Tom Burton

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Top European IPTV drivers

Western Europe leads the world in IPTV deployment, but big differences between country take-up rates reveal the key drivers and impediments critical to IPTV growth. Just seven of 17 Western European

FiOS runs out of televisions

Verizon's high-profile campaign to sign up FiOS subs by offering a free 19-inch Sharp HD television has become an embarrassment after Verizon had to admit the televisions would take up to 15 weeks

U.S. IPTV market to grow to $14B by 2012

IPTV revenues will grow rapidly to $14 billion in 2012 up from $694 million in 2007, according to a forecast report by Strategy Analytics. The revenues however will be largely driven by network

New video delivery partnership

Fresh from a $55 million VC injection, Highwinds is teaming up with Digital Rapids and Knack Networks to promote a turnkey video delivery system for media companies looking for a complete solution.

Court approves new MDU rules

An appeals court has rejected an attempt by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association to stop new rules that abolish exclusive service contracts between cable operators and owners of

SPOTLIGHT: Entriq grabs DayPort

Entriq, a provider of digital rights management based solutions has acquired video work-flow company DayPort. Combining both company's platforms, will enable customers to "publish, approve,

DT cuts its triple-play price again

Deutsche Telecom has again cut its triple-play subscription rate as it seeks to reach its target of 500,000 IPTV subscribers by year's end. DT re-branded the service to Entertain IPTV mid-last year

Euro IPTV growth driven by local loop access

IPTV World Forum this week throws the spotlight on the world's most dynamic IPTV market: Europe. Understanding the Europe IPTV story and the drivers which have underpinned the rapid deployment of

Snack TV rules online video market

 A new survey has confirmed short-form video continues to dominate online video usage. According to Online Video Content: The New TV Audience, the bulk of video consumed online is snack-able,

The mass media killer: IPTV

Too many consultants reports simply regurgitate known facts into a fancy new paradigm which is then spruiked as original research. The Yankee groups new