Facebook streaming MLB live; Verizon FiOS finally rolls out ESPN 3D

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> Facebook will play host to a daily spring training game from Major League Baseball and the initiative could, reports say, actually extend into the regular season. Article

> The NBA is planning to broadcast its Championship round in 3D and the Masters Golf Tournament, once again, says it is planning to present part of its broadcast in 3D as well. And, for the first time, Verizon FiOS TV customers will be able to watch both games on ESPN 3D. Article

> Hybrid TV solutions provider Entone has teamed with Edgeware, a Swedish firm that specializes in distributed video delivery, integrating Entone's Hybrid TV and over-the-top devices with Edgeware's Orbit Fast Channel Change solution. Article

> Swedish IPTV middleware provider Dreampark, which earlier this week announced it had scored its first customer win in Africa, today said it also has landed Finnish IPTV operator Ålcom. Article

> IPTV device manufacturer Antik Technology says it plans to roll out a new hybrid 3D set-top box at the IPTV World Forum in London. Article

> On the heels of announcing its $39-billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA Inc., AT&T lobbed out another surprise --plans to launch a smart phone with a 3-D screen and a camera for 3-D videos and snapshots. Article

> Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that Post and Telecommunications of Kosovo (PTK) has deployed Harmonic's IP-based digital video headend solutions for its new IPTV service. Release

> EchoStar Europe has supplied a new high definition (HD), set-top box (STB) to support Telefónica's HD service growth in Chile. The service is marketed under the Movistar brand and allows users to watch up to 1000 channels including HD services. Release

> Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has been selected by Spanish cable operator R to provide a solution that gives its subscribers the freedom to access on-demand content for the first time. R's new Video-On-Demand, (VOD) service allows consumers to view a wide variety of movies and TV programs on request. Release

> Broadcasters will soon be winning the battle for the second screen - the one at television viewers' fingertips - by deploying cutting-edge applications like those powered by the never.no Interactivity Suite. Release

> Celeno Communications, a leading provider of semiconductors for multimedia Wi-Fi home networking applications, announced that Inteno has selected Celeno's CL1820 true video-grade Wi-Fi technology to power the ZAP100 Wi-Fi video bridge. Release

>  Mariner, a leading provider of innovative IP video solutions and technologies, today announced the addition of AccountVu to the latest release of its innovative IPTV service monitoring solution, offered as part of xVu 4. Release

> Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced its partnership with Vestel to create a versatile IP-enabled range of connected TVs ready for premium service delivery. Vestel's range of MB36 IP enabled TV's are available for deployment with embedded Verimatrix ViewRight client security supporting VCAS protected digital TV services. Release

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