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Study: Pay-TV video subscriber growth drops to 10-year low

June 30, 2015 2:28 pm | by Helena Fahnrich, @CEDmagazine | Comments

During the first quarter of this year the 17 largest cable and telephone companies added less than 10,000 net video subscribers compared to a 250,000 subscriber gain during last year's first quarter. . .

Apple launches music service today

June 30, 2015 11:58 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor | Comments

Potential customers are being offered a three-month trial subscription. After that, subscribers can choose between a $9.99 per-user charge, or a...

Union sues feds over hack, says agency had ample warning

June 30, 2015 11:53 am | by Ken Dilanian, AP Intelligence Writer | Comments

The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors...


DOJ requests more information regarding Arris-Pace deal

June 30, 2015 11:51 am | by Helena Fahnrich, @CEDmagazine | Comments

The Department of Justice is requesting more information from Arris and Pace as it continues its review of the deal. Once all requested information is submitted by the companies the waiting period . . .

Microsoft hands off part of ad business to AOL

June 30, 2015 10:25 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Microsoft is handing off some its digital advertising business to AOL and selling its street-image mapping operation to Uber...      

Briefs: TE Connectivity, Wyplay, Home Gateway Initiative, The Bunker, Aryaka

June 30, 2015 10:17 am | by CED staff | Comments

TE Connectivity has a new line of fiber distribution hubs. The FDH 4000 has a weatherproof seal while the FDH 3000 provides up to 48 splitter slots. TE will show the new hubs at this year's Fiber . . .

Analyst: HBO Now may already have 1 million subscribers

June 30, 2015 10:10 am | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

HBO recently announced that HBO Now will be coming to Android devices this summer.                                                 


AT&T, DirecTV extend merger termination date, expect approval “shortly”

June 30, 2015 9:46 am | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

According to an SEC filing, AT&T expects the merger will be “consummated shortly.”                                                   


AT&T lights up gigabit service in Miami

June 29, 2015 11:54 am | by Helena Fahnrich, @CEDmagazine | Comments

AT&T's U-verse with GigaPower is available to small residences and businesses in Florida markets starting today. Customers in and around Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, and Miami have access to AT&T's . . .

WISPA: Wi-Fi, LTE-U coexistence requires more than just “benign intentions”

June 29, 2015 11:30 am | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

“Optional inclusion of co-existence protocols is a prescription for disaster, not competition."                                    


Cox boosts download speeds in Arizona following its rollout of G1Gablast

June 29, 2015 11:18 am | by Helena Fahnrich, @CEDmagazine | Comments

Cox Communications will boost download speeds for Arizona customers this September. Subscribers of Cox's High Speed Ultimate package will be upgraded from 150 Mbps to 300 Mbps. The company plans to . . .

Gannett completes split of print, broadcasting divisions

June 29, 2015 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — Gannett has completed the split of its print and broadcasting divisions into separate companies.

Shaw to begin trialing Comcast’s X1

June 29, 2015 10:12 am | by Helena Fahnrich, @CEDmagazine | Comments

Shaw communications will trial Comcast's Xfinity X1 cloud-based platform this year after the company chose to cancel an end-to-end IPTV solution it was developing last year. Shaw announced it would be . . .

Briefs: Netgear, Belkin, Vimond Media Solutions, BlueHighways TV

June 29, 2015 9:48 am | by CED staff | Comments

Netgear now offers a secure cloud-based IT service platform. The platform, called Business Central, provides small to medium-sized organizations with the ability to establish, provision and manage . . .  


Former Qualcomm executive sent to prison for insider trading

June 29, 2015 9:39 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former Qualcomm Inc. executive was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison and fined $500,000 for...            


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