Time Warner Cable said Monday that subscribers who buy streaming video devices from Roku will soon be able to watch 300 cable networks without using a cable set-top.
The set-top box, for over 30 years a fixture in the home entertainment center, won't be going away anytime soon, despite the often strident predictions of those who apparently don't understand the viewing public.
FCC documentation has confirmed that something is afoot between Netgear and Google on a long-anticipated Google TV device.
Connected devices ranging from TVs to gaming consoles, Blu-ray players and assorted other new interfaces are becoming available on what seems like a daily basis, promising to deliver the Internet to the living room. Which ones make FierceCable 's Top 10 list?
Google is beginning to offer viewers who buy connected TVs from LG the ability to use voice controls to navigate cable channels and Web video content.
South Korean IPTV service provider LG Uplus is clearing the way for Google TV as a service in that Asian nation by offering its subscribers an integrated Google TV set-top box and combining its TV subscription service with Google TV.
Hisense USA has become one of the first vendors out of the box--pun intended--with a Google TV set-top box to bring Android video streaming capabilities to existing TVs. The box is being debuted at CEDIA Expo 2012 in Germany starting Friday and should hit the U.S. market in November, the company said in a news release.
There is such a thing as Google TV in Australia. It just doesn't look like the much-ballyhooed U.S. version that was supposed to take over the video entertainment delivery business and send shudders through traditional MVPDs.
If timing is everything, YouView--the collaboration between BT, TalkTalk, the BBC, ITV and Channel 4--has some really interesting clockwork. For the last two years the service has been on-again/off-again as technology bugs and other matters delayed launch.
Vizio has joined Sony aboard the Google TV bandwagon by finally applying a name and price tag to a set-top box it introduced at CES. The name, Co-Star; the price, $99—or $100 less than the box Sony introduced yesterday.