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.
Sprint Nextel is launching a road show this week for its fledging LTE service, bringing "brand ambassadors" to its LTE markets so they can get face-to-face with consumers and answer questions about the new offering.
By the end of the year, Estonian IPTV subscribers will be able to watch their pay TV service without a set-top box--as long as they own a Samsung Series 7 or 8 TV and subscribe to TeliaSonera's Elion subsidiary, which will run the service.
AOL On Network has launched version 2.0 of a connected-TV app that is says offers a selection of high definition content from a library of more than 380,000 short-form videos.
Verizon has reinforced the idea that TV is a downloadable app by making at least part of its FiOS TV service an application on Samsung Smart TVs and Smart Blu-ray players.