Canada's largest telecommunication companies have agreed to buy the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and NBA's Toronto Raptors; the fierce telecom rivals seek live content for their sports channels, digital properties and smartphones.
Most service providers currently deliver MPEG transport streams to their customers, although on at least one leg of their journeys, those streams are likely to travel on a packet network. As streaming services gain popularity, that's guaranteed to happen more often. There are new standards available that operators can use to assure their networks are able to properly handle the traffic.
On-LiVe Asia is the region's only event that brings together innovative businesses searching for ways to maximize the use of online video solutions. They come together to evaluate strategies and technologies to successfully deploy online video across a range of business activities.
SeaChange International subsidiary On Demand Group is powering a premium subscription video-on-demand service that was recently launched in Mexico by Cablevision.
Warner Bros. is learning a hard lesson about launching an ill-conceived product in the age of social media.
It may not be much longer before there's an easier way for Netflix's U.S. subscribers to share their taste in movies on Facebook.
OnLive, the start-up whose technology streams video games over an Internet connection, is expanding its service to tablets and mobile devices.
Microsoft launched Xbox Live apps for both Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and Apple's iPhone.
Verizon Communications is working on an over-the-top service that would stream movies and TV shows to customers outside of its FiOS video service footprint.
To hear Netflix CEO Reed Hastings tell it, the bone-headed decisions that have dragged down the Internet's leading video subscription service during the past five months eventually will be forgotten like a bad movie made by a great film director.
Motorola's APEX3000 Universal Edge QAM, ATCi's TE-2000 Spectrum Analyzer HD, Tektronix's MTS4000 MPEG Analyzer, Sunrise Telecom's CM3 Series Cable Network Analyzer, Lindsay Broadband's HFC Wi-Fi Access and much more.
Last May, Cablemas bought more than a quarter million hybrid set-tops. The other shoe just dropped: Cablemas is going to phase out its traditional video-on-demand (VOD) system for a quarter of its TV subscribers in favor of a broadband-based streaming service managed by Avail-TVN.
NXP Semiconductors announced a silicon tuner that can handle any terrestrial TV signal anywhere in the world, as well as cable TV reception.
At SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Cox President Pat Esser said his company would deliver on its iPad app during the holiday season. The free app, which Cox calls Cox TV Connect, is available for downloading from the Apple App Store.
While the shockwaves from Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks' decision to sell their wireless spectrum - through their joint venture of SpectrumCo – continue to settle, company execs hit their respective blogs to provide additional insights.
Verizon has achieved a certification for a digital credentials program that in the short term will give the company a big advantage competing for work with the federal government, and in the long term might point the way toward the establishment of secure digital IDs in the consumer market.
Microsoft is rolling out a new interface for its Xbox game console, one that allows you to navigate through music, movies, TV shows and games with the wave of your hand or the sound of your voice.
The $3.6 billion sale of AWS spectrum by Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks to Verizon is mind-boggling on many levels, so here are a few additional thoughts.
Comcast challenged Verizon Communications’ claim and asked the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus to investigate it.
In an unexpected twist, TVs are topping many Christmas shopping lists this year.
The Funimation Channel, which is an anime digital cable network, has struck a deal with Armstrong Cable to put its video content on Armstrong’s VOD platform.
Strange days indeed. Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks announced that they are selling their wireless spectrum, which was held under the guise of joint venture SpectrumCo, to Verizon Wireless for $3.6 billion.
Rogers Cable has inked a long-term distribution deal with Shaw Media that covers on-demand, online, mobile (through linear) VOD and mobile content rights.
SeaChange International founder, chairman and CEO William Styslinger, 65, has retired, and board member Raghu Rau will take over, serving on an interim basis.