ActiveVideo said Thursday that it recruited Cisco and Alcatel-Lucent veteran Murali Nemani, naming him senior VP and chief marketing officer.
Discovery Communications and CBS Corp. are supplying programming to Net2TV, a startup looking to distribute ad-supported shows on connected TVs through a programing lineup called Portico TV.
Verizon will pay out more than $500 million ($510 million and change, to be exact) to settle a pair of lawsuits filed against its FiOS TV service. The deep-pocketed telco will pay TiVo more than $250.4 million in a DVR dispute and cloud TV developer ActiveVideo more than $260 million in a VoD spat.
Verizon said Monday that it will pay more than $510 million to settle separate patent infringement disputes that it has been waging with interactive TV technology firm ActiveVideo Networks and TiVo Inc.
ActiveVideo said Thursday that Dutch cable operator Ziggo agreed to deploy its CloudTV H5 virtual set-top box platform.
A federal appeals court has reiterated a lower court's decision that Verizon should pay about $260 million to interactive TV vendor ActiveVideo Networks for infringing on its interactive TV and video-on-demand patents with its FiOS TV service. The court also said that the telco must pay future royalties to ActiveVideo as well.
ActiveVideo said it expects to receive $260 million in damages from Verizon, after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a lower court's ruling that found that the telco had violated ActiveVideo's patents involving interactive TV and video on demand technology with its FiOS TV service.
Comcast said it licensed ActiveVideo's CloudTV software platform for a tests of new video-on-demand user interface that it is running in Chattanooga, Tenn.
With an injunction that ordered Verizon ( NYSE: VZ ) to reach a deal with ActiveVideo or stop infringing its patents set to go into effect today, the interactive TV technology developer says it still
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