Google and Rovi have signed a patent license agreement spanning several years for use in Google's long-awaited fiber pay-TV service.
DirecTV is losing subscribers for the first time, as the company reined in promotions and consumer appetite for pay-TV services appears to have plateaued.
Backed by Technicolor, Magic Ruby will leverage Technicolor technology to create stronger ties between the TV and handheld devices used as companion devices.
The drying up of SMS and voice revenues is hastening the need for carriers to radically reinvent their businesses.
Sony's red ink worsened in the April-June quarter and it lowered its full-year earnings forecast as it battles a strong yen and declining sales of liquid-crystal display TVs and video game machines.
For the seventh consecutive quarter, Comcast has reduced the rate of its basic video subscribers losses, while overall second-quarter net profit increased 32 percent, thanks in part to new broadband subscribers.
BlackArrow has fleshed out its advanced advertising arsenal with the addition of its Subscriber Information Service product.
More than half a dozen CE manufacturers and retailers have signed on to provide products that will work with Roku’s forthcoming plug-in.
Cable Bahamas has tabbed UXP Systems’ Multiscreen Interaction (MINT) Platform for an upcoming market trial on personalized, multi-screen video, voice and messaging services.
Cisco has closed its $5 billion purchase of digital TV software and security vendor NDS Group.
According to a recent survey of the hybrid, IP-based set-top box sector, operators gave Cisco a slight edge over Motorola.
TV Everywhere services could start to help reduce churn and increase revenues.
Allot expects the Oversi product portfolio to complement its Allot Service Gateway; the combined product set will enable both video optimization and caching.
According to a recent survey, 33 percent of cord cutters would not return to cable operators’ embrace, even if the cost for the video service was drastically reduced.
Comcast’s broadcast unit was all geared up to stream much of the Olympics. Did it set expectations too high, or is it just screwing up?
Comcast seeks to better define Xfinity branding during Olympic spots.
Netflix rules the roost when it comes to the overall number of streaming subscribers, but Vudu’s service came out ahead in a recent survey by Consumer Reports.
Samsung reported another record-high quarterly profit as customers flocked to Galaxy smartphones, helping it outdo rivals at a challenging time for the global tech industry.
BendBroadband has bought Chambers Cable System, which serves 3,500 subscribers in Sunriver and Crossriver, Ore., as well as surrounding areas.
News Corp. is a member of an investment group that has injected a whopping $45 million into the streaming video company.
Telecoms equipment group Alcatel-Lucent is to cut 5,000 jobs in a multi-million-euro cost drive after it reported a second-quarter net loss of €254 million, or $308 million.
Cable industry veteran Michael Pohl has been named as BlackArrow’s new chairman of its board of directors.
TI Broadcast Solutions Group is a consultancy that helps design broadcast facilities for a range of clients.
Comcast Ventures was the lead investor in a Series C round of funding for WhoSay that totaled $12 million
LG Electronics reported a lower quarterly profit as its mobile phone division sank to a loss and forecast its earnings to deteriorate further.