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Pay-TV Subscriptions to Top 1 Billion This Year

Pay-TV Subscriptions to Top 1 Billion This Year

By Sean Patterson January 24, 2014

Over the past few years, as the internet’s profile has risen as a mainstream entertainment service, cable and satellite providers have seen subscription numbers dropping. At the same time, purveyors of IPTV services have been seeing an influx of subscribers. …

Mexico

Mexico’s primary provider of fixed-line phone service, Telmex, is prepared to introduce Internet-based television and is waiting for the government’s approval to launch the service.

Telmex, controlled by Carlos Slim, one the world’s wealthiest men has seen profits and ad revenue decline in the last several quarter’s, due to increased competition from cell phone and cable providers.

Mexico

Mexico’s primary provider of fixed-line phone service, Telmex, is prepared to introduce Internet-based television and is waiting for the government’s approval to launch the service.

Telmex, controlled by Carlos Slim, one the world’s wealthiest men has seen profits and ad revenue decline in the last several quarter’s, due to increased competition from cell phone and cable providers.

Mexico

Mexico’s primary provider of fixed-line phone service, Telmex, is prepared to introduce Internet-based television and is waiting for the government’s approval to launch the service.

Telmex, controlled by Carlos Slim, one the world’s wealthiest men has seen profits and ad revenue decline in the last several quarter’s, due to increased competition from cell phone and cable providers.

Mobile Video To Drive Growth

Mobile video and IPTV will drive growth in the telecom industry over the next year, according to a survey by Tellabs and Telephony magazine.

Microsoft Unveils Mediaroom IPTV Platform

Microsoft is taking the veil off of its Mediaroom platform this week, an all-in-one IPTV and digital media platform. The new product integrates digital television, music and photo-sharing, picture-in-picture and developer tools.

VoIP Gaining On Landlines

As broadband penetration continues to grow, so will other services such as voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and Internet protocol television (IPTV).

IPTV, Can It Generate Revenue ?

Over half of communications industry executives believe that Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) will generate revenue within the first three years of service, according to a new survey from Accenture and the Economist Intelligence Unit.

The survey included around 350 communications executives in firms located in North and South America, Europe and Asia. While 60 percent believe that IPTV will generate strong revenue in the next three years the number falls to 52 percent over the next 12 months.

VON Asks Bill Gates What’s On His TV

Think you’d like to watch TV at Bill Gates’ house? No, you wouldn’t, according to Shari Barnett, Director of Media Services, Microsoft TV – unless you consider physics fun. During a morning session at VON, Barnett revealed Gates’ TV habits.

Primetime Goes Online Premiere-turely
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As the Net and TV converge, online and offline powerhouses are looking for ways to blend content offerings. To ease that transition, networks are giving viewers a glimpse of upcoming shows before they air on television.

What You Already Knew About Web-TV

Science and academics have conditioned us to accept that intuition, or a hunch, is only a portal to discovery. Until the idea is tested, it is, at its base, still a myth. Did you know that dial-up users were more likely to complain about download times? Do you need the stats to back that up?

Filed As Science Fiction: Google Media, Inc.

In 20 years, we’ll be telling our children, to their astonishment, that Google was once a text-only search engine that made a name for itself by being the best at finding stuff on the vast web of (mostly text) information that was the early Internet. “You had to read?” they’ll ask. “Oh, yes. Incessantly,” we’ll answer. “Type, too.”

Televangelism Ready For IPTV

Televangelism is soon to become IP-televangelism (webevangelism? Netevangelism? Evangelism 2.0?) as one of the largest networks in Christian programming, The Inspiration Networks, sets up a broadband video hub called Inspiration.net.

AOLs In2TV Welcomes Back TV Faves

Pinky and his evil genius friend, The Brain, once had regularly televised aspirations of world domination. They’re probably still the Martin and Lewis of dastardly deeds somewhere – hanging with Mr. Kotter in Rerunville. AOL’s In2TV broadband television network can retrieve the little bandits from memory lane.

Regulators, Mount Up: A Look At IPTV

Everybody knows you can see anything you want on the Internet. Thus far, the medium has been a bastion of free expression. But already Congress and attorneys look to limit that expression, first through the court system and then the legislature – and this is just the beginning.

IPTV Delivering Microsoft TV-Enabled Set Tops And The Future

Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) just might be the wave of the future. Microsoft looks to be banking on it too as they announced further support for the IPTV software platform at the International Broadcasters Convention, IBC2005 in Amsterdam.

IPTV – Microsoft and Alcatel in Global Deal

And as if you needed any more convincing that Microsoft wants to own your home …