Sports driving multiscreen viewing; Vidyard, Eloqua see what you are watching

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> ESPN has seen a 30 percent multiscreen usage spike, a company executive said during the Future TV Advertising Forum in London. Story

> Vidyard has teamed with Eloqua to track consumer viewing behavior via video content. Story

> Mozilla has developed an online editing platform designed to let users create "customizable online viewing experiences." Story

> Starting in 2013, Canadian Netflix subscribers will be able to see such TV fare as "The Vampire Diaries," thanks to a deal the streaming service provider cut with Warner Bros. Story

> Chinese online video player Xunlei is reportedly planning to spin off its online P2P video service provider Xunlei Kankan via a U.S.-based IPO. Story

> Also in China, smartphone maker Xiaomi's TV set-top box is "undergoing system maintenance" and video content services have been suspended indefinitely. Story


> Consumer demand for managed IPTV and over-the-top content services will drive fixed broadband into 745 million homes worldwide by 2017, according to a study released by Digital TV Research. That forecast sees the market growing from 473 million in 2010 and 578 million by the end of this year. Story


> TiVo said that Phoenix, Ariz.-based Cable One will deploy its DVR software next year on DVRs from other manufacturers, rather than deploy the TiVo Premiere in subscriber homes, as several small and mid-sized cable operators have done. Story


> Zayo Group said it reached its 10,000 on-net building milestone, enabling it to offer high bandwidth services to a large mix of enterprise and wholesale service provider customers. Story

And finally… the amount of money spent on online advertising will overtake that spent in newspapers or free-to-air TV next year in Australia. Story