December 2007
Multichannel News;12/17/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 50, p23
The article presents news items related to media platforms in the U.S. as of December 2007. Comcast has paid TiVo $8 million to port TiVo's software to Motorola high-definition set-top boxes. NBC Universal will provide current television shows from NBC, USA Network, Sci Fi Channel and Bravo to SanDisk's Fanfare download-to-own Internet service. Viacom's MTV Networks will distribute clips from MTVN's properties to consumers through AOL Video.


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