Myspace has announced the launch of Myspace TV, a new service that makes the television experience social, which will first become available on Panasonic Viera Connect-enabled HDTVs.
IFA 2011 – BERLIN. Panasonic has announced it is adding HbbTV functionality to its VT-30 TV sets. The CE manufacturer has also said it will update its 2011 and most of its 2010 models with the Viera Connect and Viera Connect Market services.
Panasonic Europe and digital movie retailer Acetrax have announced the launch of the premium movie store in France for owners of Panasonic’s Viera Cast TV models. Viewers can select to buy or rent movies from a catalogue of over 2,000 titles.
Both Panasonic and Samsung have announced a list of their models that have received CI Plus certification from the Dutch cabler UPC. The operator launches its stand-alone CI Plus module for The Netherlands on April 26.
L’Équipe.fr, the French sports information website from the L’Équipe sports paper, now offers live and streaming sport news onToshiba Places, as well as Panasonic and Samsung connected TVs.
Skype has confirmed it is working with Sony and Vizio to put the online calling application direct into the living room.
Disney’s Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time is the most watched on-demand movie on connected TVs in Europe, while UK viewers preferred Sherlock Holmes, according to Acetrax.
Panasonic has entered into an agreement with the Polish web portal Iplex.pl that could provide a major boost to the take up of connected TVs in the country.
Euronews has signed a partnership agreement with Panasonic for the launch of programming from the channel on Panasonic’s Viera Cast connected TV platform.
Panasonic has announced a partnership with Acetrax to launch a movie streaming service via Viera Cast compatible TVs and Blu-ray players. Users will have the choice to ‘rent’ or ‘buy’ movies and see them on their TV screen.