Telecom Italia talking with Netflix about content deal; Voxofone releases video chat app

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> Telecom Italia, Italy's largest carrier, said it is in talks with Netflix over a possible content deal, according to comments CEO Marco Patuano made at a parliamentary hearing. Story

> DirecTV, Cox and Comcast are all reacting to the forthcoming HBO Now service, albeit in different ways. Article

> Verizon inked a deal with AwesomenessTV for more than 200 hours of original content that Verizon plans to distribute to mobile users later this year. Article

> Voxofone has released VideoCalls.io, a mobile and Web video chat app that lets users connect with Facebook friends via video at the touch of a button. Release

> Popcornflix has acquired award-winning foreign films from Film Movement, a noted distributor of contemporary independent cinema, including top prizewinners from Cannes, Sundance, Tribeca, Toronto, Venice, Berlin and other prominent film festivals. Release

> An internal Netflix "hack day" resulted in, among other things, a project that lets a viewer rewind a move or TV show line-by-line. Story

> Australian service provider Optus said customers signing up for new contracts or re-contracting between March 24 and July 5 will get a six-month Netflix subscription. Story

And finally… Adobe used its Adobe Summit 2015 to announce that its Primetime multiscreen TV platform has been melded with its Adobe Marketing Cloud. Release

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