With its most high-profile backer sent back to the bench, does that mean TD-LTE is out of the running? Not by a long shot.
Buckeye CableSystem is gearing up for its long-term IP migration while attempting to win back customers in the short term with Arris’ hybrid QAM/IP video gateways.
Imagine Communications has reengineered its ICE video platform so that it can simultaneously process HD and SD IPTV streams; options include adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming. The upgrade makes the ICE system suitable for IPTV, a bit of a repositioning for the company. And, of course, the new combination of capabilities makes ICE suitable for multi-screen delivery, as well.
Cricket Communications has signed a five-year agreement with Clearwire for wholesale access to its not-yet-built TD-LTE network.
Entone announced that Twin Lakes Telephone will use the vendor’s FusionTV system to provide a unified set of video services for its customers.
The former SeaChange executive will be responsible for consumer-facing technologies.
Cablevision’s Optimum Lightpath is now offering a dark fiber solution that was designed to cut down on upfront operational costs.
In an effort to break free of its computer-based roots, Intel is said to be soliciting programmers on a plan to create a “virtual cable operator” service that would stream video over the Internet.
Clearwire said its TD-LTE plans remain unchanged despite a major setback at key technology partner China Mobile.
Barnes & Noble has named former Cablevision chief financial officer Michael Huseby as its new CFO.
Charter said its Customer Guarantee program is backing up its dedication to customer service with financial commitments.
Time Warner Cable Business Class has wrapped up a fiber-optics project for TechCity Properties in the Hudson Valley that included installing fiber access points.
Dish Network has closed its acquisitions of satellite companies DBSD North America and TerreStar Networks, but its plans to use the companies' spectrum for an LTE network are a long way from being realized.
The city will install equipment from Ruckus Wireless, covering its business district.
Ubee expects to integrate its cable modems with AirWalk’s femtocells.
AT&T said it is turning on its LTE service in a dozen new markets "soon" as it works to catch up with larger rival Verizon Wireless, whose LTE network already covers large portions of the country.
Verizon Wireless and four cable companies are being asked to provide more information to the FCC about a marketing and cross-selling agreement they signed at the same time they forged a multi-billion-dollar spectrum deal.
Mediacom Communications released unaudited financial results for last year and the fourth quarter, which included an increase in revenues and a loss of 67,000 basic video subscribers.
Cable One has tabbed Synacor for the launch of its TV Everywhere services, as well as its customer Web portal.
New modem technology from the vendor helps achieve faster throughputs on Ku-band systems.
Viera Connect also includes a first foray into home broadband networking – with a fitness application.
Vevo is also planning to do "a lot" to migrate to TV screens and will soon be connected to game consoles.
In an effort to bring more value to cable operators’ TV Everywhere services, thePlatform has added new features to its mpx system that enable customized content bundles and the ability to segment subscribers.
Ericsson is cutting back on its workforce in North America, where it currently employs more than 14,000 people.