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SeeSaw pay-TV site launches

SeeSaw, the VOD website born from the ashes of the failed Project Kangaroo, has launched a paid-for service with 1,000 hours of programming from 99p per episode up to £17.99…

US online video ad revenues to hit $ 1.3bn this year

A steady growth in viewing of online video, combined with the ability to target specific viewers based on their preferences and viewing history, will push US revenues for online video…

ASA makes first ruling against VOD ad

ASA, the UK advertising watchdog, has made its first ruling against a VOD ad, banning a zombie film trailer that ran in The X Factor final on the ITV Player.…

Canoe announces partners

Canoe Ventures has announced Comcast Networks, Discovery Communications, NBC Universal and Rainbow Media as its initial partners who have separately agreed to launch Canoe's national interactive television (ITV) solutions across…

Best Buy On Demand

Best Buy said it will sell on-demand access to movies and TV shows through some Blu-ray players, high-definition TVs and personal computers. The biggest U.S. consumer-electronic seller said its new…

Consumers will pay for over 250m TV apps by 2015

By 2015, 6 in 10 TVs shipped worldwide will have a network connection and 70 per cent of those units will ship with an embedded app platform and app store,…

Irish DTT facing uncertain future

Plans to launch the DTT platform in Ireland are in disarray after the final bidder for the multi-million Euro contract bowed out. Easy TV, the joint venture between RTE and…

On Demand Group brings HBO content to 3 UK

On Demand Group and HBO have announced a deal to provide on-demand access to full episodes television shows from HBO via 3 UK's TV: On Demand TV subscription VOD service.…

Spain puts Mobile TV and Interactive TV on hold

From David Del Valle in Madrid The Spanish Government has put DVB-H Mobile TV and Interactive TV on the back burner because, it says, “there isn’t sufficient demand and it…

TV ad revenue in Asia overtakes Europe

TV advertising revenue in the Asia Pacific region overtook that in Western Europe for the first time last year, as India and China grew and established markets suffered. Total net…