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.
Cable industry veteran Kimberly Edmunds has moved on from a 15-year career at Cox Communications to become senior vice president of customer care for Comcast Cable.
New estimates from research firm Ovum indicate that consumers' increasing use of IP-based social messaging services on their smartphones cost telecom operators $8.7 billion globally in lost SMS revenues in 2010 and $13.9 billion in 2011.
BendBroadband has beefed up its recently launched TV Everywhere service with the addition of HBO Go and Max Go.
Comcast Business Services has upgraded Seattle-based health care provider Navos' network infrastructure from a 1.5 Mbps T1 line to its 50 Mbps business-class Ethernet service.
AT&T continues to pressure the FCC to force Dish into rapid build-out requirements for its planned mobile broadband network, requirements that the satellite provider has resisted.
Ericsson is buying Canadian Wi-Fi specialist BelAir Networks as part of a move to develop telecommunications equipment that integrates both Wi-Fi and cellular technologies.
NCTC members will be able to get Evolution's DTAs and TiVo DVRs at lower prices through NCTC volume purchasing.
The small provider in Illinois signs up for Avail-TVN's MPEG-4 service, freeing bandwidth for TV Everywhere and other services.
YouTube is enlisting Hollywood's help to reach a generation of viewers more familiar with smartphones than TV remotes.
Netflix says it will stream certain movies from The Weinstein Co., including "The Artist," under an exclusive licensing agreement.
LightSquared, still reeling from the FCC's decision to block its wireless network, has withheld a $56.25 million payment to Inmarsat for use of the company's L-band satellite spectrum.
BlueHighways TV has inked a multi-year carriage agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative that will make the network available to the NCTC's nearly 1,000 member cable operators.
Young people want their music, TV and movies now – even if it means they get these things illegally.
Clearwire warns its partnership with Comcast and Time Warner Cable is threatened by the MSOs' new relationship with Verizon Wireless.
Brightcove's shares are surging in their first day of trading on the Nasdaq exchange.
U.S. Cellular pulled back the curtain on its new LTE markets with a round of deployments to span cities in 14 states.
John Kinnucan of Portland, Ore., is awaiting an initial court appearance in Oregon. The president of Broadband Research LLC was arrested at his residence.
Comcast's Freedom Region, which serves 2.1 million customers in greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and northern Delaware, has completed the launch of Xfinity Home across its entire footprint.
Time Warner Cable is close to rolling out streaming television to Android devices with the Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system.