Boxee adds incentive for early adopters; Virgin offers TV Anywhere

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> Boxee, already gloating about a retail deal with Wal-Mart, has added a further incentive for its Boxee TV: buy it and get three months of no-limits DVR service and a lifetime $10 monthly fee reduction. Story

> Virgin Media has launched cloud-based Virgin TV Anywhere. Story

> has launched what it says is a "unique toolkit for syncing ad content and creating engagement between the first and second screens." Story

> Frost & Sullivan said the rapid proliferation of mobile devices led to a record online video advertising year in Australia. News release

> Liberty Global reports selling over 50,000 Horizon TV subscriptions since its Netherlands launch in September. Story


> Over-the-top video is a "must-have" that will be part of the upcoming deployment of IPTV in Colombia, according to Saul Kattan Cohen, president of state-owned Colombian telephone operator ETB. Story

Cable News

> New Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge said he is centralizing network operations as part of a strategy focused on deploying cloud-based video products, faster broadband tiers and new pricing of its triple play. Story

Telecom News

> Integra Telecom on Tuesday debuted a 60 Mbps symmetrical Ethernet over Copper (EoC) service, extending Ethernet service into areas that it can't currently can't reach with fiber yet. Story

And finally… One last word about the elections: Online video advertising played "a greater role in influencing the views of American voters" than in previous years. Story

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