Digital TV News: TRIO

NDS Professional Services Enables Launch of First tru2way User Interface by Cox Communications
May 11, 2010 – NDS and Cox Communications have announced the launch of the new Cox advanced interactive program guide (IPG), Trio(sm), enabled by NDS' professional services team.
News categories: NDS Group, Cox Communications, Cable TV, Digital TV, DVR, Middleware, Set Top Box, USA

Cox Launches Whole Home DVR Service With Cisco Set-Tops
May 10, 2010 – Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has announced that it has teamed with Cox Communications to deliver the new Cox 'Plus Package,' featuring high-definition Whole Home digital video recorder (DVR) service with Cisco Explorer® next-generation set-top boxes.
News categories: Cisco Systems, Cox Communications, Cable TV, Digital TV, DVR, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart Home, USA

Halstad Telephone Company selects Calix for trio of fiber access initiatives
Apr 13, 2010 – Calix (NYSE: CALX) has announced that Halstad Telephone Company (HTC) has selected the Calix Unified Access portfolio to deliver advanced IPTV services, data services, mobile backhaul, and VOIP services in Minnesota and North Dakota.
News categories: Calix, Halstad Telephone Company, Broadband, Content Distribution, Fibre, IPTV, USA

North-West Telecom Starts PON-Based Triple Play in Kaliningrad
Nov 13, 2009 – In November 2009, North-West Telecom started commercial operation of triple play services based on passive optical networks (PON) in Kaliningrad. Kaliningrad becomes the company's second regional division after St. Petersburg.
News categories: North-West Telecom, Avangard, Digital TV, Fibre, IPTV, Russia

Telefónica pay TV accesses exceed 2.3 million
May 13, 2009 – Telefónica (Madrid and NYSE: TEF) has released its first quarter 2009 results. Pay TV accesses exceeded 2.3 million by the end of March, almost 25% more than a year ago. However, subscriber numbers in Spain fell by 7,700 in the quarter.
News categories: Telefónica, Brazil, Cable TV, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, IPTV, Peru, Results, Satellite, Spain, Subscribers, Venezuela

Telefónica Quarterly Results 2008 January - December
Feb 26, 2009 – Telefónica (Madrid and NYSE: TEF) has released its 2008 results. Pay TV accesses stood at over 2.2 million at the end of 2008, up almost 30% on the prior year, driven by net adds of 109,500 in the fourth quarter and some 519,500 in the year.
News categories: Telefónica, Brazil, Cable TV, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, IPTV, Peru, Results, Satellite, Spain, Subscribers, Venezuela

Telefónica earns €5,596 million to September and confirms all growth forecasts for 2008
Nov 14, 2008 – During the third quarter of 2008 Telefónica (Madrid, NYSE: TEF) maintained the intense commercial activity registered since the beginning of the year. Pay TV accesses stood at over 2.1 million at the end of the quarter, up 54.0% on the prior year.
News categories: Telefónica, Brazil, Cable TV, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, IPTV, Peru, Results, Spain, Subscribers, Venezuela

UK PlayTV™ shipments reach 85,000 in the first week
Oct 2, 2008 – New products from Sony (Tokyo: 6758; NYSE: SNE) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) allow customers to get Freeview via a PlayStation®3 (PS3) and via a Windows Media Center home PC. A successful trial of DVB-T2 brings HD a step closer.
News categories: Freeview, Sony Computer Entertainment, Microsoft, Digital TV, DVB-T2, Games Console, Market Research, OTT, Terrestrial, UK

Telefónica on track to meet its 2008 targets
Jul 31, 2008 – Telefónica (Madrid:TEF)(NYSE:TEF)'s results for the second half of the year show high growth rates. Pay TV accesses stood at over 2 million at end of the first half of the year, up 57.4% on the prior year.
News categories: Telefónica, Brazil, Cable TV, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Digital TV, IPTV, Peru, Results, Satellite, Spain, Subscribers