Mobile broadband start-up Stoke has come out with a new network gateway designed to make it easier for operators to dump network-clogging data traffic onto Wi-Fi connections.
And now it’s Boxee versus the cable industry, which should be making cable nervous. We’ve seen this David vs. Goliath thing before, with TiVo in the Boxee role, and it didn’t end well for cable.
Cox Communications partnered with Communications Test Design Inc. (CTDI) on a new 72,000-square-foot distribution center in Chesapeake, Va.
The patent supports the company’s own addressable advertising system, which enables ad decisions to be made at individual set-top boxes based on information provided to the network by the devices.
When connecting a business customer with carrier Ethernet, the last 100 yards is critical.
Apple’s TV sets have been the subject of rumor and conjecture for quite some time, especially since a biography on Steve Jobs said he had found a way to come up with an Apple-based TV user interface.
Cablevision is working with Shazam, Delivery Agent, and FMI to give consumers the ability to buy NFL paraphernalia during the Super Bowl.
For an emerging generation of Japanese innovators, the dream isn't a job for life at a big company. They have new ambitions, and they're determined to go places.
The digital terminal adapter is one-way device, a limitation that both justifies its existence and bars it from being a long-term solution. From its introduction, the DTA has been considered a dead end – a very, very useful device – but a dead end. Evolution Digital thinks maybe not.
Home automation is a burgeoning sector for service providers because it provides incremental revenues and reduces customer churn, according to a report by Infonetics Research.
Amdocs is launching two new programs that enable service providers to quickly enter the connected devices market – one focused on machine-to-machine (M2M) services and the other on connected devices in home and office.
One immediate consequence of the spectacular non-stop growth of the Internet is that it is pushing the subject of network convergence.
Here’s a look at a few trends that are either incubating or fully hatched ...
Never before have consumers had so many communication options. Voice, email, short message service (SMS), multimedia message service (MMS), instant messaging and social networking are nearly ubiquitous.
Consumers can’t get enough of high-speed data, voice and the ever-growing inventory of video content available in the marketplace today.
If there’s one safe bet in telecom, it’s that the percentage of households worldwide with connected consumer electronics (CE) devices will continue to grow at a healthy clip.
GreenPeak Technologies has launched its new GP570 chip; Dialogic Debuts PowerMedia XMS for Conferencing; Adtran has added the Total Access 1600 series to its FTTH portfolio.
Cisco used its Cisco Live! event in London today to introduce what it calls the fastest Wi-Fi access point on the market, the Cisco Aironet 3600 Series Access Point.
Following up on a $10 million round of investment last year, SnagFilms has raised another $7 million in funds from its investors, which included Comcast Interactive Capital.
If there's any doubt that the cable industry is serious about energy management, it should be dispelled when the SCTE opens the doors on its SEMI (Smart Energy Management Initiative) Forum in Philadelphia.
LM Ericsson shocked the market by posting much-worse-than-expected fourth-quarter results, mainly blaming operators for turning cautious due to the global financial turmoil.
Concurrent recently racked up a customer win with Vectra, which is Poland's second-largest cable operator.
Amino Communications has selected Celeno Communications' Wi-Fi solutions for use in its IPTV set-top boxes.
With the aid of itaas, the MSO has upgraded about 1.6 million set-tops in nine of its systems so that they are EBIF-enabled, and it is in the process of upgrading another 1.9 million more.
Time Warner Cable's TWC TV app is now available for use on iPhones, which means subscribers can now watch live shows in their homes, remotely manage their DVRs and change channels with their iPhones.