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Brightcove, C4 deal

Brightcove announced that it has entered into a company-wide agreement with Channel 4 allowing the broadcaster to incorporate video content across all of its online properties. The first Channel 4…

US networks reaping web ad profits

The four main US television networks are in line to generate $120 million (E81.2m) of revenues in 2007 from free web streaming of their content, according to a media buyer…

blinkx heads Google on UK video search

Shares in video search engine blinkx have climbed after ComScore figures showed it had 52.5 million unique visitors in October, and Hitwise data showed it had overtaken Google Video in…

IPTV chooses Arqiva for UK DTH distribution

US broadcast channel IPTV has chosen Arqiva as its content distribution platform to expand into the European market. Arqiva recently acquired two teleports and fibre networks in the United States…

TeliaSonera broadband TV for Helsinki

Nordic telco TeliaSonera will launch broadband TV services in the Greater Helsinki Area this week. Sonera Broadband TV offers a selection of channels, videos and high-definition image. The service is…

Widevine Korean patent

Widevine Technologies, provider of downloadable content protection, forensic watermarking and digital copy protection solutions, has revealed that the Republic of Korea Intellectual Property Office has issued a new patent which…

Telefónica extends Imagenio to mobile

From David Del Valle in Madrid Telefónica is to extend its IPTV service, Imagenio, one of the most successful IPTV operators in Europe, to mobile phones in the first half…

IPTV expands with Arqiva

US broadcast channel IPTV has chosen broadcast transmission specialist Arqiva as its key content distribution platform to expand into the European market. Arqiva recently acquired two teleports and fibre networks…

iPlayer P2P switch off

Ashley Highfield, future media director of the BBC, has said BBC iPlayer has cost around £4.5 million (E6.5m), as part of a £130 million, five-year plan to transition from tape…

On2 and Texas collaborate on video devices

On2 Technologies, a player in video compression solutions, has inked an extensive agreement with Texas Instruments (TI), under which the two companies will collaborate on technology to implement On2's TrueMotion…

Virgin halts TV plans

Virgin Media has put plans on hold for nationwide IPTV services. The company has conceded that it will be at least 2009 before it can replicate its full range of…

Google launches YouTube UK ads

Google has launched an advertising service for its network in the UK and Ireland that will allow targeted ads to run around YouTube videos. The new offering, called Video Units,…

Honda TV goes live

Honda has launched an internet TV channel to broadcast its own films, video clips and award-winning adverts. The launch of the channel follows a successful trial of the technology on…

History Channel and Crime Network for Top UP TV

The History Channel UK and Top Up TV have reached an agreement to launch The History Channel and Crime & Investigation Network on Top Up TV Anytime in the UK.…

Streaming21 and Cool.revo partner for IPTV Services

Streaming21, player in broadcast-quality streaming solutions, and Cool.revo, IPTV system integrator in Japan, have entered into a new system integration partnership to develop and market end-to-end IPTV and video on…

PwC: IPTV ROI not easy

Companies implementing IPTV will need to manage their approach carefully in order to deliver a profit, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. Companies need to ensure that their strategy and delivery offers an…