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.
Rovi and Pace said they are teaming to develop a hybrid gateway featuring the former's Total Guide, which emphasizes search and discovery capabilities.
Verizon has launched a national online simulcast of the Longhorn Network's University of Texas-related sports programming.
San Mateo's Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Comcast Business Services to upgrade the broadband network in San Mateo's downtown underground utility district.
For now, the Android version of the app doesn't support live streaming. A spokesman said there wasn't a timeframe for when live streaming would become available on the Android tablets.
The inevitable is happening as apps start coming directly to smart TVs. Linkin Park is releasing its own app specifically for smart TVs to distribute its own content directly to fans.
Republican Congressman Cliff Stearns called the United States' standing in global broadband deployment and speeds "embarrassing."
Alpha Technologies, a member of The Alpha Group, provides the cable industry with the most reliable, technologically advanced and cost-effective powering solutions available.
EchoStar is a multiple Emmy Award-winning company that has pioneered advancements in the TV industry for nearly 30 years. Over the last three decades, EchoStar’s focus on video technology has been a major contributor to shifts in the way consumers view, receive and interact with TV content.
Fujitsu's cable-ready, carrier-grade optical and professional services solutions are helping MSOs across North America deliver video, data and telecom services over a single, high-speed network.
VeEx builds products that blend advanced technology and vast technical expertise with the discerning measurement needs of customers. VeEx's core expertise is embodied in an array of products that test DSL, metro Ethernet, cable TV and transport networks.
Internet-based content pouring through your pipes is certain to increase; the only question is by how much? And the answer is: to just under trillions of hours a year by 2015.
With the expansion of the new digital international programming offerings, Cox subscribers now have access to more than 25 international channels.