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BitGravity Powers Online Interactive TV Experience for Showtime MMA Telecast

bitgravitylogo300x100BitGravity–a company which offers a content delivery network (CDN) that it bills as optimized for delivering HD-quality video live, on-demand and via interactive applications–contacted [itvt] Wednesday to let us know about a new interactive TV initiative it is powering, in collaboration with Episodic, for premium programmer, Showtime Networks. The initiative sees Showtime supplementing its April 11th live telecast of a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight between Frank Shamrock and Nick Diaz (note: the telecast, which will also feature several other live match-ups, follows a February deal between Showtime and fight promoter, Strikeforce), with a live, interactive, pay-per-view online stream of the event.

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