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Verizon could acquire Netflix

Verizon is reportedly considering a plan to acquire online video service Netflix as it looks to enter the video streaming market. The move, which was first reported via investor research firm Dealbreaker, would be a hugely significant development in the online video market and comes after a tough few months for Netflix, which abandoned plans […]

Verizon could launch Netflix rival



US telco Verizon is planning to launch a rival to Netflix and is already talking to prospective content partners, according to wire reports. The new service, which was not named, will offer customers streamed content and launch in 2012, according to Reuters. It will only roll out in the areas where Verizon’s existing TV service, […]

ActiveVideo wins more damages in Verizon case

Interactive TV technology company ActiveVideo has won additional damages in a patent infringement case against US telco Verizon. The latest judgement, in the Eastern District of Virginia court, takes the total award of damages against Verison to almost US$140 million (€100 million), following ActiveVideo’s court win in August, in which it was awarded US$115 million. […]

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