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.
The achievements of the latest interop at CableLabs move cable’s common ad platform a few steps closer to commercialization.
Verizon Communications will challenge Netflix and start a video streaming service this year with Redbox and its DVD rental kiosks.
In a move that merges two Tier 2 service providers, Consolidated Communications Holdings announced that it was buying SureWest Communications for roughly $340.9 million in cash and stock.
The company will have different versions of the tool appropriate for content producers, broadcasters, cable networks, post houses and other digital media operations.
Cablevision is working with Shazam, Delivery Agent, and FMI to give consumers the ability to buy NFL paraphernalia during the Super Bowl.
Mediacom Communications has expanded its HD line-up for subscribers in Iowa, Alabama and Florida.
The purchase price could total over $26 million; just less than half that amount is to be paid upfront, with much of the balance to be paid as royalties contingent on future sales.
The company brings back a popular plan that was suspended when the company stopped selling a specific handset.
For an emerging generation of Japanese innovators, the dream isn't a job for life at a big company. They have new ambitions, and they're determined to go places.
The digital terminal adapter is one-way device, a limitation that both justifies its existence and bars it from being a long-term solution. From its introduction, the DTA has been considered a dead end – a very, very useful device – but a dead end. Evolution Digital thinks maybe not.
Amid increasing congressional scrutiny over their spectrum and reselling deal, Comcast and Verizon Wireless are now cross-promoting each other's products in San Francisco.
The company said she will not be replaced and that the title of president will be eliminated as part of ongoing cost reduction measures.
The Department of Education and the FCC propose to phase out physical textbooks for electronic versions that can be easily revised and updated.