TiVo Pays $18.5M To Buy MobiTV

TiVo has emerged as the winning bidder for bankrupt IPTV solutions provider MobiTV, paying $18.5 million to beat out a competitive joint bid from Amino Technologies and Roku over the course of a two-day auction process. MobiTV represented a competitor for TiVo in the market for delivering IPTV solutions to cable companies.

Cable One Launches IPTV Offering In Texas, More Markets To Come

Slovak Telekom, T-Mobile Czech Republic Select MediaKind For IPTV

MediaKind, a global media technology provider, has been selected by Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Czech Republic, members of the Deutsche Telekom group, to power the delivery of IPTV services to consumers in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. MediaKind — the new brand identity for Ericsson Media Solutions — will upgrade and further extend its Mediaroom platform, which […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Anevia & Viaccess-Orca

Anevia & Viaccess-Orca | Stands 5.B66 & 1.A51 | www.anevia.com & www.viaccess-orca.com Viaccess-Orca is a global solutions provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions for a personalized TV experience. Anevia is an OTT and IPTV software provider of innovative multiscreen solutions for the delivery of live TV, streaming video, time-shifted TV […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: MediaKind

MediaKind | Stand 1.D61| http://www.mediakind.com/ MediaKind is launching MediaFirst Client for Mediaroom, a new solution that enables existing Mediaroom operators to upgrade to the MediaFirst TV Platform. Mediaroom is an IPTV platform with more than 40 million STBs deployed worldwide. The introduction of MediaFirst Client with a cloud-based SaaS platform enables current Mediaroom operators to […]

NAB SHOW PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Vitec

Vitec | Booth SL6821 | www.vitec.com  Vitec’s enterprise-grade EZ TV IPTV and digital signage platform can now manage and drive complex video wall setups and is interoperable with the latest content protection and DRM standards required by the leading services providers for IPTV deployments. These capabilities are fully supported through the EZ TV Platform, with […]

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Jason Neureiter Joins Artel As National Sales Mgr.

IBC 2016 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

From The IBC Exhibit Floor: tv2u

tv2u | Stand N1502 | Website: http://tv2u.com/ tv2u is a pioneer of innovative technologies and business concepts, empowering customers to increase profitability by generating global revenue through cost-effective cloud-based interactive OTT/IPTV managed OPEX services, or as a physically deployed solution at the operator’s facility. tv2u is able to deliver any content (video, audio and data) […]

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Ericsson Gives Nod To Selino For Mediaroom IPTV

NEWS ANALYSIS

I Want My IPTV! The Growth Of Connected TV

The emergence of IPTV is one of a growing number of viewing options to emerge over the past decade and continues to compete with a gaggle of other advances for market share. Unlike other burgeoning tech-sector technologies, IPTV functionality is being built right into current and future generations of televisions, which could drive an increase in usage as penetration increases.

RESEARCH AND MARKETS FORECAST

IPTV To Hit 105M Subscribers By 2015

Television delivered by IPTV systems will almost double in subscribers on a worldwide basis in four years — outpacing the growth of cable and satellite TV businesses. A new Research and Markets forecast shows that global IPTV-delivered video will grow to 105.1 million subscribers in 2015 from 53 million at the end of 2011.

SNL KAGAN REPORT

IPTV Adoption Means $27B Revs By 2014

Worldwide IPTV video providers will continue to see big growth results — as opposed to older cable and satellite TV providers, which have been slowing down. Subscriptions from IPTV (Internet-Protocol TV)-based companies — telco companies — will almost double in three years to 70 million from 30 million at the end of 2010, according to SNL Kagan.

CES 2011

Sony Plans IPTV Hookup With TWC

Time Warner Cable will deliver its entire video programming lineup to customers with Sony’s Internet-connected Bravia HDTVs this year.

Kit Digital Posts Strong 3Q, Will Spend $81M On M&A

IPTV Revolution Will Be TV, Little More

Connected TVs are about to jumpstart the nascent IPTV and VOD sectors, perhaps even with radical new online services. But some of the UK industry’s key figures, at Tuesday’s Westminster Media Forum, lined up to give a conservative prediction — that the biggest opportunity is merely time shifting.