Australia: The Foxtel killer?

From CNN: OKYO, Jan. 7, 2008 (Thomson Financial delivered by Newstex) — Japan’s Matsushita Electric Industrial Co (NYSE:MC) , the world’s largest consumer electronics maker, has teamed up with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) and YouTube to commercialize flat panel television sets that allow users to access and view videos online, the Nikkei reported on Tuesday, without…

Australia: Current.tv launch

Who’s handling the launch of the current.tv in Australia, anyone know? I’ve got some ideas – and I don’t want the standard VCAD $1000 bucks for ’em either. 😛 Anyone know the agencies that normally work with Foxtel? I spoke with Kim Williams and he said Foxtel was in discussions with current.tv. That was back…

Joost receives £22.6m in VC funding

From NMA: Internet TV service Joost has acquired $45m (£22.6m) in venture capital. Five separate parties invested in the service, which launched commercially last week. Among the investors are Index Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Li Ka Shing Foundation, CSB Corporation and Viacom. CBS has already contributed more than 2,000 hours of content to the service including…

TV: Joost and the Advertisers

The picture has nothing to do with anything, I just thought it was funny. 😛Latest Joost press release in all it’s glory: Advertising innovators embrace Joost™ Thirty-two blue-chip advertisers on board for launch New York – April 26, 2007 – Joost™, the world’s first broadcast-quality Internet television service, today announced that it has signed 32…

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