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10 April, 2014
  The five reasons why Comcast would love you to approve this deal
  SFR and Bouygues remain sandwiched between Free and Orange
  Broadband passes 678m homes, IPTV 96m – copper DSL falling
  Google looks to LTE and Wi-Fi to advance YouTube vision
  Ericsson, Envivio and Cisco flesh out encoding strategies at NAB
  Pay TV growing, but so much more of it is streaming
  Android TV leaked, fails to excite net top market
  Aereo prepares for Supreme Court showdown, ACA rallies to cause
  Sesame Street first customer for Kaltura’s “Netflix in a box”
  Tablet TV uses ATSC tuner to broadcast and datacast TV plus movies
  Microsoft’s OTT Xbox video content gets catalog boost
  Dolby Vision mobilizes on every front to make it point
  Satellite 4K bypasses last mile congestion, on show at NAB
  Microsoft throws Windows light on in-car entertainment
  Deals, Launches and Products
3 April, 2014
  Amazon brandishes gaming, as it wades into US OTT war
  FCC moves swiftly to open up more 5GHz for WiFi
  Europe gets closer to Net Neutrality law and free roaming
  Dolby Vision HDR technology solves 4K’s last-mile issues
  Snowden fallout threatens chaos on Internet governance
  European broadcasters swing to third party CDNs
  Verizon upgrades FiOS DVR options to cope with 12 TVs
  Arris makes the case for 4K with new set tops
  Inside Secure pushes NFC work to Intel, as video security base swells
  Will WiFi becomes the way European Cellcos get into new territories?
  Sky experiments with online movies now, with the DVD to follow
  Microsoft gets more personal with TV through Ooyala partnership
  Freecast’s Rabbit goes global with One World Media Platform
  Adobe updates CC at NAB as new subscription service takes hold
  Twitter builds on Nielsen, Kantar deals with analytics acquisitions
  Deals, Launches and Products
27 March, 2014
  Facebook touts benefits of TV ads synchronized with social media
  Conax CA consolidation is perhaps the first of many
  Marvell G.Now on the verge of FTTC, EoC deals
  “Damned if you merge, Damned if you don’t,” logic to Dish DirecTV deal
  Apple turns to Comcast in last throw of dice for its TV plan
  Broadcasters like what they see in HbbTV 2.0
  Let there be LiFi
  Broadpeak will let its CDN reach right the way into the home
  Clearleap leaps into Europe in OTT workflow and ABR playout
  Aspiro tries to obscure its OTT origins
  Intertrust ExpressPlay on show at TV Connect
  Genius Digital chasing on-device QoE and audience analytics
  ActiveVideo claims pole position in race to interactive advertising scale
  Ericsson’s EVE finally unites its encoding portfolio
  Middleware pioneer Minerva preps latest App based TV
  DLNA introduces commercial video requirements
  Deals, Launches and Products
20 March, 2014
  All singing and dancing TV Connect live with OTT, mobile, dongles, RDK
  Vivendi picks the devil it knows best in French bunfight over mobile
  EU investigates Liberty Global merger, as it plans Europe wide MVNO
  TV sales falling still, no-one prepared to say what we all know
  Vodafone has plenty of money in the kitty after Ono deal
  Dune HD fits full set top into HDMI dongle
  NETvisor’s Backwards Error Correction demoed at TV Connect
  Opera shows off revamped TV Snap app and SDK
  Ericsson vows to fix Mediaroom at last
  Verimatrix declares victory for software security
  Viacom, Google settle oldest running digital media lawsuit
  Viacom pushes Nickelodeon into an interactive channel
  Google Android Wear emerges at last
  Deals, Launches and Products
13 March, 2014
  Bouygues sweetens SFR deal – looks irresistible, good for everyone
  Battle of the CTOs holds clues about just how cable is getting along
  Mexico’s new regulator takes on Televisa - America Movil duopoly
  Viaccess buys Discretix SecurePlayer to plug security hole
  Cable Europe has impressive growth, as it looks for its next challenges
  Comcast “FreeWheeling” towards YouTube killer
  Liberty Global invited onboard at RDK at the top table
  AirTies offers fast bridge and dual band bridge for HD video WiFi
  Broadpeak helps Eutelsat delivers multicast CDN over satellite
  Merger rumors abound as Dish and DirecTV support STELA bill
  Conax and PayWizard target multiscreen pay TV operators
  Google Loon and Facebook Titan hint at next 5 billion internet
  Ofcom EU broadband scorecard rates UK top of EU5
  Verizon confirms launch of US-wide online video service for mobiles
  Qplay net-top box arrives, impresses and alas, disappoints
  Deals, Launches and Products
6 March, 2014
  Deutsche Telekom chases 10m TV homes by 2017, plans capex frenzy
  Dish accesses extra Disney content, in return for death of ad-skip functions
  BandwidthX WiFi marketplace will slash MNO capex
  Cellular desperation in France drives not one, but two SFR offers
  Swedish 700 MHz reallocation highlights long term DTT decline
  Brazil stadium delays could impact TV coverage
  LTE emerging as a technology for providing broadband and pay TV
  AT&T in-car streaming uses QuickPlay, Red Bend and Qualcomm
  ZTE’s new 4K STB uses Broadcom’s 4K and HEVC Chips
  IPTV growth offsets DTH and cable losses in Portugal
  More French resistance to impending Netflix arrival
  HBO Go now on PS3 with PS4, Xbox One versions planned
  Vudu goes Chromecast as Roku and MobiTV go HDMI
  Deals, Launches and Products
27 February, 2014
  DVB comes out with next gen satellite protocols, no mention of Novelsat
  Marvell throws at the last mile for 500 Mbps Korean broadband
  Perlman’s hyped pCell may still herald mobile data revolution
  Rovi washes its hands of one acquisition, spends $69 million on another
  IBM slaps $1 billon on cloud table, betting on a hosted model
  Is Vodafone in love with the stadium or with broadcasting in general
  Numericable dances with SFR again, asks to speak to its Father
  Vodafone kicks off in Spain with OTT TV service
  Aereo to launch in Austin despite legal setbacks
  QPlay targets emerging viewing habits with curated playlists
  Telmex considers 51% stake in Dish Mexico, upsets rivals
  Wilocity unveils 802.11 ad WiGig chip for smartphones
  UK Government pledges £250 million for rural broadband
  Deals, Launches and Products
20 February, 2014
  Belgium’s Telenet drops DVB-T2, as DTT services in Europe falter
  WiFiForward lobby group unites white spaces, WISPs against Cellcos
  Qualcomm sees no future in specialist Smart TV chip
  FCC to go for round two in Net Neutrality rulemaking
  Devicescape highlights the size of the Free WiFi opportunity
  Thinkbox twists BARB data and “voila” – Isn’t TV doing well?
  LG narrows gap on Samsung in smart TVs
  Content owners and EBU go for broke over net neutrality
  BT gets competition tribunal to reexamine case against Sky Sports
  Weve’s Pouch trial shows future of Bluetooth Beacon ecosystem
  M2M to reach 250 million connections this year - GSMA
  Wyless acquires Aspider M2M, forms Wyless Europe
  Deals, Launches and Products
13 February, 2014
  Comcast predictably steps in to shore up Time Warner Cable
  Ono parries Vodafone bid to opt for IPO – but is it just a tactic?
  CBS doubles the number of shows it has on Hulu
  Chromecast becomes a full apps platform, eyes gaming and ads
  Sports broadcasting will slowly drift to direct Internet delivery
  Ericsson buys bit part adaptive bit rate player in the US
  BT “buy to keep movies” masks cracks in the YouView dream
  Piksel Australian suit is unfinished business from Kit Digital days
  US TV shipments fall for 2nd year running, mirroring RoW
  Technicolor joins AllSeen Alliance, brings Qeo to the table
  Devicescape scores Virgin Media for curated WiFi list
  Broadcom, MediaTek chase Qualcomm in sub $300 video capable handsets
  Deals, Launches and Products
6 February, 2014
  TWC manages meager 0.1% residential growth in the quarter
  Cisco VNI thinks tablets will be mostly 4G – we don’t agree
  Orange Polska trials Aethra FTTdp system in Warsaw
  Is there a future FOR 4K? We size up its problems
  Sports programming – The tail that wags the pay TV dog – Part 2
  How rapidly will LTE Broadcast deploy across the world
  New Microsoft’s CEO looks to be more of the same
  US moves towards mandating vehicle to vehicle technology
  Declines in TV prices force makers to look for new features
  KPN shows the pressures that all European incumbent’s may soon feel
  Google and Cisco in latest pact to curb the patent trolls
  Control4 reveals new home security partners
  Deals, Launches and Products
30 January, 2014
  DigitalSmiths acquisition rejuvenates tired TiVo UI, opens many doors
  Liberty Global plans to challenge EU competition rules in bid for Ziggo
  IPR bust up led by Cresta in silicon tuner market as volumes swell
  DisplaySearch charts fall of LCD shipments
  Sports broadcasters tread fine line over OTT – Part 1
  GfK report highlights viewer perception of TVE and VoD services
  Netflix prepares next European push as incumbents scramble to defend
  AT&T U-Verse still paying dividends as FiOS runs out of steam
  Com Hem chases IPO despite continuing subs decline
  Apple releases figures and scares analysts with slowing growth
  Comcast calls a halt on net churn
  Ofcom forced to adjust competition rates as BT fiddles figures.
  Deals, Launches and Products
24 January, 2014
  MPEG LA announces license terms for HEVC
  Qualcomm deal signals shift for FON business model
  WiFi stars in a fairytale of Frankfurt
  Jaws drop at Netflix’s Q4 profits
  Dish’s natural partner is Sprint, not T-Mobile
  Verizon buys Intel Media, on the edge of Internet TV shake-up
  “Smart TVs are a dumb idea” says Entone
  WiFi will become dominant partner in US wireless patchwork
  Stofa goes with Cisco for IP convergence
  MaxLinear making hay in next-gen satellite receivers
  BT and Alcatel claim world fiber speed record with next gen WDM
  Lantiq cuts vectoring deal with Assia as vectoring market accelerates
  Carlson RuralConnect authorized for white spaces
  Rovi renegotiates its patent license with Sony
  Deals, Launches and Products
16 January, 2014
  European Commission plans to extend Murphy’s law to Hollywood
  Malone behind the scenes genius is ready to topple Time Warner Cable
  Google $3.2 billion Nest buy focuses attention on IoT
  Farewell then Net Neutrality – quaint idea, but business is business
  Relaxing copying rules will boost nPVR in the cloud
  Ikanos looks to residential gateways, vectoring for revival
  Marvell suddenly soaked in set top business post Chromecast
  Liberty Global looks at Latam spin off to focus on Europe
  Spain’s Ono gives away online video free in dash for broadband
  NanoTech showcases $299 4K OTT player at CES
  HomePlug aims at Asia and embedding in CE devices
  Deals, Launches and Products
9 January, 2014
  SCSA scores a slam dunk in global premium content storage
  Roku TV is not really a Roku branded smart TV
  Cisco NBC deal at winter Olympics with cloud Videoscape TV
  Liberty Global hopes that the new Dutch regulator has no teeth
  Telefonica extends Nagra partnership to boost flagging Latam growth
  Qualcomm Snaps at Broadcom, MediaTek’s heels in set tops, smart TVs
  How Apple, Microsoft and Google are hijacking the universal browser
  Operators divided over cloud UI rendering
  Panasonic breaks ranks with SmartTV Alliance, backs Firefox
  Comcast tries to patent for elements of life management
  TiVo partners with Control4 in Roamio home automation move
  Intel unveils Edison, computer on a card, plus wireless
  TeraDeep’s image recognition to tempt the likes of Apple
  Deals, Launches and Products
19 December, 2013
  MagnaCom unveils modulation revolution that will change every network
  Cox, Charter and Comcast in bidding war for TWC
  DirecTV still looking at Dish merger as it plots Internet TV launch
  SMPTE and CIMM to push universal product codes for all video
  Korea boosts Z-Wave, but it faces tough rivals in IoT
  Netflix seeks out local content in International markets
  Mediaset launch OTT service powered by Intertrust’s Marlin
  ALi’s advanced security set top chipset has Nagra appeal
  Elemental moves ahead of 4k/HEVC field
  Verizon network showing the strain of walking away from the cablecos
  Dish chases rainbows and quad plays by courting Sprint once more
  Deals, Launches and Products
12 December, 2013
  Samsung sees RDK as route to domination of US set tops
  Ooyala maps inevitable shift of video to portable devices
  NimbleTV challenges US broadcasters with different model to Aereo
  Telefonica missing out on Latin American pay TV and broadband party
  Virtual TV operators will become reality in 2014
  Needham says it again, unbundling is really bad – we disagree
  Nokia pushes MixRadio as future of music consumption.
  Verizon online TV bolstered by EdgeCast CDN acquisition
  Who Needs a TV? Two Snapshots of This Industry, Taken 4 Years Apart
  Telenor turns key on OTT in Hungary
  AllJoyn, the first big test of Qualcomm’s open source gamble
  Deals, Launches and Products
5 December, 2013
  Tablets starting to dominate long form viewing
  Sky Italia deal heralds the day of the generic downloadable DRM
  Cyber spending shows a shift in retail, not a new economic dawn
  Spain now hotbed of new TV models, Ono joins Orange, adds OTT layer
  Cloud video standards for virtual living room and universal player
  Court finds that BT’s RAMBo breaches Assia patents
  Another quarterly survey that shows how much is wrong with TV
  Quality of pixels more important than quantity for UHD
  Akamai acquires DDoS Specialist Prolexic for $370m
  Connected device boom continues despite falling PC sales
  Free hopes to join SFR and Bouygues in network sharing deal
  Deals, Launches and Products
28 November, 2013
  Hellboy explains how Qualcomm plans to exorcise the demons of WiFi
  Pentagon deal gives over TV spectrum to LTE development
  Belgacom and SFR embrace cloud television
  TV Everywhere is a footprint extension for Telcos says Telefonica
  Transcoding? The problem is where is it best to do it
  TiVo needs 12 million subs to be really profitable
  IPTV and OTT to propel BRIC to 1 billion subs
  Verizon’s US-wide TV strategy coming into focus
  China takes aim at Qualcomm’s 4G royalties as TD-LTE rolls
  Samsung and Apple retrial a side issues, as a new case looms
  EU sets out to create “Murphy’s law” for pay TV rights
  Yahoo builds global online content network through partnerships
  Deals, Launches and Products
21 November, 2013
  Could Orange France retrofit Spanish OTT for its home market
  OTT future illuminated at London summit
  Apple gets closer to completing PrimeSense buyout deal
  Free numbers show some signs of slowing, but not enough to worry about
  US taxation changes; always contentious and always condemned
  Bing, not Nokia, is the heart of Microsoft’s new mobile attack
  MediaTek chances its ARM at 8 way smartphone CPUs
  Tricolor aims to convert subs into ARPU through premium content
  France must overcome protectionist instincts for OTT to thrive like IPTV
  Adobe getting creative to manage decline
  Rovi pushes ahead with HEVC
  “Do you realize what Chromecast means?” – “Errr – probably not yet”
  Deals, Launches and Products
14 November, 2013
  Germany ready to ditch DTT and replace it with Tower Overlay
  Netflix UI change - write once, update everywhere
  Numericable IPO rises to value group at over €6 billion
  ITV hot on the heels of the BBC in charging for UK TV abroad
  Intel to cash in its OnCue chips, but won’t get back its investment
  Altice manages to slow losses at Cabovisão, improve margins
  Sky at daggers with BT in UK but gets into bed with Telecom Italia
  Cisco’s shrunken set top vision
  Dish could bid for TMo, and will not face Sprint in PCS auction
  Judge begs Apple and Samsung to avert new trial
  Canal extends You Tube pay strategy +
  Samba TV takes connected TVs by storm
  Deals, Launches and Products
7 November, 2013
  TV Everywhere begins to live up to its name – although not everywhere
  US cable consolidation rumor sparked by Q3 results
  Deutsche has more pay TV homes than AT&T – 140m mobile customers
  Well so long then Blockbuster – You never had the titles I liked anyway
  Assia re-iterates vectoring credentials, contradicts Alcatel shipment claims
  Ikanos: Telcos to have 100 Mbps in 2014 and 1 Gbps in 2016
  WiFi sharing service Karma, hitches a ride on Sprint LTE
  Telefonica sells in Czech Republic to chase bigger fish in Germany
  Top European pay TV players both hit a streak of form
  Twitter IPO brings back memories of dot com boom
  Kaltura’s OTT in a box, set for smaller markets and niche services
  Intel and Cisco ramp up IoT efforts with dedicated divisions
  Deals, Launches and Products
31 October, 2013
  Verizon looks to Intel Media to fill out its cable class portable video offering
  DigitalSmiths claims 5 key wins in the US TV recommendation market
  If Cellcos built out WiFi now, they’d start with the wrong assumptions
  The back end of IP migration spells the difference for MSOs
  In the last two issues we focused first on the headend and then on the CPE aspects of cable IP migration. We have the left the most critical part of the grand project till last, the infrastructure development and back office integration that will shape the success and competitiveness of cable operators over the next decade.
  FX releases Netflix killer App
  CBS launches Hulu-like catch up TV platform
  Cloud delivery to existing set tops boosts ARPU for Ziggo
  Latest WiFi innovations focus on the strains of dense data networks
  ARM ups its graphics game to chase away figments of Imagination
  LTE Broadcast kicks off down under with Telstra session
  Spanish regulator too soft on Telefonica says European Commission
  Deals, Launches and Products
24 October, 2013
  US cable utters its first whispers on “taking advantage of WiFi lead”
  Alcatel talks secret vectoring sauce and 100% global market share – for now
  Pace shells out $310 million to step deeper into core cable networks
  DOCSIS 3.1 critical for IP cable CPE migration
  Last week we took a look at the CMTS end of IP migration with a focus on CCAP (Converged Cable Access Platform). Here we switch to the CPE side with an analysis of the issues and decisions operators face upgrading their subscribers’ homes for IP cable and look to deploy DOCSIS 3.1 to enable multi gigabit services, while progressing towards cardless security.  
  thePlatform says that cloud is ready for Pay TV
  “What’s the difference between RDK and SoftAtHome?” - Integration
  Telenor changes tack to buy cable instead of sell with Tele2 deal
  AVM’s Fritz!Box with Lantiq’s VRX VDSL SoC vectoring chip
  Targeted advertising works - for autos anyway - finds survey
  Deals, Launches and Products
17 October, 2013
  Sling gives up the ghost in cable, IPTV, mobile – turns to Arris for help
  Alcatel preps assault on US cable with DOCSIS compatible fiber
  Echoes of Aereo as UK broadcasters gag TV Catchup
  Canada now ready to insist upon A La Carte TV channels
  CCAP adoption in US, growing traction in Europe
  Over the next three issues we take a look at IP migration strategies and issues for cable operators. This week we dive into the head end with a particular focus on CCAP (Converged Cable Access Platform)  
  TiVo may get deployed at Charter as ActiveVideo UI
  Netflix momentum attracts US cablecos to take a look see
  HbbTV gains further ground, while UK looks to rival MHEG-IC
  Amazon working on five new original pilots
  Everyone has a Net-top box now
  OTT video to jump to $35 billion in 2018
  nVoy certification to bring MoCA, WiFi and HomePlug closer together
  HomeGrid’s published speeds for
  Intel pushes back 14nm Broadwell chip processor 3 months
  Hong Kong gets more broadcast channels for first time in 40 years
  Deals, Launches and Products
10 October, 2013
  Magine TV continues its European OTT crusade with smart TV deals
  Lantiq lays claim to VDSL2 system level Vectoring lead
  European broadcasters lured to social buzz from Facebook
  What’s wrong with the picture? TV market slow, connected TVs grow
  Why do we think Apple’s share value will halve?
  Pay TV will go OTT, before OTT goes pay TV in the US
  Nielsen launches Twitter TV ratings as social TV activity heats up
  Alcatel-Lucent enters last chance saloon through 10,000 further job cuts
  Tesco’s Hudl meets “all the entertainment needs of the average user”
  German pay TV catch up continues, with more to come
  Concurrent’s version of how traditional VoD transitions to the cloud
  Deals, Launches and Products
3 October, 2013
  Security for 4K to be toughest hurdle to climb in digital video
  OpenTV escalates Netflix Action to Netherlands
  Toshiba job losses underline Japan Inc’s TV slump
  Ericsson’s Red Bee acquisition held up by competition referral
  EchoStar Vivendi joint venture to shake up Brazilian pay TV
  FiOS unlikely to be cut away from Verizon in wake of Vodafone deal
  The battle for streaming rights heats up in the US
  What will Xbox TV look like?
  UDP turns ABR on its head, revitalizes multicast, solves cellular video
  HBO Nordic bought out partner in the Summer
  Facebook offers data to US TV networks, but held back by privacy laws
  Silicon Vision pushes Bluetooth to the heart of the Internet of Things
  Germany’s prime TV maker slides into bankruptcy to re-arrange its affairs
  Deals, Launches and Products
26 September, 2013
  DigitalSmiths breaks out of the US with Foxtel deal
  AT&T firms up plans for LTE Broadcast and FON – U-Verse expansion
  Being Headless is only good for one generation – then set tops beware
  Blackberry retreats to corporate comfort zone
  Carrier WiFi must meet roaming challenges head on
  PwC shows high DVR use, low social influence, zapping still rules
  Verimatrix calls time on smart card security
  Dial Beaming technology will take over the living room
  Adobe majors on TV Everywhere as tipping point reached
  Vimond offers OTT solutions to broadcasters and operators
  Undersea cable repairs – nothing new but business as usual still impresses
  Deals, Launches and Products
19 September, 2013
  IBC – Dreaming up TV futures with your head in the cloud
  ActiveVideo completes European clean up with Deutsche Telekom
  Battle for WiFi leadership in the US – four armies approach four territories
  Numericable heads for November IPO
  Rumblings of discontent below Cisco’s surface calm
  Rival to ActiveVideo emerges out of Russian R&D center
  Start-up crushes video bandwidth with “Human Perceptual Filter”
  Still work to do over MPEG DASH
  Intel boldly enters ARM’s tablet market
  Sony to use Chromecast-like dongle to push Bravia TVs ahead
  Will the Netflix Virgin deal open up a whole can of OTT worms?
  AirTies shows massive throughput improvement in WiFi Mesh homes
  RDK upsets some, inspires others at IBC
  Deals, Launches and Products
12 September, 2013
  Sigma lands first prize in the European stakes
  Liberty Global – No.1 European Pay TV player signs with ActiveVideo
  Piksel emerges from ashes of Kit with organic promise
  FON boasts leap to 35 million members, US entry and WiFi offload
  HEVC everywhere at IBC
  Strange Fruit - An Apple that changes its spots – and a good Sony
  European Commission rules out single telecoms regulator
  MobiTV ready to roll out Deutsche Entertain2Go
  Conax adds RGB as multiscreen partner
  Microsoft inserts Jinni’s video genome into Xbox
  The dawning of the age of virtual pay TV operators
  Video search engine Blinkx pivots towards curation
  Consumers’ love for Amazon could make it a potent OTT service
  NC+ opts for Inside Secure downloadable DRM, via ADB
  Virgin Media puts Netflix on its TiVo platform
  CBS fighting over rights to sell to Netflix and Amazon, not cash says CEO
  Deals, Launches and Products at IBC and not at IBC
2 August, 2012
  UK revising chamber tries to hijack Broadband Stimulus funds
  The cloud and home gateway are not mutually exclusive
  Telehealthcare could be the fifth play
  Cisco NDS deal c’est fait
  BSkyB builds bridges with buyback, Latam props up Telefonica
  Amazon and Samsung step up iTunes attack
  Miracast needs to convert Intel, Google and Apple to dominate streaming
  IPTV homes to treble, Santa Claus is real and fairies dance in my garden
  Broadcom promises 11ac WiFi in tablets and smartphones by Q1
  Verizon gets serious about upcoming Redbox Instant OTT/DVD service
  Deals, launches and products
26 July, 2012
  European pay TV squares up to Euro crisis
  TiVo plots move to tablets and PCs as European momentum grows
  Knives out for Netflix - Good numbers but crashes on a throwaway line
  US Telcos TV services slow, increase Wireline revenues by inches
  NDS and Cisco – free to pursue their loveless marriage
  Kaltura – opening up the source is the way to do it all in video
  Alcatel and AuthenTec named as new Meo Go helpers at PT
  Yahoo shakes up media future with new hire
  Investors ponder a future where Apple is no longer perfect
  Apple wants $2.5bn to settle Samsung cases
  DirecTV faces down Viacom in blackout battle but war not over yet
  Verizon Wireless quad play deals with MSOs dent competition
  Qualcomm follows other display innovators into licensing model
  A Third Choice for Consumers in Wireline Broadband
  Deals, launches and products
19 July, 2012
  Rovi falters on slack new biz, IPR woes, as older business winds down
  Aereo Internet antenna verdict opens door to full blown OTT in US
  Sky’s Now TV may actually help Netflix in UK
  China opens door to DSL management specialist Assia
  The set top as a concept is finished, or not – Part 6
  TiVo to springboard off TRA into multiscreen, DVR ad analytics
  Belgacom to bring IPTV integration in house from NSN
  Red Bee surveys consumers on VoD, recommendation and pay TV
  DigitalSmith offers pay TV OTT-like search and recommendation
  UK TV revenues up, catch up slowing, as smart TVs take hold
  Netflix should slow expansion outside the States, says analyst
  MIT has another bite at 3D
  Deals, launches and products
12 July, 2012
  Cable assets coming to market too early as Euro Squeeze hurts GET
  Ten years on DLNA fills in final piece of home video puzzle
  Design patents move to center stage in next wave of patents wars
  EU pushed both ways over net neutrality
  Fast zapping? I’d rather watch my own channel thanks
  Billion-dollar white spaces goldmine at risk, says report
  Qualcomm and Akamai team on fast browsing
  AuthenTec scores another protection win at J:COM in Japan
  Intellect delivers slap in face for YouView
  French cinema helps rescue Canal+ takeover in regulator U-turn
  4K faces obstacles in consumer market
  LG: Apple won’t take TV industry by storm
  Deals, launches and products
5 July, 2012
  Sony whips the gaming cloud out from under Samsung
  Microsoft's aQuantive write down wipes out Q4 profit
  Ooyala – a cradle to protect Online video
  Comcast settles dispute with Boxee over cable encryption
  Verizon provokes outrage with latest attack on network neutrality
  The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – “You’re fired”
  Samsung ploughs its own furrow over smart TV
  Nokia, Google and even Qualcomm emerge from patent war sidelines
  Orange to trial L-band to supplement capacity
  Global CEOs to sit, think and ponder broadcast’s problems
  Deals, launches and products
28 June, 2012
  Google goes to war in language Apple can understand
  Smart TV makers get wise over split standards danger
  TiVo lands another major European cable co
  America Movil set for clearance to enter Mexican TV market
  Sony and Panasonic bet the farm on OLED
  WiFi Alliance takes historic step towards global wireless coverage
  Latin America to become Pay TV powerhouse by 2015
  Verizon offers 300 Mbps to the OTT Tablet crowd
  German TV civil war intensifies but RTL settles with KDG over HD
  Samsung inhospitably invading LG’s Hospitality turf
  Belkin belatedly joins Placeshifting after it stops being a trend
  Amazon store comes to Europe, Fire to follow?
  Microsoft’s second surprise WP8 based on Windows 8
  Deals, launches and products
21 June, 2012
  Microsoft tablet pitched at TV addicts as well as wordsmiths
  Traditional measures of TV audience face social challengers
  Advertising to rise on the back of social media surge
  LCD TV shipments fall for the first time
  Production heading for the clouds
  AuthenTec lands DRM deal on major NTT DoCoMO video app
  Broadband passes 600m, IPTV passes 65m, China prominent
  EU seeks to put broadband broadcast wars to bed for good
  Popcornflix’s free movies to appear on smart Tvs
  Qualcomm Atheros and Lantiq team up to design next gen home gateway
  Ruwido’s last stand for the remote
  Deals, launches and products
14 June, 2012
  French ambition, Israeli intensity – Tying the multiscreen knot
  FCC wants to relieve MSOs of dual viewability
  Google woos broadcasters while Apple puts the boot in over maps
  Kabel Deutschland urges German regulator to see big picture at ANGA Cable
  Intel science fiction – can we watch you, watching TV
  AMD enlists mobile bedfellows to hit Intel in hybrid processors
  ATSC M/H goes for emergency appeal, readies social system for launch
  China and Sony lead the charge towards Smart TVs
  Viaplay and Telenor run for OTT
  Mexico’s Cablevision building 100 Gbps network
  Nagra shows there’s life in QAM approaches finish line with certification testing
  Deals, launches and products
7 June, 2012
  Cisco sues, TiVo countersues, over the core patent behind DVRs
  New ITU recommendations for 3D – too little too late
  Netflix digs own CDN for victory
  Microsoft E3 moves underscore its focus on Xbox from here on in
  How Amazon, Netflix, Vudu, iTunes stack up against DVDs
  Broadcasters have most to gain from IPv6 as it goes live on many networks
  Samsung to use Gaikai to break into cloud gaming
  Soros takes Sunrise in Sao Paolo player Marvell shows off five design wins in Taiwan
  WiFi expands beyond home data networks
  Google aims at Nokia and Microsoft with its first European suit
  TV viewers turning to connected devices
  Deals, launches and products
31 May, 2012
  TDF presents its credentials for winning the pay radio bid in France
  Second largest Cinema chain sold out to the Chinese
  Ono restructures debt in downtrodden Spanish economy
  Ateme designs a multiscreen encoder from the ground up
  Time for MSOs to integrate legacy VoD and Internet infrastructures
  Motorola Mobility shows DreamGallery search and recommend
  Japan weighs in against HbbTV for global hybrid dominance
  Technicolor pushes back on plan B, but holds it in reserve
  TiVo misses by an inch, the market treats it as a mile
  Digital storage does not solve all archiving problems
  US re-applies satellite signal distribution rules to Internet
  Entropic first to ship MoCA 2.0 chips
  Comcast previews next-gen UI for all devices and services
  Deals, launches and products
24 May, 2012
  Cable operators tie up WiFi across the US, build out to accelerate
  TiVo enters tablets with TiVo stream, offers cable 6 way Pace box
  Verizon Viewdini offers route to wireless devices for all forms of video
  Cloud marriage made in heaven for MSOs?
  YouView is now too late for the Olympics
  UK Competition Commission ducks Sky decision, says things have changed
  Greed and the chocolate IPO factory
  Apple and Samsung CEO forced to talk nice, look for solution
  US jury finds no Java patent case for Android to answer
  The third way of pay TV
  Sandvine tries to sow Netflix doubts – just for publicity
  Germans take to smart TV
  MaxLinear goes up directly against Broadcom Full Band Capture
  HomePlug Crowd ready for HomeGrid Challenge
  Deals, launches and products
17 May, 2012
  Apple’s rules of engagement constrain any TV effort it may try
  Samsung switches to OLED early – sets up challenge to all TV players
  Dish locks horns with broadcasters over ad skipping
  Cabo Visão fires 100 staff, in content payment arrears
  Netflix broadens European focus – Sweden is next
  The three speeds of European pay TV
  Verizon-cable deal in doubt
  Vivendi warns of major change at SFR to counter Free
  Verizon courts CE vendors to cut set tops
  KDG lands TeleColumbus says FT, after bids from Liberty, Deutsche
  Sony promises no more losses after last year’s $5.7 billion loss
  Game console war goes to TV as Xbox outguns iPad
  LG plans Google TV launch next week
  Tablets slump 38%, new iPad gains shipment share
  HomeGrid aims at telcos and powerlines markets
  Deals, launches and products
10 May, 2012
  Pay radio moves inches closer to a 2013 take off point in France
  Darth Vader set on ownership of Sirius – while the Empire sits powerless
  Elemental takes on new cash, pushes past $10m, lands new Latam customer
  Samsung buys US music service to focus in on the Apple eco-system
  Netgear First to ship 11ac WiFi router with Broadcom inside
  Redbox DVD rentals growing like an internet company
  Deutsche TV navigates Eurozone crisis by switch to satellite
  Latam powers ahead, Europe grows subs while US boosts ARPU
  Bouygues Telecom swallows Darty to gain 300,000 subs
  OTT will not be a cheap lunch, says Agama
  LG launches cloud TV service as smart TV makers struggle over delivery
  Why video discovery is so hard to implement
  Deals, launches and products
3 May, 2012
  Technicolor tidies up balance sheet, reminds shareholders of its value
  Plenty left unsaid in $300 million Microsoft Barnes & Noble tie up
  Minerva packs ranks with heavy hitters to turn the tide
  Epic European adventures for OTT
  Olympics stokes debate over video contribution compression
  French show how to improve video on the move
  IPTV homes jump to 60 million, Verizon leaps too
  Samsung goes quad-core with Aquila
  Accedo adds Apps to flying German OTT service maxdome
  Old Whitey flips his lid on dreams of Apple global domination
  Harris decides to cut its losses in broadcast, writes off $400m
  Now NBC shows of its Upfront for 115 million gamers
  Deals, launches and products
26 April, 2012
  AOL first to chase broadcast $$s with new content deals at NewFront
  Investors circle Barnes & Noble as its plans Nook spin off
  Virgin Media, KPN and AT&T toast rising subs and ARPU
  Investors run for the hills without reading the Netflix small print
  Separating the hip from the hype at Connected TV World Forum
  Entropic bets farm on Trident, but 28nm merged SoC, some way off
  NTT backs push VoD for mobile TV
  Lantiq’s video grade 802.11n making inroads at pay TV services
  Walmart jumps out front with DVD-to-Digital service
  China key to Apple success, as its ekes out another immense quarter
  Ofcom makes it clear Sky Movies not affected by Netflix
  EBU and global broadcasters put weight behind DTT with FOBTV
  Deals, launches and products
19 April, 2012
  Sony extends its “lack of” vision to a new piece of junk hardware
  Conax weighs in with pre-integrated multi-screen platform
  AOL embraces Nielsen metrics, in bid to dominate first online Upfront
  Axio TV - If you can’t beat cable networks at first, try fresh technology
  EBU drinks the NovelSat elixir
  Post-recession bounce over for global broadcasting
  Chip maker use MIPS SoC design to bring order to China’s DTH
  Brightcove opens the door on thousands of pay OTT video services
  Sony pumps free ad driven movies into Crackle in Latin America
  MyGlobeTV is second French TV service to operate in the US
  Tabletomics – the art of keeping your viewers engaged
  IBM report highlights four steps to reach connected consumer
  Russian WiFi adventure ahead for Quantenna MIMO chips
  Deals, launches and products
12 April, 2012
  Arxan talks of a decade of software only protection – we think far less
  Yahoo enters last chance saloon through revolving doors
  Scandinavia joins procession to HbbTV in Europe
  Will OTT kill IP Multicast – or merely change the terminology?
  H.265 will be for TVs rather than mobiles – for now
  Elemental hopes Olympics will springboard GPU based encoding
  Technicolor rests IPTV future on M-Go and MediaNavi
  The US cord is growing not being cut
  Walmart’s disk-to-digital venture to bring millions into digital media era
  “World Series of IP cases” approaches as Oracle guns for Android
  US TV ARPU may rise and rise to 2020 - or it may not
  New Sony CEO shakes up the executive suite
  Deals, launches and products
5 April, 2012
  Google TV to push its luck in France
  Verizon and Cablecos face stern opposition to their plans
  Virgin France does pay TV MNO on SFR for full, cheap Quad offer
  Mobile security majors close ranks to slam tablet security holes
  SnapDragon 4 has a shot at unseating Broadcom, ST Micro on set tops
  Satellite industry victim of own success
  Microsoft reveals multi $billion Xbox patent claims from Motorola
  SeaChange goes from hard to soft
  War of words over DirecTV local TV deal
  Envivio still hankering after IPO
  Lantiq shipping chips for 100 Mbps over Telco copper wires
  More iPad purchases on the horizon
  Deals, launches and products
29 March, 2012
  TiVo - undefeated champion of next gen TV – so do we have any offers?
  Consolidation in German cable as KDG hovers over Telecolumbus?
  After many dark days, Marlin is having its day in the Sun
  Something rotten in the state of Denmark – but not in neighboring states
  New world order to emerge from wreckage of IPTV and Mediaroom
  Franco Qatar bond giving Al Jazeera leg up into big sporting rights
  Sony and HTC chase content platforms and profits, of Apple and Samsung
  NEC buys Convergys for back office push
  Astra backs research that says satellite is finally ahead in Europe
  Multi-screen can buy you money
  Tiny Ekioh finds itself embedded in IPTV eco-system
  Conax works on integrated plug ins for off the shelf OTT
  Deals, launches and products
22 March, 2012
  Feeding on the rotting corpse of a 7 year old failed IPTV strategy
  Chunghwa comes out of the dark ages to light up Ericsson IPTV strategy
  Orange converges for OTT future with some HbbTV hybrid thrown in
  Flash pioneer turns his fortune at the emerging TV UI market
  Tversity throws content at the set top, with just software
  Set top disruption to spread to second TVs as tablets mop up viewing
  Broadcom targets China’s consumer market with 1 Gbps broadband
  Qualcomm Atheros launches first entry level HomePlug AV-based EoC chip
  BBC to mine its archive for license fee top up
  Drive for global terrestrial unity gathers steam
  Broadband and IPTV growing faster than ever
  Google back in the mainstream with Android and WebM
  Deals, launches and products
15 March, 2012
  Cisco and NDS boards agree $5 billion buy-out
  TV Everywhere kills Telefonica’s Alice IPTV service in Germany
  Adobe faces life after flash with Prime Time
  Intel looking at TV again but rumors may be off course
  The TV conundrum – the challenges ahead for pay TV networks
  Are Apps a good idea on a TV screen?
  Competition Commission to take deeper look at UK movies and Sky
  Ofcom itself on trial over BSkyB?
  Google dumps Android Market as it chases iTunes and the new iPad
  The iPad’s growing component needs mean Apple can’t divorce Samsung
  TV shipments down for first time since LCD took dominance
  Marvell will upgrade all its WiFi 11n chips to 11ac
  Deals, launches and products
8 March, 2012
  US News Corp paper takes a flyer at Motorola Home being up for sale
  The last Hurrah of the Golden Horde – Cable’s finest hour
  Oh yeah… (yawn) … Apple has launched another iPad
  Aereo “cloud antenna” draws heavy legal fire from US broadcasters
  The Cellco Broadcast wars: Tension spreads to US
  Alticast has its own super set top software stack with Android, HTML 5.0
  US operators fiddling while Netflix burns their lunch
  France loves DTT but can’t make it pay
  Teleste proposes more intelligent cable network controls
  Wal-Mart to help register Ultraviolet content
  Generation C has high device ownership
  Is Apple finally weakening on its patents war?
  Deals, launches and products
1 March, 2012
  Rising from the ashes, the Phoenix of DVD movies on a USB stick
  Europe happy hunting ground for Tivo
  Cisco bids, alongside minnows, for WiFi seat at Cellular table
  Entropic wins Trident’s hand – Now the work begins
  Assia – Chipping away at the DSL engineer’s workload
  Canada’s Cogeco dumps Cabovisao on Altice group
  Mixed TV fortunes for European Telcos
  OTT coming of age for paid services in Europe
  UK Start up opens 45 new channels on DTT service
  Digitalsmiths: CE devices changing the way we view video
  Smart TV growth will break old premium sports model
  Qualcomm Atheros targets smartphones for its 802.11ac tonic
  RIM: How not to run a tablet operation
  Deals, launches and products
23 February, 2012
  Comcast erupts onto the OTT market – but you must read the fine print
  Technicolor appears undecided between the two video WiFi leaders
  Has Cisco tired of set tops yet?
  European free to air TV loses out at spectrum conference
  Can US pay TV stem the VoD leakage?
  Streaming attention may switch to DRM after mad rush for DASH
  Good start to 2012 for G.Hn
  Satellite still forging ahead in Latin America, cable consolidating
  Latin America puts gloss on DirecTV 2011 results
  Bye-bye Pay TV, Hello OTT - Withdrawal pains from cutting the cord
  Inevitable: Growth of OTT Market and its move to original content
  Deals, launches and products
16 February, 2012
  Broadcast industry must face up to IPv6 migration at last
  Nielsen shows what it wants to show – cord cutters slide under the wire
  Mobile TV Advertising on the Move
  PlayStation OS could be killer weapon in new CEO’s reinvention of Sony
  FCC strikes death blow to LightSquared, Dish must come into play
  Japanese TV set makers losing $billions
  UTStarcom lands two Chinese deals despite taking a back seat in set tops
  BT to offer 300 Mbps in 2013
  Google and Apple expose their Achilles’ heels
  Russia takes to DVB-T2 with love
  Comcast continues to confound its customers
  Small cablecos look for alternative to CableCard
  Deals, launches and products
  InterDigital signs two white spaces partners
9 February, 2012
  US plots third generation of ATSC TV even before second is deployed
  MPEG DASH overtakes Apple HLS in race for universal streaming standard
  Mediaroom to fight it out with Myrio for IPTV in merged US telco
  Satellite gains amid mixed 2011 results for pay TV
  Redbox deal signals the long erosion of the pay TV middleman
  Sony puts its hand in its pocket for video analysis patents
  Dish and LightSquared offer no solution to US mobile shortage
  Broadcom leads the way to backhaul on a chip
  Morega securely downloads Pay TV videos to tablets, smartphones, PCs
  MoCA boom brings revenue increase to Entropic
  Four hundred million homes have home networks – most run DLNA
  US TV stations find a use for sub channels at last
  Deals, launches and products
2 February, 2012
  BT is first Pay TV operator to dump Microsoft Mediaroom
  Sky to launch Netflix spoiler in UK expecting Europe wide OTT battle
  AT&T reshuffle to put T-Mobile deal behind it, Stephenson dodges bullet
  Canal Plus TPS takeover debate rumbles on after six years
  Rights holders hoping for life after SOPA in PIPA
  Unexciting AT&T and Time Warner Cable pay TV results
  DiiVA debuts; world’s ‘next great’ CE home network
  Amazon still not ready to shout about Kindle Fire sales
  Broadband closes in on 600 million homes in the next few quarters
  North Carolina’s ‘Super Wi-Fi’ headlines look premature
  ITU aims to sort out dog’s breakfast of cross border ENG
  Deals, launches and products
26 January, 2012
  Netflix numbers should sweep away knee-jerk negative reactions
  Apple has a quarter of such magnificence – Can it ever repeat it?
  Amino opts for Celeno over Quantenna for wireless DVR
  European OTT stampede will reach 83 million devices by 2015
  Time runs out for DVB-H in Russia too
  Accedo grows from small acorn to one stop shop on TV Apps
  No car chase or shoot out as NDS hacker case dies with a whimper
  Bouygues claims lead in cloud gaming, highlights French competitiveness
  FiOS puts in strong Q4, KPN in Europe follows suit
  Broadcom, Qualcomm Atheros fire pre-launch broadside at
  Qualcomm Atheros ready to start shipping draft P1905 upgrade
  Pace to eliminate IPTV service calls with ES3 partnership
  Sunrise joins incumbent Telco Swisscom in Swiss TV market
  Deals, launches and products
19 January, 2012
  Kit Digital aims to become the Cisco of multiscreen TV, adds Sezmi
  Facebook and Hulu both coming back strong with video initiatives
  Comcast accelerates full TV on tablets with AnyPlay trials
  Technicolor ventures into consumer market with M-GO
  Quantenna and Celeno, the Avis and Hertz of WiFi video
  Qualcomm Atheros launches universal media shifting platform
  5.1 MPEG Surround from the folks that developed MP3 and AAC
  Think again if you think Dish would make a nice snack for AT&T
  Wi-Fi standards proliferate to meet home video demands
  Oracle’s offer to drop some Android claims to bring patents war to a head
  Toshiba keeps in the smart TV game with companion apps
  Wikipedia blackout over SOFA highlights legislative can of worms
  Deals, launches and products
12 January, 2012
  Rovi – a vision or an illusion? – A Russian doll of many parts
  Dish rolls the dice in Vegas, shakes up its entire world
  CES takes in LTE handsets, WiFi, TV Apps, tuners, Gimmicks and tablets
  Samsung throws down gauntlet to Google at CES
  Sony auditions for future with Crystal LED Displays
  The unglamorous world of video testing, acquires some neon in Las Vegas
  Nokia returns to the US with LTE Lumia 900 – nobody laughs this time
  Like Ericsson, wanting to be Apple – Huawei opens US smartphone account
  NFC not just about payments, say RIM and Marvell
  CES: PC makers become cloud providers, with dangers for the networks
  Polish TV funding crisis highlights European license dilemma
  TV playing pivotal role in China soft power game
5 January, 2012
  MetroPCS to be standard bearer for ATSC M/H mobile TV
  Broadcom adds placeshifting, MoCA 2.0 as Entropic prepares SoC bid
  Google partially bests Oracle as patents are invalidated
  TiVo wins yet another legal battle – investors kick it in the teeth
  Chinese GPS offers threats and opportunities for Western chip makers
  Liberty Global puts back German Horizon launch to second half 2012
  Canal Plus pulls out of 3D for now
  FilmOn claims internet TV workaround – which is just broadcast
  S3 lands key iPlayer App testing contract
  Users Spend Twice as Much Time on Netflix than Hulu
  S-LCD deal is some long needed good news for Sony, not Samsung
  Amazon could license Fire’s content platform, worrying Google
  Tablets fail to ignite tablet viewing in the UK
  Deals, launches and products
15 December, 2011
  Adtran to leverage NSN reach to build in Europe
  Verizon is NOT going to buy Netflix – so what IS it going to do?
  Beware reports that say Apple will conquer the OTT world
  Broadcom survey reveals growing appetite for connected and mobile TV
  To lose one UK set top CEO may be regarded as misfortune….
  UltraViolet Euro launch amid tech troubles and biz model concerns
  TV set makers look ahead to a set top free world
  Apple buying into Flash to get round Samsung
  Facebook App may highlight future but doesn’t quite hack it today
  Motorola gains first of an avalanche of patent reversals due for Apple
  China Mobile claims 50 million users of TV on the phone
  France picks over regulatory bones of connected TV
  EU looking at Apple, 5 publishers for price fixing
  Deals, launches and products
8 December, 2011
  Verizon has Netflix class video play up its sleeve say reports
  Comcast, Time Warner collude with arch rival Verizon over quad play
  Assia mounts vectoring assault on accelerating the world’s DSL lines
  US battle over media pluralism rages while Europe dithers
  OTT Video heaven to hit UK as Sky, Netflix and Amazon vie for control
  Celeno finally uncovers video WiFi Deutsche deal, adds deal in Oz
  Latam sources say Telefonica to ditch IPTV system for Microsoft
  TV panels still needed in connected era by advertisers, broadcasters
  Rovi, Pace team up on next gen cloud-based set top
  Umami takes the lead in companion-social TV with CBS, Nat Geo deals
  PHXX aims at Telcos wanting to add OTT; has 3 Middle East wins
  Amazon Kindle off to flying start as Nook feels strain of keeping up
  Deals, launches and products
1 December, 2011
  Cord erosion identified in latest round of pay TV surveys
  Trust German efficiency to call a TV cartel a Kartel
  Yahoo on the block? Does all the smoke mean a firesale?
  Elemental - A transcoder which is finding its element
  Apple will not repeat tablet success in connected TV
  Nokia Siemens Networks throws in towel over fixed infrastructure
  Broadcom brings DOCSIS based EoC to China
  BSkyB preempts cord splitting by putting movies onto OTT
  Roku looks across the Pond
  Samsung mounts chip challenge for Tablet players
  Black Friday confirms tablets are a two-horse race
  Deals, launches and products
24 November, 2011
  WHDI could partner with WiFi to make the leap to video dominance
  Alcatel’s ng Connect ecosystem gathers steam – but what is it for?
  Yahoo and Sony tuck into interactive multimedia Ads
  TiVo subscriptions turn the corner as Virgin and RCN deals cut in
  Can all technology companies be like Apple?
  Do Facebook and Amazon need their own phones to outwit Google?
  Connected devices open new dimensions, not new markets says study
  Knee jerk reactions could doom Netflix, but only to mediocrity
  VideoSurf takes Microsoft into a whole new way of solving cloud problems
  Europeans call for tighter standards in hybrid advertising
  ST Micro joins pincer movement on MoCA’s Entropic
  NTT seeks CDN pickings in Eastern Europe on back of IPTV boom
  Apple, Google beef up music for tablets, CE
  HomeGrid gang aims at lucrative SmartGrid market
  Deals, launches and products
17 November, 2011
  Quantenna ups the ante with first move in next gen 802.11ac WiFi wars
  ConnecTV creates “Social TV Everywhere” local online viewing
  Motorola finds first taker for IPTV DreamGallery in Canada’s Shaw
  Broadcom WiFi wants to hijack the “internet of things” from cellular
  Adobe and Logitech pull out delivers further blow to Google TV
  UltraViolet Digital Locker stutters into life
  IPTV gathers force in Chile as FTTH takes over from hybrids
  Sigma Design’s HPNA EoC may have edge in India
  Qualcomm Atheros jumps to lead in China with HomePlug Ethernet
  Long term TV decline for cable being made up in broadband
  Netflix lines up more content deals for UK launch
  Kindle Fire is attracting developers in their droves, Nook next
  Nokia plans W8 tablet, critical moment for Microsoft and Qualcomm
  Microsoft may be planning social network as Facebook Mobile grows
  Deals, launches and products
10 November, 2011
  Latin America swings to satellite as TV subs explode
  Carphone Warehouse pulls out of US to focus on UK and perhaps TV
  Massive Chinese STB orders favor locals – Cisco and Ericsson get taste
  Dish tantalizes with visions of mergers and mobile video – as subs fall
  Quantenna opts for Europe’s Telefonica as first trade investor
  Wireless patent giants bite back against Apple and Microsoft
  Slashed churn and Latin American surge drives record subs at DirecTV
  US home video spending is up for the first time since 2008
  iPad and TV get closer - 97 channels at Bright House, 38 at DirecTV
  Tegra 3 “Superman” chip debuts in Asus Transformer Prime
  Barnes & Noble takes a Nook at Kindle Fire – and iPad?
  Deals, launches and products
3 November, 2011
  Google tinkers, but its TV is still not quite right
  Broadcom chips sit behind the Alcatel 50 Mbps rewiring of Belgium
  Liberty Media plan for German dominance scuppered by Cartel office
  Adobe targets TV Everywhere and UGC sites with Auditude buy
  Broadcasters call for CDN tweaks, to globalize online video delivery
  LTE TV deployment accelerates as performance concerns subside
  Android’s Window is narrowing as fragmentation continues
  Connected TV fee proposal opens can of worms
  UltraViolet needs a boost - Popular for all the wrong reasons
  Kudelski cuts staff and platforms to chase profits in uncertain times
  Top three US Cablecos lose 357,000 plus homes, rely on commercial
  IPTV players dominate European pay TV quarterly highlights
  Linksys survives and looks for role as home hub
  Deals, launches and products
27 October, 2011
  AT&T cuts its own cord by going wireless
  Netflix – learning to trust dumb, dumber and dumberer all over again
  Broadcom and Intel pull out of smart TVs
  Is LTE being primed for cheap mobile TV?
  Irdeto buys pirate tracker Bay TSP
  The job of turning Cablecos from dinosaurs into dynamos
  Pace continues to manage bad news badly with third profit warning
  Broadcom loses touch in traditional markets – chases mobile breaks through the social TV barrier
  TV Everywhere brings little joy to operators
  Will Qualcomm shift Skifta when it could not move FLO TV?
  Philips, Panasonic, LG having TV troubles
  Deals, launches and products
20 October, 2011
  The new 60 GHz monster WiGig gets set to roll
  Vdio may provide the internet video rush which Joost lacked
  AT&T suit taking shape in TiVo’s favor – is it time to settle
  Qualcomm Atheros argues once again for HomePlug – we argue back
  Samsung Apple breakup continues, Apple misses numbers by fractions
  EU budgets €9bn, hopes to leverage €50bn – to hit broadband targets
  Netgem kicks off season of Q3 results with sharp decline
  BSkyB in rude health despite weaker TV adds – ramps up Sky Go
  Carlyle Group takes first cable holding in Spain through Telecable
  UWB is back: NXP to use it for audio streaming
  Deals, launches and products
13 October, 2011
  Arris lands BigBand, investors make a noise about the price
  Microsoft scores against Apple, with global Xbox TV deals
  Qwikster PR disaster derailed, but Netflix share slump goes on
  Hulu bidding continues minus the troubled Yahoo
  TiVo’s new $500 DVR debuts - OTT, 2TB, 4 tuners
  EU call for private Broadband cash is not passing the buck
  Roku has low end, $50 player and takes HBO Go
  Comcast alludes to Xbox 360 TV service in denouncing FCC AllVid
  Red Bee Media lands exclusive multi-year deal with UPC
  Virgin Media aims to lift the fog from the cloud
  Sony trying to buy all of mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson
  GSM Association says there will be 12 billion cellular connections in 2020
  Deals, launches and products
6 October, 2011
  Steve Jobs – The industry mourns a man who dared to “think different”
  Kroes pounces with new consultations on broadband price and sharing
  Telecom Italia snubs Media arm, by grabbing control of IPTV content
  Quantenna comes out fighting on the power consumption front
  Oh, yes and just one more thing – Apple has launched another phone
  Amazon and Adobe should come closer to grasp cloud initiative
  M7 takes Euro pay TV tally towards 3 million homes with Skylink buy
  Nagra buys subscriber module from Sigma to guide addressable ads
  Rhapsody with few forward options – hangs Napster round its neck
  105 million Blu-ray devices by 2015 - all need a home network
  Intel’s WiDi technology streams anything from a PC or Tablet to a TV
  Kindle Fire on track to outdo iPad’s first month sales:
  BT takes fiber up to 300 Mbps next spring, 110 Mbps now
  Deals, launches and products
29 September, 2011
  Amazon – Firing up the Kindle; an iPad for grown-ups
  Marvell’s DS2 technology weighs in on, as more silicon is promised
  Sigma joins CRI crypto fans, expects CryptoFirewall on chip soon
  Coax? We got Coax? Half of Europe dying for new broadband approach
  Fiber up, Broadband up, IPTV up – say Broadband World Forum reports
  Broadband World Forum is a platform for changing world of copper
  Qualcomm and Atheros take their war to World Broadband Forum
  Nagravision insists it’s had cloud search for years, offers soft DRM
  Google tries to unseat Hulu discussions with overbid – Dish is top bidder
  Facebook could become THE place to watch movies, TV shows
  Léo’s out, Meg’s in as stock market pauses to draw breath
  Android reaches a huge 43% of US smartphones
  Deals, launches and products
22 September, 2011
  Netflix – A company that the world says can do nothing right
  CRI not alone in Broadcom secure region – but perhaps more open
  Google Wallet goes live under PayPal’s shadow
  Samsung-Apple lawsuits reach 21, action threatened against iPhone 5
  Moca 2.0 may have throughput edge, but is it enough to invade Europe?
  Pace insists it “ was always” a software company – we suppose it’s right
  Celeno offers client MIMO chip, pre-integrates it with Sigma chips
  Oregan puts out ISDB-T hybrid system for Latam partner Telefonica
  Irdeto broadens OTT software stack with Aprico recommendations
  Viaccess takes Microsoft PlayReady as basis of its tablet secure platform
  RVU remote tech aims for CE device interoperability with pay TV
  Intel shows potential ARM killer for tablets and smartphones
  Deals, launches and products
15 September, 2011
  The Emperor’s new clothes are woven with OTT Tablet strategies at IBC
  Broadcom bids for dominant role as “Intel” of the Internet
  Two doors open for Mobile broadcast TV at IBC – very small doors
  US falls do not mean the dream is over at Netflix
  Envivio – steeped in MPEG history, trying to hijack the OTT future
  OTT may trigger remote mouse uWand usage for Philips
  Horizon plans predictable – but few in Europe have been so bold
  Playcast offers cloud gaming for pay TV providers
  UPC Ziggo deal is off that was never on in the first place
  Pay TV revenue continues to grow globally
  Let’s take the Netflix model to books says Amazon
  Vizio issues upgrade to fix tablet problems
  Deals, launches and products
8 September, 2011
  CRI coup ushers in HD DRM era on Broadcom and ST superchips
  Sigma puts on HomePlug speed burst, keeps powder dry on
  AirTies opens up its Media Gateway whole home box for cable and satellite
  Broadcom rattles Full Band Capture saber at IBC show
  Intel MeeGo on the ropes? Or is it just falling out of cellular
  Dish ready to batter Netflix if it can land Hulu and a Starz deal
  GET cable puts OTT plans in Pace’s hands
  MoCA’s certification rate accelerates to 100 devices
  Apple streams do the semantics dance
  Apple now get Samsung to pull the 7.7 inch version of Galaxy Tab
  Apple gets ready to sue Google
  AT&T $6 billion kill fee looks like mostly propaganda – Now Sprint sues
  AMD’s new CEO must get serious about a portable strategy
  Deals, launches and products – mostly from IBC
1 September, 2011
  NDS changes habits of a lifetime, offers Sky and DirecTV downloadable DRM
  Pace embraces set top Superchips with software revamp for Pay TV
  600 million Asians wait with bated breath for digital TV about-turn
  US Justice surprises everyone, raises objection to AT&T T-Mob deal
  Google TV not just coming to the UK, but destined for everywhere
  Harmonic integrates encoders with AuthenTec DRM agent code
  Bids for Hulu are in with hopes for $2bn price tag
  Amazon has to be radical in tablets, but will Apple dare sue?
  AMD’s new CEO must get serious about mobile, keep chasing tablets
  Sony has 3D HMD gem hidden among tablets and books
  Deals, launches and products
25 August, 2011
  Jobs departs and Apple stares at the precipice – Can it continue to climb?
  Dish leaps one wireless generation, straight to LTE Advanced
  TiVo gets used to the words “exceeding our guidance” and it feels good
  Ant and Oregan both address OTT streaming from the browser
  HP cannot compete with Apple, but a free PC group can find new belief
  UK to never get more than 58% pay TV – really? Think again
  Intertrust lands Fujitsu as new Marlin client
  Amazon drives up online video offerings, makes moves in the Cloud
  Amazon follows trend by buying its own content
  Sony slashes prices of Google TVs
  HomeGrid shows signs of more Asian support
  Oracle points to Android’s real issues, which are masked by handset litigation
  Deals, launches and products
18 August, 2011
  AirTies tempted away to Quantenna chips for home video distribution
  Son of DVB-H comes up for air – in mobile TV allergic Europe
  Vodafone Netherlands joins Germany and Spain offering TV, triple play
  Arxan sees rise in tamper-proofing DRM, as Ultra Violet takes form
  The Google-Motorola deal is an iceberg – 90% of it is not visible - yet
  Hauppauge offers PC to WiFi app for free to Air TV on your iPad
  As you were - Samsung Tab back on the menu across Europe – for now
  Wi-Fi eyes every aspect of home networking
  Intel’s Wireless Display TV technology takes on Apple’s AirPlay
  Walmart finally buries its MP3 service
  TWC jumps 750k subs with Insight purchase
  The slow pace of US TV Everywhere has Fox pulling content from Hulu
  Siano and Chinese chip maker Innofidei make friends, play nice
  Deals, launches and products
11 August, 2011
  A bad week in US stocks crystallizes thinking on Pay TV
  Apple says “Don’t copy our design” in battle of Tablets – files in Germany
  New Dish CEO talks openly about getting into cellular
  Broadcasters and the great American Spectrum swindle
  Will Hulu end up as the perennial orphan? Or will it be taken into care?
  Cablevision ignores TV Networks complaints – shifts channels to iPhone
  Quad play boom: Carlos Slim acts decisively, US cablecos left floundering
  Cablevision supplier establishes core VoD patents in Verizon suit
  Intel capital invests in Chinese STB maker JoySee
  Adobe Edge builds bridge to HTML5, but codec war still rages
  Liberty Global slows TV losses, Deutsche Telekom continues TV ramp
  Deals, launches and products
28 July, 2011
  NAB says chunks of US broadcast TV will go dark if FCC plan goes ahead
  Netflix shakes off disappointment at its results with confident predictions
  Spanish Pay TV tips into the black – with a little massaging of the figures
  US proposals would seek to auction unlicensed spectrum
  Google calls for patent reform, Apple judge “sort of” provides it
  Euro telcos thrive on IPTV, as Spain continues in financial mire
  Virgin limps in with 2.2% growth, begins losing TV customers again
  VoD to grow says researcher, despite obvious attractions of OTT
  Europe claims LightSquared could affect Galileo too
  NetMovies beats Netflix to Samsung Smart TVs in Brazil
  Broadcom’s Palm Makes Overwhelming Case for P1905
  Mozilla and Baidu join battle for the new cloud OS
  Deals, launches and products
21 July, 2011
  Belgium could be Europe’s test case to unbundle pay TV services
  Czech and Slovak Skylink separately up for sale
  Rovi loses second European patent case – investors completely ignore it
  Telenor confuses with mixed pay TV support
  TeliaSonera now has 1 million pay TV customers in Europe
  Apple conquers AsiaPac, overtakes IBM and lines up $100 billion year
  Intel results strong, but low end a bit of a worry
  NextWave – US players pass on yet another spectrum opportunity
  Another ‘Cutting the Cord’ study says 10% would
  1Gbps start-up Hyperoptic said to be ready in September
  Apple targets GetJar for name suit
  Does Android now have a licensing cost? Many supporters fear so
  Deals, launches and products
14 July, 2011
  Investors confused as Netflix economic model changes
  News Corp could be shaken to its foundations by UK hacking scandal
  Netgear takes 2nd gen Quantenna chip for home gateways, video bridges
  EU asks how to make our film industry great – answers by video please
  Patents war chests being scoured to find ways to halt Android momentum
  Quickflix online service for Bravias is anything but a quickfix
  The Open IPTV Forum sets ambitious multiscreen oriented release 2.1
  EU survey shows double play, triple play but almost no quad play
  European homes already panting for multiscreen TV strategies
  UltraViolet’s digital locker is built - Consumer launch later this year
  P1905 venture to help sales of MoCA, HomePlug devices
  Apple bust up with Samsung means $5 billion will be going elsewhere
  Deals, launches and products
7 July, 2011
  Irdeto chases studio contracts with Blu-ray BD+ security purchase
  The next Netflix territory turns out to be 43 separate countries
  Will Google stay the course and pay the price to land Hulu?
  Dish sneaks to home base on TerreStar bankrupt spectrum
  Netgem uses partner Monaco Telecom to test new tablet TV architecture
  WiFi offload moves into the heart of the cellcos’ 4G strategies
  Three major Japanese players poised to re-assert LCD for phones, tablets
  TiVo pitched by US bankers as takeover target, or is it a buyer?
  Asia Pacific pay TV driving upwards, but ARPU still largely low
  Skype powered Facebook video chats will take off like a range fire
  Deals, launches and products
30 June, 2011
  New satellite modulation from Novelsat pushed as possible DVB-S3
  Airties points way to HD video on shared WiFi/powerline networks
  Americans in love with eReaders, but confusion halts Tablet progress
  Cablecos prove disruptive force as European 4G auctions pile up
  Pay TV revenue to swing satellite’s way as cable hits bump in the road
  DLNA elevates the use of HPNA to being level with MoCA
  OMVC lines up tools, but the big push for MoTV is yet to come
  Transition to LTE will wreak havoc in mobile chip landscape
  Google begins to move in the same social Circles as Facebook
  Real time chat is Google’s next frontier in browser wars
  YouTube may take another stab at pay TV competition
  Vizio Tablet looks good on paper — But will it sell?
  Deals, launches and products
23 June, 2011
  Sigma launches palm sized set top, adds Clearpath for HomePlug
  BT plans to be a super head end to all UK ISPs for Multicast TV
  LightSquared faces up to its spectrum conundrums – but is it enough?
  Com Hem picks up 220,000 Swedish homes as Telenor bales out of cable
  So if the set top can become a plug, will it go away all together
  Broadband dominated by China, in IPTV Europe still leads
  Same old claims from Nielsen, it must wake up to Netflix realities
  Cable TV companies take aim at Netflix, other online video services
  Investment analysts on the state of the cable economy
  Two years on OnLive gets Intel backed gaming rival with Wal-Mart deal
  Deals, launches and products
16 June, 2011
  Intel gets into the Comcast product catalog – At Broadcom’s expense?
  Dish goes for jugular on S-Band with Terrestar bid
  Motorola unveils parallel DTCP-IP and cloud strategies for pay TV
  Broadcom tuner core slashes power/price reaches entire cable spectrum
  Apple undamaged by patent deal, but is it a change of fortune at Nokia?
  Could Facebook spiral out of control? If so do you want it on your TV?
  The cord cutting argument – two more voices in favor
  5m US homes cut the cord and rely on free to air TV
  Comcast embraces Skype and only Skype for TV to TV chats
  MeeGo charges ahead in Smart TV market
  SeaChange offers TV Everywhere in a box plus Multiscreen ad insertion
  Sky UK follows German multiscreen strategy, way ahead of the crowd
  Deals, launches and products
9 June, 2011
  Forget watching games on the TV - Nintendo adds another screen
  EchoStar offers cablecos Aria hosted OTT service using Sling and Move
  Sony brings full 3D to every PlayStation for $500, give details on PS Vita
  Jobs unveils OS updates, but impresses only a little with iCloud plans
  Will the arrival of an App store on a TV near you lead to less TV viewing?
  Satellite industry to reach $20 billion a year by 2016 excluded from P1905.1 - not now, maybe later
  $ per megabit plummets in broadband, as users worry less about bandwidth
  Generation Y not connecting the cord to pay TV
  Verimatrix shifts the watermarking goalposts with studio help
  Microsoft touts voice search for video on Xbox – is that the right way to go?
  eReaders double in the US, tablets reach 8%
  Deals, launches and products
2 June, 2011
  Qualcomm Atheros shamelessly copies Sigma’s powerline strategy
  AT&T backs up HomeGrid promises and joins the board
  Celeno lands French major IPTVer for its video WiFi
  Qualcomm Atheros has three way WiFi/WiGig chip first – in samples now
  Swisscom breaks the half million mark for TV customers
  Arris looks like the right home for SeaChange as it looks for bids
  Greek Deutsche subsidiary says no to snapping up RomTelecom shares
  Blockbuster begins tiny steps towards a new life under Dish
  Quantenna claims lead over wireline home networking
  Hard times for Sigma as revenues crash and it moves it into loss
  Sprint outlines just what is wrong with the AT&T T-Mob merger deal
  Cox ends plan to build 3G network
  Deals, launches and products
26 May, 2011
  Mobile TV rises from the ashes – Market leader takes on cash to rekindle US
  Liberty’s bid for Barnes & Noble may not be entirely financial
  BT to embrace IPTV as it upgrades broadband network to multicast
  Deutsche Telekom is confident enough to talk about spending $39 billion
  Same message, different conclusions for speakers at UK TV summit
  DSL growth flattens, as PON fiber build outs take root
  Verizon FiOS could be available soon on just about any connected TV
  TiVo turns in best quarter ever, still has to turn the corner in core offerings wins P1905 skirmish, bigger battles may lie ahead
  MeeGo and Mango promise mobile web delights – did Nokia choose right?
  Apple close to launching cloud music service
  Deals, launches and products
19 May, 2011
  Chinese build Hulu iPlayer catch-up services using Czech know-how
  Vodafone aims lowbrow, scattergun TV approach across Europe
  Cryptography expert joins licensing giant Rambus for $342.5 million
  Copyright expert calls for reforms, European patents and an Exchange
  UK expert waves prospect of international Digital Copyright Exchange
  Netflix jumps to 30% of US peak internet traffic, entertainment almost 50%
  Google washes the face of Google TV, pushes it as just part of Android
  RCS & RDS tries steal a piece of Romtelecom ahead of OTE
  Telefonica drops TV homes in Spain, relies on Latin America for growth
  Pay TV services to jump over $100 billion between now and 2015
  ActiveVideo says court decision favors it against Verizon’s FiOS
  Google launches cloud-based music locker
  Warner Music acquired by Access Industries
  Deals, launches and products
12 May, 2011
  Netflix courts Latin American content – but is that it’s next destination?
  TiVo signs Premiere box to deliver Comcast Xfinity programming
  YouTube adds 3,000 me-too movies but needs its own content engine
  Microsoft digs a grave for Skype by buying it
  Mobile analyst subjects AT&T T-Mob merger to HHI3 scrutiny
  Motorola sees dawn of multiscreen in SunUp buy
  LG adds $129 TV adapter for OTT services, adds App Store
  New version of Google TV coming
  Visa puts cat among the NFC pigeons with m-wallet launch
  TI deal may resurrect Neonode
  News Corp down on weak movie revenues
  Pace stock flounders after Tsunami shock, but how well are its rivals?
  Deals, launches and products
5 May, 2011
  Dad did you fight in the TiVo – Dish – EchoStar war? And who won?
  Satellite to overtake cable TV in Europe by 2014 – IPTV catching fast
  Intel wants to make 3D chips to solve Watts per Mip conundrum
  Dish’s plan - “Like a Seinfeld episode,” will come together at the end
  Euro Telcos in trouble over broadband as fiber investment looks tough
  France Telecom continues pay TV strength, others flat or worse
  KPN buys up customer rights for CAIW cable in Netherlands
  US home video viewing changing dramatically as DVDs falter
  Nielsen says less US homes have TV – viewing patterns more complex
  Amazon’s tablet plans may unnerve Apple, Nokia’s will not (yet)
  KPN steps out of line with European Commission neutrality principles
  Deals, launches and products
28 April, 2011
  Wall Street love affair with Netflix suffers first tiff
  Major US telcos continue to surge in TV connections, wireline recovery and HomePlug get tetchy over which will conquer the world
  Sony brings two tablets to town, one you can fold up and put away
  Why aren’t and HomePNA included in P1905?
  BT plans to use YouView just for marketing, with no OTT in sight
  MIPS ports Honeycomb, chases tablets and Google TV
  Crackle adds Apps for free movies & TV shows
  One online music locker arrives and suddenly there’s a bunch of them
  Nook gets upgrade to Android 2.2, adds 125 new Apps, keeps price
  iPad2 is component constrained - Apple shipment forecasts fall
  Microsoft-Nokia to push Navteq assets ahead in social location apps
  Deals, launches and products
21 April, 2011
  Dish reaches for Supreme Court as final chance to evade TiVo suit
  60 GHz wizard SiBeam falls cheaply to bigger brother
  Envivio picks up steam in 2010, readies IPO
  German broadcasters to appeal block on OTT service
  Commissioner will name and shame telcos who break Neutrality rules
  There are 8,600 Apps for how to skin a cat – Broadcast is only one
  Be careful what you wish for - AT&T merger wishes may come true
  Ziggo ticks all the financial boxes in preparation for IPO
  Virgin takes 65,000 orders for TiVo, grows base, revenues up
  Apple sues Samsung – ITC staffer says Apple patents not infringed by HTC
  AT&T rains on PlayBook’s parade by blocking BlackBerry bridge
  YouView spec out, more set top players show their hand
  Samsung elegantly skips out disk - making a partner of Seagate for Flash
  Atheros pushes Wi-Fi into ZigBee’s territory
  Deals, launches and products
14 April, 2011
  Verizon makes a play to carry video content to any device on the planet
  Mobile TV dead but won’t lie down - US signal now reaches 66% of homes
  Viacom sues to prevent “Free online lunch” for cablecos
  Amazon invokes music industry ire for introducing Cloud Drive
  Theater owners outraged at VoD movie plans, but what else can studios do?
  Rovi brings advertising to Smart TVs
  Google’s YouTube goes for the OTT jugular, will add 20 Channels
  Nagra opens up CEA compliant route to CA on a MicroSD chip
  Brazil set to become manufacturing home for tablets for the region
  Chinese partnerships raise Intel's tablet hopes for MeeGo and Atom
  HTC takes tablet movies service onto next generation of phones
  On opposite sides of m-payments divide, Amex and AT&T make progress
  Deals, launches and products
7 April, 2011
  Dish says “We bought Blockbuster” – Market says, “What now?”
  Quantenna wins favor at Motorola as its chip for video WiFi
  Liberty Global supposed deal with Ziggo is all smoke and mirrors
  Breakthrough for touch screens shatters price curve, drives down power
  Spanish pay TV only in growth because of upstart DTT soccer service
  Sony and Acer arrive late in the Tablet market
  Telefonica alleged to have abused Czech DSL market with margin squeeze
  Nearly all western cellcos will adopt traffic shaping by 2013
  Sprint and Amazon join push to make 2012 the ‘year of NFC’
  Mergers and IPOs raising as financial players recover from debt crisis
  Hulu Plus numbers blurted from blog, open to many interpretations
  VMIX offers platform for renting movies on Facebook
  Deals, launches and products
31 March, 2011
  Korean lines up as one bidder in Blockbuster auction
  Rovi suffers final Virgin defiance over core EPG patents
  By moving to the cloud Amazon opens door on the simplest of rights lockers
  CMMB tries sneak attack in the US, on back of wide eco-system
  Apple 1 Nokia 1 – Apple draws level in ITC legal wins with Nokia
  Second investor voice points to Apple joining connected TV battleground
  Netherlands doesn’t take to DVB-H, as KPN throws in the towel
  Romanian pay TV consolidation accelerates – Liberty may bow out
  Honeycomb delay deepens concerns over control of Android experience
  Verimatrix in German marriage of Comvenience
  Google adds Apple style in-App billing feature on Android market
  RIM PlayBook to launch with too many risk factors
  Deals, launches and products
24 March, 2011
  Suppliers help Telcos reshape in CDN image to stave of ravages of video
  Motorola adds last stroke to TV Everywhere strategy with Dreampark buy
  New German Liberty Global deal may prick the interest of Euro regulators
  Celeno admits to deal with Deutsche on WiFi for T-Entertain
  AT&T and the Giant Peach (or the Big Friendly Giant - part II)
  Homegrid claims war is won in the US
  Pay TV strikes back partnering on Adobe secure ‘TV Anywhere’
  Netflix sets the pace for ‘Pay-TV’ by threatening premium channels
  ZTE 100 Mbps DSL devices turn out to have Ikanos inside
  Amimon takes $15 million to push the non-WiFi ticket, in WiFi’s space
  Deals, launches and products
17 March, 2011
  Ikanos to use IPTV show as springboard for 100 Mbps DSL chip
  The Heath Robinson approach to offering a Netflix service
  Dish reveals major case of Sour Grapes over Qualcomm spectrum sale
  US OLED specialist doubles as industry takes first volume steps
  AT&T broadband cap is great – as long as traffic shaping not also planned
  Finnish islands will switch to Dreamgallery IPTV middleware
  Viaccess enables Russian DTH provider to extend through ISPs
  Social TV - 80% chat online with friends while watching the same show
  Zune end of life in sight – WP 7 software platform only, from here on in
  Sony Reorganizes for convergence, again
  Intel promises 10W Atom to wrongfoot ARM in ‘microserver’ race
  Amazon is brightest hope of a viable alternative to iPad
  Deals, launches and products
10 March, 2011
  Facebook shows first move towards video social networking tie up
  Pace stock trashed by over 20% by one unspecified US customer delay
  TiVo lines up war chest to chase Intellectual Property suits
  US grows 0.2% in Pay TV in a quarter, Europe manages 3%
  Just who will pay for the next TV advertising revolution
  NDS takes strain for App developers targeting pay TV
  Hard man “set top” guru Sugar called up to bash heads at YouView
  European patent enforcement pushed aside by EU Court of Justice
  WD shells out for Hitachi storage – not all contractions lead to birth
  “This TV survey could bankrupt us!” “Ignore it then.”
  Runners and riders set for HD Video over WiFi race
  $1bn, the price of Nokia killing its cross-platform strategy
  Deals, launches and products
3 March, 2011
  Deutsche Telekom puts cable TV in an IPTV and satellite service squeeze
  Now Motorola tries “trumped up” patent charges against TiVo
  Bankrupt Romanian DTH player absorbed into local DT owned telco
  Irdeto puts Cloakware center stage in OTT video systems
  Kabel BW bids are in, but are they really high enough to win the prize
  Technicolor grows again, delists from NYSE, has positive cash flow
  TiVo still in downward spiral despite design wins in US, Europe
  Motorola Invests in Company with Digital Rights Locker Technology
  Pay TV thriving and driving across US and European results season
  HDBase T adds 23 new members, but few heavyweights
  Universal TV chip puts Mirics in pole position for Netbook TV
  Apple adds dual core A5 chip to iPad 2, sticks to March delivery
  Intel divided on whether mobile processors can make the grade in servers
  Cisco’s Carrier Wi-Fi strategy puts 802.11u in the spotlight
  Deals, launches and products
24 February, 2011
  Amazon confirms the terms of its declaration of war on Netflix
  DirecTV continues Latin American miracle with 1.2 million adds for year
  Zoran snapped up by hungry CSR – becomes $1 billion class chip player
  Blockbuster creditors seize auction initiative from bankruptcy court
  Imagine a world where no-one much cares for an iPhone – You’re living in it
  ADB preps US breakthrough with two tier one cablcos, $500m 2011
  KDG shares slide, on an unspectacular job well done
  Virgin top of Euro Pay TV results, Zon doing nicely, aonTV stumbling along
  Cisco appoints first COO to kickstart growth
  Three IEEE efforts target new short range wireless standards
  Splashtop releases MeeGo-based OS for OEMs
  Aiming for every device - Netflix comes to Boxee
  Viasat offers Viaplay for OTT sport, movies and more for cash
  Deals, launches and products
17 February, 2011
  What’s European Cable Worth? – With no answer Cable has no way forward
  “Bun fight at the OK Corral” - Tivo and NDS take it outside in Lucerne
  Cable Congress: The numbers – Cash up, digital up, total TV subs down
  Latin America pay TV surge shown in new Rethink report
  Viasat prefers third party TV adds; Telus IPTV growing fast
  AT&T rumors over Dish are poor thinking on a slow day
  Nokia could make no other decision – But that doesn’t make WP7 right
  Qualcomm romps back into ARM based power leadership, pushed own GPUs
  Xperia Play calls to 200 million ex-Kids, gets Verizon boost
  Rovi, Myriad bring Android apps and content to almost any device
  LG Tries to stop Sony PS3, Bravia sales in US
  Deals, launches and products
10 February, 2011
  Sony-Google axis to take on Apple in touch based gaming
  Texas brandishes ARM processing muscle in OMAP 5 SoC architecture
  EchoStar sleeping counter suit against TiVo can come back alive says judge
  Over the Top TV will never happen – Part II
  Rovi looks to Android and cloud for final pinch of strategy
  YouView delay gives rivals more time to grab market share
  US online video viewing rises at 32%, comScore sees more video ads
  Meet the new iPad, same as the old iPad
  Honeycomb: Springtime and the promise of an open OS
  Why Apple MUST launch a Flat Television set - Or not
  iTunes dominant in internet VoD, but slipping into a war with Wal-Mart
  Qualcomm - “Cut out the middle man, let handsets talk to one another”
  Deals, launches and products
3 February, 2011
  Dish boss Ergen gambles $1 billion on MSS spectrum bid
  Samsung seeks for Holy Grail of display technology with Liquavista buy
  EMI acquired by Citigroup, refinanced, for one last tilt at survival
  Netflix plans international launch soon, on the back of astonishing adds
  Apple App Store policies will stoke consumer backlash and anti-trust moves
  Pay TV results trickle in – AT&T, BSkyB numbers up, Ziggo ARPU growth
  Intel and Smart TVs Part II - Intuitive, Limitless, Extensible
  Fiber driving down “cost per megabit” broadband, DSL prices in free-fall
  Apple moves to secure touchscreen supply
  AT&T fills out its Android 4G lines with HTC and Motorola offerings
  Android faces potentially major copyright problems
  Deals, launches and products
27 January, 2011
  TiVo gets shot in arm from another major US cable network
  Microsoft tries ITC with last throw of dice in TiVo patent war
  Disney dumps Playdom staff, just 6 months after laying out $563 million
  NDS lands second Euro major for Snowflake and cloud recommendations
  Intel moves ahead in Smart TVs, Chrome laptops at CES
  IPTV numbers still flourishing at Verizon in the US and KPN in Europe
  New spec for CI Plus modules embraces VoD, DVR and stronger security
  Sony aims to take back the High Ground in online music from iTunes
  If Amazon likes LoveFiLM, then wouldn’t it LOVE Netflix?
  Nvidia tantalizes with 4 cores at 1.5 GHz each for next year’s Tablets
  WebOS Tablet due Feb 9 – “Tablets won’t cannibalize laptops” says HP
  Deals, launches and products
20 January, 2011
  Handheld gaming prepares a last Hurrah for the old stagers
  Gaming content down even if you include App Store casual gaming
  Full blown Windows on ARM – You can have it, but not now
  Microsoft TV appears in Intel’s CES booth in an Acer box
  Will WiMAX 2 do any better this time around
  A get well card to Steve Jobs – from everyone
  Yahoo dominates the connected TV space
  Hong Kong aggregator takes Verimatrix DRM for HTTP Live Streaming
  Arqiva to stick to its broadcaster knitting and invite partners to help SeeSaw
  Nokia kills Comes With Music in all but six countries
  IPTV operators growing at 10 new operators a quarter says report
  Kudelski joins Korean DTH leader to build addressable, interactive ads
  Google only threat to Apple and Amazon in reading devices
  Deals, launches and products
13 January, 2011
  EchoStar pounces on patents of Move Networks to strengthen Sling range
  Panasonic pushes Skype in quiet, video message revolution, in the sitting room
  Sky Deutschland smashes customer and churn targets, inches towards profit
  Fixed broadband reaches over 500 million, IPTV moves past 40 million
  iPhone in, Android out at Verizon – We think people are getting carried away
  LTE handsets to interfere with cable TV set tops? – Are you mad?
  The years have chipped away at Conexant and now it is gone
  Falling inventories key to LCD TV production levels
  France Telecom offloads Polish broadcast assets, keeps mobile, pay TV
  Comcast NBC Universal deal conditions leaked in the US
  Google rejects H.264 in latest attempt to derail Apple
  Verizon boosts Z-Wave’s bid for smart home
  Intel runs Android on Atom, as its rivals target MeeGo for ARM
  Deals, launches and products
6 January, 2011
  The year of the Rabbit (in the headlights) – Atheros accepts Qualcomm bid
  Motorola Xoom tablet wins admirers at CES
  Vizio TV maker the surprise entrant into tablets and phones at CES
  NDS picks ARM as the basis for its Infinite TV core
  I’m in the Mood (y) for sticking my head in the sand
  Hulu pulls IPO due to short-term content contracts from parents
  Parks study says there will be 350 million internet connected TVs by 2015
  Despite report headline Online Video surge looks irrepressible
  Rovi plus Sonic plus Divx begins to look irresistible
  Celeno kicks off 2011 with another couple of significant design wins
  Austria’s public broadcaster preps for next generation satellite service
  Europe takes big step towards unified patent process
  Qualcomm spectrum deal changes ALL spectrum values - eventually
  FCC pleases nobody with neutrality compromise
  Carriers will face delicate balancing act in world of dynamic spectrum
  Wi-Fi Direct threatens Bluetooth, forcing sharper focus on low energy
  Deals, launches and products
16 December, 2010
  Broadcom monster set top chip designed to outmuscle Intel CE chip range
  Novatel Wireless fires opening patents salvo in battle for cellular hotspots
  UPC bulks up in the competitive Polish pay TV landscape
  Google needs to be magnanimous with big content – while it still can
  FCC survey shows why US consumers are scared of changing ISPs
  Mixed fortunes for wireless in US broadband plan
  Comcast has a new IP set top say reports - But what it does is a mystery
  Notes from Television 3.0
  Cutting the Cord dominates Communacopia conference
  Apple, Nokia and Google fight for Nortel patents
  More details surface on Stingray Tablet
  Broadcom has ARM SoC for low cost Android handsets, built in WiFi hotspot
  Intel says it has 35 Tablet wins
  Deals, launches and products
9 December, 2010
  Barnes and Noble may have a White Knight in its battle for a digital future
  What could Google possibly want out of buying Widevine?
  Yahoo! and AOL five years later – this time it’s nowhere near as important
  Mobile TV in Africa has had to find its own way as Europe shuns DVB-H
  Verizon boss claims LTE will eat into cable networks
  Notes from a Shopping Trip to Best Buy On the Sunday after Black Friday
  Germany’s number three cable operator prefers IPO to sale
  Sigma Designs ships 20 millionth HomePNA chip
  German cabler puts internet interactivity into its HD VoD viewing
  Welsh mountains to get LTE broadband where there are no wires
  Adaptive video fix for fringsters
  AT&T's customer ratings slump as it faces iPhone loss
  Deals, launches and products
2 December, 2010
  Virgin squeezes TiVo based service out the door in time for Christmas
  It’s not too late to save Google TV, but basically it’s still in Beta
  DVB-T2 sneaks past DVB-T and ISDB-T to win out in Southern Africa
  Microsoft rumors of “Xbox TV” about as credible as “Apple TV”
  An elephant in your living room? - Sooner or later it will make a huge mess
  Phantom Mode DSL patents now in a ready-made bundle from Assia
  Camera leaders and SanDisk propose Flash format for RAW video
  Europe decides that Google’s search business is worth a dig after all
  AT&T says it has HBO and Cinemax on handsets, free to U-Verse customers
  Sony announces 4.1 million Moves moved
  US internet ad revenues back on track for growth
  Broadcom swoops for Israeli mobile graphics enhancement firm
  Deals, launches and products
25 November, 2010
  Broadcom pounces on Gigle to break into HomePlug AV and
  The Pearl of the West – MCV has the CV to wake US up to mobile TV
  TiVo results show it is still cutting OTT deals in Europe, as US revenues fall
  Dynamically controlling DSL lines could double throughput for IPTV
  Airties merges WiFi and IPTV, accelerates rush to home gateways
  Palm to copy Streak, Apple planning ‘worldpad’?
  Acer unveils five touch devices and a store
  Cox adds its own cellular network in 3 territories, offers quad play bundles
  Not enough Copper to wire up China so ZJF acquires Firecomms
  Verizon actually offering 150 Mbps throughout FiOS footprint
  UK video search pioneer finds place in future of TV search
  Sony finally delivers on the old Qriocity shop in Europe
  Siano does its second chip for TV, first for HD, in Latin America
  Innofidei fails to upset CMMB status quo with dubious legal claims
  Deals, launches and products
18 November, 2010
  FCC seeks tiny ivi internet broadcaster comments on Comcast content deals
  Liberty Global puts cash into HD video WiFi specialist
  Hybrid analog/digital mobile TV chip readied for Latin America
  Putting the internet into Neutral (or Neutering the net)?
  New widget platform taken on by Nokia Siemens for IPTV with social links
  Europe’s top cableco loses 118k subs, but scores with debt agency
  Netgear launches supercharged Wi-Fi gear for HD & 3D streams
  Tablet sales may disappoint this year say analysts
  Comcast puts predictable iPad app out, Android to follow
  Cloud services give tablet vendors a chance to distance themselves from Apple
  Augmented reality to grow to $2 billion in apps by 2015
  Hulu Plus goes out of Beta and into trouble with its first price cut
  iiNet launches Internet-based IPTV in Australia
  Intel Capital plows $77 million mostly into new video business models
  Deals, launches and products
11 November, 2010
  Cable takes brunt of customer losses, Pay TV everywhere shudders
  Broadband? Certainly. Silver, Gold, Platinum? How far away do you live?
  Mirics turns PC servers into multi-tuner DVRs for $5 BOM
  IPWireless gets ST-Ericsson behind IMB chip designs for 3GPP mobile TV
  Edgeware servers added to Minerva xTVFusion middleware mix
  US DVD Kiosk leader wants to challenge Netflix online movies
  Ofcom sets stage for white spaces services, changes mind on refarming
  Clearwire continues to hold the cards in tense funding game
  Eastern Canada gets faster broadband than most of US
  Apple’s iPad lead will quickly come under pressure from Google and Nokia
  iPad too expensive says UK survey – most consumers will wait
  Intel says Oak Trail for Tablets is due early 2011
  DirecTV on track in US, strong in Latin America – Dish dour and losing subs
  Deals, launches and products
4 November, 2010
  Deutsche breaks 1m IPTV barrier 9 months late, eyes rest of Europe for TV
  Apple view of patent issues versus Nokia not shared by ITC staff
  Belgacom still ramping IPTV, readies internet Entertainment options
  TeliaSonera rushing towards 1 million IPTV homes, after cable sell off
  Smartphones in the US – Once you’ve had Android there’s no going back
  Harris picks up new Mobile DTV partner in South East US
  Microsoft buys rival company to underlying Kinect technology
  Entone offers telcos route to OTT services without IPTV investment
  The Nook comes out fighting with color Tablet version for $249
  Sagem get into eReaders with White Label Binder, in France and Italy
  HP aims Windows 7-based tablet at IT market
  Microsoft trails badly in Tablets
  Technicolor launches Media Touch 2 tablet
  AT&T U-Verse IPTV gets a big dose of live Basketball
  Time Warner improves on TV subs strength, advertising - films weaker
  Deals, launches and products
28 October, 2010
  Sigma makes first chess move in MoCa home network wars
  Netflix eats 20% peak US internet, some US users download 5 TB a month
  Now NSN gets into Phantom Mode for DSL, along with Alcatel, Huawei
  Top US free TV blocked for Google TV, paid content appears to be free
  Laugh long and laugh loud – Apple to buy Sony?
  KPN IPTV numbers surge in Q3, installing up to 5,000 a week
  AT&T, Verizon pass 6 million combined TV subs in U-Verse/FiOS
  Netflix quarterly numbers blow the roof off
  DVB-H gets another setback, while rival IMB gets a Samsung boost
  Nokia merges MeeGo and Symbian development plans
  Everyone is after Android, because they know it’s taking leadership
  Sky lands Belgian pirates in prison and collects €2m in damages
  Deals, launches and products
21 October, 2010
  Is DLNA worth the 7 year struggle which has brought it to the edge of mobile
  All is blue sky for Apple and momentum can disguise many technology cracks
  DVB-H support goes from weak to almost non-existent
  Hybrid IPTV? Why not deliver it on a hybrid network says Atheros
  Motorola goes after Apple’s 1990s programming patents
  Internet TV is dead - Canvas gets the all-clear
  Apple TV selling out
  US video telephony use surging on back of tablets and ubiquitous Camcorders
  Android Gingerbread should be ready for CES launches
  Ruckus wants to convince western Cellcos that WiFi is the way
  Deals, launches and products
14 October, 2010
  First ever Asian WiMAX DTT hybrid TV falls to tiny Sezmi
  MGM about to change hands again, for $3 billion less than last time
  Motorola added to cellular players pushing Apple for patents swaps
  Microsoft steers OEMs away from putting Phone 7 on Tablets
  Remember be careful out there – the Faultline is rough
  BT to be one of first European Telcos to unbundle fiber lines
  Veebeam lands cash to bring old Wireless USB TV to market
  Sigma looks to Android despite DVD and Mediaroom credentials
  Intel sets out tablet stall but Atom revenues fall
  Wal-Mart to follow Best Buy into selling iPads across US
  Google TV devices emerge from Sony in time for US holidays
  Microsoft hullabaloo over impending Windows Phone 7 handsets
  Broadcom Beceem buy takes it into 4G handsets
  US numbers show Internet advertising is back on track
  Deals, launches and products
7 October, 2010
  TiVo DOES own the patents to DVRs and that’s final – says USPTO
  ATSC Mobile TV alive and well and about to emerge as a US force
  Vodafone takes on Telefonica in hybrid Web TV in its own back yard
  Google TV uncovers some media partnerhips – but nothing decisive
  Widevine adaptive streaming upgrades Telstra to real IPTV
  Roku, TiVo, Sony, Vizio, Xbox Live to Get Hulu Premium
  Hands On with the New Apple TV
  Qualcomm shutters FLO TV – MediaFLO not far behind
  China and Latin America gear up for Mobile TV and digital TV
  Toshiba to market low priced “personal” 3D TVs by Christmas
  Samsung Tab shoots for US enterprise apps with Pyxis partnership
  New iPod Touch has repeatable Bluetooth glitch, but says it’s a first
  Cynical interventions - Microsoft vs Motorola, Oracle vs Android
  Net neutrality bill fails, ball back with the FCC
  Opera looks to dominate mobile ads on featurephones
  Deals, launches and products
30 September, 2010
  Nintendo numbers savaged by Touch paradigm of iPod, iPad
  RIM opens its PlayBook – and it’s clear Tablets set for dominance
  Studio group readies $30 a time cable movie store ahead of PPV
  Telegent introduces hybrid mobile TV chip for Latin America
  Is Netflix poised for era of dominance in global online movie delivery?
  European CE markets up, but many individual regions are shrinking
  Amazon’s Android store – this one should scare Google
  “It’s the recession stupid” - internet video revolution has NOT begun
  Sony readies Europe launch of Apple TV rival
  US bill may sneak through this year to bring basic net neutrality
  Pace brings Apps to pay TV set tops - may add Google TV
  ABC, CBS launch ‘must have’ iPad Apps for watching TV, sports
  MIPS drums up interest citing Android performance and Tablets
  Deals, launches and products
23 September, 2010
  Rovi triggers rumors of Apple entering TV market yet again
  Move granted adaptive streaming patent, considers next steps
  ADB takes direct route onto the iPad with in home TV services
  IPTV flies on the back of Broadband growth, keeps step
  Edgeware expects OTT goldrush in 2010, claims it’s out on its own
  Sigma shows HomePlug MIMO, as Broadcom plays catch up
  Viaccess CA adds defense against real time control word sharing
  Verimatrix finds many ways to lean into the OTT task ahead
  Irdeto see fruits of Viasat and Sky Deutschland OTT services
  Tiny US OTT firm sues to be allowed to rebroadcast content
  Facebook denies wanting its own OS and mobile platform
  Nokia’s new MeeGo chief sets out his stall
  Dell shows off Duo “Netvertible” concept at IDF
  Deals, launches and products
16 September, 2010
  Intel ties in set top majors as CE chip gets a refurb
  Bell Canada comes out fighting in IPTV – after 7 years of delay
  IBC faithful present arms for the OTT war – but where’s the money?
  Israeli start up Celeno lands several big video WiFi fish
  Nokia Siemens Ubiquity adopts a cloud based multiscreen strategy
  Nextgen, Alcatel-Lucent demo 100 Gbps backbone
  Avaya chases Cisco with videoconferencing tablet
  Is it worth waiting until tablets run Android Market?
  Mirasol eReader screen from Qualcomm ready first half 2011
  Apple to sell 28m iPads, 52m iPhones in 2011
  Apple games about to overtake Nintendo in the US
  Nokia welcomes new CEO with barrage of Symbian ^3 smartphones
  Deals, launches and products
9 September, 2010
  Apple climbs down on Adobe Flash, levels playing field with Android
  Vodafone tries again with pay TV in Germany with NDS technology
  DVB-C2 test points to huge throughput gains for cable – but when?
  Does cable really have such an advantage over European Telcos?
  Why Apple will not break the mould with the latest Apple TV
  Three top IPTVers team up for fast track integrated OTT system
  French Anevia bundles multiple streaming protocols into OTT server
  Zoran acquires Microtune as silicon tuners are about to get hot
  Sony shows Google TV inside, which implies Intel Right?
  Samsung 7 inch Tab signed by Vodafone in Europe, 3 in the UK
  Telstra launches world's fastest mobile broadband
  Qualcomm readies dual 1.5 GHz ARM cores, repositions Brew
  Nokia’s new N8 goes on pre-sale now, has headset for DVB-H TV
  Worthy iPad competitors won't appear until 2011 says Rider
  Deals, launches and products
2 September, 2010
  Apple loses plot, and the war in OTT video with so, so Apple TV
  Intel PC numbers topple – Is it the Economy or the rise of the Tablet?
  Napster 10m tracks among first Samsung TV apps
  MaxLinear first to jump on ATSC M/H chip bandwagon, after LG
  AMD, Intel launch low-power, dual-core CPUs for Netbooks, Tablets
  Archos promises Android Tablets and media players
  Pandora, Spotify bring new features to online music
  Nintendo cuts handheld prices ahead of Sony in run up to Christmas
  For TiVo believers results add up to a successful change in direction
  FCC readies rules for “white space” broadband
  Marvell broadens base with DS2 Powerline buy, PND win
  Fastweb partner justAd.TV to unearth interactive Ad platform
  Paul Allen takes on internet majors in “futile” legal actions
  Netflix has movies, TV streamed for the iPhone – ahead of Apple
  Skype buy could boost Cisco’s mobile and UC strategies
  Deals, launches and products
26 August, 2010
  Broadcom rides the ISDB-T train to Latin America
  Dish has video Portal and Placeshifting all in one “place”
  “OTT is never gonna happen” – enlightened or the dark before dawn?
  Should TV apps sit in the cloud or in the TV? Discuss
  Not with a whimper, but with a crash, Pay TV begins long US slide
  Verizon has iPad TV app as dry run for the real thing
  Broadband pricing in US and Europe now sliding post recession
  Ruckus lands Telstra deal for video WiFi in its T-Box
  UK youth culture squeezes 9 hours of media into 7 hours of the day
  LightSquared boosts capacity with Inmarsat spectrum deal
  Japan stalls KDDI on MediaFLO, could opt for ISDB-Tmm
  Vodafone puts DLNA on Huawei MiFi device
  Widevine ties up Boxee for DRM and streaming
  Intel buying MacAfee may be a deal who’s time has come
  Deals, launches and products
19 August, 2010
  Intel buys Texas cable unit for front attack on Broadcom heartlands
  Should Hulu IPO? As certain a bet as YouTube was for Google
  iPhone could embrace NFC to build m-commerce head start
  Emerging portable needs seem to point to two clear, related devices
  “No New Wires” to ship 200m chips, reach 110m homes in 2015
  Facebook and Congress fight Google “sell out” of Network Neutrality
  Two firms bolster WiFi to plug straight into cable’s DOCSIS
  PlayStation phone suddenly back on the cards for this Christmas
  Tablet Watch from our partners at Rider Research
  Verizon CFO: Tablets coming in 'Not to distant future'
  Apple iTV drum beating returns, but TV strategy remains unclear
  Deals, launches and products
12 August, 2010
  DirecTV results show a stable Latin America, eager for pay TV
  Google and Verizon proposal puts traffic lights on the internet
  Amazon will design more content specific gadgets, perhaps a phone
  ST Micro shifts up gears to HD for leading Indian DTH player
  Audiovox offers belated portable DVD player for FLO
  Netflix conquering the movie world inch by inch
  CBS has Hulu on the brain
  Canvas lines up set tops makers – with some big names missing
  Sezmi jumps from LA launch to half US states with $5 cable service
  Dell shows a mean Streak to the Apple world
  Netbooks – not dead, but dying
  U-Verse customers can get pay TV service on iPhone – sort of
  Microsoft demos digital home of the future
  Deals, launches and products
5 August, 2010
  Telefonica, French telcos surge in IPTV – Liberty drives up RGUs
  Technicolor wins deal for 300 Mbps Euro DOCSIS at UPC
  One Motorola tablet will act as TV gateway for Verizon’s FiOS
  AOL sell offs drive revenues off cliff – Execs focus on positives
  MaxLinear reports major tuner deal, numbers bang in line
  China Telecom buys Celeno Wi-Fi set tops to stream HD video
  Homeplug selects technologies that will see it through to AV2
  Comcast adds 118,000 broadband subscribers, 230,000 for phone
  Sony rides on currency, TV sales, camera and gaming dominance
  Panasonic introduces first camcorder that takes 3D – the HD SDT750
  Amazon trebles Kindle sales, has new devices, cheaper, lighter, better
  LCD TV shipments hiccup badly in Summer sales drought
  RIM tries to set world alight with Torch – but may just singe AT&T
  Android brushes past Apple – now Android Market is the Holy Grail
  Virgin has iPlayer style player, complains on Canvas, lines up Cisco
  Deals, launches and products
29 July, 2010
  Pace buys 2Wire, sees convergence between gateways and set tops
  Disney throws $763 million at bringing its brands to social gaming
  Qualcomm puts “for sale” sign up at FLO TV, won’t sell spectrum
  Technicolor gives Grass Valley away for less than it paid in 2001
  Apple plans to hand App developers the power of a GPU
  Amino numbers show IPTV set tops motoring in Europe
  Small jump at Virgin Media – but it’s still a record since merger
  AT&T hits first $1b U-Verse TV quarter
  DECE UltraViolet – “Buy Once, Play Anywhere”
  EITO says Blu-ray sales to double in Europe – UK, Germany lead
  Broadcom grows 54% compared to difficult 2009
  If the OS giants won’t open up, the market will force them
  ARM has strong second quarter on all fronts
  Deals, launches and products
15 July, 2010
  Cogo blurts out China’s HDTV secret – driving to 30m by 2012
  Netgem gives MaxLinear huge boost to silicon tuner revenues
  Is iTunes TV around the corner?
  Canvas unlikely to be phased by Virgin legalities or Five’s departure
  Comcast price hikes, low satisfaction could signal demise of cable
  Google launches Lean Back to be more like TV
  Panasonic Viera signs for out of date Hollywood movie service
  Survey tries to find differences between online and mobile games
  Japan’s 3G leader eyeing handheld game consoles
  World's best broadband deal: 1Gbps for $26 a month
  France’s TNTSat surges to 2.3 million homes, adds 800,000
  Google launches App Inventor to drive Apps from non-nerds
  Fring and Skype fall out badly after video calling app takes off
  NTP sues everyone over email delivery on wireless
  Deals, launches and products
8 July, 2010
  Kabel BW takes MVNO – as Telefonica partners all DTs rivals
  Netflix touts online deal as landmark, but still has far to go
  Reports of Move’s death are grossly exaggerated – or are they?
  Motorola filings give full weight to the demise of its Home business
  IPTV will grow to 102m homes, $46 billion revenues says report
  Pixel Qi puts DIY hybrid e-ink LCD screen to market and sells out
  Is the iPad denting sales of ebook readers like the Kindle and Nook?
  OnLive online competition ready before others can get LEGO game
  Apple could face EU probe under new antitrust rules
  Silverlight comes to Symbian at last, Android may be next
  HSPA accounts for 17% of European broadband
  Deals, launches and products
1 July, 2010
  “So it begins, a war for Middle Earth” – US OTT battle lines drawn
  Viacom legal moves could be halted if Google rethinks its terms
  TiVo lands second major European Pay TV OTT hybrid in Spain
  HDBase T emerges at 10 Gbps, ready to take on HDMI and MoCA
  Droid X brings mobile movies to your TV, with Blockbuster deal
  Mitsubishi tries to bring back appeal to eco-friendly RP TVs
  Prysm pushes laser phosphor displays to break LCD blockade
  Cisco fires off a tablet just right for enterprise video conferencing
  Amazon, Barnes & Noble cut eReader prices to under $200
  Mobile phone and pay-TV Services may offer their own tablets
  Siano drifts into software to consolidate CMMB lead
  Mobile app firm asks customers what’s the best App Store
  UK readies itself for new regime of product placement on TV
  Apple tweaks terms, primes OS4 for location based advertising
  Deals, launches and products
24 June, 2010
  IMB emerges after long sleep – IP Wireless, Ericsson push UK trial
  OMVC tries to rustle up “excitement” in watching TV on the move
  Nokia opens Pandora’s box with Conspiracy for Good Heroes game
  Adobe addresses Apple power issues directly in Flash 10.1 mobile
  Sonic Solutions drags Sears into the online movie business
  Super Apple Mini looks like expensive replacement for Apple TV
  Imagine a China which had all the world’s IPR instead of the US
  ZTE awarded major contract in Chinese fiber upgrade
  Shaw adds yet another TV Everywhere service in Canada
  UK start-up promises rural broadband without DSL
  Broadcom buys Innovision for NFC growth
  AT&T, Apple pull iPhone 4 pre-orders after huge web surge
  Blockbuster in death throes, re-jigs stock to stay public
  Internet ad revenue about to pass newspapers
  iPads other tablets to kill netbooks
  Deals, launches and products
17 June, 2010
  Apple needs to be more dominant for anti-trust authorities to act
  Microsoft, Cisco pioneer Mediaroom TV on DOCSIS in Hungary
  Murdoch no longer needs cash for his Holy War, seeks to tidy BSkyB MAC agreed, attracts new players – but success not guaranteed
  Google races to a streamed music service to counter iTunes moves
  MoCA rush is on to get version 2.0 to market, ahead of
  DT IPTV penetration slowing, but CEO says it must go mass market
  Western Digital adds $150 OTT video player for US and Europe
  Crackle cracks UK, Australian market
  Microsoft readies Project Natal motion sensing as Kinect at E3
  Ballmer responds to critics and the death of the PC
  Sony Ericsson bundles Skype into its top smartphones
  Deals, launches and products
10 June, 2010
  DirecTV unsheathes DVR Whole Home weapon – triggers 2010 war
  Nielsen ready to re-enter public ownership as global TV powerhouse
  Apple doth protest too much – iPhone 4 may be too small a step
  USPTO decides ten years on that maybe TiVo’s patents were obvious
  Silicon tuners to become $500 million chip market thru’ 2014
  Wi-Fi vendors chase high definition video gold
  Sony falls from grace, as Koreans strengthen grip on TV sales
  iPad brings smiles to News Corp chief Rupert Murdoch
  US Senate worries Comcast could crush Hulu
  Real VoD from Sky in the UK, to upgrade from Push VoD
  ARM and IBM, cluster of chip makers aim to simplify Linux SoCs
  MIPS will run Android Apps “five times faster” with Myriad VM
  Deals, launches and products
3 June, 2010
  DiVX follows On2’s lead and gets itself acquired for $323 million
  Apple to make a come-back in TV, with $99 iPhone based set top
  Motorola puts icy set top grip on top end of 20% of Japanese homes
  Rogers goes up against Bell Canada TV Everywhere service
  Moses isn’t the only one that can tinker with tablets
  SeaChange shows there’s little future in VoD hardware, storage
  TiVo and Technicolor cosy up, today Europe, tomorrow the world
  Qualcomm and AT&T in ESPN pact to show World Cup Soccer
  Telegent highlights research showing UK consumers love mobile TV
  Acer revamps with 1GHz Stream phone, Kindle-alike and
  Qualcomm releases 3rd Gen Snapdragon to spur iPad rivals
  ASUS shifts netbooks to tablets, re-invents notebook range
  Amazon prepares next generation Kindle for the Summer
  Nvidia shows Android tablet, Dell picks UK for tablet foray
  Deals, launches and products
27 May, 2010
  Google TV: We expected so much, we got so little
  Pace is now number one in pay TV set tops – so where is Motorola?
  Shadows fall over Apple’s European iPad launch
  E turns from Entertainment to Exit as Bach leaves Microsoft
  South Africa allocates MoTV license for World Cup too late
  Tvinci offers OTT with biz rules, pay plans to any internet device
  Hulu: Keep waiting on subscriptions
  Comcast’s Plaxo tries it hand at social TV sharing on the web
  IBM and MediaTek show first fruits of 60GHz pact
  Nokia and Yahoo! swap brands to take on Google and the world
  Google needs to settle TV suit or lose relevance and ground to rivals
  Are Pico Projectors really needed in a world full of iPads?
  LG gets an update FLO phone into AT&T
  Researcher finds netbooks are bought for iPad reasons
  Deals, launches and products
20 May, 2010
  Liberty Global opens door for Intel at its 15m European customers
  Investor panic over patent case, but TiVo remains on course
  BT grabs a piece of OnLive gaming system
  Swedish stealth player ready to open up home wi-fi, FON style
  BT to spend on revamping Vision, adds paid DVB-T sports channels
  Vodafone coasts in recession – 33% of revenues not cellular voice
  Cox picks Cisco multiroom DVRs - MoCA, tru2way, TV Anywhere
  Upfront tries to re-invent TV – in the specter of Google and Apple
  The world’s developers were never going to stay in love with Apple
  Intel to launch 10 Gbps Light Peak fiber connectivity
  Philippines closes myTV, it’s last DVB-H mobile TV network
  Telegent may have pulled IPO because competitors hit its numbers
  Cisco purchase brings tablet UI and consumer design
  Deals, launches and products
13 May, 2010
  Will Dish and TiVo make up, play nice, become “best of friends”
  Message to tablet makers – Eat fast, there’s a T-Rex coming
  FCC touches political nerve by reaching for broadband regulation
  “Old Hat” Quad play will arrive in two years in the Netherlands
  SiBeam trumps Wi-Fi Alliance’s embrace of WiGig with hybrid chip
  Harmonic buys rapidly growing playout player Omneon
  The birth of a radical new investment environment for video
  News Corp to announce Pay-to-View policy in 3-4 weeks
  Microsoft pursues OS to bring vast PC apps base into mobile world
  Firefly Video, adding demographics to video ads
  Nokia steps up pressure on Apple with iPad suit
  Deals, launches and products
6 May, 2010
  Mediaroom linked to Time Warner Cable IPTV trials
  Portable problems at HP – the answer was Android, not WebOS
  US consumers to slash pay TV as they look to Over The Top video
  Dish mistakes TV Everywhere economics for DVRs everywhere
  Thinkbox needs to think outside the box on TV viewing figures
  France Telecom treads water, weak in Spain; Virgin has record year
  Atheros aims for Wi-Fi/powerline standard
  Google will lift skirt on TV plans in May says Bloomberg
  Hulu bows out of UK negotiations
  Apple could face antitrust probe over Flash
  Intel launches first real smartphone processor
  EU antitrust proposals push for openness on patent royalties
  Nook adds web browser, beats out Kindle
  Deals, launches and products
29 April, 2010
  CenturyTel Qwest merger may look to video, not radio for validation
  South African regulator tries to issue last ditch Mobile TV license
  FCC calls for thoughts on universal video adapter – Is this Canvas 2?
  Does G.Hn now face a steeper hill to climb?
  Freescale and MIPS seek to oust processor incumbents
  Microsoft says Phone 7 as free of patent problems – unlike Android
  Siano begins to annex ISDB-T in South America with ZTE support
  Nokia finally gets its head around multi-touch gestures with N8
  France gets broadcast mobile TV through Virgin deal
  Adobe drops Apple scuffle - No future investment in Flash for iPad
  Verizon and Vodafone seal Nexus' fate
  Zeemote Bluetooth gaming controller ported to Android
  Deals, launches and products
22 April, 2010
  Alcatel’s Bell Labs breaks 300 Mbps barrier with DSL bonding
  AT&T U-verse TV is now bigger than falling DTH customer base
  Tri-state wi-fi roaming may just be first step for cable operators
  Orange UK deal signals European “Volte-face” on broadband lines
  Set tops – not as predictable as iSuppli would have you think
  HomePlug, HD-PLC see light at end of coexistence tunnel
  Akamai tots up just how fast your internet is
  Apple reports best ever non-holiday quarter
  iPhone 4.0 found in bar, bigger battery and not much new
  Microsoft to acquire mobile ad network
  Warner Brothers buys out LoTR MMORPG game
  Accenture offers OTT TV platform
  Deals, launches and products
15 April, 2010
  Fox and NBC back the creation of a US national ATSC M/H network
  Palm – a stock for trading, not for eating
  Alcatel tries to use “operator appeal” to introduce opt in mobile ads
  Europe may be forced to lead the global Net Neutrality debate
  Apple-Google war moves to ads - may kill antitrust fears
  Cancel cable - OTT video plus Netflix provides all the TV you want
  Vodafone will have iPad in major territories by the end of May
  Atom runs Android, Google plans tablet
  FLO TV offers day pass, DVR and interactivity to tempt viewers
  Apple previews next-gen OS for its i-products
  Microsoft's Pink becomes Kin, with Zune and social nets
  Sony Ericsson caves in to the lure of Walkman at the low end
  Deals, launches and products
8 April, 2010
  The dawn of the iPad – The world stands on the brink of frenzy
  Comcast court win over FCC dents dreams of network neutrality
  RealNetworks lets musical child Rhapsody go – to uncertain future
  Civolution cedes US and Japan to old partner Sony’s Gracenote
  Ziggo continues to dominate cable in the Netherlands
  Rovi announces Media Metadata Manager for PCs, STBs, NAS
  DVR and Catch up viewing break into first run favorites – TDG
  Sharp retains its focus on 3D without the paraphernalia
  Motorola, LG, Samsung neck and neck, RIM leads US smartphones
  Google buys Episodic for YouTube and Android video
  Apple’s Intrinsity alliance shakes up mobile processor markets
  Sling Media optimized iPad App coming
  LG takes time off from its Windows pre-occupation to do an Android
  Will the Comcast NBC merger kill off Hulu?
  Deals, launches and products
1 April, 2010
  Skyterra plan for overnight US wide LTE network sounds flawed
  MaxLinear goes public as Ecuador opts for ISDB-T
  Small earthquake in digital media, none hurt - MPEG patents safe
  Ofcom Sky decision will lead to far healthier content market
  Orange plans online advertising exchange with technology partner
  Advertising on track to recover in 2010 with some exceptions
  Fox launches subscription-based Hulu-like mobile service
  Apple latest: Indian rematch, and iPhone HD in CDMA flavour
  Verizon’s V Cast Store knocks App World off Storm’s homescreen
  Independent film makers target US pirates - Remake of a failed plan
  SoftAtHome launches store for 3rd party STB Apps
  Deals, launches and products
25 March, 2010
  The search for OTT TV - disappearing into a cloud
  Swisscom dumps DVB-H, opts for OTT, mobile streams for Soccer
  As predicted Verimatrix and Widevine drop DRM patent suits
  Verizon cries wolf to ITC over theft of set top IP it has never owned
  Orca has to fight external rivals for the hand of France Telecom
  Pace shows new server based gaming systems for operators
  Two Russian DVB-H networks would go commercial as soon as April
  Qualcomm powers US' first WiMAX phone
  Qualcomm adds LTE and embedded devices to Gobi roadmap
  Mobile vendors tap video, squeezed between Google and iTunes
  Absence of Flash could be serious setback for iPad
  3D Glasses: One pair to rule them all
  Netflix kills contest, hints at mobile streaming
  Deals, launches and products
18 March, 2010
  FCC fleshes out broadband plan – now the work begins in earnest
  The Death of triple play – Part two – the rise of OTT
  MeeGo could be led by QT into a world of 3 screens and TV set tops
  Samsung is first Tier 1 believer in analog TV for the phone
  OnLive still coming, as long as you are in the US
  Where were you Dad when they wrote Digital Economy Bill?
  Toshiba, Mitsubishi, Technicolor, Warner price Blu-ray patents
  CE to surge in 2010 with 8% hike on Telehealth, phones, tablets
  Mitsubishi selling 82-inch 3D TV set
  Microsoft aims for Apple-style control on the phone
  Android races ahead, but Motorola, carriers limit Google’s power
  Disney favorites to drive 3 UK VoD service to mobiles
  Deals, launches and products
11 March, 2010
  TiVo strides into Scandinavia with Telenor owned partner Conax
  Samsung launches TV App Store, 3D TVs in US - pips Sony, Vizio
  SiBeam growing in confidence, with more cash, more partners
  The next big thing in TV requires an independent minded bully
  Final Fantasy rocks London, ships 5 million; PS3 to outlast Wii
  Games are key focus for giants’ hardware and software advances
  Minerva displaces old Myrio system for Pioneer HD upgrade
  MoCA thinks Europe shows Coax promise, especially in Poland
  Sony sets date and price for 3D technology delivery
  No media hub from Cisco this time, Qualcomm eyes the potential
  Slate wars start, and Kindle may get full browser
  Netflix eyeing streaming iPhone App
  Deals, launches and products
4 March, 2010
  OTT fever stalks European set top deals – as old school collapses
  Apple case against HTC could be the defining patent case for touch
  Pace breaks £1 billion mark to make it No 2, buys in France
  Cablevision brings web and PC videos to TV sets
  Mobile TV firm gets into bed with location co to challenge GPS
  Influential “study” finds no evidence in favor of Net Neutrality
  Viacom pulls comedy shows in spat over cash and terms chips from DS2 to be out in third quarter
  USA, Japan classed as “youthful” as world races to 740m lines
  Dish surprises Wall Street (and us) with 249,000 net adds
  Skype comes to all Nokia Symbian phones via Ovi Store
  Orange backs MeeGo to support its three-screen content strategy
  Microsoft limits WinMo 7 to three designs, leaves 6.5 stranded
  Deals, launches and products
25 February, 2010
  FCC tempts Broadcasters to share in “voluntary” spectrum sales
  Motorola handset, this is my Motorola set top and my TV – play nice
  DirecTV adds only 119,000, even with AT&T’s help
  Google under Euro spotlight for rigging searches against rivals
  Google versus China – a test case that is bound to be repeated
  What kind of chasm does the iPad cross – exactly?
  LG Arena is first “mainstream” FLO TV phone at AT&T
  Vudu falls to Walmart – obscurity next?
  Sezmi opens for business in downtown LA – the return of datacasting
  Flash is power hog says Apple, in latest spat with Adobe
  Spain tests HSPA as competitor to DSL
  Amazon’s patent deal with Microsoft may point to ‘Kindle-pad’
  Deals, launches and products
17 February, 2010
  Intel Microsoft divorce finalized, Nokia and Qualcomm wife swap
  TI’s future includes touching an image projected by your phone
  Microsoft leverages Xbox, Zune brands at Windows Phone 7 launch
  Kangaroo hits the streets as SeeSaw – ready now and free online
  FLO-EV is the only whisper of Mobile TV at MWC show
  Brightcove switches to mobile, on the back of Adobe Flash 10.1
  WAC aims for a single unified App Store for operators
  Motorola break up is sensible – puts phones and set tops together
  Netflix is afraid of the big bad ISP wolf
  Sony Dash latest device to have Netflix added
  FCC calls for 100m homes with 100 Mbps broadband
  LED backlighting for TVs falling to $100 per set by year end
  Ericsson replaces Alcatel IPTV system at Telekom Austria
  Deals, launches and products
10 February, 2010
  Another iTunes killer falters – Apple’s icy grip on music grows
  More than half of consumers say iPad’s not worth it
  Is DVB-H the one case where Euthanasia is justified
  Private equity groups confirm bids for biggest Cableco in Europe
  Tablets and cloudbooks to hit 60m units, but as cannibal devices
  Okay wise guy, what would you do with Microsoft in Mobile?
  Telus retreats from Nortel IPTV to the safety of Mediaroom
  DTG switches from support to criticism of BBC’s Canvas
  Qtv teams with Widevine, offer media player for all three screens
  Cuts finally stem the tide says Sony
  Intel gets its Flash buddy Micron to take Numonyx
  Samsung and Sharp kiss and make up over LCD suits
  Apple restricts location ads as iPhone model goes on defensive
  Deals, launches and products
3 February, 2010
  Comcast – The applause not quite deafening as it tries to be a telco
  iPad we love you - Let us count the reasons why
  AT&T analysts focus on wireless, but U-Verse is results bedrock
  FLO TV shrinks in the US, but spends $ millions on Superbowl ads
  The chips are no longer down – SIA says Semiconductors rising
  Sony Ericsson and Motorola – stable, but still on life support
  ExoPC is first iPad-alike to launch, days after Apple
  Kindle readers take 6 Amazon books to every 10 physical books sold
  Underlying broadband price falls slowing says researcher
  Cisco weighs in on smart grid aspects of US broadband plan
  Clearwire gains market confidence, others eye multi-provider model
  Pay-TV declines at Time Warner, as broadband, voice look good
  New music file formats debut at MIDEM - MP3 is so last decade
  Deals, launches and products
27 January, 2010
  iPad disappoints, then wildly celebrated, as “Raison d'être” sinks in
  Liberty dumps Japanese cable, stalks Europe with a fat wallet
  TiVo looks stronger against AT&T, Microsoft than counter suit
  Authorities try to give kiss of life to German and French DVB-H
  Mexican Cablecos call on watchdog to block Slim quad play plans
  Orange, China’s BesTV collaborate on three-screen convergence
  To infinity and beyond - BT gets fiber offering into UK homes
  Satellite sidelined in new round of US stimulus awards?
  Google taunts Apple as Voice appears as iPhone web app
  The death of PNDs - Nokia gives away $ billions in navigation aid
  Orange UK offers Blyk inspired advertising service
  Vodafone jumps to 450,000 subs, as it gets its music act together
  Live Nation Ticketmaster merger goes through with few concessions
  Samsung shoots for 3D TV and glasses leadership with first factory
  Apple knocks spots off its numbers
  Deals, launches and products
20 January, 2010
  European TV database shows continued channel fragmentation
  Apple will not trip up on new iPhones, but must be wary of IP abuse
  Carphone update suggests Euro spending habits are back to normal
  3D's cold shower – 3D Standards merely sub-standard
  Pace puts out BT Vision+ box – merges DVR with VoD service
  DECE selects Neustar to operate DRM rights database
  Netgem grows through 2009, then hurt by French consolidations
  US streamlines process for second round of stimulus funds
  French broadband plan gets first round of cash – way short of target
  China Unicom delays Android launches amid Google row
  Apple may deliver tablet, but expect one, maybe two, new services
  Deals, launches and products
13 January, 2010
  Motorola buys DRM pioneer – but why exactly?
  Siano absorbs $24 million to keep up with China’s MoTV chip supply
  Microsoft integrates streaming with IPTV – shuts down an industry
  SiBeam signs Vizio, shows 2nd Gen WirelessHD chips, boosts funds
  Liberty Global rumors of German cable deals a bit premature
  Vizio adds ATSC M/H to its portable TVs in US
  Next generation iPhone could appear as early as April
  Whatever the Apple Tablet is, it apparently leaks like a sieve
  Mobinnova shows off Tegra Android powered Beam Smartbook
  FCC delays broadband plan amid cries for more and more spectrum
  The new living room default; Being internet connected
  US TV maker Vizio to come to market first with 3D LCD glasses
  Deals, launches and products
6 January, 2010
  Nexus One may come to be seen as a decision which haunts Google
  CES gives a glimpse of the rising age of Smartbooks
  Apple clarifies the battle lines for future mobile advertising
  Tivit ready for Spring US launch for mobile TV on Wi-Fi
  US TV scrabbles to change priorities toward paid content
  LG readies US Mobile TV and compatible phone for CES
  FLO TV gets live sport, iPhone battery dongle in Christmas stocking
  Mirics takes broadcast TV on a PC, ships it to any portable device
  Bluetooth standard gains low energy mode
  European casual gaming group, to push games onto connected TVs
  Quantenna puts in its bid for the wireless home with reference design
  Deals, launches and products
16 December, 2009
  TV Everywhere – Is this the death of the triple play?
  Life-shifting, Work-shifting, Shape-shifting and the boredom chasm
  Pass the parcel MGM-ogram back on the market
  France $50 billion spend, spend, spend policy could draw Euro ire
  Digital home connection standards all hit their stride at once
  Ofcom opens file on BtB system to spruce up unbundling
  Report shows broadband ‘second wave’ countries in rapid growth
  AT&T exec upbeat on U-Verse pay-TV & iPhone
  Widevine soaks up another $15 million – Chases TV Everywhere
  Apple countersues Nokia on 13 patent counts
  Technology group blows Fuse in handset of the near future
  US Consumers want Mobile TV - period
  Deals, launches and products
9 December, 2009
  Chinese mobile TV going through the gears, but still not cruising
  Comcast NBCU deal looks like it will survive lengthy legal scrutiny
  MaxLinear unveils diversity chip for broadcast mobile TV
  Tiny Mirics dreams a dream of one software configured radio for TV
  Despite setbacks, WHDI still thinks it can outshine Wi-Fi video
  Sony counting on 3D for revival in TV sets
  Google looks to enrich mobile search in face of Bing
  FLO TV opens purse to drag in top Disney content
  Glide OS: don’t write it off in the move to the mobile cloud
  Android struggles in Europe, but HTC rises to challenge
  Orange has App Shop working in UK and France
  Google uses Goggles to Ogle the things around you
  Deals, launches and products
2 December, 2009
  BMCO brings together DVB-H backers as handset buyers club
  Virgin win in UK court on Rovi patents, throws cloud over revenues
  Charter emerges from pre-pack bankruptcy ready to go cash positive
  France Telecom sets up strong Swisscom rival as it acquires Sunrise
  DS2 powers VideoLAN for spreading HDMI throughout home
  Cable to recover and take 39% of Western European pay TV
  Gaming survey shows online models on the rise
  There IS consumer pull for TV on portable devices says Mirics report
  Lenovo buys back its mobile arm for new cellphone assault
  Baidu to challenge Google with preloaded search engine
  Telstra's T-Box gets on-demand movies, local TV and web video
  SOS online entertainment service embedded in every Sony device
  Deals, launches and products
25 November, 2009
  Telegent chases Max Linear into $250 million mobile TV IPO
  TiVo lands Virgin UK deal to push its service to 3 million homes
  TV Everywhere: Getting context behind the content
  21st Century Network will create a new digital divide in the UK
  Open IPTV Forum gathers momentum, tests interoperability
  O3b Networks gets $75m from SES Global
  Global TV set sales turn the corner in shipments, but not revenues
  OnLive quietly readied its launch money, in time for Christmas
  Euro Teleco reform passes uneventfully, promises immense change
  European Union abandons antitrust probe into Qualcomm
  SFR goes live with Femtocells, rejects quad play
  iPhone spreads its wings but anger with App Store mounts
  Mobile broadband is rather narrow says Broadband Genie
  Sezmi's single play broadband/broadcast service threatens pay-TV
  Mobile screens point to 15% growth in devices, Nokia fall from grace
  Deals, launches and products
18 November, 2009
  IPTV-er Bitband acquired by division of Motorola, itself on the block
  Liberty grabs Unity to break the 20 million customer barrier
  IP Wireless funding keeps alive the vision of unpaired TDD services
  Show points to parlous state of European broadcast Mobile TV
  Orange signs 324,000 in one year for Movie and TV series bouquet
  Kudelski strong-arms OpenTV shareholders into submission
  Carphone to offer IP Vision's do-it-all FetchTV SmartBox
  Skype founders settle with eBay over
  Ruckus offers end to end Wi-Fi broadband for unwired Telcos
  Amimon shifts focus to Wi-Fi as Sony drops it for WirelessHD
  Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 breaks box office records
  Massive and comScore creates activity measurement for in-game ads adds online DVR alerts
  After 4 year wait, FLO TV can finally be bought in US shops
  Powering base stations with green energy becomes big business
  Finally a cheap DVB-H phone from Nokia – but maybe it’s too late
  Behold - T-Mobile adds its fourth Android – this one from Samsung
  Qualcomm to attack China now other cellular markets are sewn up
  Deals, launches and products
11 November, 2009
  Apple building broadcaster interest in US TV armageddon
  Google feels the need to move hard and early into mobile ads
  Trial to deploy base stations via Weather balloon reaches fruition
  BI CodecSys gets a chance to strut its stuff at Mediaroom account
  Silicon Image – the brains behind the Wireless HD Interface
  Rogers seeks alternative to Tru2way
  French pay-TV service Canal+ launches internet connectable TV sets
  Nokia N900 Maemo phone back on pre-Christmas agenda
  Sky offers all live sport streamed on an iPhone
  Samsung Bada to push smartphone features to really cheap phones
  Could mobile satellite operators provide FCC with the spectrum it needs?
  Deals, launches and products
4 November, 2009
  Telefonica closing in on Hansenet deal, sets new price for broadband
  Amino trips over disrupted customers and component shortages
  Kudelski hopes for OpenTV take crushing blow from upbeat results
  Motorola TV business appears to have lost market share in Q3
  EU and US want more TV spectrum for wireless
  CableLabs set task of selecting standards for TV Everywhere
  Microsoft partners open up Mediaroom for smaller players
  Bluetooth SIG transfers affections from UWB to 60GHz
  Novatel warns on disappointing MiFi outlook
  Disney creates its own App King
  BT’s Ribbit creates an App Store for the network itself
  You don’t want a PC, you want a Cloud gateway device
  CBS jumps to fourth in US online ratings
  Netflix going global
  Sony finally partners Netflix movies to PS3
  Deals, launches and products
28 October, 2009
  Verizon slips behind AT&T pay TV install rate
  Disney to introduce Keychest, a working digital content ecosystem
  Pace HCS capable of spraying 9 TV channels around your home
  Nokia takes bite of Apple, may find it’s more than it can chew
  Motorola has 300 Mbps version of DOCSIS 3.0
  HomePlug and MoCA's super alliance poses major threat to
  Netbook bundling could open the back door for US mobile TV
  Mobile 4.0 rises from the German ashes in the Netherlands
  Exclusivity will drive Mobile TV, just as it worked with the iPhone
  Europe doesn’t see broadcast getting any UHF dividend spectrum
  Marvell Armada and ARM’s Sparrow up the ante against Atom
  Samsung brings “Needle Slim” 40 inch LED TV to market
  US net neutrality plans faces opposition, but Europe avoids the issue
  Joltid suit over Skype could financially damage eBay
  Deals, launches and products
21 October, 2009
  Verizon joins AT&T in pushing Quad play out to hurt cablecos
  Barnes & Noble shoots at Kindle, adds Wi-Fi, lending and browsing
  If the iPhone is the My Space of apps, Google will be the Facebook
  Should we measure audiences in mobile TV, or something more?
  Games rebound on back of cheap PS3s, as it storms America
  Bell Canada copies US cable’s TV Everwhere with US supplier
  Time Warner Cable readies Clearwire services in Charlotte
  EverZing indexes the audio in videos
  AP, News Corp ramp up Pay-to-Read efforts
  Bluetooth low energy to reach handsets in 2010
  Silicon Image puts 18 MP cameras on handset near horizon
  Vodafone and partners convince top handset makers to back JIL
  Deals, launches and products
14 October, 2009
  Broadcom MoCA invasion triggers chase for key home technologies
  DVB-H interest grows post recession, as TDF pushes agenda
  Intel CE4100 variant embraces Flash and DiVX, Amino on board
  Innovative media measurement is really about interacting with ads
  Canvas a superset of HbbTV says BBC, but it’s not open says BSkyB standard done and dusted, now race is on for compliant devices
  Intel shows 3-tuner DVR with True2Way and MoCA
  Comcast-NBCU deal hits French snag
  SiBeam tries to stay ahead of the big guns in WirelessHD
  Some of Apple wipes off on Disney through its largest shareholder
  Hardcover book sales following music industry's downward path
  Vodafone and EMC offer PC backup, with wireless access
  Nokia ports key Symbian development tool to N900
  Cisco buys Starent, boosting 4G strategy and outsmarting Juniper
  Deals, launches and products
7 October, 2009
  MediaFLO has first handheld, way too expensive, but it’s a start
  Toshiba Cell RTegza 55X1 – a new way to think about TV
  Kudelski renews its interest in the rest of OpenTV
  New members join to support WiGig sci fi project
  More South American countries joined rush to ISDB-T and One Seg
  Adobe embraces HTTP streaming at last
  Vook adds videos to text in eBooks
  Joltid suit against eBay asks for $27.3m a year in damages
  Opera, Nokia and Korean quartet boost AT&T’s new web platform
  Forget the Sony PlayStation phone, it already exists
  Verizon gets together with Google for sideswipe at Apple - AT&T
  Microsoft uses CTIA as springboard for App Store and WinMo 6.5
  JumperTel wants to take on Skype from scratch with VoIP service
  ARM ups the low power ante on Atom with GlobalFoundries deal
  Deals, launches and products
30 September, 2009
  TV and phone makers decide on wired and powered connectivity
  Intel cuts deal to put Nagra decoder engine on its CE chip
  Mirics offers ubiquitous PC TV processing through Nvidia Cuda
  EchoStar bids for $1bn stimulus funds, takes $400mn in debt
  Broadcom’s latest ARM deal could signal move into netbooks
  Latest Apple iPad rumours cite two versions, one cellular
  Amazon to offer its own branded CE gear
  Vodafone says “me too” to carry iPhone, but not ‘til after Christmas
  AT&T and Terrestar show off dual-mode satphone
  Palm future rests with Pre, and has already stacked the channel
  Epix MegaPlex to offer 3,000 shows online
  Netflix CEO: New console, mobile service in future
  Akamai launches HD steaming across the net - Again
  Deals, launches and products
23 September, 2009
  T-Mobile kicks over burnt remains of DVB-H in Germany, sees life
  Chile follows Argentina and backs Japanese mobile TV standard
  Comcast turns investor attention to mobile cable
  Cable supplier Arris enters the world of IP and UIs with Digeo buy
  Turkish set top firm puts HD over Wi-Fi, adds Flash based DVR
  Nagra widgets to help Numericable switch to multicast cable
  A single chip with ALL HDTV formats on board
  Satellite industry in rude health as HDTV, internet access climbs
  Joltid sues eBay's Skype for $75m a day for Copyright Infringement
  Blockbuster buddies up to traditional MSO enemies
  Mobile Data revenues on the up and up, Verizon about to take lead
  Wireless industry gears up to fight FCC’s net neutrality plans
  Favorite rumors – Apple tablet, MS handset, now an MS tablet?
  Deals, launches and products
16 September, 2009
  Argentina ISDB-T decision redraws TV and Mobile TV global map
  “MediaFLO to hit 10 million in just over a year” – but how exactly?
  At IBC everyone is offering over the top video and hybrid TV
  Atheros and IBM make new deals to support powerline
  U-Verse gets Mosiac interface 4 years on, plus media sharing
  Pace shows off finished DVB-T2 HD Freeview+ box
  Entropic, NXP unveil MoCA ready design for Networked DVRs
  Ruckus Wireless lands its largest US Telco
  Freesat momentum continues - jumps 50% since May
  Home Gateway initiative is coming soon
  Adobe picks “expensive” web analytics firm for next acquisition
  Three or four networks per operator, in small cells: the face of 4G?
9 September, 2009
  IMB gets GSMA backing for next push to cellular broadcasts
  Jobs delights the Apple faithful by an appearance at iPod event
  Near-global acceptance puts new momentum behind WirelessHD
  Vodafone to shutter German IPTV effort, and try again
  Espial picks up VoD contract for Swedish cable outfit
  Amino and beeTV echo trend of personalized TV channels
  Mediaroom adds up its numbers for IBC and finds 4 million
  OpenTV opens audience APIs, NDS drills down to individuals
  “Pay as you view” business models need new CA service says NDS
  TiVo gets next big pay day in court – Dish running out of options
  IBM patents social media remote
  For Apple, think “what’s next?” For Sony, think “embarrassment”
  ASUS to join eBook reader market with Netbook style device
  DoCoMo leads in plan to make IMS more relevant
  UK T-Mobile Orange merger could also break mobile TV deadlock
  YouTube eyes movie rentals
  Tesco, UK’s biggest grocer, initiates lame online movie service
  Deals, launches and products
2 September, 2009
  Turning doubters to believers over TiVo’s significant IPR hoard
  HbbTV shows wide industry support – why not merge Canvas with it?
  Disney wades in with $4 billion for marvellous Marvel
  eBay sells out most of Skype despite Joltid legal snag
  Nokia launches what appears to be.. well.. er.. the Apple Tablet
  German broadband unbundling market still runs counter to Europe
  First round of broadband Stimulus funds 7 times oversubscribed
  Nagravision flips to a service model and climbs back into profit
  US analyst tries to guess how Apple will invade the TV world
  News Corp touting Hulu-like venture for newspapers
  Apple finally nails China deal, as Ophone lurches into view
  MediaFLO plans stand alone personal TV
  CBS, Pepsi put a video ad in your magazine
  Deals, launches and products
26 August, 2009
  How to turn a world leader into a fourth rate broadband economy
  Vodafone IPTV strategy leans towards Mediaroom in Europe
  AT&T ties U-Verse to Wireless and Broadband in special bundle
  Sony squares up to Kindle after a two year head start
  Set tops defy economic gravity, cable and IPTV dominate
  Optibase reveals its encoders were used in big Venezuelan IPTV deal
  Vodafone gets go ahead to take over BT Ireland’s access networks
  Arqiva closes Kangaroo acquisition, puts in new CEO, plans launch
  TV shipments fall, LCD up, just holding its own in revenues
  US researcher produces OLED device roadmap
  Microsoft recasts its mobile strategy from OS to Apps with OneApp
  UK piracy about turn stirs outrage, meets resistance
  Deals, launches and products
19 August, 2009
  PlayStation 3 refresh fires opening salvo in console price war
  Top ten Euro incumbents point to glowing health of IPTV
  How will we use devices when digital photos are everywhere
  Major US operators shake heads at stimulus finds, Leap leaps in
  BT late to deploy ADSL2+ in UK but at least offers it for free
  Phoenix of Iridium gets FCC nod, on way to public quote
  Blockbuster to put movies on demand on Motorola phones
  Analog Mobile TV will grow thru 2013, reach 300 million devices
  O2 can’t wait for DVB-H, embraces TV streaming, in Ireland first
  Sony battery design makes rechargeable batteries last 4X as long
  Zune HD almost as critical to Nvidia as Microsoft
  $1 a night DVD kiosk firm starts legal war with Hollywood
  Sony boosts ebook challenge to Amazon with open standards
  Deals, launches and products
12 August, 2009
  This week’s headlines shows TV world on brink of change
  Motorola lands its first ever DVB-H deal – in Poland of all places
  Nokia and Microsoft alliance – the big guns shift Office to Symbian
  On2 Technologies is no fire sale as Google swoops to own a codec
  Deutsche Telekom surprisingly on track for 1 million IPTV homes
  Dish raises specter of TiVo reverse to hide bad and sad figures
  Motorola's Home unit carries the ball
  MTNL seeks WiMAX partner in India
  Indonesia to finally get two mobile TV networks
  Apple may develop digital payments platform
  Sony Ericsson introduces a “fashion” phone – strictly for the girls
  Alliance aims for compatibility among all CE devices
  Deals, launches and products
29 July, 2009
  China Mobile uptake of CMMB almost killed Chinese Mobile TV
  Apple TV looking for redemption through play
  Google seeks role in defining US national broadband policy
  Apple agrees prepay deal with Toshiba to secure Flash reserves
  AT&T uses iPhone to blow the top off mobile broadband results
  Cable in Europe grew by 5.4% in revenue, rapidly going digital
  Pace keeps Pace with upgraded set top expectations
  Pioneer SureWest caves in and moves to Mediaroom for IPTV
  Thomson prime contractor on the Bouygues IPTV deal
  Orange pushes free music for pay as you go phone owners in UK
  Qualcomm and Verizon add their weight to M2M mobile market
  Blyk changes tack, drops UK MVNO, will court other operators
  BBC stumbles into another legal row over partnering newspapers
  Kazaa returns 100% legal with unlimited download deal
  Bluetooth finds new home in ‘Television 2.0’
  Patent holder seeks US ban on devices with Samsung Nand flash
  Deals, launches and products
22 July, 2009
  Vodafone mimics German IPTV in Portugal, others must follow
  The entire broadband stimulus would still not ease Qwest’s IP quest
  Verizon doublespeak exclusively points finger at AT&T exclusives
  CBS, Starz, 17 other pay channels join Comcast's TV Everywhere
  Microsoft to beat Sony Ericsson to games phone with Xbox Mobile?
  Civolution gets its hands on Thomson rival watermarking system
  Satellite set tops doing okay but India is the key
  Telco IPTV on the rise – 50% growth this year says Parks
  Will all cellphones be banned in US cars soon?
  How long can this winning steak at Apple continue?
  LG sells $3.4 billion of flat TVs, chases Sony’s tail
  Deals, launches and products
15 July, 2009
  Are Telcos up a creek without a paddle on DSL installations?
  Anti-trust bomb falls in LCD price fix scam – more could follow
  Carphone ponders a full Quad play as it closes Tiscali UK deal
  India’s quarterly update shows a country in love with satellite TV
  Google’s pincer movement is essential, but which way will Intel jump?
  Intel’s bounceback helped by buoyant Atom
  Nokia joins MTN and Multichoice in Free African mobile TV service
  Envivio puts live US, European TV on the iPhone
  Commissioner Reding lays down new gauntlet on digital dividend
  Monopoly debate rages as ticket and promotional giants seek merger
  TiVo, Best Buy partner up in symbiotic deal
  Watermarking and a decent experience can save Video says report
  Deals, launches and products
8 July, 2009
  Day of the Google – Chrome OS to assassinate PCs, annex Netbooks
  US can use “give me an iPhone” frenzy to reshape Telecoms sector
  SoundExchange offers US webcasters new copyright deal
  The future is Project Canvas says BBC, not traditional broadcast
  Bertelsmann and KKR create joint venture music rights business
  IPTV service discovery sneaks out to ripple of bemused applause
  Danish IPTV software house steals Smile away from Dreampark
  Canada’s Bell Aliant copies Verizon, goes for fiber
  Ofcom shows cellular 3G maps of the UK – more buildout required
  Vendors rush to create customized App Stores for India
  DoCoMo takes stake in PacketVideo, looking to LTE and Android
  Vodafone rues Carphone falling out, makes nicey, nicey
  Deals, launches and products
1 July, 2009
  US court ignores studios protests on nPVR, Pay TV to change path
  How credible are rumours of Nokia turning to Android in Netbooks?
  ION broadcasting ATSC M/H in DC, LG delivers chip volumes
  RIP - Joost accepts its failure - offers to white label video delivery
  Intel and Apple increase stakes in Imagination
  IPTV in Asia – painted like it was easy pickings – we’re not so sure
  Alcatel pays for evidence that broadband is recession proof
  Sony PlayStation - looking for something it’s lost – Its touch
  Nvidia set for its first tier one phone deal, Motorola in the frame
  New Vizio HDTVs previews the future of TV
  Studio CTOs: “DVDs; Blu-rays still producing lots of revenue”
  Disney’s ESPN to build non-US sports assets starting with UK soccer
  Deals, launches and products
24 June, 2009
  TiVo’s court win open doors, but Sling might open even more
  Nokia throws mobile technology lifeline to straggling Intel
  The jury is out on the man who cried “Jobs”
  NSN bids for Nortel wireless units, taking CDMA as route to LTE
  Canoe cancels version one of zoned ads, starts on 21st century version
  Ovum details the fall and fall of voice revenues, as data rises
  Qualcomm under new antitrust pressure, this time in Korea
  Conceptronic does back to back deal through bankrupcy
  Chips for TV crashed in Q1, but will be on track before 2010
  Motorola Androids still not been shown, but have major US deals
  Intel researchers chase wirelessly transmitted power
  Deals, launches and products
17 June, 2009
  Opera Unite – build your own Facebook, photo gallery or YouTube
  PwC warns of structural changes ahead, masked by the recession
  Digital Britain – not likely a template for a European policy
  Recession has held back technology in most countries
  Reasons why Dell will not buy Palm
  DTV transition has hiccups echoing around the US
  Major studios offer free HD movies on the web for Pay-TV subs
  MySpace overtaken in US, cuts staffing, beds in for long recession
  PCCW launches Eye 2, TV, camera, music player, video phone
  US regulator called on to scrutinize cellular exclusives
  Nokia beefs up music phone range to support Comes with Music
  Data and prepaid services cushion effect of cellular downturn in Q1
  Deals, launches and products
10 June, 2009
  MedioFLO to go direct to consumers – but is married to Cellcos
  The dark days of an interregnum are upon us – is history immutable?
  Palm Pre arrives as handset industry crosses multiple tipping points
  Not a marriage made in heaven – OpenTV and Kudelski
  Apple mumbles and the entire US gets excited
  Intel makes bold mobile and embedded purchase with Wind River
  Video to take up 91% of global IP traffic by 2013 says router king
  Aspera can transfer 1,000 movies in two hours
  YouTube ups its TV ante to include Wii, PS3
  Broadband CPE just rises in 2008, cable falls, Huawei, 2Wire gain
  IPTV to go through slowdown, then double Pay TV share by 2014
  Deals, launches and products
3 June, 2009
  Microsoft controller free paradigm is next major console war
  TiVo jumps 30% after Judge loses patience with Dish in patent case
  PSPgo makes PlayStation neat, small slider – discards UMDs
  Qualcomm turns its envious eyes on Broadcom’s Wi-Fi demesne
  Sony turns PlayNow into App as well as content store
  Internet videos streamed under broadcaster control direct to TV sets
  Microsoft pushes toward HD streaming on the Xbox, shared movies
  IPTV set top shipments to slow says In-Stat - We’re not so sure
  Mexican cable major opts for fully IP network – through HFCnet
  China gets the Magic 'OPhone'
  Samsung chases Sony Ericsson into megapixel orbit
  Cellular talking up the Smartbook over the Netbook at Computex
  Google Wave and MS Bing to go mobile soon
  Deals, launches and products
27 May, 2009
  Next generation Zune, quality spec, with Xbox ties
  Kabel Deutschland opts for O2 MVNO – triggers Quad play war
  All advertising markets need consolidation – Cinema included
  Conceptronic reference framework for Intel 3100 internet TV chip
  Sun to unveil Java App store, Apple app revenues “not meaningful”
  PlayReady sneaks out while we weren’t looking – devices due Fall
  Wal-Mart overhauling 3,500 electronics departments
  Acer launches $399 home server - 1TB to 7TB of storage
  Nokia Ovi Store launches on time – AT&T deal promised
  Little significance of Norway’s stand on Mobile TV technology
  HTC widens its Android lead with China Mobile deal
  New iPhone will have 32 GB storage say German leaks
  New Consortium aims to use mobile phones for good
  Deals, launches and products
20 May, 2009
  Europe steps nimbly over mobile radio and TV license hurdle
  India slows up its Mobile TV plans, looks for PPP deal
  IPTV gathers pace, cable lifts ARPU, DTH marking time in Europe
  RealNetworks says its license to CSS lets it copy DVDs – sues studios
  Verizon sells off its rural areas to Frontier focuses on fiber
  Telecoms Cooperative spends to put TVN and Avail together
  Sony reports $1bn loss - outlook gloomy too
  Real Netbooks on their way – as Intel tries to keep pace with Atom
  Guess what? Japan and Korea have more mobile multimedia than us
  India up, Turkey and Spain down: Vodafone’s mixed 2009 bag
  Yahoo courts mobile disaster by killing new apps strategy
  AT&T network full of smart phones and QWERTY phones
  Deals, launches and products
13 May, 2009
  Intel’s gut reaction to fight $1.45 billion EU fine is wrong
  WiGig flaunts Wi-Fi roots to stake claim on super fast home nets
  TV photorealism requires some freakishly fast home networks
  Talk Talk to bring Quad play rival to UK market with Tiscali buy
  Vodafone opens APIs in bid to create giant mobile software store
  Microsoft ticks Russian box in its BRIC IPTV deals for Mediaroom
  Virgin Media: Broadband, pay-TV up, declines in profits, revenue
  Dish suffers as AT&T becomes less and less of its sales equation
  blinkx set to benefit from opening doors between TV and the net
  Murdoch: 'Current days of the Internet will soon be over'
  Mobile advertising – doing better in the UK than anyone expected
  Nokia puts its new NFC SIM based handset into contactless context
  ZigBee Alliance embraces IP to strengthen its role in smart grids
  Deals, launches and products
6 May, 2009
  Kindle DX disappoints on price, leaves the door open for rivals
  Euro Commissioners plan to revolutionize online transactions
  Apple – casual games aficionado or future gaming megalith?
  German shareholders call for T-Mobile UK sale
  CE makers raise a ruckus over Project Canvas
  Pay TV numbers up, revenues down says report
  BT combines mobile and home broadband into one $24 package
  UK fixed lines down, call volumes down, cellular ARPU down
  Disney to buy 30% stake in Hulu
  Apple builds on PA acquisition to create iPhone chip design team
  Cellcos face huge dilemmas over LTE voice models
  Clearwire and KT no longer lonely trailblazers for WiMAX mobile broadband
  Deals, launches and products
29 April, 2009
  FilmOn - UK German streaming player plans HD web TV splash
  Verizon Apple in the balance, but new Apple devices are coming
  Joost on the bloc, Babelgum almost sure to follow
  Sky introduces adverts you can “book” to watch later
  Broadcom vs Qualcomm - The war is over - Now who shall we fight?
  Nokia reduces N-Gage to Ovi only, opens doors to portal partners
  Amazon’s Stanza buy could be first step to an open platform
  Cellphones bolster Samsung’s quarter as it launches first Android
  Nokia clarifies backing Mobile payments with classic NFC phone
  End of “roaming rip off” says Euro minister
  Analysts look for cracks in Apple results over seasonal workforce
  Will Pirate Bay judge walk the plank?
  Flat TVs still rising, make up virtually all European TV purchases
  NEC and Renesas to merge into world’s third largest chip business
  Samsung leads in OLED displays, as phones drive uptake
  Deals, launches and products
22 April, 2009
  MobiTV adds icing to make US Mobile TV irresistible to MNOs
  Telefonica bids for German ISP from close partner Telecom Italia
  Chinese firms behind new cabling initiative attract CE majors
  Cisco drops pebble into IPTV market – still no rocks
  Adobe talks many remaining chip makers into believing in FLV
  LG says that ATSC M/H chips will go to volume in June
  Thomson gets around to ATSC version of Mobile TV at last
  Android makes slow market progress, but ambitions grow broader
  Yahoo down 13%, keeps cash generation going, lays off staff
  Inuk buy offers PC platform to make Move Networks look like TV
  AT&T throws off recessionary forces, thanks U-Verse, iPhone
  Télébec selects Vecima for Canadian wireless broadband deal
  Qtrax launches free song downloads
  Deals, launches and products
15 April, 2009
  eBay shifts resolution of Skype ownership off into 2010
  TiVo numbers show what’s REALLY going on in DVR homes
  TV overtaken by net in 2010, triggers ad transition - Microsoft
  US cable in dog fight with broadcast over how to embrace internet
  Public Service broadcast funding getting the once over in Europe
  US report says all is well in Pay TV land, but we’re not so sure
  UTStarcom owns Asian IPTV, Microsoft, Verimatrix score well
  Ateme chases contribution video with first 10-bit H.264 encoder
  Wireless broadband in the US slowed to a crawl in the fourth quarter
  Barnes and Noble seeks cellcos for Kindle Challenge
  ‘Nautilus’ shows Nokia getting serious about touchscreens
  Narrowstep TV operations sidestep into KIT
  Anonymity comes to browser, search history
  France drops 'Three-Strikes' policy
  Researcher says advertising recession will eat into online ads
  Atom sales drop but Intel says PC market has bottomed out
  Deals, launches and products
8 April, 2009
  Murdoch points to Kindle approach for newspapers
  Trademark registration has us all guessing over Sony Cloud services
  Skype is just the banner under which a thousand IP services march
  German regulator blocking creation of cable based rival to DT
  DTH dominates UK TV, but Freeview and Freesat grows ominously
  From the floor of the Cable Show 2009: Six things we learned
  TVBlob: All-consuming set-top box
  Apple pushes trigger on ALL iTunes going DRM free
  Time for all publishers to desert the format they’ve loved for so long
  Blockbuster has to complete debt refinancing deal to survive
  Nokia tries to cement its future in India with third world Life Tools
  One day all European cars will have cellular “crash” alert
  Deals, launches and products
1 April, 2009
  Nokia buttresses Ovi store content with Heroes creator
  Ericsson sharpens pay TV plans – Timeshifting ads, CMS upgrade
  Kids not consuming as much music says report – Are you sure?
  Subsidized netbook model could sweep away 20 years of PC history
  Complex real time TV encoder mix to slide in 2009, 2010
  US internet advertising still stealing ground from traditional markets
  April Fool: Hands up all those who stuck their tongues out at their browser
  Broadband continues to rise as IPTV rockets
  TVs to come with Macrovision’s EPG for local TV stations
  New Sony receiver has DLNA, SHOUTcast and Rhapsody
  Samsung shows early Mondi device for Clear at CTIA
  Skype and ALU respond to Google Voice
  Deals, launches and products
25 March, 2009
  New games paradigm based on streaming video changes all the rules
  Beware of Mobile TV regulators with their firearms pointed down
  US consumers happier, but not ready to spend on tech says survey
  EchoStar targets Euro IPTV’s soft set top underbelly with Sling
  If the UWB war is over – then nobody won
  Sony confirms plans to join the Freesat eco-system
  Vizimo – trying to apply logic to “what do you fancy watching?”
  Alcatel rolls out Telefonica IPTV Ad system for Spanish trials
  Edgeware rubs shoulders with Ericsson, lands funding
  Amino has China at its feet with ZTE deal
  Samsung finally opts into world of mobile services with movies
  LG plans 50 Windows Mobile devices in three years
  Nokia leaves N-Gage in the cold over processing power problems
  Vodafone and Telefonica merge networks for huge efficiency gains
  Deals, launches and products
18 March, 2009
  IGA Worldwide up for sale as ad revenues plummet
  Google not yet done tampering with the voice interface
  To hell in a bucket and the six dimensions of success
  UK advertising reflects US, last quarter fell off cliff, online healthy
  WiMedia Alliance shuts down in another blow for UWB
  Small earthquake in cellular IPR Court, no-one hurt
  Hulu moves up to number 2, adds social features
  IDC handset predictions: A collapsing fairytale of despair
  Apple unveils touch software update – Listens hard to developers
  Social networks are driving Americans to the mobile web
  Motorola-tel or Nortorola – silly idea so let’s pick a silly name
  Telefonica sneaks eagerly awaited Pre from under Vodafone’s nose
  Sirius numbers add up, show why Liberty was happy to help
  Five years ‘til DOCSIS 3.0 deployed, will chase Stimulus cash
  Deals, launches and products
11 March, 2009
  European mobile data roaming capped as promised – law by July
  Poland mobile TV snubs cellular operators with DVB-H award
  UK TV viewing, ads to hit wall unless web based VoD brought to life
  Tiscali waits too long for sale of the century ISP deal – all bets are off
  Mobile TV alive and well and living in Japan, other parts of the world
  “Small network in US gets access to some films at last” - Sony
  Touch – the sixth sense after all
  Has Samsung beaten Apple to a new-look ‘tablet-phone’ format?
  Nokia refreshes music phones yet again, adds stores and free music
  Palm and Microsoft on defensive against Apple, Google
  Set-top boxes change allegiances, TV model
  Intel's 4 new Atom chips not for PCs
  Thomson write down is big, but business still seems viable, cuts planned
  Deals, launches and products
4 March, 2009
  DirecTV nods assent to “TV Everywhere” – but it’s oh so dangerous
  Nagravision is ready with 4 million CMMB DRM chips for China
  Digital Fountain IPR ends up at its natural home - Qualcomm
  Blockbuster hangs on by its fingernails, asks lawyer to look at options
  Dish subscriber losses mount, and there’s worse quarters to come
  US consumers finally “get” internet video says survey
  Sorry your credit rating isn’t good enough to see the Mercedes advert
  Obama proposes new spectrum fees, FCC promises reform
  3 home network groups formally back HomeGrid's efforts
  Telecom Italia gets Mediaset soccer to drive IPTV, Fastweb up
  France Telecom hit by writedowns and iPhone loss, TV up 66%
  Chumby the product becomes Chumby the CE platform
  Amazon has free Kindle app for iPhone, extending its mobile model
  Deals, launches and products
25 February, 2009
  US Cable and Content in talks to annex video on the web
  DVB-H suffers another setback as South Africa puts Mobile TV on ice
  The great American myth – we watch TV all day long
  DSL shipments down for 2008, will recover then slide, post 2010
  Netflix: Streaming-only option by 2010
  Whoever replaces News Corp’s Chernin is bound to be a Murdoch
  Comcast: What recession?
  Panasonic signing European content for internet to TV content
  Flat screens taking over TV, but demand is still falling
  Siano now attacks the rest of MoTV from its secure Chinese base
  Researcher says mobile broadband prices are unsustainable
  Visto buys Good from Motorola to form anti-RIM alliance
  Zeemote drives gaming eco-system for handsets
  Deals, launches and products
18 February, 2009
  Dish hopes dashed as Liberty steps in to salvage Sirius
  Nokia-Qualcomm accord signals race to LTE, with all that entails
  Mobile TV inevitable, but not here yet at MWC Barcelona
  MusicStation to move from phones to homes in the name of piracy
  US digital switchover phase one goes off without a hitch
  Nokia App Store to reach 300 million devices by 2012
  Free has the best rates for broadband price, customer satisfaction
  Netflix numbers “alarmingly” up as US begins shift to online viewing
  Apple television may speed move to internet-ready TV sets
  Touch screen phones are mostly rubbish says survey
  LG Arena is the first iPhone rival that discovers new ground
  New HTC Android shows up wearing Vodafone colors
  TI’s OMAP lines up against Qualcomm’s multimode and Gobi chips
  Broadcom has reference platform to speed more Androids to market
  Mobile World Congress and other stuff
11 February, 2009
  Apple cannot avoid being invited to everyone’s mobile TV party
  Dish and Echostar stalk debt stake in Sirius - but for what exactly?
  Siano trumps DiBcom move to multi-protocol with iPhone win in Japan
  Amazon Kindle 2 – So many reasons for this to be a software platform
  App store DRM cracked; No one really cares
  French regulator shows telecomms in rude health, IPTV surging
  Does Wi-Fi 802.11y threaten WiMAX?
  White spaces supporters work on anti-interference database
  As MWC looms, what will be the key trends in Barcelona?
  Archos pushes Android into high definition video world
  Sony Ericsson pushes Walkman, Cyber brands to cheaper phones
  LG plans to continue investing through recession say executives
  Deals, launches and products
4 February, 2009
  AT&T finally introduces the quad play we’ve been expecting for years
  DiBcom makes major comeback with Mobile TV chip for any standard
  Time Warner Cable slowing down, impairments overshadow sales
  Nielsen online TV research only scratches the surface of what’s possible
  Thomson urgent cash needs – Grass Valley, PRN on the block
  Digital Britain – minus the bluster – leaves little new on the agenda
  WiMAX subscribers stalling, but networks still getting built
  Cox hits 4 million broadband subscribers
  US DTV transition slowly heads towards inevitable delay
  Multichoice pounces on soccer rights for Africa as GTV shuts its doors
  RIAA reportedly picks up Comcast, AT&T for anti-piracy
  PC builders mistakenly follow Windows into the Smart phone world
  Motorola running out of time to survive in handset market
  Deals, launches and products
28 January, 2009
  Sonic takes the covers off the new CinemaNow DRM reality
  Obama stimulus pack to throw $10 billion at broadband – but just how?
  Actors union fire “strike” negotiator after close call with Hollywood
  What recession? Deutsche Telekom sees IPTV doubling, staffing up
  YouTube aims to be TV juggernaut, Nintendo, Sony already on board
  IMS reckons that digital TV set tops are flying out the door until 2011
  US Senate votes through DTV delay – Congress likely to pass it too
  U-Verse and FiOS numbers strong as RBOCs re-assure market
  Flash market will shoot to $61 billion on back of PCs and Videocams
  Is Plastic Optic Fiber the next medium for home networks?
  Nokia ships first 1 million devices of iPhone rival
  Apple multitouch patent could spell bad news for Palm
  Sun finally puts flesh on JavaFX mobile challenge to Nokia and Google
  Deals, launches and products
21 January, 2009
  In a world where devices are homogenizing, why do we need stores?
  DTV delay gaining traction – Qualcomm puts its case
  Wii’s games console lead is staggering – leading us to ask what’s next?
  Online film player Jaman begins new international sites
  UK advisor may push for switch off spectrum to be given away
  Qualcomm:AMD - Business as usual or the start of a friendship
  Sony could kick Ericsson contribution into touch on PlayStation phone
  Study: Mobile media demand still limited
  Apple opens up cautiously to third party browsers, MS to follow?
  Cisco survey puts online video into perspective – especially Hulu
  AT&T, Verizon driving down prices for bundles
  US advertising shortfall hurts Clear Channel, Warner Brothers
  US retail spend plummets as expected, electronics not so bad
  Music heads up renewed MSN Mobile drive
  Deals, launches and products
14 January, 2009
  Steve Jobs stands down as health issues continue
  Siano is now king of the mobile chip makers after Dell and ZTE wins
  Mobile TV is coming to America in 2009 whether AT&T likes it or not
  Genachowski – Obama’s man to clean up the FCC image
  Omnifone offers genuine music portability to attack iTunes, Nokia
  60GHz, UWB and WHDI battle for relevance in HD wireless war
  Sonic and Blockbuster join hands to update online film concept
  NBC, CBS up the webisode ante
  Motorola could halve handset workforce and product range
  Nortel files for Chapter 11
  TiVo IV – The knockout – War with EchoStar looking like Rocky films
  Mediaroom makes it to China – but through a cable operator
  Freesat momentum on track to disturb global pay TV
  Expect a music video Hulu
  Vodafone in the UK opens door on the “other” P2P app - TV
  Deals, launches and products
7 January, 2009
  Apple is doing anything but “capitulating” over iTunes changes
  Intel CE 3100 shows its hand through Samsung CES TV launch
  China is ramping mobile TV phenomenally faster than the West
  Time Warner Cable Viacom dispute – The first of many
  As you were – Digital Home not in sight after all
  Alcatel-Lucent leads the DSL, fiber-optic markets
  Orange reports upswing in mobile broadband usage
  IP Wireless re-merges from shadow of collapsing NextWave
  Figures show that more people are buying more music than ever
  TV chip makers to suffer same challenges as LCD market
  Lionsgate takes TV Guide channels for $255 million
  Cisco steps up consumer efforts with hosted social networks
  Adobe plays on both sides in the mobile web and media game
  Deals, launches and products
17 December, 2008
  Digital home versions one and two almost ready to rock and roll
  EU now wants to put import duties back onto mobile phones
  So what was it like Dad when you had an antenna on your roof?
  Strike or no strike - Actors decision to reshape visual entertainment
  Barack 'Broadband' Obama wants it 'Now'
  BitBand is next VoD-er to use Flash to serve video
  IP Prime IPTV services fall from the sky – almost literally
  Delay in AWS-3 vote may force rethink of US free wireless plan
  Bell Canada buyout crashes
  Envivio says that its three screen encoder is going into several cellcos
  Nokia’s NoTA approach could transform cellphone economics
  Deals, launches and products
10 December, 2008
  Advertising will change forever during this recession
  Round one to White Space lovers, but it remains a long road
  South Africa gives DVB-H a fillip, two services opening in 2009
  Sony – the incredible shrinking company shrinks yet again
  EC crows over endorsement of a mobile TV plan that will never work
  FCC chairman tainted by claims of gross manipulation
  TiVo can load relevant adverts, searches when TV is paused
  In-car tuner for every type of TV on the planet
  After string of wireless chip warnings, who is poised to survive?