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ADB to supply yes HD STBs

Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) has been selected by ‘yes’ to supply its ADB-7820S set-top boxes (STBs) for the digital satellite operator's launch of high definition (HD) services in Israel. This…

3 Italia mobile football

3 Italia has launched “Scendi in campo con 3”, the new Italian Mobile TV offer dedicated to football. Subscribers can view Serie A football matches and Sky's coverage of the…

Setanta secures Tiscali deal

Setanta Sports has extended its reach on broadband TV services through a deal with Tiscali, making three of its sports channels available in a monthly package for £9.99 (E14.7). Setanta…

$800m for US networks online

Forrester Research says the big four US networks (ABC, FOX , NBC and CBS) will earn $800m (E576m) from online shows in the next year. Meanwhile Adams Media Research says…

iPhone hits 1m sales

Apple sold its one millionth iPhone just 74 days after launching the popular product and three weeks ahead of its own projections. The news comes less than a week after…

SES Astra expands interactive TV service to Arab world

SES Astra has signed a new contract for its interactive TV service Blucom for the Arab World. MBC, the leading free-to-air multi-channel media group in the Middle East and North…

4oD expands download window

Channel 4’s video-on-demand service 4oD will now allow users to download shows up to 30 days after transmission, an increase from the seven-day cut-off point. Users will be able to…

TV4: Over 100 shows for download

TV4U, the 42 channel broadband network offering free Internet TV, has expanded its deal with Brightcove and now offers more than 100 classic TV and classic sports shows for download.…

Warner invests online

In the race to become a major supplier of original video programming to the Web, Warner Brothers is to invest upfront in a slate of mad for web programmes. It…

ADB to supply yes HD STBs

Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) has been selected by ‘yes’ to supply its ADB-7820S set-top boxes (STBs) for the digital satellite operator's launch of high definition (HD) services in Israel. This…

Fibre future for IPTV?

From Colin Mann in London Future IPTV deployments need to be based on fibre networks, according to Ericsson's Chief Technical Officer. HÃ¥kan Eriksson told industry analysts and media representatives at…

Sony VOD deal with ITI

Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) has signed a video on demand (VOD) agreement with ITI Neovision, part of the ITI Group, the Polish media and television entertainment company. The deal…

iTunes half-price TV downloads?

In an effort to increase iTunes video sales, Apple is reportedly in discussions with US television networks to cut the price of shows in half. Apple has told networks and…

Conax tests water with Thomson's NexGuard

From Colin Mann in Amsterdam Digital TV conditional access solutions supplier Conax is to integrate Thomson's watermarking solution, NexGuard, into its security products. Thomson's NexGuard solution can watermark all forms…

Irdeto secures French DTT

From Colin Mann in Amsterdam Digital TV content security specialist Irdeto has clinched a deal with Neotion TNT France (NTF) to provide its Irdeto Digital TV conditional access (CA) solution…