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.
Eurosport has said it will deliver live coverage of the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros to over 3,000 retail stores in partnership with the television manufacturer Panasonic, Orange and the Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).
Panasonic has announced it will sell its Full HD 3D1 home entertainment system in the US exclusively at select Best Buy stores via Magnolia Home Theater.
The US DTH platform DirecTV will launch three dedicated 3D channels sponsored by Panasonic. The move will bring the total number of US 3D channels to five, including the ones announced by ESPN and Discovery Networks.