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Synacor Inc., the trusted technology, services and revenue partner for video, Internet and communications providers, and device manufacturers, today announced it has expanded its relationship with Verizon, launching Synacor's new Startpage and Video Search & Discovery Products, which offer Verizon's nearly 5.5 million FiOS TV subscribers an easy and enjoyable…

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Turner Broadcasting and Nielsen said that the Media Rating Council has evaluated their CNN All Screen measurement process and found that its aligns with the MRC's guidelines for data integration. CNN All Screen combines the news network's viewership among in-home audiences and people watching in other places not normally measured…

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QLogic Corp., a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, announced that its 10Gb Ethernet (10GbE) and 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology is now shipping in NEC Express5800 servers and iStorage disk arrays. QLogic and NEC share an ongoing commitment to address enterprise-class storage and server requirements created…

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Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced that it has been granted another patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. U.S. Patent No. 8,930,978, issued on Jan. 6, is for detecting and correcting TV viewership levels caused by missing or "dropped" set-top box viewing…

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AT&T* U-verse TV® customers will be the first TV viewers in the U.S. to  watch the latest extreme and action sports from Latin America with today’s launch of PX TV, distributed worldwide by Alterna’TV. Programming on the Spanish-language channel features live event coverage, original shows and packaged series. Action sports…

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Time Warner Cable said it has started an all-digital upgrade in the Kansas City area that will clear out room for faster broadband speeds and pave the way for an “enhanced” multi-room DVR that will help the MSO do battle with Google Fiber, which is matching its 1-Gig broadband offering…

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Elemental Technologies has notched a deal to support the live simulcast of Pac-12 Networks’ TV Everywhere service as well as the video processing for the group’s YouTube-powered international subscription streaming service, which reaches more than 30 countries.    Elemental is taking on that role as Pac-12 Networks delivers live coverage…

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015
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As promised, the FCC's informal 180-day shot clock on the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger is running again —it's now on day 105. Earlier in the day the clock was still stopped at day 104, which dated from Dec. 22, when the FCC stopped the clock for the second time, so…

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Cox Communications and Time Warner Cable each rose in Netflix’s ISP Speed Index for December 2014, publishing results from what is historically the OTT service’s heaviest streaming month. Among major U.S. ISPs, Cox, with an average Netflix streaming speed of 3.21 Mbps, rose one spot, to No. 5, while TWC…

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Count the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) among the groups that want to bend the ear of the Federal Communications Commissions as the current set-top integration ban gets set to expire this December and the Commission pushes ahead on new CableCARD rules.    During a briefing here last week at…