The head of the FCC tried to convince broadcasters to sell off their spectrum in voluntary auctions during a speech at the National Association of Broadcaster's annual conference in Las Vegas.
Cox Communications has laid claim to being the first cable operator in the nation to offer TEDTalks On Demand, which features lectures from well-known scientists, adventurers, artists, designers and storytellers.
Starz Entertainment and DirecTV struck a new multi-platform deal that adds online access to movies and other video content to the satellite provider’s TV Everywhere stable.
The Comcast Media Center (CMC) has inked a deal with United Launch Alliance to provide live and on-demand coverage of rocket launches across various media platforms.
Indiana telecom company Smithville has enhanced its IPTV service by putting into place a system that records live broadcast TV and enables on-demand and restart viewing.
Australia-based OptiComm will use cable modem termination systems from Casa Systems to build out the country’s first wholesale, DOCSIS 3.0-based HFC network to deliver data services.
The two are set to integrate their systems to enable broadcasters to add interactivity that brings together TVs, PCs, tablets, smartphones.
Streaming? Many people favor renting DVDs from a box – and they’re increasingly buying goods from kiosks.
Meanwhile, the city of Philadelphia will hold a hearing about Verizon’s foot-dragging on its FiOS rollout plans.
Windstream opened its newest data center in Little Rock, Ark., in order to help provision its business customers’ needs via cloud-based and dedicated managed services.
Time Warner Cable and Verizon Wireless are now offering cross-promotional bundles in Raleigh, N.C.; Kansas City; and Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio.
Charter Communications is setting the stage for interactive advertising by deploying FourthWall Media’s Ad Widgets in 800,000 digital homes across five markets.
One of the nation’s most hallowed baseball parks has stepped into the future with the installation of Comcast Business Services’ Metro Ethernet service.
The integrated systems will help MSOs handle incoming MPEG-4 video as they upgrade networks built for MPEG-2.
You do that Vudu that you do so well – Wal-Mart gets an exclusive on a box that will support its video service.
The carrier will use equipment from Alcatel-Lucent to bring fiber-based broadband to rural Vermont customers.
As expected, Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai plans to slash 10,000 jobs from the company’s workforce as Sony works to turn around its business amid worst-ever projected losses.
Wal-Mart is testing the UltraViolet digital rights locker – it will provide free streaming rights to movies that customers can prove they own.
Facebook keeps probing ways to get into the film rental biz.
Advanced advertising vendor BlackArrow has released new software that was designed to help cable operators work with programming networks to expand the sale, placement and measurement of dynamic advertising insertion across IP and traditional pay-TV platforms.
Dell servers running software from EdgeCast and Elemental will help service providers target the enterprise market.
The new capability supports media companies used to sharing and working with unprocessed video.
The video processing specialist adds support for MPEG DASH and CALM Act compliance.
The organization makes a series of moves that will help its members better deal with IPTV, OTT and other recent networking issues.