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ITV catch-up for BT Vision

ITV has signed an agreement with BT to supply a range of current and library programming to customers of BT's digital TV service, BT Vision – ITV's first deal of…

BBC Future shuffle

BBC Future Media & Technology director Erik Huggers and chief operating officer Kerstin Mogull are shuffling personell, in what looks like further multimedia integration and a response to BBC.co.uk overspending.…

Blockbuster VOD STB

Video rental giant Blockbuster plans to rollout a consumer set-top box in time for the Christmas shopping season in the US that will deliver movies over the Internet to via…

Sky online TV service

BSkyB is to launch an online subscription service allowing consumers to watch channels including Sky Sports via the Internet for the first time. Mike Darcey, BSkyB chief operating officer, said…

BitTorrent lay-offs

As an open-source technology protocol, the file-sharing system BitTorrent represents about half the world's Internet traffic by some measures. But the San Francisco company, BitTorrent, is showing signs of serious…

blinkx Partners with ExitReality

Video search engine blinkx has formed a partnership with ExitReality, the company 'that converts the Web into three dimensions.' Users of ExitReality will now have access to millions of hours…

ABC VOD on Verizon

Disney-ABC Television Group and Verizon are making ABC’s video-on-demand offering available to Verizon FiOS TV customers across the US. ABC’s new content joins Verizon FiOS TV’s VOD library, which offers…

Netflix rolls out 2nd generation media player

Netflix, the world’s largest online movie rental service announced it has begun the deployment of Microsoft Silverlight to enhance the instant watching component of the Netflix service and to allow…

P2P traffic is 60% of upstream, 20% of downstream

Sandvine, provider of intelligent broadband network solutions, has released a global Internet traffic trends report based on millions of subscribers from around the world. Report findings include real proof of…

Viasat download VOD

Viasat announced a new video on demand service where its satellite subscribers will be able to download movies and TV series and view them instantly, or save the content to…

Eurosport VOD

Eurosport is launching a new VOD service including a catch-up TV offer that will include the best of Eurosport and Eurosport 2. The TF1-owned network is making available up to…

PPV slump in Spain

From David Del Valle in Madrid The battle over football TV rights between Sogecable, owner of Digital Plus, and Mediapro, shareholder in La Sexta, and the financial crisis are the…

ON DEMAND DEUTSCHLAND LAUNCH WARNER VOD

On Demand Deutschland (ODD), the joint venture between On Demand Group (ODG) and Tele München Gruppe (TMG), has concluded a multiyear licensing agreement with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution to…

Orange Cinema make up

Orange announced the details of the five new channels that are set to launch in France on November 13th as part of the Orange cinéma séries. The new channels include…

VUDU launches HDX

VUDU, provider of digital technologies and services that deliver Internet entertainment to consumers’ HDTVs and Home Theatres, has unveiled HDX, a video format that enables the viewing of Internet-delivered movie…