Author: Zone·tv Press

Zone·tv broadens cable, satellite customer base by branching out from its Mediaroom roots


Jeff Weber, CEO of payTV content packager zone·tv, has realized that to be successful in the broader pay-TV space it would have to support other platforms besides Ericsson’s Mediaroom IPTV platform. Having led AT&T’s U-Verse IPTV effort as the telco’s president of content and advertising sales, Weber helped lead the effort behind establishing Mediaroom as

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Hold that cable! Ontario firm aims to revitalize industry


TV meltdown creates an opportunity Can a small Ontario company save the cable- television industry? Maybe not. But Pickering- based zone·tv is determined to help those troubled media titans avoid extinction. Business crises don’t come much bigger than the meltdown of cable, a US$ 58- billion industry in the U. S. alone. With the rise

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Zone·tv scores with BigBalls


Programmer Acquires Content from Two Fast-growing, Digital-First Soccer Networks Miami Beach, FL – January 17, 2016 – Zone·tv, which brings the best in digital-first video to pay TV homes, has penned an agreement with London-based BigBalls Media to carry sports programming from two of its fastest-growing digital-first soccer networks, KICK and Copa90, homes to football fan

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Zone·tv heads to NATPE on the hunt for 10,000 hours of content


Innovative Pay TV Service Adding to Programming Suite Santa Monica, CA – January 10, 2017 – Zone·tv, which brings the best in digital-first video to pay TV homes, is headed to NATPE Miami Jan. 17-19 for the first time and is on the hunt for 10,000 hours of content to fill a planned programming expansion. “NATPE calls

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Comcast’s X1 Takes ‘Santa Tracker’ Over-the-Top


Comcast confirmed that it has teamed with zone·tv to offer Santa Tracker, an Internet app that features a slate of Holiday-themed games, movies and sing-alongs on its IP-capable X1 platform. The Santa Tracker app, delivered to X1 boxes via the Internet as part of some new Holiday-focused enhancements, just recently appeared in the X1’s app section.

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Just in time for the holidays — 30 million payTV homes gifted with zone·tv’s “Santa Tracker” holiday programming


Santa Monica, CA –November 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/– This holiday season major pay-TV providers serving 30 million homes in the U.S. and Canada will invite their viewers to immerse themselves in all things Santa with the release of the latest “Santa Tracker” experience from zone·tv, now through Christmas. This highly popular, free on-demand service is easily

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Zone·tv offers ‘Santa Tracker’ on DirecTV platform, its first foray into a non-Mediaroom platform


Marking its first launch on a video platform that is not powered by Ericsson Mediaroom, zone·tv said it has integrated and debuted its first interactive app on DirecTV’s system. That app, Santa Tracker, arrives amid the holiday season and is being integrated with DirecTV’s electronic program guide. The app supports several interactive elements and components,

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ABC would win an a la carte popularity contest: Study


The Pay TV model remains far from an a la carte model despite the introduction of slimmer bundles, but a fresh study from TiVo offers a sense on which channels would be the most popular and how much consumers would be willing to pay for them in a bundle-free world. ABC, at 70.7%, would be

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Zone·tv debuts its advanced digital television network at IBC


Zone·tv bridges the gap between made for digital content and payTV with its Dynamic Channels Santa Monica, CA – September 9, 2016 – Zone·tv is bridging the gap between OTT digital-first content and linear cable/satellite TV by bringing new and compelling content to pay TV systems via its breakthrough zone·tv Dynamic Channels. The zone·tv Dynamic Channels

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