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Dish Unleashes Hopper Whole Home DVR

Direct-to-home (DTH) satellite provider Dish (formerly Dish Networks) is playing to the mainstream U.S. TV viewer with its Hopper whole-home HD DVR, which it...

Rogers dynamically inserts mid-rolls on VOD platform

Rogers Communications is dynamically inserting advertisements into its Rogers On Demand program streams during mid-roll breaks. These mid-roll ads and dynamic pre-roll insertion of...

Prisa TV extends reach with Canal+ Yomvi

Spanish Pay TV provider Prisa TV is among a growing number of service providers using OTT and multi-screen capabilities to extend its brand and...

Cable broadband speeds: time to take a breather

Mike Fries, President & CEO at Liberty Global, which owns the UPC cable networks, thinks it is time for the cable industry to take...

After broadband growth, TV is back under cable spotlight

After a prolonged and justified focus on broadband as the engine for growth in the cable industry, attention is now turning back towards television...

Virgin TiVo is boosting the social screen

People are about to fall back in love with their televisions or, to use the precise phrase used by Neil Berkett, CEO at the...

UPC multi-screen TV is offensive, not defensive

Mike Fries, President & CEO at Liberty Global, hopes that his European cable operators will be able to gain a few additional Euros by...

Kids channels most popular on Yelo

Quarter of a million people are using the Yelo multi-screen TV service from Telenet every month, from a total customer base of 2 million...

Centralized transcoding suits Comcast and Swisscom

Among Pay TV operators, there are two general places to transcode video for multi-screen delivery: in the network or in the home. Operators also...

Interest in HTML5 grows, hits speed bumps

The role of hypertext markup language (HTML)5 in multi-screen video is rising, even as some implementations of the developing standard remain inconsistent. One of...

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