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Tennis Channel signs long-term video services pact with NeuLion

Jeff Baumgartner | 06/22/2015

Tennis Channel has reached a long-term agreement with NeuLion to provide live and on-demand video. NeuLion coordinated Tennis Channel's video services for this year's French Open, including its TV Everywhere application and its direct-to-consumer Tennis Channel Plus service.

EPIX, Starz expand TV Everywhere apps

Jeff Baumgartner | 06/19/2015

EPIX and Starz have each expanded their TV Everywhere applications. EPIX unveiled an app for Google's Android TV system that features live streams from four networks, a wide selection of video-on-demand titles and movie trailers. The Starz app, which includes about 300 movies and more than 150 episodes from original series, is now available on the Amazon Fire TV box and Fire TV Stick.

CTAM and its Member Companies have joined to focus increasing consumer awareness and usage of TV Everywhere services.

This website serves as a resource center for member companies to access current recommendations, research, tools and news about TV Everywhere.

A CTAM Board-appointed Steering Committee has led the way since 2013, establishing direction to address the following areas:

  •     Recommend best practices for the user experience in areas such as verification (authentication)
  •     Track implementation of these best practices
  •     Research and recommend the best category name for the service, as it moves from industry to consumer reference
  •     Develop a core service descriptor and supporting messages that resonate with consumers
  •     Plan and execute consumer campaigns to build awareness and promote the benefits of TV Everywhere


The Steering Committee directs the work of experts on two subcommittees to deliver User Experience (UX) and Marketing & Communications recommendations and tools. These subcommittees, in turn, confer frequently with the Residential Products Working Groups to ensure broad industry support of the recommendations.

 


Marcom Subcommittee


Todd Arata, Comcast
Heather Baldino, Turner Broadcasting
Jennifer Ball, Univision
Alex Beach, Discovery Communications
Andrew Borak, Viacom
Liz Buhn, ESPN
Anne Cowan, CTAM
Lori Davis, Charter
Jonathan Freeland, Cox Communications
Stacie Gray, iNDEMAND
Caroline Harris, Scripps Networks
Mallard Holliday, Cox Communications
Rebecca Hunka, Armstrong
Andy Hunter, Comcast
Barkley Kern, CSPAN
Maria Kim, NBCU
Sue Mattia, ESPN
Bella Metcalf, Discovery Communications
Bonnie O'Donnell, Fox Networks Group
William Ortiz, Mediacom Communications
Tracy Powell, A+E Networks
Dan Riley, Midcontinent
Spencer Rubin, Viacom
Rob Stoddard, NCTA
Jeannie Thurston, Midcontinent
Melissa Tolchin, NBCU
Greg Weinstein, Univision
Alexa Wilson, NBCU
John Young, Comcast
Ninoska Zucconi, Univision


UX Subcommittee


Joe Bahr, HBO
Dan Baker, Comcast
Seana Baruth, Showtime Networks
Tony Biggar, Midcontinent
Angie Britt, CTAM
Michael Butler, Bright House
Pei Chao, Time Warner Cable
Jason Coppola, HBO
McKenna    Cyphers, Participant/Pivot
Vito Forlenza, Comcast
Mark Gathen, Cox Communications
Sheila Green, Discovery Communications
Victor Guss, Fox Networks Group
Kimberly    Hicks, Viacom
Dina Juliano, NBCU
Virginia Juliano, Showtime Networks
Barry Kay, Cablevision
Jay Langa, Cox Communications
Dana Larson, Discovery Communications
Julius Lee, Disney/ESPN
Karen Livius, Turner Broadcasting
Brian Menard, Mediacom Communications
Matt Meyers, Time Warner Cable
Dan Riley, Midcontinent
Elena Ritchie, NBCU
Mary Roben, Cablevision
Charles Scarborough, Cox Communications
Evan Silverman, A+E Networks
Ari Tan, Viacom
Milissa Tarquini, Scripps Networks
Ali Tucker, Suddenlink
Noah Vadnai, A+E Networks
David Washburn, Time Warner Cable
Greg Weinstein, Univision