Last May, Cablemas bought more than a quarter million hybrid set-tops. The other shoe just dropped: Cablemas is going to phase out its traditional video-on-demand (VOD) system for a quarter of its TV subscribers in favor of a broadband-based streaming service managed by Avail-TVN.
Shaw Communications launched the trial of its Wi-Fi network for customers in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton.
NXP Semiconductors announced a silicon tuner that can handle any terrestrial TV signal anywhere in the world, as well as cable TV reception.
The first base station for Sprint's massive $5 billion network upgrade project went live in Branchburg, N.J., as the operator prepares to move forward with its LTE plans.
Clearwire plans to sell $300 million worth of Class A common stock to raise cash for its planned TD-LTE network, which will be used to add capacity to Sprint's LTE network.
At SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Cox President Pat Esser said his company would deliver on its iPad app during the holiday season. The free app, which Cox calls Cox TV Connect, is available for downloading from the Apple App Store.
While the shockwaves from Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks' decision to sell their wireless spectrum - through their joint venture of SpectrumCo – continue to settle, company execs hit their respective blogs to provide additional insights.
Verizon has achieved a certification for a digital credentials program that in the short term will give the company a big advantage competing for work with the federal government, and in the long term might point the way toward the establishment of secure digital IDs in the consumer market.
Microsoft is rolling out a new interface for its Xbox game console, one that allows you to navigate through music, movies, TV shows and games with the wave of your hand or the sound of your voice.
Company battles perception that it is capturing consumer data.
The $3.6 billion sale of AWS spectrum by Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks to Verizon is mind-boggling on many levels, so here are a few additional thoughts.
AT&T has come out swinging against the FCC's scathing report on its merger with T-Mobile USA, calling the agency's analysis "obviously one-sided" in a post on its official blog.
Strange days indeed. Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks announced that they are selling their wireless spectrum, which was held under the guise of joint venture SpectrumCo, to Verizon Wireless for $3.6 billion.
Charter Communications has put more spring in the step of some of its business and residential data tiers with increased speeds at no additional cost.
Cablevision was hit with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on its Optimum Online network but was able to remediate the problem shortly thereafter.
Rogers Cable has inked a long-term distribution deal with Shaw Media that covers on-demand, online, mobile (through linear) VOD and mobile content rights.
SeaChange International founder, chairman and CEO William Styslinger, 65, has retired, and board member Raghu Rau will take over, serving on an interim basis.
Rovi and Pace said they are teaming to develop a hybrid gateway featuring the former's Total Guide, which emphasizes search and discovery capabilities.
Sprint and Clearwire reached a billion-dollar-plus deal that will allow the WiMAX operator to make a key debt payment on time and keep its network up and running for the next four years.
Verizon has launched a national online simulcast of the Longhorn Network's University of Texas-related sports programming.
San Mateo's Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Comcast Business Services to upgrade the broadband network in San Mateo's downtown underground utility district.
For now, the Android version of the app doesn't support live streaming. A spokesman said there wasn't a timeframe for when live streaming would become available on the Android tablets.
The House Intelligence Committee has introduced legislation aimed at improving the nation's cybersecurity by encouraging better communication between private industry and the federal government.
Cox Business technicians cut more than 1,400 phone lines from a competitor en route to installing a new voice platform, as well as a backup data network.
NewNet Communication Technologies is a small, privately held firm, and it has agreed to buy the WiMAX wireless network business that once belonged to Motorola from Nokia Siemens Networks.