IPTV is at the forefront for many top consumer tech companies. At the CES show in January, Samsung announced the launch of Samsung Apps, a multi-device application store which would make apps available for a range of devices, including HDTV’s. As part of their announcement, Samsung named several content partners which were already on-board, including Blockbuster, USA Today and others. Yahoo is also one of the big players in the web TV app space with their TV widgets (http://connectedtv.yahoo.com/services/tv-widgets). Yahoo has apps like YouTube, Amazon Video on Demand, Blockbuster, Twitter and TV Guide.
So, just what will be the killer apps for IPTV? I will explore some obvious, and not so obvious, killer apps for IPTV.
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