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.
CableLabs invited manufacturers of 3-D-capable cable set-top boxes, TV sets and test equipment to an event during which they'll be able to evaluate how well their products interoperate.
Comcast is planning its first major rollout of its next-generation Xcalibur service, so it makes sense that reports are surfacing that the box, which is called "Parker" by Comcast, being used for the service is making its way through testing at the Federal Communications Commission.
The two operators were identified only as Tier 1 North American MSOs. The company previously announced that it has been working with Cablevision and with Videotron.
The new FieldSmart Fiber Delivery Point (FDP) Outdoor 48-Port Wall Mount Panel hits the spot between larger-scale OSP deployments and smaller MDU applications.
The company adds the ability to analyze QAM video carriers and expands spectrum coverage to 1 GHz.
There's a catch: The development of equipment and devices for TD-LTE lags behind FDD-LTE, the standard used in Verizon Wireless and AT&T's LTE networks.
A fraud case against three former Nortel Networks executives who are accused of falsifying financial reports began eight years after they were fired.
Solar-powered sensors and monitors can be distributed throughout the home and can connect through a gateway, set-top or PC.
Cisco adds ActiveVideo technology to enable cloud services through its Videoscape TV platform. Meanwhile, ActiveVideo offers support for the HTML5 environment.
Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg is never shy about expressing his vision for the connected-everything world of the future.