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Ex-Sony men fund hybrid

One of the most covert start-ups in Silicon Valley, codenamed Building B, has announced a round of funding. Building B is aiming to bring both television and other media content into your living room in competition with cable, satellite or IPTV services. Building B announced a $17 million (E12.6m) round of funding by venture capital […]

August 22, 2007

Aniboom on YouTube

Aniboom, an Internet site for animators to create and share original clips, is launching its own channel on video site YouTube. A small start-up founded in Israel last year, Aniboom offers professional and amateur animators a place to showcase their clips and test their popularity with Web audiences. The company also provides tools for creating […]

August 22, 2007

Inuk, Accedo partnership

Inuk Networks announced that it has entered into a partnership with Stockholm based content aggregator and distributor for IPTV and consumer electronics Accedo Broadband. The agreement will result in a new dedicated games service being added to Inuk's Freewire IPTV service and will be rolled out in two phases. Built on Accedo's Funspot games platform, […]

August 22, 2007

Premier soccer streamed for US

Vividas, the video streaming technology company, announces a three year deal with Fox Soccer Channel (FSC) to stream Barclays Premier League football matches in the USA. Over 150 matches will be streamed annually on a pay per view, subscription and advertising supported basis, and an English Premier League archive will enable viewers to watch classic […]

August 22, 2007

Tiscali Italian IPTV deal

Tiscali will be launching its new IPTV service in Italy in late October. Reports state that Tiscali TV will access three RAI channels; RAI Fiction, Rai Cultura and RAI Junior. Tiscali TV subscribers will also be offered PVR features that will allow for on demand access to these channels and to RAI 1, RAI 2 […]

August 3, 2007

VOLNY IPTV service for Czech Republic

Czech telco VOLNY has launched its IPTV service in the Czech Republic called VOLNY TV. The service offers nearly 40 Czech and foreign TV stations, as well as first-run movie channels, video-on-demand, HBO Digital, the VOLNY Album, which enables on-line viewing and sharing of photos published on the Internet, games and radio. VOLNY TV also […]

August 3, 2007

Viewers want OTT content choice and simplicity

Qualitative consumer research, conducted by Evolution Digital, a provider of integrated IP Hybrid devices and IP Video solutions for the global cable industry, shows that pay-TV subscribers are eager for a new way to have access to both traditional cable TV channels and popular OTT services, and want cable set-top box technology to simplify their […]