Archive for the 'Fanfare' Category

SanDisk confirms death of TakeTV and Fanfare (CNET)

SanDisk confirms that it's Fanfare video download service is being killed off, and the TakeTV hardware will no longer be sold. [News Source]

SanDisk Takes Fanfare, TakeTV To the Deadpool (TechCrunch)

FanFare, SanDisk’s free, ad-supported content portal, has been shuttered along with their ill-fated TakeTV video solution. TakeTV was a little device that you plugged into your computer, filled up with media, and then carried to your TV. FanFare was supposed to supply exciting, free content for the player. Anyone who knows anything about the average [...] [News Source]

No One Takes To TakeTV; SanDisk Closes Video-To-TV Service After Eight Months (CBS News)

Wow, that was really quick, and meanwhile, the dream of moving online video to TV continues to be just that, Youtube-on-boobtube type deals notwithstanding: Sandisk has closed down its USB PC-to-TV video device TakeTV, along with its accompanying online service Fanfare, about eight months after it announced the service, reports NTV. The concept of the service was a simple one: a USB flash drive ... [News Source]

NBC continues anything-but-Apple strategy with SanDisk deal (Ars Technica)

NBC has announced yet another initiative to digitally distribute some of its TV content, this time through a partnership with SanDisk. Universal is also testing simultaneous digital and DVD release through Vudu, rounding out 2007 as the year of "Anything but Apple." Read More... [News Source]

NBC Takes TV Shows to SanDisk’s Fanfare (DesignTechnica)

NBC has announced it plans to offer television shows like The Office and Heroes on SanDisk's Fanfare video download service. [News Source]

NBC switches TV shows to SanDisk service (MacNN)

NBC today announced that it would bring its TV shows to SanDisk's recently unveiled Fanfare video service, significantly expanding the beta-stage video download site's catalog beyond existing offerings from CBS, Showtime, and similar networks. The deal will land much of the content from NBC's main station, including 30 Rock and Heroes; affiliated ... [News Source]

NBCU Offers Downloads On SanDisk’s Fanfare; Deal Centered On Pricing And Security (paidContent.org via Yahoo! Finance)

Continuing its drive to syndicate its TV programming fare on as many websites as possible, NBC has struck a deal with Flash memory maker SanDisk to put its shows on the company's new online Fanfare download platform. [News Source]

iPodObserver – NBC Teams with SanDisk’s Fanfare (The Mac Observer)

NBC Universal is teaming with SanDisk and the company's Fanfare video download service to offer programming from its affiliate networks including NBC, USA Network, Sci Fi Channel, and more. Fanfare is still in a beta test phase, and is surprisingly proprietary: It is a Windows-only service, and requires SanDisk's Sansa TakeTV for TV playback [News Source]

(AFX UK Focus) 2007-12-11 14:55 GMT: NBC Universal to provide TV content for SanDisk’s Fanfare web-based service (Interactive Investor)

BOSTON (Thomson Financial) - NBC Universal, a subsidiary of General Electric Co., Tuesday said it will provide TV shows from NBC, USA Network, SCI-FI Channel, Bravo, and vintage library shows from NBC Universal for SanDisk Corp.'s web-based service, Fanfare. [News Source]

NBC Universal to provide TV content for SanDisk’s Fanfare web-based service (FinanzNachrichten)

BOSTON (Thomson Financial) - NBC Universal, a subsidiary of General Electric Co., Tuesday said it will provide TV shows from NBC, USA Network, SCI-FI Channel, Bravo, and vintage library shows from NBC Universal for SanDisk Corp ( Nachrichten ) .'s web-based service, Fanfare. [News Source]