The Senate antitrust committee will take a look at the competitive effects of four cable companies selling their spectrum to Verizon, and then bundling each other's services.
The idea is to squeeze over-the-air television, which has few viewers, into a smaller slice of the airwaves.
Various unconfirmed reports speak of a sharper screen and faster cellular broadband options.
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) has named the five finalists that will compete in next month's Technology Challenge that will be held during the SCTE Canadian Summit in Toronto.
Cablevision Systems reported increased revenue in its fourth quarter, though its net profit was down 47 percent.
Comcast is keeping busy on the home automation front: It announced it has struck a partnership with EcoFactor, which enables a cloud-based energy management system, and it added four new features to its Xfinity Home service.
The head of the FCC touted the agency's pro-wireless policies during a speech at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona but made no mention of its decision to block AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA or the failure of LightSquared's LTE plans.
With two weeks under his belt as Charter's new CEO and president, Tom Rutledge faced the inevitable questions from analysts that sought to compare and contrast his current job with his former position at Cablevision.
In its fourth-quarter earnings conference call, Charter Communications executives said the company was pulling back on the reins for its planned deployment of TiVo's Premiere box.
Kabel Deutschland is using Arris' D5 Universal Edge QAM to deliver DVB-C2 video to a Sony TV equipped with a DVB-C2 tuner.
Sprint plans to raise $2 billion in new debt funding that it said could be used to defray the cost of upgrading its network, pay off its debt or pour additional cash into Clearwire.
The two are collaborating on a more efficient way to deliver video over cellular networks using the evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services (eMBMS) standards.
Google is selling off its entire stake in Clearwire for $47 million, well below the market value of the shares.
Rogers Communications has started offering a combination whole-home PVR and TV Everywhere-style service based on Cisco's Videoscape architecture.
President Barack Obama has signed a payroll tax cut extension bill that includes provisions allowing the FCC to auction off television spectrum and the long-awaited creation of a national mobile broadband network for public safety.
New research by NPD In-Stat projects that the number of fiber-enabled backhaul macro base stations will approach 1.8 million by 2014.
Bright House Networks is the official telecommunications provider for the Republican National Convention that will be held at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Dish Network said its net income rose 24 percent in the latest quarter, beating analyst expectations, as it added a modest number of subscribers.
Google has requested approval from Missouri and Kansas to offer video services on its FTTH network in Kansas City.
While it would appear on the surface that Comcast's new streaming video service, which it calls Xfinity Streampix, is an answering salvo to OTT competition such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, Comcast is positioning it as an additional feature to its stable of online video offerings.
T-Mobile USA has asked the FCC to block Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion acquisition of a nationwide swath of AWS spectrum held by four cable companies.
In a deal that was designed to advance Pace's presence in North America and TiVo's abroad, DVR pioneer TiVo and set-top box vendor Pace announced that they have entered into a global partnership.
The company will integrate chips from Quantenna to support the multi-room distribution of HD video.
Microsoft lodged a formal complaint with the European Union's competition regulator against Motorola Mobility and its soon-to-be owner Google, saying Motorola's aggressive enforcement of patent rights against rivals breaks competition rules.