's Digital Edge Archives - 2007
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Headlines in the month of May
* Apple TV to stream YouTube content
* Wondershare releases video converter
* Gearhouse Broadcast to launch new website
(31 May 2007 )
* UTStarcom to use Optibase IPTV solutions
* Nokia Siemens Networks bags Aircel contract
* Pixion names David Crawford as VFX head in India
* BBC World News channel launches on YouTube
* Adobe Systems updates Camera Raw 4.1
* ZTE to promote product awareness on VAS
* Seven Media to launch Tivo in Australia
* Sydus, IMI launch India's 1st music mrktng digital platform
* Accenture to recruit at Aerosmith's Bangalore concert
* BBC contracts Capita Group for UK's first digital switchover
(30 May 2007 )
* Cable operators banned by militant outfit in J & K
* Irdeto, SafeNet to launch solution for CAS and DRM
* Trai directs cable ops to carry DD channels
(29 May 2007 )
* Hungama partners du to bring 'Spiderman 3' to cellphones in UAE
* Tegic introduces Xda Zinc with XT9 mobile interface
* Airtel to offer voice chat for fixed-line users
* Tune tec releases new website
* VTU launches Interactive VSAT channel
* Insat-4B to be commissioned 8 June
* Google launches cross-language search
* Popularity of online video growing in the US
* Gameloft comes out with mobile 'Shrek 3' game
* CBS partners community sites
* Advantest introduces T6373 LCD driver test system
(28 May 2007 )
* Sristi Cable to get Zee signal from 29 May
* Sling Media, Microsoft to reveal digital content at Banff
* CNN to enhance online offering
* Zonemedia launches new media division
(26 May 2007 )
* Seagate launches lifestyle digital data storage product
* One97 Comms, HP partner for enhanced voice solutions
* MSN India partners with BBC Hindi
(25 May 2007 )
* DD Direct to shift to Insat-4B in June
* TDSAT orders ETV to give digital feed to Ortel
* Hathway faces disconnection, to pay Zee Turner
* Microsoft to offer Indians customized email ids
* Jagjit Singh Kohli quits WWIL; Deepak Chandnani is CEO
(24 May 2007 )
* Telecom services bunched under one head for service tax
* ZTE clinches first CDMA contract with UTG
* IPTV revenues to reach $12 billion by 2013
* Game publisher Electronic Arts to buy 15% in Chinese firm
* Moser Baer develops innovations in Blu Ray disc technology
* Yatra Online ties up with Hughes
* Joost ties up with Creative Artists Agency
* Mipcom to create new category awards
* Disney, TF1 Vision conclude VoD deal
* Doordarshan completes digitalisation of 17 studios
(23 May 2007 )
* Sony's 80GB PS3 to offer VoD
* MTNL launches world's first Convergent Voice SMS from Kirusa
* Webaroo launches free group SMS
* DD to launch eight channels on mobile on 23 May
* Vodafone brings two low-cost mobiles
(22 May 2007 )
* Google to digitalise Indian manuscripts
* Eros partners with YouTube to launch Bollywood channel
* Trai initiates Cas tariff regime relook
* Motorola to acquire Modulus video for IPTV solutions
* Zapak launches Zuma game
* SRS Labs' audio technologies finds favour among flat panel TV makers
* JVC to launch second generation high-speed LCD TV technology
(21 May 2007 )
* Aventail launches mobile SSL VPN for smartphones
* 7 Seas Technologies launches online gaming portal
* Microsoft buys online ad firm for $6 billion
* Net video-to-TV solutions to touch $1.5 bn revenue by 2012
* Online TV firm Veoh signs up content partners
* Tivo launches Universal Swivel Search
* Star, Artificial Life to develop, distribute mobile games across Asia
* Panasonic introduces Blu-Ray disc player
* ESPN launches video podcasting
* Amazon launches podcasts network
(19 May 2007 )
* Cayin to release digital signage players
* PC World names as best Indian website in digital photo printing
(18 May 2007 )
* Tdsat directs MSO to pay more to Zee Turner
* Telecom attracts Rs 118 billion FDI inflows
* National mission for education through ICT soon
* BroadcastAsia 2007 to focus on IPTV
* UFO appoints Makarand Karanjkar as chief technology officer
* Digital revolution should spread to all sections of society: KI-Moon
* Limelight to provide flash video for
* IT-specific SEZs to turn India into telecom hub
(17 May 2007 )
* SC issues notices to TataSky and Asianet in two seminal cases
* Yahoo! launches oneSearch Beta in India
* Matthew Postgate to handle BBC's mobile initiatives
* Murugavel Janakiraman is IAMAI chairman
* Price notion for television needs to be built
* 'Sanctuary' creators to use Quadro graphics
* Government opposed to fixing DTH channel prices
(16 May 2007 )
* Tech Mahindra, Sun join hands for IPTV lab
* MySpace video to launch branded channels
* Mobile video subscribers to cross 46 million by 2010: study
(15 May 2007 )
* TV18, Infosys tie up for media outsourcing
* Sony Pictures Television announces mobile game slate for the year
* Sony launches Blu-Ray Notebook product
* MySpace creates solution for copyright management
* Fox, EA launch game based on 'The Simpsons'
(14 May 2007 )
* 20 government websites hacked
* Joost raises $45M for expansion
* Epson launches HD home projector
* Warner Bros, ViDeOnline in VoD deal for Hong Kong
* IMG Media to set up digital production facility in Sydney
* eBay India introduces blogs to strengthen community engagement
* Contests2win launches Web Charades game
(12 May 2007 )
* Trai recommendations take IPTV out of internet access
(11 May 2007 )
* Trai suggests NIC to handle unwanted telemarketing calls
* Trai fixes ceiling for roaming charges
* DVD pricing to be affordable: CII seminar
* CNetworks hops on board News Corp, NBC for online video
* TV consumers prefer value features: Study
(10 May 2007 )
* No shortage of transponders for communications
* Handygo launches 'pay-per-play' mobile games
* LG India to focus on digital audio market
* Planetwide Media interactive comic software on QVC
* Dishtv announces kids package for summer holidays
* DirecTV to launch The History Channel HD
* MediaZone to provide broadband coverage of India's tour of Bangladesh
* Sony Pictures, BSKYB extend deal
(9 May 2007 )
* MSO Alliance to implead broadcasters in a la carte case: Tdsat
* Turner also a defaulter: TataSky
* Digitisation of 17 major DD kendras complete
* FCC favours a la carte choice to consumers on cable
* SeaChange to reveal new VoD solutions in Las Vegas cable show
(8 May 2007 )
* Zapak allocates Rs 60 mn for marketing email service
* LG's global campaign to focus on premium HDTVs
* Most players want DTH rules by TRAI, no agreement on carriage fee
* Airtel adds 2.2 million subscribers in Karnataka
* Windows Live Hotmail to have more features for advertisers
* American Idol' is most visited TV show site in US
* Education via Edusat becomes interactive
* Nokia introduces new entertainment handsets
* Parliamentary committee presses for gaming centre
(7 May 2007 )
* Dish TV's Rs 7.5 billion preference issue on hold due to regulatory issues
* Hathway launches broadband internet at Coimbatore
* Indian gaming industry to to hit $ 300 million by 2009
* RailTel to offer broadband at stations
* 42 telecom-specific SEZs to be set up soon
* Sound revolution in pin drop silence: HD audio leaps quietly
* PNC signs 5 film deal with Motion Pixel Corp
(5 May 2007 )
* Online TV taking off in Europe
* Tata Sky launches three channel packages
( 4 May 2007 )
* WWIL goes slow on acquisition of cable operators
* Hathway spreads to Lucknow, Gwalior
( 3 May 2007 )
* Reliance pre-empts Nokia, Vodafone, launches handsets at Rs 777 and above
* Big 92.7 FM launches mobile search on 5454
* Joost launches commercially
* Google, Viacom faceoff continues
( 2 May 2007 )
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