

Digital TV subscriptions rise with Taiwan's first 2012 Olympics win
Focus Taiwan News Channel
In Taiwan, only Chunghwa Telecom and Elta TV have obtained the rights to broadcast the Olympic Games via new media platforms such as mobile phones and Internet Protocol Television, which is digital content delivered on a person's television through a ...

The UK is thinking about moving all TV over to the internet to leave the airwaves ...
The switch to digital television is not yet complete, but UK households could be forced to adjust their sets again with a parliamentary inquiry now forecasting a second wave of switchover, this time from the airwaves to the internet. The government should draw up plans to have every ...BT, TalkTalk, Sky and Virgin Media are moving rapidly to connect more television sets to theinternet, so that they can offer video on demand as well as conventional TV channels. TalkTalk's YouView box, unveiled last week, offers ...

House of Lords wants UK TV to go fully online and leave airwaves clear for ...
House of Lords wants UK TV to go fully online to leave the airwaves clear for. The UK House of Lords' Communications Committee has suggested that all broadcast TV should be moved to the internet to free up wireless spectrum for cellphones. In its report ...

Could We Soon See a Digital Switchoff as TV Heads Entirely Online?
Gizmodo UK
A Lords committee looking into the future of delivering telly to our houses has put out the idea that terrestrial TV broadcasts should eventually be replaced by an entirely internet-based network, requiring confused old people to adjust their televisions once ...

Gizmodo UK

Gov't issues RFP for digital TV
Gov't issues RFP for digital TV. The request for proposals gives interested bidders just one month to respond. It also makes no specific mention of a return path forInternet access. By Duncan McLeod. Added by Duncan McLeod on 1 August 2012. Saved under News ... Prospective manufacturers of the set-top boxes that government will subsidise for as many as 5m poorer SA households to receivedigital terrestrial television signals have just a month to submit their proposals to the department of communications.


NanoTech Entertainment (NTEK) Launches TV Show Starring Adam Curry
MarketWatch (press release)
1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- NANOTECH ENTERTAINMENT (pinksheets:NTEK) today has announced its first ever television show - "Adam Curry's Big App Show," is now available and prominently featured on the Roku IPTV platform. This daily video features ... By partnering with an internet-savvy TV veteran like Adam (Curry), we gain years of media expertise to help our expansion. Roku is the fastest .... Commentary. LinkedIn's shares have stayed above their IPO price amid a broader social-media selloff.

Pay-TV leads ad growth
The Australian
Advertisers like subscription TV's ability to target specific demographics, and its high level of engagement with audiences. However, there are challenges on the horizon, mainly from internettelevision. Public awareness is growing of online network delivery to ...

Colin Morrison: Commercial Radio Faces Digital Fight With Internet Music ...
Huffington Post UK
Radio has always confused media futurologists. The sound-only medium survived the conquest of TV and the ipod, and has managed to bounce back from recession and technological revolution. But the recently churning ownership of commercial radio ...

Lords call for the end of TV transmissions
Reg Hardware
The UK House of Lords has recommended ending broadcast television and re-allocating for mobile data usage the spectrum currently used to transmit digital TV signals. Rather than take up vital electromagnetic spectrum, TV should be delivered exclusively ...

NanoTech launches online TV division
Rapid tv news
NanoTech is launching its own over-the-top, on-demand online television service aimed atdigital distribution via Roku, Apple TV, and the latest crop of smart TVs from Samsung and LG, along with PCs and mobile devices. It's also developing new technology to ... "NanoTech's customer base will explode as the viewing public will not rely just on satellite and cable providers, but instead utilise the Internet and mobile networks to watch NanoTech's video-on-demand (VOD) content." "This partnership gives us exclusive ...

Media General lays off 75 in Va. corporate office
WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 - Media General lays off 75 in Va. corporate office. Homepage · News · Delmarvawide News · National News · International News · Politics · Business News · Closings · Entertainment News · Healthbeat ...

Google Bets Bigger on Digital TV
Google needs to cut down on the vitriol if it's to transform YouTube from a hobbyist's playground into a legitimate online TV network with real channels and big-budget advertisers. There's plenty of progress to report. YouTube now has about 100 professionally ...

Review: NBC offers plenty of live Olympics online
WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 - Review: NBC offers plenty of live Olympicsonline. Homepage · News · Delmarvawide News · National News · International News · Politics · Business News · Closings · Entertainment News · Healthbeat ...

S3 Group Helps Operators Deliver on the Promise of Multi-Screen TV
Broadcast Newsroom
DUBLIN, IRELAND -- (Marketwire) -- 08/01/12 -- S3 Group, an international digital TV company that enables programmers and operators to accelerate end-to-end delivery of multi-screen TV, will be at IBC in September (Stand 3. ... multiscreen TV, automated testing, connected tv, ipad test , Home, Digital Media Software, Computers/Home Office, Communications, Movies & Music, Tablets, Networks, Handheld, Movies by Genre, Broadcast, Streaming, Digital, Business,Internet Media, Czech Republic, Poland, Ireland, ...

Global IPTV subscribers to triple by 2017
Rapid tv news
Used to paying third, never mind second, fiddle in the pay-TV firmament, the IPTV arena is to hit back with rocketing growth over the next five years according to a new report from Digital TVResearch. The Global IPTV Forecasts report calculates that the ...

SocialToaster and SME Digital Provide the Missing Link to the Launch of O2 ...
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[PRNewswire press release] — SocialToaster announced today that they have been chosen along with media partner, SME Digital, Social Media Explorer's digital marketing agency, to launch a new and innovative Social TV Campaign for 'The Balancing Act.' ...

DT Daily: Google patents its glasses, Diablo III server meltdown, CBS to make a ...
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Global IPTV subs expected to triple
Broadband TV News
The number of homes paying for IPTV is expected to dramatically increase to 165 million by the end of 2017. A new report from Digital TV Research estimates the growth will be driven by China, which will see a staggering increase from the present 14 million ...

Broadband TV News

National Survey Reveals Consumers Are Overwhelmed by Social Media
MarketWatch (press release)
According to the 2012 Connecting and Communicating Online: State of Social Media study consumers'--that is, online adults in the U.S. who are 18 and older--fear of missing out (FOMO) may be heightened by their growing reliance on social networks. 62 percent of adults who ..."Consumers are bombarded with so much information online - from status updates and photos to tweets and check-ins - that our anxiety around missing out has shifted to our digital lives," said Jeff Tinsley, CEO of MyLife. "The fact that many ...

Pay-TV advertising revenues jump 10pc
The Australian
THE subscription TV industry has posted a 10 per cent year-on-year increase in net advertising revenues as its growth continues to outpace traditional media. The industry's peak ... free-to-air counterparts. However, there are significant challenges on the horizon mainly from the threat ofIPTV (internet via television), which gives subscription TV viewers an alternative delivery method. Public awareness of the delivery of content over a closed or private online network to a set-top box or TV is gaining a bigger profile.

LG Release Downloadable 3D Games For Smart TV
World Internet TV on PC (blog)
The development of LG's 3D smart TV system has reached another landmark, as 3D games (which were previously only available in 2D to mobile devices as app downloads) become available for download as a key feature of the 'Cinema' range of connected ...

World Internet TV on PC (blog)

Social Media Makes a Mark on TV in Brazil
As the web and social media become part of the everyday routine of many consumers in Brazil, they have begun to integrate their digital activities with other media as well. According to February data from IBOPE Nielsen Online titled “Pesquisa Social TV,” internet users in metropolitan areas of Brazil are joining the global trend of simultaneously using the internetwhile watching TV. Almost six in 10 internet users said that they accessed the internet while watching TV every day, while less than a tenth reported using ...

RadioactiveGiant Opens Multimedia Studio in Atlanta
MarketWatch (press release)
New Studio to Lead Development and Production of Film, Television and Digital Media. LOS ANGELES, CA and ... RadioactiveGiant is a content producer and multi-platform distributor of 2-D and 3-D feature films, TV, live broadcasts, made-for-web and other innovative media formats from major studios, TV networks, independent producers, media publishers, advertisers and interactive media developers worldwide. .... LinkedIn's shares have stayed above their IPO price amid a broader social-media selloff. LinkedIn: ...

Skys NOW TV Streaming Movie Service Comes To iPad and iPhone
World Internet TV on PC (blog)
As well as movies a more varied supply of content will be available soon, as Sky say, “More great Sky content will also be added in the coming months, with Sky Sports due to launch on NOW TV before the end of the year. This will enable NOWTV customers ...

World Internet TV on PC (blog)

Global IPTV subscribers to triple
Global IPTV subscribers will triple between now and the end of 2017, driven in particular by growth in China, according to a new report. IPTV numbers will rise to 165 million by the end of 2017, up from 51 million at the end of 2011, according to Digital TV ...

Indian TV Network Sues Nielsen Over Ratings Data
New York Times
Published: July 31, 2012. MUMBAI, India — A leading Indian television network has sued the Nielsen Company, accusing its Indian joint venture of providing “false, fabricated and manipulated data” on TV ratings for almost a decade. Enlarge This Image ...

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Mela Launches A Free Online Movie Streaming Service - MediaNama
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SparkLabs, a Startup Accelerator in South Korea, Launches with ...
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Time Warner's Q2: CNN, print, film offset pay TV gains — paidContent
By Daniel Frankel
The media conglomerate's profits drop 30 percent in the second quarter, as CNN's ratings drop to levels not seen since its landmark coverage of the Gulf War 21 years ago. Declines in print publishing and film distribution also have an impact.

Yammer Is Launching A Chat Feature Called Online Now 'In A ...
By Ingrid Lunden
Ingrid covers mobile, digital media, advertising and the spaces where these intersect. When it comes to work, she feels most... → Learn More. online now. Yammer, the enterprise social networking company that was recently bought by Microsoft for $1.2 billion, is getting ready to add a new instant messaging feature called Online Now to its main service, enabling users to chat to each other in real time. Online Now will sit alongside existing services that let users post status updates and ...

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