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Parks: Over 45% of U.S. pay-TV subscribers want cloud-based DVR

With the Supreme Court rendering an earlier legal affirmation of cloud-based DVR technology intact, Parks Associates has found that 45 percent of U.S. pay-TV subscribers are interested in such a service.

Four reasons why TV Everywhere isn't ready for prime time: A simple look at a complex problem

More than five years after its introduction, U.S. pay TV's complex multiscreen initiative, TV Everywhere, remains a work in progress. Despite record streaming audiences for the World Cup on ESPN and Univision, the industry is struggling in areas like authentication, audience measurement, and consumer awareness. FierceCable explores four key issues keeping TV from being truly everywhere.

Cable One to offer Netflix app on its leased TiVo set-tops

Cable One has become the latest MSO to integrate the Netflix app onto the TiVo-enabled HD-DVRs it leases to subscribers.

Connected TV devices in U.S. to double by 2017, study says

Signaling that a major shift in the way Americans watch television is accelerating, the NPD Group predicts that the number of connected TV devices in the U.S. will double by 2017 to 204 million.

House passes STELA, boosts pay TV retrans leverage, ends CableCARD requirement

The House of Representatives has passed a bill that renews the compulsory license allowing satellite operators Dish Network and DirecTV  to import distant broadcast network TV station signals into markets that don't have a particular network affiliate.

New 'Comcast Labs' feature lets X1 users beta-test new products

Comcast has launched a new feature for its X1 set-top boxes that lets subscribers beta test new products before they're deployed.

TiVo founders scuttle their streaming startup, Qplay

TiVo co-founders Mike Ramsay and Jim Barton have announced that they're shutting down their video streaming startup, Qplay.

Microsoft shutters Xbox original programming unit, irks advertisers

Less than three months after touting an ambitious original programming slate at its April 29 Newfront presentation, Xbox Entertainment Studios has been shuttered by Microsoft.

TiVo embeds switched digital video support into new software client

As part of its new software client, TiVo has embedded support for cable switched digital video (SDV) without the need for a separate tuning adapter.

Comcast and TiVo developing retail set-top platform without CableCARD

Comcast and TiVo are working on a new two-way solution that would enable the pay TV service's subscribers to access the full range of their Xfinity service on a TiVo set-top box purchased at retail, all without a CableCARD.