Several news items recently made me think about the technology involved with skipping commercials.
NBCUniversal delivered more than 100 million video streams during the recent London Olympic Games, and the almost across-the-board coverage of the events further underscored the value of TV Everywhere services.
Cablevision has hired Matt Lake as its senior vice president of branding and creative.
The new service is part of a $200 million plan to connect the subway to the outside world.
The mobile wallet is coming, and it could be closer than you think.
SeaChange International announced that former Comcast engineering executive Steve Craddock has joined its board of directors.
SeaChange announced that two more United States-based multiple system operators have signed on to use its Adrenalin back office software and client platform.
The MSO promises to start distributing IP-based gateways and set-tops beginning later this year.
Suddenlink Communications posted revenue of $513.3 million in the recently completed second quarter, which was a 6.5 percent increase from a year ago.
Backed by Technicolor, Magic Ruby will leverage Technicolor technology to create stronger ties between the TV and handheld devices used as companion devices.
The drying up of SMS and voice revenues is hastening the need for carriers to radically reinvent their businesses.
For the seventh consecutive quarter, Comcast has reduced the rate of its basic video subscribers losses, while overall second-quarter net profit increased 32 percent, thanks in part to new broadband subscribers.
BlackArrow has fleshed out its advanced advertising arsenal with the addition of its Subscriber Information Service product.
Comcast’s broadcast unit was all geared up to stream much of the Olympics. Did it set expectations too high, or is it just screwing up?
Comcast seeks to better define Xfinity branding during Olympic spots.
News Corp. is a member of an investment group that has injected a whopping $45 million into the streaming video company.
Cable industry veteran Michael Pohl has been named as BlackArrow’s new chairman of its board of directors.
Advanced advertising vendor SeaWell Networks announced that Time Warner Cable executive Joan Gillman has joined its board of directors as an independent member.
The service provider is initially using the set-up to reclaim analog bandwidth and introduce more high-definition channels.
The Azuki Media Platform includes adaptive streaming, entitlement and digital rights management (DRM).
Google is getting even better at showing online ads to the right people at the right time. That enabled the Internet search leader to hit analysts' earnings target for the second quarter.
Microsoft posted its first quarterly loss in its 26 years as a public company as it declared a struggling online ad business a bust and prepared for one of the biggest product updates in its history.
The company also plans to release its first device and a wireless PC/keyboard that users will be able to use to control the FreeCast guide and navigate the Web on their TV screens.
SeaChange International will be at the Independent Show demonstrating software solutions that can enable small and mid-size cable operators to extend their services to tablets, smartphones, PCs and other devices.
RGB Networks will be at The Independent Show highlighting how its digital and IP-based video products can be tailored for use by small- and medium-size operators.