Briel on – First look at Chromecast

Google promises easy connection with its new Chromecast dongle. And indeed, it is installed in minutes, if not seconds. Just plug the dongle in a HDMI slot of the TV set, connect the power supply, either to an USB port or directly to the mains with an adapter, and off you go.

via Briel on – First look at Chromecast.

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KPN tests LTE broadcast in Amsterdam ArenA

As one of the first operators in the world, Dutch incumbent KPN has successfully carried out a LTE broadcast on its 4G network in the Amsterdam ArenA football stadium.

via KPN tests LTE broadcast in Amsterdam ArenA.

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Ipsos: live TV still king for content

Most global TV watchers are using live TV (86%), but other modes are becoming increasingly popular: computers (27%), streaming from internet to TV (16%), recording device (16%) and mobile (11%), says research firm Ipsos.

via Ipsos: live TV still king for content.

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Vodafone eyes Netflix content

Vodafone is understood to be in talks with Netflix to offer subscribers access to streaming movies and TV shows, according to Bloomberg.

via Vodafone eyes Netflix content.

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UPC Nederland launches Film1 Go

Dutch cable operator UPC had added the Film1 Go multiscreen service to its consumer offering.

via UPC Nederland launches Film1 Go.

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TVTechnology: Accenture Builds On-Demand Platform for Mediaset

Mediaset, Italy’s largest commercial broadcaster, tapped Accenture to create and manage its Mediaset Infinity service, which delivers film and television shows on-demand to an array of IP-enabled devices such as set-top boxes, PCs, tablets, connected TVs and gaming consoles.

via TVTechnology: Accenture Builds On-Demand Platform for Mediaset.

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Time Warner Cable launches wide-scale HotSpot 2.0 – FierceCable

Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) has taken the nationwide plunge and is making HotSpot 2.0 technology available on most of the 33,000-plus access points where it has also launched TWCWiFi-Passpoint security.

via Time Warner Cable launches wide-scale HotSpot 2.0 – FierceCable.

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