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Broadband remaking the telcoTV industry

Changes are coming to the world of telcoTV. Last week a rumor started to circulate at TVConnect in London that Microsoft was in negotiations to sell its Mediaroom IPTV software platform to  Ericsson. This rumor was picked up by Bloomberg this week. I discuss the reasons why Microsoft might want to sell the platform […]

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Pay-TV gains or losses for 2012?

Is it up or is it down? So many companies have reported on how the US pay-TV industry did in 2012 that anyone would be justified in being a little confused. I’ve seen reports of increased video subscriber numbers, flat performance and big losses for 2012. However, no one disputes […]

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Can Intel’s deal with Hillcrest help it more than pay-TV operators?

This morning, Hillcrest Labs announced that Intel’s Media Server Reference Design (MSRD) for set-top boxes based on the company’s CE5300 Atom based processors will include the Freespace® MotionEngine™ software. This will allow operators with STBs based on MSRD to design more advanced interfaces that can be controlled with mouse-like precision from the […]

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