Comcast and Verizon have had success pumping up their VOD viewership numbers by giving subscribers free access to their VOD library for a week or more at a time, and so they're going to keep doing it.
The MSO's CCAP deployment, using Casa System’s C100G system, is the first announced production deployment by any North American MSO that can run both QAM and IP data through the same port.
Frontier Communications is making all of its residential FiOS broadband tiers symmetrical in Oregon and in Washington State. The company will now offer symmetrical speed tiers of at 30 Mbps downstream and up, 50 Mbps, 75 Mbps, 100 Mbps and 150 Mbps.
The 4.0 generation of the company's Muse video compression software is designed to improve the quality of MPEG-2 and H.264 video, and also improve the statistical rate control of VBR data streams for broadcast video.
Federal Judge Edward M. Chen of the District of Northern California has ruled against the claim AT&T filed in January, which stated the company is exempt from FTC jurisdiction due to their status as a common carrier.
Visitors to what remains of RadioShack stores after bankruptcy will find a new layout and a good portion of each store dedicated to Sprint’s retail business.
RDK Management has partnered with Metrological to deploy the reference design kit app emulator. Licensing is now free, with the intent of encouraging more developers to create apps that run on RDK products.
The company will base the service on an unspecified FTTH technology, a major new alternate route in its roadmap. Also, Comcast will have to either bow to Google’s pressure on broadband prices, or give up on being cost-competitive.
I wanted to reach out and share some of the new things that we’re doing in Advantage Business Media’s Design Engineering Group to make sure that you are the industry’s most informed design engineers at every stage of the development process.
Tennessee lawmakers have shelved a bill meant to allow its municipalities to expand the internet services beyond its current limits. Consideration of the bill has been postponed until 2016 as support for the bill was insufficient.
Tacoma, whose Click service is one of the first modern municipal broadband networks, is considering leasing operations to Wave Broadband, which would introduce gigabit service and VoIP.
Vyve Broadband continued consolidating systems in Oklahoma with the completion of its acquisition of Alliance Communications Network’s Buford Media system in Pryor.
Chromebooks have been steadily gaining in popularity, particularly in schools, as more applications and services made available over Internet connections — a phenomenon known as "cloud computing" that has reduced the need for hard drives.
Comcast’s independent subsidiary thePlatform will be providing video services for Australian SVOD provider Stan, and also for Canada’s Shomi.
Comcast vice chairman and chief financial officer Michael J. Angelakis is leaving the company to establish a new global investment company, which he’ll do with Comcast’s backing.