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US networks stream for free

US television networks believe they have found the business model needed to profit in the digital age – streaming their hit shows over the Internet for free as opposed to…

Raindance movies online

The Raindance Film Festival will this week become the first to simultaneously show its movies via the web, claiming the initiative could help establish a new revenue model for independent…

Geldof makes Kent TV

Kent.tv, from the UK county's local authority, has been created by production house Ten Alps – co-founded by former rock legend and Kent resident Bob Geldof. It features videos made…

Verimatrix for Qatar IPTV service

Verimatrix is providing the security solution for the world's first fully integrated IPTV triple-play deployment in Qatar. This new service from Qtel offers voice, broadband Internet and MPEG4-AVC encoded IPTV…

Widevine CableCard

Widevine Technologies has launched the Widevine CableCard. The QAM and IP-based hardware solution enables multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) to provide two-way downloadable conditional access solution for protecting content delivery…

IPTV take off hindered by lack of packages

According to Internet provider BSNL, IPTV is being delayed in India because two of the major players, Sony and Zee, have not confirmed their channel packages. “We have just received…

AOL signs ABC

Walt Disney’s ABC has become the latest major network to strike a deal with AOL allowing its full-length prime-time shows to be available free on the Time Warner-owned portal. ABC…

Scaberia partnership with 3Vision and Concurrent

Scaberia, a Norway-based technology and innovations consulting company, is partnering with Concurrent Computer Corporation and 3Vision to offer creative technology and content solutions for on-demand in Europe. Concurrent, a developer…

IPTV tops DSL Forum agenda

The successful mass deployment of IPTV is at the top of the DSL Forum's agenda and dominated discussions at the Forum's latest quarterly meeting. The meeting, held in Nashville Tennessee,…

Web-only show 'Quarterlife'

The creative minds behind such TV shows as 'Thirtysomething' and 'My So-Called Life' are launching a Web-based show, hoping to find the artistic freedom online that they say is lacking…

Hulu chases Mojito

Hulu, News Corp and NBC Universal's online video joint venture, is reportedly close to buying Chinese company Mojiti, a YouTube clone for $10m – with observers speculating it could use…

Google offers YouTube to newspapers

Google is seeking to forge partnerships with newspaper companies to publish video news clips on YouTube and share the advertising take. David Eun, Google’s vice president of content said that…

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…

$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…

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…

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.…