A city councilman wants to forbid the Police Department from pulling the plug on all of that electronic communication during the G-8 and NATO summits in May, taking away a tactic employed by authorities during a crackdown on democratic protests in Egypt.
The Sports Fan Coalition receives money from Verizon, and has received funding from Time Warner Cable in the past, but insists it is "driven by fans."
More than 100 corporations, trade associations and public interest groups are worried that white space spectrum could become a casualty of the showdown between the House and Senate over the payroll tax cut extension bill.
IAC Chairman Barry Diller takes a seat on the board of Aereo, which has devised a new over-the-top scheme based on antenna farms and network DVRs.
Time Warner Cable executive vice president and CTO Mike LaJoie will be the keynote speaker at the SCTE Canadian Summit 2012 in Toronto.
A collaboration with Health Evolution is designed to figure out how to transform the delivery of medical services.
Verizon Wireless is refusing to reverse redactions about its marketing side deal with cable operators forged in its $4 billion acquisition of their AWS spectrum.
More than 2 million Time Warner Cable subscribers lost TV access to the NBA's Knicks and the NHL's Rangers, Devils, Islanders and Sabres because of a fight over rate increases between the cable giant and MSG Network.
Video management and publishing vendor thePlatform announced that three of its executives have been promoted.
Under a new policy, AT&T has started cutting their data speeds as part of an attempt to manage data usage on its network.
Netflix pressed the rewind button on its fourth-quarter earnings after settling allegations that the video subscription service violated a consumer privacy law.
With the addition of four more communities in Texas, Suddenlink Communications has the TiVo Premiere DVR available in more than 40 communities across its footprint.
Synacor finally became a public company, opening on the Nasdaq exchange.
Shaw Communications CTO Dennis Steiger provides a few more details on the company’s engineering efforts that are behind its Exo brand.
Shaw Exo features HD signals in a higher, less compressed bit rate for improved quality and a larger selection of on-demand titles in full 1080p HD, along with fiber-based Internet speeds of up to 250 Mbps.
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.
Cheetah Technologies has upgraded its video monitor so that it can now analyze a full dozen HD channels at once during ingest.
In keeping with its legacy of being a cable innovator, BendBroadband launched its TV Everywhere service with video content available from Turner Broadcasting.
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.
That's a small fraction of the record 111.3 million viewers that watched NBC's broadcast of the big game. But it was still enough to make it the most-watched single-game sports event online, according to the network.
In this campaign season, the social networks have nothing on the news networks.
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.
Time Warner Cable has launched “Talking Pictures On Demand,” which is a roundtable talk show that focuses on the various on-demand offerings each month.
One of Flingo’s most recent clients is A+E Networks, which said it will introduce some social networking functions based on Flingo’s social TV capabilities on the A&E and History channels.