The best TV and Broadband News from around the ‘net
- It is Time to Hack the Future of TV
Television is perhaps the most passive way to consume media. With mobile devices edging into content creation and consumption, though, the era of passive television is about to change. via It is Time to Hack the Future of TV.
- YouView recommends radio hams’ pet peeve • Reg Hardware
Radio hams with a downer on powerline Ethernet are set to be even more upset by the debut of YouView. The IPTV platform is recommending the networking-over-the-mains technology. via YouView recommends radio hams’ pet peeve • Reg Hardware.
- Tech Review | ByteBlower from Excentis | The Volpe Firm
The team at Excentis, located in Ghent, Belgium, have really outdone themselves with an incredibly cool packet generator which was on display at the Anga Cable 2012 show. This is their second generation on the product, called the ByteBlower 2100. It builds … Continue reading →
- Networks Head to Court to Fight Automatic DVR Ad Skipping – Historical Broadcast Trend of Trying to Crush Advancement Continues… | DSLReports.com, ISP Information
CNS, NBC and Fox this week are heading to court to begin their battle against Dish’s new auto-ad-skipping Hopper DVR. via Networks Head to Court to Fight Automatic DVR Ad Skipping – Historical Broadcast Trend of Trying to Crush Advancement … Continue reading →
- Users to YouTube: let us record your videos — Online Video News
If YouTube wants to be the future of broadcast, then it also has to support the DVR of tomorrow. That’s the main argument of a new online petition urging Google to allow third-party tools and services that record content from YouTube, … Continue reading →
- Edgeware Selected to Implement IPTV Services for One of Switzerland’s Leading Operators | BriefingRoom on Broadcast Engineering Magazine
Edgeware’s Distributed Delivery Network together with Netstream’s managed IPTV service has been selected to provide IPTV and catch-up TV, pause live TV, nPVR and video on demand (VOD) services via Edgeware Selected to Implement IPTV Services for One of Switzerland’s … Continue reading →
- More trouble ahead for ITV – Advanced Television | Advanced Television
A report from investment banker Morgan Stanley says that despite this current first-half of the year showing some improvement in ITV’s all-important advertising revenues (up around 3 per cent), the prospects for the second half of this calendar year are … Continue reading →
- Comcast agrees Boxee TV access – Advanced Television | Advanced Television
Boxee and Comcast have announced a new agreement that will let Boxee users access encrypted basic cable channels. The deal includes both a short- and long-term solution for the problem. In the short-term a “high-definition digital transport adapter with an … Continue reading →
- France extending TV licence to computers? – Advanced Television | Advanced Television
France’s minister of culture, Aurelie Filippetti has said that the government would consider next year the possibility of extending the TV licensing system to computer screens. via France extending TV licence to computers? – Advanced Television | Advanced Television.
- BBC says MNOs must pay for Freeview filters – Advanced Television | Advanced Television
A BBC director has called on mobile network operators to pay for the costs of filters to stop 4G mobile services interfering with Freeview. via BBC says MNOs must pay for Freeview filters – Advanced Television | Advanced Television.