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Today on the Net: Satellite providers Dish Network and DirecTV go head-to-head with competing “free HD for life” offers, Apple unleashes an HTML5 showcase to show off what you can do without Adobe Flash, and BSkyB pays £160 million for Virgin Media’s content arm, VMtv.

Dish Promotes ‘HD Free For Life'; Dish Network will permanently waive its $10 per month add-on fee for high-definition programming if customers commit to a two-year contract. (Multichannel News) And… DirecTV responds to Dish with its own free HD offer. (also Multichannel News)

Apple Unveils A New HTML5/Web Standards Showcase; the new HTML5 page is a showcase with seven impressive examples of things you can do using only HTML5: Video, Typography, Gallery, Transitions, Audio, 360, and VR. (TechCrunch)

Virgin Gets Sky VOD, Interactive Sports, Online Carriage; BSkyB is buying the wholly owned channels from VMtv, Virgin Media’s content-making arm, for £160 million, in a deal that results in landmark, wide-ranging digital and online cooperation between the two operators. (paidContent:UK)

Gravitas Ventures Inks Deal With YouTube; the indie film distributor has signed a deal with YouTube to offer hundreds of its titles through the new GravitasVOD channel. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Miniweb Partners With Brightcove to Bring Online Content to the TV; Brightcove’s media customers will now be able to use Miniweb’s Connected TV Platform to extend their reach to the TV, with a minimum of integration effort. (TVover.net)

Video Platform Rewards Viewers For Watching; AdGenesis Digital has launched a new video advertising platform that rewards consumers for watching ads with various deals and incentives. (MediaPost)

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