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  • TiVo subscriptions up by 30% » Digital TV Europe
    TiVo now claims 5.5 million total subscriptions, up 30% year-on-year thanks in part to a 40% increase in multiservice operator (MSO) numbers. via TiVo subscriptions up by 30% » Digital TV Europe.
  • Networks business boosts Pace performance » Digital TV Europe
    Strong growth from its networks business and a rebound in its consumer premises equipment business in the second half has boosted UK TV technology provider Pace’s full-year 2014 performance. The company posted revenue up 6.1% to US$2.62 billion (€2.34 billion) … Continue reading
  • TiVo: “Consumers face chaos”; Buying Aereo | Advanced Television
    TiVo’s CEO Tom Rogers said that viewing consumers are facing “chaotic changes” in the variety and amount of programming available to them. via TiVo: “Consumers face chaos”; Buying Aereo | Advanced Television.
  • Cyfrowy Polsat strengthens pay-TV market position
    Poland’s Cyfrowy Polsat ended 2014 with 4,391,702 pay-TV RGUs, or 3.1% more than a year. via Cyfrowy Polsat strengthens pay-TV market position.
  • Orange TV first for Romania
    Romania has become the first country in the Orange group to introduce the Orange TV stick, a mini device that connects TVs to smartphones or tablets. via Orange TV first for Romania.
  • TiVo grows customer base
    TiVo gained nearly 1.3 million subscriptions in the fiscal year ended January 31, 2015. via TiVo grows customer base.
  • US pay-TV subs down 125K | Advanced Television
    The thirteen largest pay-TV providers in the US – representing some 95 per cent of the market – lost about 125,000 net video subscribers in 2014, according to the Leichtman Research Group. Annual net pay-TV losses in 2014 were comparable … Continue reading
  • UPC Nederland launches Horizon client
    UPC in The Netherlands is launching Horizon Extra, a client box to accompany the main set-top box in the home. via UPC Nederland launches Horizon client.
  • MTG appoints Jakob Mejlhede Andersen
    Jakob Mejlhede Andersen has been appointed as EVP of MTG programming and content development and joins the MTG Executive Management Team with immediate effect. via MTG appoints Jakob Mejlhede Andersen.
  • Connected TVs surpass Blu-ray Disc players in app delivery
    Connected TVs edged out Blu-ray Disc players to become the third most prominently owned device that delivers apps to TVs in the US. via Connected TVs surpass Blu-ray Disc players in app delivery.
  • HBO Go comes to PS4, unless you have Comcast
    Congratulations PS4 owners / HBO Go users, your long wait is over and the app is ready for your console. via HBO Go comes to PS4, unless you have Comcast.
  • MultiChoice hires former Viacom exec as content chief » Digital TV Europe
    MultiChoice Africa has appointed former Viacom, Virgin Media and Channel 4 executive David Booth as its chief content officer. via MultiChoice hires former Viacom exec as content chief » Digital TV Europe.
  • UPC Hungary faces investigation
    Hungary’s Competition Office (GVH) has launched an investigation into UPC Hungary. via UPC Hungary faces investigation.
  • NOW TV rebrands with major ad campaign
    Streaming service NOW TV has launched a new set of TV ads as part of a major new integrated campaign that reflects its new logo and brand identity. via NOW TV rebrands with major ad campaign.
  • Pace “continues to evolve” | Advanced Television
    Pace, the global developer of technologies and products for pay-TV and broadband service providers, has published its results for the year ended December 31st 2014. via Pace “continues to evolve” | Advanced Television.
  • Pace looking for CPE acquisitions
    Pace says its considering acquisitions in the Consumer Premises Equipment (CPE) space. via Pace looking for CPE acquisitions.
  • Netflix goes Down Under March 24 | Advanced Television
    Australian and New Zealand consumers now have just three weeks to wait for the arrival of the online streaming service following confirmation that it will begin streaming in the two countries on March 24th. via Netflix goes Down Under March … Continue reading
  • Fibre drives Dutch broadband market
    Broadband connections over fibre networks in the Netherlands increased by 6.6% during the fourth quarter of 2014, taking the Dutch consumer broadband market to quarterly growth of 0.8%. via Fibre drives Dutch broadband market.
  • Synacor taps thePlatform | Advanced Television
    thePlatform, the white-label video publishing company and independent subsidiary of Comcast, has announced a new cooperative relationship as part of Synacor’s expanding end-to-end advanced video offering, serving TV programmers, operators and other major media companies. via Synacor taps thePlatform | … Continue reading
  • Conax drives Africa pay-TV expansion | Advanced Television
    Conax, part of the Kudelski Group and provider of total service protection for pay-TV service providers, content owners and entertainment services, has announced its continued commitment to furthering African pay-TV growth through targeted solutions for secure content, pricing and user … Continue reading
  • Vodafone New Zealand partners with Netflix
    Vodafone is excited to be giving Kiwis an offer to get Netflix streaming on their smartphones, teaming up with Netflix as the exclusive communications launch partner in New Zealand. via Vodafone New Zealand partners with Netflix.
  • Spain’s ONO to upgrade to latest TiVo APIs
    TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in the advanced television entertainment market and Vodafone Spain, announced today that, after the acquisition of ONO by Vodafone Spain, ONO’s Intelligent TV service will be expanded in Spain and TiVo’s platform will be … Continue reading

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