BSkyB Web site to focus on video; Fox, LoveFilm in multiyear deal

Wireline news from across the web:

> BSkyB is revamping its Sky News Web site to emphasize online videos and other visuals that make it easier for users to track big stories by exploring videos, images and analysis as that news happens. Article

>'s LoveFilm streaming service has inked a multiyear content deal with News Corp.'s Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution to get access to recent and upcoming movies and library TV services including Sons of Anarchy, 24, Prison Break, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. Article

> Shaw Direct, the direct-to-home service of Canada's Shaw Communications, has become the first DTH provider in that country to use adaptive streaming technology to deliver on-demand content to set-top boxes. Subscribers can then access a wealth of content through their Web browser. Release

> There's a need for more consistent ROI measuring tools and digital video quality knowledge for television ad dollars to move reliably online, GroupM's managing partner and director of emerging Communications told Beet.TV. Article

> Ooyala and the All England Lawn Tennis Club and the Championships at Wimbledon are collaborating to deliver more video-on-demand coverage of Wimbledon 2012. Release

And finally … open source video platform Kaltura is "significantly increasing its European operations" and has named Strategy Vice President Leah Belsky as its European general manager. Release

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