Google TV plans to bridge TV and Web, giving living room viewers the best of both.
Posted 20 May 2010
Broadcaster passes over SeeSaw and Hulu to focus on move to consoles, integrated TVs, set-top boxes, and mobiles
Posted 28 Apr 2010
The IPTV World Forum in London was awash with set-top box and middleware manufacturers in a fool's gold rush for a market that doesn't exist.
Posted 26 Mar 2010
A leader in the UK—where it supplies playout for the BBC, Channel 4, Five, and Virgin Media—Red Bee is expanding across Europe.
Posted 03 Mar 2010
A panel at last week's Fiber to the Home Conference in Portugal explored the impact of online video on broadcasters from the perspective of media companies in the Netherlands.
Mon., March 1, by Tim Siglin
Posted 01 Mar 2010
France Telecom will bring a three-screen TV service to Belgium via its subsidiary Mobistar.
Fri., Feb. 19, by Troy Dreier
Posted 19 Feb 2010
Red Bee adds Channel 5's Demand Five to its VOD account list, joining Channel 4's 4oD and the BBC iPlayer.
Wed., Feb. 17, by Troy Dreier
Posted 17 Feb 2010
The UK’s SeeSaw video-on-demand service launches on Wednesday, initially as an online ad-supported service but with a second phase introduction of pay per view content, mainly from the U.S., to follow shortly.
Tues., Feb. 16, by Adrian Pennington
Posted 16 Feb 2010
At this year's Consumer Electronics Show, integration and service are the name of the game, with increased emphasis on mobile video and the digital living room.
Thurs., Jan. 7, by Tim Siglin
Posted 07 Jan 2010
After months of delay and mounting speculation that VOD venture Project Canvas would be quashed, the BBC is to push ahead with the initiative after being given the nod by its own governing body BBC Trust.
Mon., Dec. 21, by Adrian Pennington
Posted 21 Dec 2009
Are frustrations with online "catch-up services" such as the BBC iPlayer, Hulu, and Rogers On Demand Online leading toward greater DVR usage?
Tues., Dec. 1, by Tim Siglin
Posted 01 Dec 2009
The BBC's highly publicized broadband-to-TV project still hasn't received approval from the broadcaster's governing body, and may never see the light of day.
Thurs., Nov. 5, by Adrian Pennington
Posted 05 Nov 2009
With a major deal to be announced soon, Twofour Digital's MEDIAFREEDOM will be behind the first major European project to support live DRM for a VOD HD store using Microsoft PlayReady and Smooth Streaming.
Thurs., Oct. 8, by Adrian Pennington
Posted 08 Oct 2009
Acquisitions expand KIT digital's presence in both the mobile and enterprise markets, while also giving the company a foothold in North America.
Mon., Oct. 5, by Adrian Pennington
Posted 05 Oct 2009
Sky content will soon be available on Xbox and Wii, using a player designed by ioko.
Tues., Sept. 15, by Tim Siglin
Posted 15 Sep 2009
Announcements from Vidiator, ADB, and Active Video show how companies are looking to break down barriers between TV, web, and mobile
Posted 12 Sep 2009
Adobe announces bit-level encryption, Envivio provides live iPhone encoding tools, and much more
Thurs., Sept. 10, by Tim Siglin
Posted 10 Sep 2009
The consortia behind Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) is looking to establish a pan-European standard for the delivery of broadband-to-TV content.
Thurs., Sept. 3, by Adrian Pennington
Posted 03 Sep 2009
Arqiva, the UK's largest transmission provider, will launch a VOD service based on the Kangaroo technology, in the hopes of preempting Hulu from taking hold.
Fri., July 24, by Adrian Pennington
Posted 24 Jul 2009