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.
Verizon filed two patent infringement suits against Cablevision this week. Cablevision doesn’t want to comment beyond calling it a nuisance suit, and Verizon doesn’t want to comment beyond a statement that raises more questions than it answers.
Republican lawmakers are attacking the Obama administration’s broadband stimulus program. Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) questioned the program’s cost, its effectiveness and its efficiency in a formal statement at a House subcommittee meeting.
Big changes at Motorola. Home & Networks Mobility is going to be bundled with the handset division whether or not the handset operation gets sold. And if Joe Cozzolino can pull it off, you can kiss the CMTS goodbye –
There’s only so much that cable companies can squeeze capex, so it’s only natural that they have been turning their attention to opex. That puts a premium on making sure operations are running efficiently. Meanwhile, intensifying competition means always having to say you’re sorry for the slightest of glitches (don’t even mention outages), which also puts a premium on operational efficiency.