Move Networks Moves Into ISP Market
While most of Move's current customers, like ABC Inc. , ESPN Internet Ventures , and Fox Broadcasting Co. , are content owners that use its technology to deliver long-form video over the broader Internet, the company says it is gaining traction among ISPs as a way to build linear and on-demand stations online.
At Streaming Media East this week, Inuk founder and CEO Marcus Liassides showed off a version of the company's "virtual set-top box," an electronic programming guide that would allow viewers to flip between live and on-demand programming delivered via IP.
Liassides -- whose new title and role in the combined Inuk/Move Networks organization has yet to be announced -- says the technology will enable ISPs that have paid TV programming to quickly roll out broadband video services that are similar to their satellite or cable offerings.
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— Ryan Lawler, Contentinople