Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board, BC Partners and Suddenlink President and CEO Jerry Kent – along with members of his management team – have bought the nation’s seventh-largest cable operator.
Viacom has decided to let new episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" be shown on its websites, easing a blockade of online viewings that it imposed in a fee dispute with DirecTV.
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.
DOCSIS 3.0 rollouts pushed cable modem sales to increase by more than 50 percent when compared with the same timeframe a year ago.
AT&T followed Verizon Wireless’ lead and unveiled new shared data plans. But unlike its competitor, moving to the plans will be optional.
Ericsson's profits slid 63 percent in the second quarter as it took a hit from the European debt crisis and a slowdown in spending on legacy networks.
Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, said the weak global economy is slowing its growth, and revenue for the current quarter is likely to come in below Wall Street forecasts.
Several major Polish media companies are joining forces to put some of their best online content behind a combined paywall. The Piano pay model emulates cable television.
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.
Adara Technologies said Darien Communications in Georgia is using its hosted and managed switched digital video (SDV) service to enable the addition of hundreds of HD channels, as well as other services long the province of larger operators.
Entone will be touting an integrated product suite that one small operator said has put his company on equal footing with the big guys when it comes to advanced TV services.
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.
The delivery of video content to multiple screens by Tier 2 and 3 cable operators has long come under the heading of sheer fantasy. Not anymore. Now it’s real.
Comcast and Scripps Networks Interactive have forged a multi-year distribution agreement that will provide Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers with Scripps video content across a range of devices and platforms.
Optimum Lightpath said iSpeech is using its fiber network to support its international text-to-speech and speech recognition cloud service.
AT&T is facing off against a number of regional providers over proposals to establish interoperability in the lower 700 MHz band.
U.S. Cellular is buying seven lower 700 MHz A-block licenses from CenturyLink subsidiary Actel for an undisclosed sum.
Intracom Telecom will use Amino’s IPTV boxes to roll out HD services in two markets in Eastern Europe.
CSG acquires a competitor, strengthening its global reach in the market for wholesale routing and billing for telecom companies.
Pace is providing hardware and software elements for Sky New Zealand and TVNZ’s new Igloo TV service, which has soft-launched with some customers.
Programmers are profiting at the expense of distributors, and in the middle of it all, consumers are the ones paying the price.
Sprint has turned its five-market LTE launch into a 15-market debut as it works to catch up with its larger competitors.
Comcast has bought out Microsoft’s 50 percent stake in MSNBC.com and rebranded the site as NBCNews.com.
Mobile broadband is poised to push mobile services to $976 billion, according to a recent report.
The federal antitrust regulator is said to be delaying approval of the spectrum purchase because of concerns that side deals to cross-sell each other's products amount to a non-compete agreement.