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2012-05-03 06:29:50

DALLAS, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to international research firm Parks Associates, 59% of U.S. broadband households want access to on-demand YouTube content through their pay-TV service, with the growing number of smart TVs and connected devices driving interest in online video options. Parks Associates will present new smart TV and connected consumer electronics research, with new content strategies to capture consumer interest and new revenues, at CONNECTIONS(TM) at TIA 2012,...

2012-04-11 06:27:09

PLANO, Texas, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewCast Corporation (OTCBB: VCST) doesn't just sell products, they provide solutions. The Company will demonstrate key vertical solutions for social media with Google+ Hangouts, presentation capture with Telestream's Wirecast product and IPTV/OTT with BeeSmart and Amino set top boxes at NAB 2012, April 14-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth # SU3219. "ViewCast works closely with best of breed partners to provide the...

2012-03-05 16:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alticast announces the launch of Windmill(TM), an end-to-end digital interactive ecosystem for TV operators with support for cable, satellite, DTT, IPTV and hybrid systems. Alticast's Windmill ecosystem builds on the company's longstanding expertise in open, standards-based software, providing an intuitive Television user experience that spans devices and consumer technologies. Windmill is built with a set of modular technologies that lets...

2012-03-05 06:00:00

HILVERSUM, The Netherlands and SAN JOSE, Calif., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ActiveVideo Networks(TM), creators of CloudTV(TM), the cloud-based app platform for television, will show how a television app platform based entirely in the network cloud can enable unparalleled service velocity of next-generation navigation and other services at the Cable Congress March 7-9. During the three-day event at The Square in Brussels, ActiveVideo will demonstrate how its new CloudTV H5(TM) platform...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

RVNN.TV significantly boosts distribution and reach of its recreational vehicle focused internet television network with release of a dedicated RVNN.TV channel on the Roku streaming video player. The Roku displays internet-delivered television and games such as Angry Birds on consumer flat screen TV´s, and is the #1 selling internet television set-top box. Viewers in over three million homes that own Roku players can now lean back and enjoy over a dozen RV business and lifestyle shows...

Dish Announces Upgraded Satellite Services
2012-01-10 07:42:31

Dish Network announced at CES upgrades to it´s satellite based broadband internet and DVR services. The new broadband internet service will boast download speeds up to 12Mbps and upload speeds of up to 3Mbps. Hughes, Dish´s closest competitor, offers download speeds up to 2Mbps and download speeds of 300Kbps. The upgraded internet will cost $79.98 per month with a $99 installation charge. The price is bundled with Dish´s satellite TV service. The new service will go live, along with...

2012-01-06 14:26:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ActiveVideo Networks(TM) today announced the launch of the latest version of the CloudTV(TM) platform that will revolutionize television navigation and other advanced television applications for customers of multichannel video service providers. The new CloudTV H5(TM) platform, which is being shown for the first time at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, leverages support for applications written in HTML5 to enable the fastest and...

2012-01-06 14:19:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ActiveVideo Networks(TM), creators of CloudTV(TM), the cloud-based app platform for television, today announced that it will demonstrate voice-controlled television navigation at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show next week. The ActiveVideo demo will show the speed and flexibility with which the CloudTV H5(TM) application platform can power compelling new navigation experiences for multichannel video service providers. In the...

2011-11-09 13:00:00

The worldwide satellite STB market has experienced slow to negative growth in recent years. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 The worldwide satellite STB market has experienced slow to negative growth in recent years as both the number of subscribers and the conversion from SD to HD has impacted the market. That trend is about to change as new In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com) research forecasts that digital satellite STB unit shipments will grow by nearly 14% in 2012....

2011-11-08 06:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the introduction of integrated Hybrid OTT and live TV services using the advantages of ABR (Adaptive Bit Rate) encoding and digital video broadcast, Pay-TV Operators can now add or expand video services less expensively than before. Through the use of integrated program guide for OTT and live digital channels from Cable, IPTV, Satellite or Free-to-Air (FTA), Pay-TV Operators can now offer live TV sources with OTT content depending on local...