TELUS announces availability of new TELUS TV service in Western Canada, powered by Microsoft Mediaroom

TELUS today launched a new TELUS TV service, powered by Microsoft Mediaroom, with events in Edmonton, Vancouver and Calgary. With their new service, TELUS is set to bring some exciting improvements to the TV viewing experience for their customers. Among the features that customers can enjoy with the new TELUS TV service are: PVR Anywhere,…

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AT&T U-verse TV coming to Xbox 360

In exciting news announced today for AT&T U-verse TV customers, later this year AT&T will enable subscribers to enjoy their award-winning U-verse TV service — which is powered by Mediaroom — on Xbox 360, in addition to traditional set top boxes. That means you’ll be able to use your Xbox 360 to not only enjoy…

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Microsoft unveils Mediaroom 2.0 at CES

Tonight, at the opening keynote of the 2010 International CES, we’re excited to announce Mediaroom 2.0, a major update of Microsoft’s award-winning TV software and services platform. Mediaroom 2.0 enables TV service operators to deploy the Mediaroom platform as an ‘entertainment cloud,’ bringing their premium TV services to more subscribers than ever before, across more…

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Vodafone Casa TV now available on Xbox 360

Vodafone Portugal today launched Vodafone Casa TV for Xbox 360, bringing together all the content and functionality of its Casa TV service with the gaming and entertainment functionality of Xbox 360. Casa TV for Xbox 360 gives customers access all their live Casa TV channels and on-demand programming via their Xbox 360. Customers will also…

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Deutsche Telekom brings DVR Anywhere to its Entertain TV service

Deutsche Telekom has added the Anywhere feature of Mediaroom to its Entertain service, enabling customers to link up multiple set-top boxes in the home. Called “connected video recorder” it means Entertain customers can record on one DVR and access and watch recordings on any other screen in the house.  Customers can even start watching a…

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IPTV subs to reach 83m in 2013

According to the latest Global IPTV forecast from MRG the number of global IPTV subscribers is expected to grow from 28 million in 2009 to 83 million in 2013. Over the same period service revenue is expected to grow from US$12 billion to US$38 billion. Information about the IPTV Global Forecast: 2009 to 2013 (November…

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Performance award for MTS Allstream

Mediaroom customer MTS Allstream has been recognised with the 2009 Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Leadership for performance in the North American video market. Citing the recent launch of MTS Ultimate TV, Frost & Sullivan lauded MTS Allstream’s use of innovation and competitive intelligence to provide superior value, drive customer satisfaction and gain…

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DT’s Entertain on track to hit 1M this year

Deutsche Telekom released its third quater results on November 5th. The highlight for its domestic fixed line business was Entertain, the IPTV service powered by Mediaroom. DT said 885,000 packages had been marketed by the end of the quarter, well on the way to achieving its target of one million for the full year. For…

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Bluewin TV rebrands as Swisscom TV and reaches 200,000 subscribers

Bluewin TV has a new name: Swisscom TV. According to the company the product name change is part of a strengthening of the Swisscom umbrella brand which took place in 2008. Three years after its launch, Swisscom TV has really caught on in the mass market. Over 200,000 customers use the service which offers 140…

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Mediaroom customers generate 3x VoD ARPU

As subscriber levels rise and consumer demand shifts towards more on-demand viewing, video-on-demand (VoD) is becoming an increasingly important revenue driver. Screen Digest recently compared the VoD revenues of the top 5 Mediaroom customers with the incumbent pay TV competitor in their market. Screen Digest found that Mediaroom services generated VoD average revenue per user…

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