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YipTV's Tribolet doesn't anticipate its customers will cut the video cord

YipTV's CEO Michael Tribolet says that he does not think that its customer base is going to cut the traditional pay-TV cord. Unlike traditional pay-TV customers, the majority of its target customers don't have bank or credit card accounts.

Arris teams with startup Wurl to create new OTT platform for set-tops

Arris is teaming with a Silicon Valley startup to create a new pay TV set-top software platform designed to mix traditional broadcast and cable network programming with content from over-the-top services.

Shammo: Fewer FiOS subscribers ordering pay TV service

Subscriptions for FiOS Internet are outpacing FiOS TV sales, with popularity of over-the-top video services impacting subscription sales, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo said Wednesday.

Disney takes 3D movies over the top with LG deal

Disney struck a deal with LG Electronics USA which will allow it to stream 3D movies directly to consumers who buy broadband-connected TVs.

Verizon could become virtual MSO through Redbox joint venture

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and Redbox want to distribute live TV networks to high-speed Internet users nationwide, in addition to renting viewers DVDs and movie downloads, Redbox parent Coinstar disclosed in

Boxee to supply Internet video set-top to cable operators

Boxee is talking to small cable operators about using its Internet video set-top and live TV adapter as an alternative for distributing traditional pay TV programming to subscribers. Boxee VP of

Kit digital buys Sezmi's over-the-top video assets

Four months after shutting down what it had described as a "personal TV" service, Sezmi Corp. has sold its assets to Prague-based Kit Digital. Sezmi had boasted that it would topple cable companies

Boxee breaks out flame thrower with $49 cord-cutting dongle

After attempting to court cable TV operators and programmers, Boxee is encouraging viewers to cut the cord on pay TV subscriptions and rely on a device that will allow it to deliver a combination of

Chambers: Cisco 'very much committed' to set-tops

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) may face new competition in the set-top space from consumer electronics devices such as Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) Xbox and broadband connected TVs that can deliver cable

Charter integrates Netflix, Amazon, Hulu with TV Everywhere portal

Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) is the first pay TV provider to integrate online video content from Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Hulu with its TV Everywhere portal. The