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Kudelski not interested in selling OpenTV stake

The 'round robin' on the OpenTV non-takeover by its biggest shareholder continues. The Kudelski Group, has commented on Discovery Group's recommendation that OpenTV buys out Kudelski Group's stake in OpenTV:…

TV Guide investment

Lionsgate said it will sell a 49% stake in TV Guide Network – which it recently acquired from Macrovision Solutions — to JPMorgan Chase’s private equity arm and TV producer…

NDS licenses Macrovision EPGs

NDS Group has entered into a multiyear licensing agreement for Macrovision Solutions’ electronic programme guide patents. Under the agreement, NDS will be able to offer licensed EPGs to its pay-TV…

Macrovision IPGs for UPC

Macrovision Solutions Corporation says UPC Broadband has entered into a multi-year license for IPGs in several European countries. Meanwhile Macrovision has signed an agreement with UPC to distribute certain IPG…

AT&T and Microsoft to enable shared content

Microsoft and AT&T have revealed details of a collaborative effort to use Microsoft PlayReady content access and protection technology to enable shared content and converged entertainment experiences across AT&T’s TV,…

OpenTV profits

OpenTV has announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31st, 2008. OpenTV moved from a $5.2 million net loss in 2007 to a $9.6 million…

Sky EPG open again

Sky is reportedly considering reopening its EPG slot queue to channels broadcasting in the HD. If so it would be the first time new channels could come directly on to…

TiVo, EchoStar return to court

TiVo and US satellite TV provider EchoStar return to a Texas court this week in the latest round of a longstanding fight over a TV recording technology patent. The legal…

Wizzgo online PVR most go

The three major French broadcasters – TF1, France Television and NT1 – have won an injunction against the online virtual PVR service Wizzgo. The programmes of TF1, France 2, France…

TV search saves viewers a week a year

According to a survey of nearly 2000 UK digital TV viewers, commissioned by Microsoft-s Connected TV Business, over a quarter of digital viewers (27 per cent) still rely on flicking…