Ericsson AB is in talks to buy Microsoft Corp.’s IPTV business, which makes software used by phone companies such as AT&T Inc. to deliver television over the Internet, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Dish Network Corp. is talking to networks such as Viacom Inc.’s MTV about offering their channels over the Internet, a service that could shift the economics of the pay-TV industry, five people familiar with the plan said.
In a post yesterday, I mentioned Aereo TV, a new Barry Diller-backed business launched last year, calling it an example of a start-up that is "barely legal by design." Since the courts are about to make a ruling that will profoundly affect its prospects, it might interest you to learn more about how its entire business is engineered to exploit existing copyright law. First, this service takes full...
Siemens AG plans to enter the Internet-television market in India in cooperation with Zee TV and may add more countries later, Handelsblatt reported, citing Stefan Jenzowsky, head of multimedia at Siemens’s CMT unit.
Netflix Inc. will test whether Machiavelli and math are a winning formula as the world’s largest subscription-video service debuts “House of Cards,” its most ambitious step yet into original online-TV programs.