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Broadband Content Bits: Bebo’s Freshers Web Series; Sony Bravia IPTV; Ohm:tv’s Mobile VOD Channel

Bebo TV: More original video content from the social network: its Originals division has launched a second, eight-week series of Meet the Freshers, presented by 18-year-old Tom Thurlow who previously fronted a Hollyoaks-themed Bebo series. The precocious Thurlow now produces the show via his production company Teen Star. Release, via NMA.

Sony (NYSE: SNE) Bravia: Having sealed a carriage deal with Five for the forthcoming Bravia IPTV service, Sony is in talks with more broadcasters to add to the platform and says more deals will be announced before its launch in March. From NMA.

Ohm:tv mobile: Cologne-based multiplatform TV producer Ohm:tv is to launch its Loko VOD product on the Dutch mobile network KPN. Loko is available on mobile, TV and online and features indie cartoon comedies. The service is already available on Telia Sonera in Sweden, and on Hutchinson, Vodafone (NYSE: VOD) and Orange in some countries. From

IPTV sales: Worldwide sales of IPTV equipment rose to $1.2 billion in Q209, a 15 percent period-on-period rise, according to Infonetics Research. Via