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.
The numbers say that about a quarter of subscribers have downloaded their provider’s app. About half of those people say they use it at least once a week.
Kevin Hyman executive vice president of operations at Bright House Networks, and Jim Blackley, executive vice president of engineering and information technology at Charter Communications are among this year's honorees.
The FCC has finally published its order reclassifying broadband as a Title II service under the Communications Act – the Open Internet Order. Commissioner Pai’s dissent from the decision charges that the action itself violates the Communications Act.
After playing an important role in the acquisition of SeaWell Networks by Arris last year, Jeff Huppertz has been brought on by TV and IPTV software and solutions supplier Espial as the new vice president of marketing and business development.