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Smart TVs expected to reach 87M U.S. homes by 2016

Connected TVs from consumer electronics manufacturers such as LG, Samsung and Sony will be in 87 million U.S. homes, according to a Parks Associates study commissioned by interactive program guide technology developer Rovi.

Service Electric to launch HBO Go

Service Electric said it has struck a deal with HBO to offer subscribers access to the popular HBO Go mobile video application and TV Everywhere website.

Univision to launch UVideos online video/social site

Univision Communications is launching a new online video network today called UVideos.

FCC: Net neutrality rules will protect Internet video services

Internet video distributors would be harmed if Verizon succeeds in its attempts to block the FCC from implementing network neutrality rules it adopted in 2010, the commission argued in a court filing Monday.

NBC: 7.6M cable and satellite subscribers 'verified' mobile devices for Olympics programming

NBC Sports said it is seeing strong demand for multiplatform programming that it is distributing from the Summer Olympics in London, noting that cable and satellite TV subscribers have "verified" 7.6 million mobile devices.

News Corp. buys equity stake in Roku; Jon Miller joins board

News Corp. is expanding its over-the-top video efforts, buying an equity stake in Roku and announcing that it will distribute content through Roku's Internet video set-tops.

Olympics poised to shatter multiplatform viewing records

In today's spotlight, FierceOnlineVideo gauges the potential that NBC's coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London has to shatter online video and mobile viewing records.

Ergen: Dish would 'create tens of thousands of new jobs' with wireless broadband venture

Dish Network would create tens of thousands of new jobs if the FCC allows it to use broadband wireless spectrum to use broadband wireless spectrum to distribute video and high-speed Internet services to mobile viewers, chairman Charlie Ergen plans to testify at a House hearing on Wednesday.

Dish Network, Netflix, NCTA execs set to clash at House hearing

Dish Network founder Charlie Ergen, Netflix general counsel David Hyman and National Cable & Telecommunications Association CEO Michael Powell are among the industry executives scheduled to testify at a June 27 House subcommittee hearing on the "future of video."

ESPN-Xbox deal won't threaten cable and satellite TV distributors

ESPN says it'll soon allow Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Xbox 360 owners to watch live video from ESPN, ESPN2 and other networks through the gaming console. But the agreement announced Monday...