Cablelabs' Phil McKinney and Liberty Global's Balan Nair will be this year’s featured presenters at the SCTE-Tuck Executive Leadership Program.
At the same time the OTT service said it will expand its core package by the end of March with A&E, History, H2 and Lifetime, all A+E Networks. The core package will remain at $20.
The new technologies include application engineered routing; the IOS XRv 9000 Virtual Router; and 100GE line cards for the Cisco ASR 9000 Series. The new capabilities, Cisco said, will help service providers with service agility.
Cablevision is the first cable operator to sign up with HBO to provide the latter’s new HBO Now streaming service. It will be distributed through Cablevision’s digital cable service Optimum.
DirecTV has developed a TV service for the hospitality industry that aims to induce hotel guests to use the TVs in their rooms rather than access their OTT services via wi-fi, thereby relieving hotel operators’ overburdened wi-fi systems.
The Commission today issued an NPRM that asks if the availability of DirecTV and Dish Network in a market automatically qualifies as “effective competition.” If yes (the FCC argues "yes"), rate regulation would automatically be dropped.
SeaChange International has hired Rafael Castillo as vice president of Latin America sales. Prior to joining SeaChange, Castillo was senior vice president Latin America and the Caribbean for Grass Valley.
The two communications megamergers – Comcast with Time Warner Cable and AT&T with DirecTV are back on hold, as the FCC waits for the courts to make a decision on a procedural matter.
Four out of five of households (81 percent) surveyed in the U.S. now currently have at least one HDTV. This showed a steep increase since 2011 as 46 percent of households possessed at least one during that time.
A live-streaming app called Meerkat, calls to online activism and pedicabs with a "Game of Thrones" Iron throne seat were the top topics of conversation at South by Southwest over the weekend as . . .
The new photonic switches were designed specifically for service providers who need to cater to enterprise customers, supporting increasing video, cloud and data center traffic.
Last year MSOs tested and implemented content discovery solutions with apps, smart TVs, and more, achieving incremental progress in allaying the frustration many of their subscribers have trying to find relevant content.
The percentage of people sharing access to their subscriptions to OTT services ranges from 10 percent to 25 percent, The Diffusion Group has found, which means a lot of companies are forsaking a lot of potential revenue.
Charter Communications is in talks to acquire Bright House Networks. If the two pull the trigger, the deal could be worth over $10 billion, and increase Charter's video subscriber base by half again.
Cuba has allowed the launch of the island's first known free, public and officially sanctioned Internet service at a Havana cultural center that quietly began offering open Wi-Fi in recent weeks.