Digital TV News: J:COM

Rovi G-Guide HTML enables VOD discovery for J:COM
May 29, 2015 – Rovi (NASDAQ: ROVI) has announced that Japan’s largest cable television operator, Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), has selected Rovi’s G-Guide HTML to power entertainment discovery across live TV programming and video-on-demand (VOD) content.
News categories: Rovi Corp, J:COM, Chong-ho Choi, Masaaki Agaya, Cable TV, Digital TV, Japan, Middleware, Set Top Box

Pay TV providers embrace OTT video and 'skinny' bundles
May 21, 2015 – The global pay TV services market, including cable TV, satellite TV, telco TV and over-the-top (OTT) video, totaled $237 billion in 2014, up 7 percent from the previous year, according to the 2015 IHS Infonetics Pay TV Services and Subscribers report.
News categories: Infonetics, Jeff Heynen, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Streaming, TV Everywhere, Worldwide

Rovi to launch HTML5 Electronic Program Guide for J:COM
Jan 31, 2014 – Rovi (NASDAQ: ROVI) has announced that its G-Guide HTML is planned to be launched on the new set-top box 'Smart J:COM Box' developed by Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM) in Japan.
News categories: Rovi Corp, Jupiter Telecommunications, Kazumasa Watanabe, Chong-Ho Choi, Cable TV, Digital TV, Japan, Middleware, Set Top Box

Smart J:COM Box launches in Japan
Jan 20, 2014 – Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM, JASDAQ: 4817), the largest MSO in Japan, has announced the launch of its J:COM Smart Box set-top box.
News categories: Jupiter Telecommunications, Cable TV, Digital TV, Japan, Set Top Box

INSIDE Secure protects content in Pixela Android set-top box for J:COM
Sep 17, 2013 – INSIDE Secure has announced that its downloadable DRM Fusion Agent™ software is being used by Pixela to meet content protection requirements for the new Android™-based set-top box (STB) developed for J:COM, Japan's largest cable TV provider.
News categories: INSIDE Secure, Pixela, Jupiter Telecommunications, Motoyuki Ikeda, Simon Blake-Wilson, Cable TV, Digital TV, DRM, Japan, Set Top Box, Streaming

Entropic SoC powers J:COM IP-VOD set-top box
Sep 13, 2013 – PIXELA and Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR) have announced that J:COM has unveiled its first IP-based Video-on-Demand (VOD) set-top box (STB) using an Entropic-powered PIXELA solution. The new device will be demonstrated this week at IBC.
News categories: Entropic, PIXELA, J:COM, Masato Matsuura, Hiroshi Fujioka, Roger Gregory, Cable TV, Digital TV, IBC, Japan, Semiconductor, Set Top Box

J:COM announces June 2013 subscriber figures
Jul 19, 2013 – Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM, JASDAQ: 4817), the largest MSO in Japan, has announced that the total subscribing households as of June 30, 2013 served by J:COM's subsidiaries reached 3.78 million, up 94,100 or 2.6% from June 30, 2012.
News categories: Jupiter Telecommunications, Cable TV, Japan, Subscribers

Jupiter Telecommunications releases 1Q 2013 results
Apr 24, 2013 – Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM, JASDAQ: 4817) has released results for the 1st Quarter of 2013. The company had 3,102,900 cable TV RGUs at the end of the period, up 1.1% compared with the same period in 2012.
News categories: Jupiter Telecommunications, Cable TV, Japan, Results, Subscribers

Jupiter Telecommunications Announces December 2012 Subscriber Figures
Jan 18, 2013 – Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM, JASDAQ: 4817) has announced that the total subscribing households as of December 31, 2012 served by J:COM's 16 consolidated subsidiaries reached 3.74 million, up 120,300 or 3.3% from December 31, 2011.
News categories: Jupiter Telecommunications, Cable TV, Japan, Subscribers