The company has long talked about being in the TV business. The issue was whether it would voluntarily restrict itself to over-the-top (OTT) content or attempt to compete with multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs).
People still fear that cord-cutting may yet develop into a phenomenon, but the evidence is that it isn’t happening much.
There's a large MVPD out there with a customer service problem. The question is whether the problem is with one guy or with the entire customer care organization.
TelVue introduced a new version of its line of broadcast servers.
The cable industry has always positioned its broadband as a premium product.
A bunch of high-profile refugees from BitTorrent emerged from under the rock they've been carefully hiding under for three years to show off their new thing...
Adara Technologies might have figured out how to revive the market for switched digital video.
Amdocs is showing customers a new permutation of home gateway.
The ACA's top priority is to push reform of retransmission consent rules.
Custom or standardized off-the-shelf? That's often a hardware question, but it applies to interactive video applications, too. Interactive app specialist Ensequence knows which way it would prefer everyone to go.
CED will not be covering the events of the CableLabs Winter Conference this year.
P2P video is coming on.
The NCTA invites more authors to go long.
The ultimate question: Who pays for Netflix streaming?
Verizon may have placed the keynote speaker at TelcoTV, but this show is really about Tier II and Tier III providers, a bunch of scrappers ready to beg, borrow and steal if that's what it takes to get into the video business.
Could this be the key to everything?
The Verizon/Google proposal is the kind of nonsense cable should root for.
Tekelec encourages Camiant's mobile aspirations, however.
AT&T is joining many other broadband service providers threatening to cut back on capital spending if the FCC moves forward with its plan to reassert its authority over broadband.
Time Warner Cable is continuing to hold its ground in its standoff with the U.S. Copyright Group.
Canoe Ventures has licensed This Technology’s placement opportunity information service (POIS) software, called SpotBuilder.
Cox yesterday officially unveiled the new user interface (UI) and program guide it’s been working on with NDS for more than a year. By virtue of being based on tru2way, that UI won’t – can’t – be available on Cox’s oldest legacy boxes.
The idea behind CableCards wasn’t a bad one, really. No one argues against giving consumers more choices that can lead to better service.
TellyTopia has come up with the complete inverse of – and what sounds like a perfect complement to – the TV Everywhere and Sling concepts. At least one major East Coast MSO is planning to deploy it, the company says.
The premise behind the Smart Grid concept is that power consumption can be monitored, managed and controlled. In other words, the energy network should be a two-way network. In other other words, the power network is going to act like a communications network.