Even as a new round of set-tops move through FCC approvals, a pair of international multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs)--TeliaSonera and Deutsche Telekom--are planning a business without them.
Details including pricing and supported platforms have emerged about Redbox Instant by Verizon , the companies' joint online streaming venture, according to an article in GigaOM .
Verizon launched a FiOS TV application on the LG Smart TV platform Wednesday which lets its cable subscribers stream live TV programming from 75 networks owned by Viacom, AMC Networks, Discovery Communications, Time Warner and Walt Disney Co.
Consumers play favorites with their smartphone brands, and it's no wonder that developers do too, particularly when they're trying to create mobile apps for platforms such as Google's Android.
DirecTV will soon begin marketing Genie, a high-definition DVR that can automatically record TV shows based on a subscriber's viewing habits, VP of Public Relations Darris Gringeri told FierceCable Wednesday.
The fourth quarter is here, and that means it's time take a look at the key flagship phones that will be competing for the hearts (and wallets) of consumers this coming holiday season.
Sprint Nextel is negotiating to add Ericsson to its list of small cell equipment suppliers, according to a top executive with the carrier.
John Malone's Liberty Global is beginning to deploy Horizon TV, an advanced digital video platform that relies on video gateways manufactured by Samsung, middleware and a user interface from NDS and a video-on-demand system powered by SeaChange International.
It's not enough for a TV to be connected to the Internet, apparently; it also has to be connected to an App Store to guide viewers to content and services.
Alec Saunders, RIM's vice-president of developer relations, says he knows Research In Motion's strategy for consumer app developers is working: When someone approaches him at a BlackBerry Jam session with something already in the works.