YouTube has acquired RightsFlow, a New York-based company that will help it identify the owners of music that people use in videos they post.
At Cable-Tec Expo, we ran into Comcast CTO Tony Werner, mentioned what Verizon’s Eric Bruno had announced about Home Control, and asked him if Comcast had any plans to do likewise: sell broadband-based services outside of its traditional footprint.
Ordinarily, we include coverage of Cable-Tec Expo in our November/December print issue. This year, Expo was scheduled too late in the year for us to include it in that edition, prompting this extra online installment.
Time Warner Cable has ramped up the upstream and downstream speeds of several of its data tiers in its Carolinas system, as well as added more HD channels.
Charter Communications is going commercial with a whole-home solution using the TiVo Premiere box that it announced last January.
Cablevision Systems is suing rival Verizon Communications in an effort to stop an advertising campaign deriding the speed of Cablevision's Internet service.
Suddenlink has dropped video-on-demand services and TV Caller ID features into some Arizona communities that were formerly served by NPG Cable.
Drama in its boardroom may have dominated recent headlines, but the big story at SeaChange International is that it is finding singular success with its evolution to a multi-screen strategy.
Canada's largest telecommunication companies have agreed to buy the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and NBA's Toronto Raptors; the fierce telecom rivals seek live content for their sports channels, digital properties and smartphones.
Most service providers currently deliver MPEG transport streams to their customers, although on at least one leg of their journeys, those streams are likely to travel on a packet network. As streaming services gain popularity, that's guaranteed to happen more often. There are new standards available that operators can use to assure their networks are able to properly handle the traffic.
On-LiVe Asia is the region's only event that brings together innovative businesses searching for ways to maximize the use of online video solutions. They come together to evaluate strategies and technologies to successfully deploy online video across a range of business activities.
SeaChange International subsidiary On Demand Group is powering a premium subscription video-on-demand service that was recently launched in Mexico by Cablevision.
Warner Bros. is learning a hard lesson about launching an ill-conceived product in the age of social media.
It may not be much longer before there's an easier way for Netflix's U.S. subscribers to share their taste in movies on Facebook.