Report: Intel Reportedly In Talks With Media Companies Over Securing Rights For Its TV Service

Posted on Mar 27 2013 - 1:00am by Editorial Staff

With confirming first back last month, Intel still yet to announce the official launch date for its Internet-based TV service, but with news summoned via Bloomberg, it is being reported that Intel is already in talks with media companies for its TV services, which do includes shows as well as films.

According to the publication, Intel is in talk with Time Warner, NBC Universal and Viacom. Along with as per report, the company is reportedly in financial negotiations with News Corps to secure rights to Fox televisions stations and movies with both Disney and CBS are in initial stages. It is expected that Intel will going to offer live streams, on-demand shows and DVR capabilities.

Intel confirmed about the service during the D: Drive into Media conference last month:

We have been working for about a year now to set group called Intel Media. It’s a new division with new people — people from Apple, Netflix, and Google. And it’s devoted to developing an Internet television platform.

For the first time we will deliver a new consumer electronics product under a new brand. We’ll offer consumers a box and they’ll buy this directly from us. It’ll be an Intel-powered device with fantastic industrial design. But it’s not just a device. We’re working with the entire industry to figure out how we get live TV to consumers over the Internet.

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