TiVo partners with Flingo; Colombian provider ETB to launch IPTV

More IPTV news from around the World Wide Web...

> TiVo has integrated Flingo's LaunchPad video platform into its set-top boxes. Story

> Colombian telco ETB has a 10-year, $300 million plan that includes an IPTV launch this year. Story

> Paraguayan operator Copaco has launched IPTV in the city of Paraguari. Story

> Spanish telco Telefonica said it is planning a "top to bottom" IPTV service overhaul, including a new name, new content and new pricing plans. Story

> In a move deemed "unlikely to derail" the acquisition process, a class action suit has been opened in the Supreme Court of New York claiming that the sale of Virgin Media to Liberty Global has been unfairly conducted. Story

Cable News

> Discovery Communications may soon strike its first distribution deals with multichannel providers that include rights to access TV Everywhere content, CEO David Zaslav said Thursday. Story

Telecom News

> CenturyLink reported on Feb. 13 that Q4 2012 operating revenues declined 1.5 percent year-over-year to $4.58 billion, reflecting the trend of declining legacy services revenues being offset by an increase in both next-gen business and consumer broadband and its Prism IPTV services. Story

And finally… Elemental Technologies introduced new video processing software with unified support for multiple CODECs, delivery standards and content protection technologies. Story

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