Frontier is moving forward with its trial to bring a combined Over-the-Air (OTA) and Over-the-top (OTT) content service to its customers. The service is meant for customers who primarily want . . .
TiVo and Cox will offer Video on Demand services to TiVo's Permiere and Roamio DVR customers. The partnership was first announced in 2010, and will finally see the light of day in early June. The . . .
AT&T and DirecTV met with the FCC as planned to address the conditions Netflix, Dish, Cogent, and advocacy groups want imposed on the pending merger. In the filing the companies cited the FCC's . . .
All four carriers along with cable and internet companies have lobbied for certain conditions in the 600 MHz auctions, which are tentatively scheduled to begin in the first half of 2016. The proceedings will likely be one of the last times for the...
Alcatel-Lucent has set up a consulting and design service aimed at helping network operators who are still relying on PSTN (public switched telephone network) technology to migrate to an all-IP infrastructure – using the company’s ultra broadband networking solutions, of course.
Comcast and Verizon both participated in ConteXtream’s $14 million second round of financing in 2010. Comcast uses ConteXtream’s SDN technology to improve service delivery, reduce infrastructure and operational costs, and more quickly bring new services to market.
The semiconductor manufacturing company Avago bought chipmaker Broadcom Thursday for $37 billion. The combined company will be Broadcom Limited. It will be the sixth largest chipmaker in the world in . . .
Charter is weighing in on the rulemaking process for the FCC’s upcoming 600 MHz broadcast incentive auctions and the cable provider is siding with Sprint and T-Mobile. All three are arguing that 30 MHz is not sufficient for the spectrum reserve and that the FCC must bump it up to 40 MHz.
Suddenlink, which has 1.1 million TV subscribers, is the latest to hook up with Hulu, adding the service to its TiVo set-top box. It already had a partnership with Netflix.
USTelecom has filed a petition against the FCC that on first glance appears to be counter to its own interests in the network neutrality debate. Appearances can be deceiving. The association is engaging in a legal a maneuver to gain standing to comment on the FCC’s order “Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet."
Mediacom customers will now have access to device-accessible programming. This will increase free VOD, and spread TV Everywhere as people will have access to content regardless of whether or not they are home.
Altice has declared itself out of the running for Time Warner Cable, but if its acquisition of Suddenlink is approved, it might not be finished buying U.S. cable properties. The biggest merger candidates left are Cox Communications, Cablevision, Mediacom and Cable One.
Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study. They include Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, CBS' Les Moonves, Bob Iger at Disney, and Sumner Redstone at Viacom.
Cable companies are bulking up to survive as the number of cable and satellite TV subscribers slips — more consumers are "cutting the cord" — and competition from streaming video rises, thanks to rivals such as Netflix Inc. They also must fight TV channels over the cost of programming.
Wi-Fi equipment vendors and operators are concerned about LTE potentially interfering with or overpowering Wi-Fi signals. Cable companies are having a mixed reaction to LTE-U. CableLabs is moving forward with coexistence research.