show-me-tv-logoOnly weeks after announcing the new streaming content service, Telecom have decided to find another name after two other companies claimed trademark issues.

Telecom says it will ditch the name of its soon-to-launch internet television service, ShowmeTV, after two companies with similar brand names raised concerns with the telecommunications giant.

Last month the directors of Show TV, a direct-to-consumer advertiser, and ShowMe, an online retailer, said customer confusion resulting from the launch of ShowmeTV would have “massive implications” on the growth of their businesses. Continue reading »

show-me-tv-logoThe tip line has provided some interesting information recently about some issues Telecom/Spark’s new streaming content service ShowMeTV is facing in order to secure content.  Throng understands that many of the US studios that Telecom are working on deals with are unhappy about the telco’s connection with Kim Dotcom.

Telecom is currently proving hosting services for Kim Dotcom which we understand has resulted in the unhappy studios ratcheting up the prices well in excess of what might be the norm. Continue reading »