Internet penetration is reaching a saturation point in mature markets, especially in fixed access networks, so service providers cannot depend primarily on new subscribers as a source of revenue growth.
“A residential gateway is a home networking device used to enable the consumption of any content, on any device, in any place, at any time.”
The potential problem is creating yet another digital divide, this one between “high-value” and “low-value” customers.
It didn’t hurt that a Japanese executive named Akio Morita happened to have a fondness for opera, a habit of flying across the Pacific on business trips and the control of a multi-billion-dollar global consumer electronics company called Sony.
It is no longer possible to drink and watch TV. You have to be sober to be able to use the remotes!
What is the IPv6 transition? The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) – the coordinating body that manages the worldwide distribution of IP addresses – announced earlier this year that it had run out of Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses.
Even though we’re five months from the hubbub of a week of Expo-related activity, there’s a distinctive feeling that the technology community is starting to coalesce around the event.
What do you think about starting up a new mobile phone company to compete with AT&T and Verizon? Starting from scratch?
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...The real trick is serving all of the subscribers’ current whims while also planning for future network needs. Not to worry though: CED’s roundtable of chief technology officers has the answers.
Mobile TV made gains at NAB show; Synacor, Akamai team for TV Everywhere demo; Comcast’s 105 wideband tier in front of 40M homes; Insight delivers multi-room DVR service to subs; TWC, Viacom take iPad app feud to court; Dish Network acquiring Blockbuster for $228M; Multichannel universe sees positive video sub growth.
Established as an international standard in December 2000, JPEG 2000 is a wavelet-based image compression standard. In the realm of video, its intra-framebased encoding scheme limits losses to a single frame or less.
Among all of the strategic challenges competing for network service providers’ attention, nothing is more crucial to success in the day-to-day battle for market supremacy than finding a way to accelerate activation of new services and promotions.
Media consumption has shifted violently from broadcast to unicast as consumers embrace a la carte consumption. Media is now consumed on PCs, smartphones and other devices, as well as the traditional TV.