Smart interactive program guides gain momentum

Steve Donohue, FierceCableTelcos and cable operators have been ramping up their interactive program guide offerings, as seen with AT&T's (NYSE: T) voice activated U-verse remote control and the rollout of Cablevision's (NYSE: CVC) cloud-based Optimum Program Guide in Long Island. Not to be outdone, DirecTV this week released its Genie offering, a DVR that recommends shows and movies to subscribers based on their viewing habits. Steve Donohue, editor of FierceCable, addresses all of the recent interactive program guide activity in his latest Editor's Corner. Read more

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