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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

Cablevision embraces over-the-top video

Rather than viewing online video as a threat, Cablevision (NYSE: CVC) thinks Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX), Hulu and other over-the-top video providers could help it retain subscribers and control