In light of recent legislation allowing the FCC to auction off TV broadcast spectrum, it might be instructive to review some ill-fated radio spectrum plays.
TV is already in the process of transforming from one-way broadcast to a community platform where viewers can interact not only with each other, but also with the content owners and the brands that advertise on TV.
How much is “Game of Thrones” worth? Worth paying for? Or only worth pirating?
With consumer revenues flattening, service providers are looking to the enterprise segment more than ever before to satisfy their growth and revenue goals.
Many of the most important features of any electronics product are implemented directly in the silicon processors that orchestrate everything those products do. So what’s next?
As evidenced by this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, TV Everywhere has gone primetime with the masses, but getting that video content onto any device, anywhere, anytime is creating operational headaches for cable operators.
Glasses-free (autostereoscopic) 3-D TV has been demonstrated, but it has limitations that compromise it as a practical solution for the consumer market – at least for now.
Comcast, Verizon come out punching; Canoe Ventures shuts down iTV business; Cable closes in on universal support for TV apps; IP-based home security on the rise ...
Bandwidth remains one of a broadband operator’s most valued assets. As the industry evolves and advanced services flourish, it has quickly become the commodity on which revenue-generating service opportunities are dependent.
In most cases, 802.11n technology actually offers superior video-handling performance, coverage and cost-effectiveness to wired options including MoCA, HPNA and powerline communications (PLC).
After a teenage girl from Minnesota recently shopped at Target, Target evaluated her purchases, surmised she was pregnant and sent her coupons that only an expectant mother might need.
The legendary singer Bing Crosby died in 1977, the same year YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley was born. But through the lineage of media technology, the two are practically blood brothers.
Popular demand for high-definition TV and the need to migrate to Internet protocol video delivery pose severe challenges, particularly for smaller operators with constrained resources.
Growing energy costs are not limited to consumption by electronics alone. An undesirable byproduct of high-speed broadband transmission electronics is heat, and plenty of it.
Maybe you’ve heard the term “FCC Advisory Committee” and wondered what it means. Or maybe you’ve read about a particular one of the FCC’s Advisory Committees and wondered what it does. Here’s an answer to your questions.