The drying up of SMS and voice revenues is hastening the need for carriers to radically reinvent their businesses.
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.
Cable Bahamas has tabbed UXP Systems’ Multiscreen Interaction (MINT) Platform for an upcoming market trial on personalized, multi-screen video, voice and messaging services.
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.
Broadband Internet access should start reaching more rural parts of the country after the Federal Communications Commission retooled a fund that has traditionally subsidized rural phone service.
Comcast seeks to better define Xfinity branding during Olympic spots.
BendBroadband has bought Chambers Cable System, which serves 3,500 subscribers in Sunriver and Crossriver, Ore., as well as surrounding areas.
MetroPCS is confirming its plans to launch an LTE-based voice service in the third quarter after pushing out its debut earlier this year.
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.
Rogers Communications has joined forces with SAP AG to develop a platform of enterprise mobile applications that can be accessed by employees on their smartphones and tablets.
The company continues to bleed DSL customers, and some of those are lost completely.
The system links to the company’s Web-based self-care portal, so subscribers can manage all of their services with a single account.
Solid subscriber growth of FiOS Internet barely compensates for DSL losses; FiOS TV grows, as well.
The scam – with charges ranging from $10 to $45 per bill – has been around for years on landline phone bills and is creeping into the cell phone industry.
Optimum Lightpath said iSpeech is using its fiber network to support its international text-to-speech and speech recognition cloud service.
U.S. Cellular is buying seven lower 700 MHz A-block licenses from CenturyLink subsidiary Actel for an undisclosed sum.
Intracom Telecom will use Amino’s IPTV boxes to roll out HD services in two markets in Eastern Europe.
CSG acquires a competitor, strengthening its global reach in the market for wholesale routing and billing for telecom companies.
Programmers are profiting at the expense of distributors, and in the middle of it all, consumers are the ones paying the price.
Mobile broadband is poised to push mobile services to $976 billion, according to a recent report.
House Democrats are pressuring federal regulators for the second time in a month about Verizon Wireless' marketing deals with those cable operators from which it has proposed buying AWS spectrum.
The MSO has now extended the new cloud-based business services product to 19 states in its footprint.
C Spire Wireless is taking on AT&T's dominance in the home phone market with a new fixed wireless device designed to serve as a replacement for subscribers' landline phones.
The major wireless providers fell flat in the first quarter on slowing smartphone adoption, according to a report from Fitch Ratings.
Cable operators’ rollout of DOCSIS 3.0-based data services and digitization efforts in developing economies were cited as key drivers.