For all the promise of LTE, it appears that global roaming on so-called “world phones” is one thing it might not be able to deliver.
Apple continued to drive worldwide media tablet shipments in the third quarter, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Media Tablet and eReader Tracker.
Time Warner Cable has released its second Android-based app in as many weeks, with the latest, My TWC, taking flight.
Suddenlink Communications subscribers that currently enjoy TiVo Premiere in their homes can now pause a recorded program in one room and resume watching it in another.
Thanks to gear from Alcatel-Lucent, Cablevision Argentina is laying claim to being the first cable operator in South America to deliver 100 Gbps speeds over an optical network.
With NFL games enjoying seemingly invincible ratings while most everything else on TV goes down, down, down, the league's traditional broadcast partners embraced a deal that sends their rights fees up, up, up.
Netflix spent more money currying favor with U.S. lawmakers and regulators in the third quarter while the video subscription service's customers rebelled against a price increase.
A key government committee said that LightSquared’s network affects a “majority” of general purpose GPS receivers and technology used to land planes, but it doesn’t appear to have a significant impact on cell phones.
Verizon will be upgrading the IP backbone of its FiOS service, deploying Cisco CRS-3 carrier routers in several major markets to support 100G transport.
There was an odd coincidence in the set-top box market, with both Amino Technologies and Pace announcing they are replacing their respective chief executives, effective immediately.
The worldwide sale of cable broadband equipment was up 14 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, according to a new report by Infonetics Research.
Cisco Systems, the world's largest maker of computer networking gear, spent $850,000 in the third quarter to lobby the federal government on corporate taxes and other issues, according to a disclosure report.
Electronics retailer Best Buy’s third-quarter net income fell 29 percent as it cut prices in popular categories such as tablets and TVs to drive sales and traffic during the busy holiday season.
AT&T told the FCC that it will cost between $1 billion and $2 billion to use Qualcomm's Flo TV spectrum for supplemental downlink capacity in its LTE network.
LightSquared is again modifying the deployment plan for its hybrid satellite-terrestrial LTE network to address problems with GPS interference.
Cable operators have been in a strong position to address the demand for mobile backhaul and business services. The biggest impediment to satisfying that demand is that cable networks built to support primarily residential video and data services do not meet the SLA requirements of large enterprise customers.
Time Warner Cable has launched a Wi-Fi Finder app for Android devices in its Los Angeles market, with an iOS version slated for release in a few weeks
For anyone performing cell backhaul, there’s a new specification for handling wireless data traffic from a combination of traditional TDM networks and packet-based transport technologies as wireless operators migrate from 2G/3G to 4G and LTE services.
The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) is challenging the FCC's efforts to overhaul its Universal Service Fund (USF) and intercarrier compensation systems.
Gov. Peter Shumlin promised that every Vermonter will have access to broadband computer services in their homes and businesses by the end of 2013.
YouTube has acquired RightsFlow, a New York-based company that will help it identify the owners of music that people use in videos they post.
A draft government report on LightSquared's proposed LTE network leaked to the media shows the service knocked out 75 percent of GPS receivers studied in a recent test.
Nokia Siemens Networks says it will sell its fixed-line broadband access business and transfer 400 personnel worldwide to Adtran.
At Cable-Tec Expo, we ran into Comcast CTO Tony Werner, mentioned what Verizon’s Eric Bruno had announced about Home Control, and asked him if Comcast had any plans to do likewise: sell broadband-based services outside of its traditional footprint.
Ordinarily, we include coverage of Cable-Tec Expo in our November/December print issue. This year, Expo was scheduled too late in the year for us to include it in that edition, prompting this extra online installment.