Comcast says its $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable will take longer than expected because of a long-running regulatory review. The country's largest cable company wants to buy Time Warner . . .
The city council of Columbus, OH, looking to encourage the private sector to roll out high speed broadband, has approved a plan to offer anyone willing to provide such services to use city-owned fiber.
Netgear’s new AC1600 modem router for VDSL/ADSL networks is compatible with ADSL2+ connections, and can support over ten devices, including smartphones, laptops, smart TVs, and Blu-ray players.
The research program, NYU Wireless, is exploring millimeter wave wireless. mmWave is good only for short distances, but it has the potential for delivering data at rates nearing 1 Gbps.
Elemental Statmux is a multi-codec, multi-resolution statistical multiplexer that operators can use to optimize bandwidth while delivering linear and OTT services.
Sony's new PlayStation Vue online TV service launched in three cities last week with more than 50 channels starting at $50. Additional channels can be had for $10 to $20 more, and the service comes . . .
The Oregon Senate expects to vote Tuesday on a bill giving tax breaks to Internet providers and companies that own data centers, the measure's sponsor said Monday. The bill is a response to an . . .
Salt Lake City will soon join a handful of U.S. cities in offering high-speed internet service through Google Fiber. Mayor Ralph Becker made the announcement on Tuesday at The Leonardo museum. Google . . .
An energy company is joining forces with a tech startup to harness computing power to heat homes in the Netherlands. Eneco, a Dutch-based energy company with more than 2 million customers, said . . .
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Monday announced it's expanding its scope to protect consumers as new connected technologies come to market.
The lawsuits challenging the FCC’s recent Internet activities have started to trickle in. Two suits challenge the Commission’s Open Internet plan. Another aims to block the agency from nullifying two specific state laws that restrict the expansion of municipal broadband networks.
Would you pay to see some of the Internet's best video clips first? Vessel, a new service trying to change the way that short video pieces make money on the Internet and mobile devices, is betting . . .
Google hasn't taken its eye of Google Glass and is still working to bring the controversial wearable to market.
From 2012 to 2014 AT&T has invested over $ 1.8 billion in its Missouri wired and wireless network as a part of its project velocity IP (VIP) investment plan.
Antietam Cable will begin charging its broadband customers overage fees when they exceed their monthly data allocations, in what is now a common practice.
Telefonica, BT, and Orange, have wrapped lab trials of G.fast technology, in which they were able to accelerate DSL on local loops to 170 Mbps. BT is about to move into field trials, and a group of companies is looking to adapt the technology for cellular backhaul.
The CRTC has backed off a plan to order Canadian MVPDs to offer their subscribers full a la carte choice, and instead has ordered Canadian operators to establish basic service bundles that can be supplemented with additional tiers.
In the media: HBO, Showtime, and Sony are all proposing to pay MVPDs to have their services prioritized as they are distributed, The Wall Street Journal is reporting today. The trick would be to call this something other than "paid prioritization."
The HomeGrid Forum has elected Donna Yasay as its new president. Yasay is business development director at Marvell Semiconductor, one of HomeGrid’s promoter members.
The cable operator will support eight Wi-Fi hot spots throughout Miami, and will also install fiber optics within the festival area in order to televise live footage from the “Hard Rock Rising Miami Beach Global Music Festival.”
AT&T and Verizon will likely allows others to fight the upcoming court battle against the FCC's new Open Internet rules.
Twin Prime, a startup that claims to be able to accelerate content delivery on the last mile of cellular networks, pulled out of stealth mode with a $9.5 million round of funding, including an investment from GigaOm founder Om Malik.
ViaSat and Boeing have announced a global satellite broadband network, the ViaSat Flexible Broadband System. The venture is meant to enable regional operators around the world to offer broadband services.
Sony released its cloud-based TV service PlayStation Vue today, with programming bundles that range from $50 to $60 to $70 per month -- roughly what traditional MVPDs charge.