TiVo mobile streaming on the rise

Some 78% of DVR-maker TiVo’s ‘streaming-capable’ subscribers are now streaming content to their mobile devices at least once per month, according to new data by the firm. Announcing results of recent research at CES in Las Vegas, TiVo attributed a rise in streaming to mobile devices to the August launch of its Roamio DVR service […]

Orange migrates TV subs to new Viaccess-Orca platform

Orange has begun migrating its IPTV subscriber base to a new, next-generation platform, La Nouvelle D’Orange, based on a unified service platform operated by Viaccess and its subsidiary Orca, both of which are owned by Orange. Orange has, to-date migrated 400,000 of its IPTV customers to to Viaccess and Orca’s unified platform. Overall, Orange has […]

Freesat chooses Sagemcom for next-generation boxes

Freesat has confirmed that Sagemcom will be the lead manufacturer for the development of its next generation set-top boxes, due to launch in early 2012. The UK free-to-air satellite service also confirmed that Humax will be producing new boxes later in 2012. Emma Scott, managing director of Freesat, said, “Freesat has worked closely with both […]

Viaccess to show tailored TV Everywhere

Conditional access company Viaccess and its middleware subsidiary Orca Interactive will use IBC show how service providers can protect and enhance the value of content with its tailored solutions. Viaccess will showcase a TV Everywhere suite made up of content protection, rights management, content discovery and recommendation, and companion device applications. “As we head into […]