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On guard: Comcast adds latest version of Norton Security Suite

June 20, 2012 2:22 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Comcast, the nation’s largest ISP, recently made the latest version of Norton Security Suite available for its broadband subscribers at no additional cost.

Shaw Direct bows streaming VOD service

June 20, 2012 1:53 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Shaw Direct is laying claim to being the first direct-to-home provider in Canada to use adaptive streaming technology to deliver video-on-demand content directly to subscribers’ set-top boxes.

Cogeco opens doors on new data center in Toronto

June 20, 2012 1:43 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Instead of pushing the data center out into the suburbs, Cogeco chose to put it next to some of Canada's most important institutions.

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AT&T, Sirius offer rules for 2.3 GHz band

June 20, 2012 1:31 pm | by Andrew Berg, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Sirius and other SDARS providers had felt there was room for improvement as they look toward possible complications from the coming rollout of LTE.

ERF Wireless speeds up network expansion

June 20, 2012 1:25 pm | by Andrew Berg, Wireless Week | News | Comments

ERF Wireless is moving ahead of schedule on a three-state network expansion that targets major oil and gas drilling areas in Kansas, Nebraska and Montana.

SeaChange snaps up iTV software developer Flashlight

June 19, 2012 3:14 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

SeaChange International is continuing in its evolution as a software-based company with the purchase of interactive TV software developer Flashlight Engineering and Consulting.

Netflix appears to be eating into pay-TV VOD

June 19, 2012 3:12 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

A new report suggests that even with limited viewing options, Netflix remains a highly viable option for many viewers vis-à-vis VOD.

Chunghwa doubles down on Envivio equipment

June 19, 2012 3:11 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

The Taiwanese service provider expands its Envivio infrastructure to enable the delivery of Olympics content to subscribers viewing on PCs, tablets and smartphones.

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Report: Verizon Wireless’ LTE scores fastest network

June 19, 2012 3:08 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Tests found that Sprint's LTE network will be able to compete with AT&T and Verizon, but that it isn't quite as fast as its larger competitors.

Sprint adds 2G coverage to Direct Connect

June 19, 2012 3:04 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Sprint is offering iDEN customers clinging to old push-to-talk phones another reason to switch over to its CDMA-based Direct Connect service.

Cable broadband pioneer wins Marconi Prize

June 19, 2012 3:03 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

Broadcom co-founder Henry Samueli is recognized for his development of analog and mixed-signal circuitry that helped enable cable modem technology.

Liberty Global hits refresh on corporate identity

June 19, 2012 3:01 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

International cable operator Liberty Global announced that all of its corporate offices will now operate under the Liberty Global banner.

The Cable Center adds 3 executives to board of directors

June 19, 2012 3:00 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

The Cable Center announced today that it had named three cable industry executives to its board of directors.

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Microsoft's long and tortured history in tablets

June 19, 2012 2:57 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft has been trying to introduce a successful tablet for years. Maybe this time it’s done it.

Connections Europe - Nov. 13-14, 2012

June 18, 2012 5:48 pm | by CED Magazine | Events

Connections Europe, produced by Parks Associates, offers high-level analysis and consumer research, networking opportunities, and information on emerging connected home services and technologies.

Verizon rolls out 300/65 Mbps Quantum tier

June 18, 2012 3:06 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Verizon also cut the price on the 150 Mbps offering that competes more directly with cable operators’ DOCSIS 3.0-based tiers.

Xfinity Home surfaces in Arizona, Virginia

June 18, 2012 3:01 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

Comcast has introduced the home security, monitoring and control services in four more markets.

Q&A: Breaking down AT&T’s cloud services

June 18, 2012 2:58 pm | by Andrew Berg, Wireless Week | News | Comments

As vice president of hosting and cloud services for AT&T, Steve Caniano knows a thing or two about the cloud.

Report: Worldwide mobile broadband subs up 50% last year

June 18, 2012 2:45 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Infonetics Research expects the number of subscribers to increase to 2.6 billion by 2016.

Phones gain ability to learn by touching

June 18, 2012 2:40 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

There's a form of extrasensory perception called psychometry, whose practitioners claim to learn things about objects by touching them.

SK Broadband launches IPv6

June 18, 2012 2:37 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

The South Korean MSO implemented the capability with a software upgrade of its Arris CMTSs.

CEO leaving LodgeNet

June 18, 2012 2:35 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Sioux Falls-based company that provides Internet services to hotels and other industries is searching for a new CEO.

TWC increases broadband penetration to low-income families in NYC

June 15, 2012 2:51 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Time Warner Cable has extended a partnership that fosters greater digital penetration to low-income families in New York City.

Verizon rebuts spectrum warehousing claims

June 15, 2012 2:48 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless continues its effort to convince the FCC to approve its $3.9 billion purchase of AWS spectrum as the clock ticks down on the deal.

In the media: CenturyLink gears up for video service in Colorado Springs

June 15, 2012 2:44 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

CenturyLink is working on franchise agreements in order to offer an IPTV service to communities near Colorado Springs, Colo., which are currently being served by Comcast.

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