NimbleTV said Tuesday that it launched a cloud TV service in the New York area that allows subscribers from Cablevision, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS TV and RCN to access live programming from their pay TV providers on mobile and IP-connected devices for fees that begin at $3.99 monthly.
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Philippe Dauman, Viacom's CEO, said Monday that he expects that a virtual pay TV distributor could launch next year. "I think there's a very strong chance of that," Dauman said at the end of the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York, when asked if 2014 would be the year that a virtual MVPD would finally debut.
Time Warner Cable will soon announce the launch of its TWC TV application on a sixth IP video platform, COO Rob Marcus said Monday at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York.
Video-on-demand and TV Everywhere content distributor Vubiquity said Monday that Warner Bros. Entertainment CTO Darcy Antonellis will join the company as CEO on Jan. 2.
Denver-based ad-insertion technology vendor This Technology said it has signed a multi-year deal with Comcast that could help the MSO deliver targeted advertising on IP-connected devices, including set-tops, gaming consoles, mobile devices and connected TVs.
Time Warner Cable said Friday that it is promoting Time Warner Inc. and Citigroup investment banking veteran Christian Lee to SVP of mergers and acquisitions.
Time Warner Cable said Thursday that former Insight Communications President Dinni Jain will succeed Rob Marcus as TWC's chief operating officer on Jan. 13.
Aereo said Thursday that it plans to flip the switch on its local broadcast TV platform in the Baltimore, Md., metropolitan area on Dec. 16.
Blue Ridge Communications said it is beginning to market home security and automation services to its cable subscribers in southeastern Pennsylvania using a managed solution from Comporium.