Verizon is starting to stock up on digital TV technology

Verizon has purchased upLynk, a startup company that has been aiming to help programmers and pay-TV providers with their “TV Everywhere” strategy. The purchase, as well as Verizon’s discussion with Intel to purchase its Web TB business, point to an ongoing effort by Verizon to stock up on digital TV technology.

Verizon has been talking to Intel about buying the chipmaker’s Web TV business. But in the meantime, it is buying other digital TV tech: The telco says it has purchased  upLynk, a startup that makes it easier to stream video on the Web.

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