IBM will invest $3 billion over the next four year on a new unit that will focus solely on developing technologies around the IoT. To support the project, IBM is also building cloud-based open platform.
Charter Communications will buy Bright House Networks only if Comcast’s purchase of Time Warner Cable is approved. The two deals will give Charter a greater concentration of systems mostly in the South and Midwest.
Arris is hitting the market with its previously announced AgileMax system, which introduces a variation of RF over glass technology that is designed to entirely sidestep optical beat interference problems.
CJ Hellovision in South Korea is using Alticast’s content protection systems to secure content for its ongoing rollout of both live and on-demand Ultra HD (4K) programming to all of its more than 4.3 million subscribers, the vendor said.
As executive vice president of customer experience, Charlie Herrin will continue to try to help Comcast turn around its worsening reputation for customer service.
Jason Wyrick has been promoted to VP of digital platforms overseeing the development of digital products and services. He began working for Starz in 2005, most recently serving as senior director of digital platforms.
Spotify is coming to the PlayStation, replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited service, as the company continues to expand the game console into an entertainment hub beyond video games. Spotify hits the . . .
Dish Network CEO Charlie Ergen was granted a request for $1.4 billion in cash plus interest as repayment for LightSquared's debt he bought using hundreds of millions of dollars from his daughter's trust fund. In bankruptcy court last year, LightSquared alleged that Ergen had purchased the debt illegally on Dish's behalf and not for himself.
Arris will furnish technological equipment and related services to NASCAR Productions at NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events this season. Teams participating in this year’s events will be provided with Arris’ SB6183 cable modem and an E6000 CER.
Add Twitter to the list of companies streaming video. Meerkat was one of the big surprise hits of SXSW earlier this month. The app initially let users automatically tweet live streams to their followers.
VeEX announced the general availability of V-Scope, a tool to analyze fiber connector end-faces. The fiber connection inspection utility uses auto focus image capture technology to evaluate fiber connections.
When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed. . .
Sprint and smaller carriers are hoping to team up to take on AT&T and Verizon in next year’s 600 MHz broadcast incentive auctions.
The FCC says the first lawsuits filed against the government's new Internet traffic rules are "premature" and may be dismissed because they were filed too early. The Federal Communications . . .
Quickplay has attracted another $45 million in capital. The new infusion ups the amount of financing the company has attracted since it was founded in 2003 to $150 million.