IPTV World Forum – London. Broadcasters are increasingly using Twitter to encourage viewers to interact with their programmes.
Livestation has released version 3.0 of its latest desktop software for watching live news channels on the computer. People can now use Livestation as a native Twitter client to follow their friends and post tweets directly under the video window without having to switch applications.
Orange has announced plans to run the social networking site Twitter on its IPTV networks in France, Spain and Poland. The France Telecom-owned operator is looking at ways that subscribers can create Twitter feeds that will run during and alongside programmes.