The company will start selling an Android-based Samsung smartphone later this year equipped with an ATSC chip, the hardware needed to receive broadcast mobile television signals in the United States.
Six lawmakers have asked the State Department to investigate whether Huawei and other infrastructure vendors violated U.S. sanctions against Iran by selling telecommunications equipment to the Middle East nation.
Time Warner Cable once again has found itself in a nasty retransmission rights battle, this time with the MSG Network, which pulled its programming from the MSO's lineup.
The Federal Communications Commission approved wireless carrier AT&T's $1.93 billion purchase of unused wireless spectrum from Qualcomm.
LightSquared added some muscle to its top brass when it appointed an executive who oversaw the $70 billion merger between Sprint and Nextel as its new CFO.
Here at CED, the results of our annual Broadband 50 are unpredictable, with a different No. 1 for four years running now. The Broadband 50 celebrates the companies, trends and occurrences, and people...
While it may take a village to drive the development and implementation of something as far-reaching as the cable industry’s CCAP specifications, Comcast’s Jorge Salinger has beat the drum louder than anyone else.
The 2011 class of Pacesetter Award recipients represent innovators in a number of endeavors crucial to the competitive viability of cable operators around the world...
One of the persistent themes at Expo was the need to listen to the customer. There was repeated talk of understanding, anticipating and responding...
There is a lot of effort underway in the cable and consumer electronics industries to develop methods for conserving energy. Some of this is driven by the Energy Star 3.0 requirements for TVs, DVD players and set-top boxes.
The question of what to do with white space spectrum gets tangled up in the bitter partisan wrangling over tax policy in Washington.
With the threat of AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA passed, the operator's competitors are turning their attention to its acquisition of 700 MHz spectrum used for Qualcomm’s discontinued Flo TV mobile television service.
With Sprint's legal battle against AT&T's merger with T-Mobile effectively at an end, the operator is turning its attention to cable operators.
Ads can still appear, even while viewers pause, fast forward or rewind through content – including through embedded commercials.
IEEE 1905.1, which bridges Wi-Fi, MoCA, Ethernet and HomePlug, takes an important step toward ratification.
An administrative law judge issued an initial determination that Motorola Mobility is in violation of one of six Microsoft patents listed in a patent infringement suit filed by Microsoft against Motorola Mobility.
AT&T is hanging up on its $39 billion bid to buy smaller wireless provider T-Mobile USA, nearly four months after the U.S. government raised concerns that the deal would raise prices, reduce innovation and give customers fewer choices.
Passing the Next Generation Television Marketplace Act is highly unlikely for a number of reasons, however.
Congress is considering letting cell phone companies pay television stations to give up their frequencies so they can be put to better use for wireless broadband.
The WhiteSpace Alliance plans to address the world market with the new IEEE 802.22 wireless broadband technology.
British Telecom (BT) has filed allegations of patent infringement against Google with a district court in Delaware.
The Justice Department is fining Comcast CEO Brian Roberts $500,000 for failing to notify authorities that he had acquired more voting stock in the company after Comcast bought the cable assets of AT&T in 2002.
The other shoe just dropped now that Cox Communications announced that it is selling its 20 MHz Advanced Wireless Services licenses to Verizon Wireless for $315 million.
Sprint uses Carrier IQ's software on 26 million devices, and AT&T uses the technology on 900,000 phones.
Shush, already. That's the message the Federal Communications Commission is sending with new rules that force broadcast, cable and satellite companies to turn down the volume on blaring TV commercials.