MobiTV launches network PVR; Rovi warns of revenue drop

IPTV news from around the Web:

> MobiTV, continuing to push its TV Everywhere strategy, has released a network PVR as a standalone licensable product for service providers. Release

> Rovi has warned that second-quarter revenues could drop about $20 million because of delays in adding new patent licenses around its TV Everywhere concept. Article

> The Spanish Telecommunications Market Commission (CMT) has suggested market deregulation as the way to hurry up the entry of TV service from Albertis Telecom. Article

> Teo, a Lithuanian telco owned by TeliaSonera, said its TV base grew 9.7 percent over the past year to now total 156,400 subscribers. Article

> TiVo has purchased TRA, a company that quantifies the impact of television advertising and will call it TiVo Research and Analytics (TRA). Article

> IPTV is paying off for Dutch telco KPN, which says its market share climb 19 percent after it added 89,000 subscribers in the second quarter to hit the 741,000 subscriber mark. Release

> Danish telecoms TDC and YouSee plan to use Agama to monitor their Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV platform. Release

> Alcatel-Lucent and AuthenTec will jointly support the launch of Portugal Telecom's Meo Go TV-Everywhere service for subscribers using Android, Apple iOS and Windows-based smartphones and other mobile devices. Release

And finally … It only took about a month for 10,000 Shenzhen families to sign up for IPTV from China Telecom. Article