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Today on the Net: The BBC iPlayer has live streaming video of the World Cup on the iPad, Shaw introduces a TV Everywhere offering with its Broadband VOD Player, and Nielsen is ahead of schedule in rolling out meters to combine TV and Internet measurement.

BBC iPlayer on the iPad Has Live Streaming of the World Cup; all the World Cup matches shown on BBC One, BBC Three, and BBC Red Button are now available for LIVE streaming on the iPad. (BBC iPlayer blog)

Shaw Launches the TV Everywhere Service; The Canadian cable company’s new broadband VOD player will allow customers to experience the convenience of Shaw Video On Demand on either their computers or televisions. (press release)

Nielsen: Ahead of Schedule on TV-Plus-Web ‘Single Source’ Project; Nielsen already has 7,000 People Meter homes outfitted with the Online NetSight Meter software, according to company spokesman Gary Holmes. (Multichannel News)

NextNewNetworks Inks Deal with EPIX; the New York-based producer and distributor of Web video announced it will distribute content to EPIX. (Beet.TV)

Known Faces Are Displacing the Amateurs in Online Videos; more famous faces are supplanting everyday people in Web series, particularly when the video clips are sponsored by advertisers. (NY Times)

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