Entries Tagged as 'Cable TV'

Roku Adds RCA Brand To Camp Of Roku TV Licensees

April 26th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, OTT services, search and recommendation, Streaming Services, voice command

  Roku revealed Tuesday that the RCA brand has joined the stable of TV vendors that will offer integrated Roku TVs this year. The RCA trademark is currently licensed for TV marketing in most of North America by Technicolor to Display-Vu Corp. an affiliate of Curtis International. Roku said RCA brand TVs will leverage the […]

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Hulu Readies Live TV As Sling TV Links Up With LG

April 20th, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED, OTT services, Satellite TV, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services

  The selection of live over-the-top TV services is about to get even larger following reports this week that Hulu is planning to launch its long-promised live TV service next month. The launch timing report first surfaced on TechCrunch, which cited internal company communications and confidential sources. The May launch will be a bit behind […]

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YouTube TV Launches In 5 Markets

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, Live OTT services, News, Streaming Services

                                                                 The initial YouTube TV lineup TV watchers looking to cut the cord on expensive traditional multi-channel video services now have a new affordable slimmed-down live over-the-top (OTT) service option in YouTube TV. The service, which is rolling out now in five top markets, is offered […]

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Xfinity TV App Available For Beta Trial On Roku Devices

January 31st, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players

Roku said Tuesday that it is releasing a beta version of a new Xfinity TV app for U.S. Roku players, bringing Xfinity cable TV subscribers the ability to access programming they have subscribed to without the need of a cable box. The app is said to feature an immersive guide with rich graphics, imagery, personalized […]

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Antenna Maker Mohu Launches Cord-Cutting Assistance App

December 20th, 2016 · No Comments · Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, News, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Sling Box, Streaming Services

                                     Mohu’s Leaf Antenna Will Be A Recommended Tool On New App Television antenna manufacturer Mohu launched Tuesday a new app for prospective cord cutters called Untangle.TV. Untangle.TV is a free app built to simplify the cord cutting […]

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FCC Chairman Leaves New Cable Box Rules In Doubt

December 16th, 2016 · No Comments · Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, News, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players

  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler’s announced resignation from the commission Thursday likely ends his attempts at new cable-box rulemaking that would have opened cable services to third party equipment manufacturers and threatened current equipment leasing models by cable multi-system operators. Wheeler, who said he will leave the commission effective Jan. 20th, led the […]

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Streaming Video Alliance: Video Watching Going Mobile

December 16th, 2016 · No Comments · 720p HD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Full HD 1080p, News, screen mirroring, Second Screen, Streaming Services

  If you fit into the generational age range known as “Millennials” the chances are that more and more of your time is spent watching video entertainment on mobile devices instead of the living room big screen. That was the overall assessment of a recent consumer study conducted this year by a coalition of multi-industry […]

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Samsung TVs Add Showtime App And Dongle To Help Ditch Cable Boxes

November 30th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  Samsung revealed a couple of new additions to its smart TV platform this week with the goal of bringing the company’s TVs more access and flexibility in watching favorite content choices without the need for a cable box. First, the company said it has added support for Nagra’s digital rights management (DRM) equipped “TVkey” […]

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