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.
Shaw Communications launched the trial of its Wi-Fi network for customers in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton.
NXP Semiconductors announced a silicon tuner that can handle any terrestrial TV signal anywhere in the world, as well as cable TV reception.
The first base station for Sprint's massive $5 billion network upgrade project went live in Branchburg, N.J., as the operator prepares to move forward with its LTE plans.
Clearwire plans to sell $300 million worth of Class A common stock to raise cash for its planned TD-LTE network, which will be used to add capacity to Sprint's LTE network.
Verizon Wireless is blocking the new flagship phone running Google's Android software, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, from running Google's in-store payment application, the Wallet.
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.
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.
Company battles perception that it is capturing consumer data.
Provider of mobile banking and payments services mFoundry announced $18 million in growth capital from MasterCard, Intel Capital, FIS and Motorola Mobility.
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.
AT&T has come out swinging against the FCC's scathing report on its merger with T-Mobile USA, calling the agency's analysis "obviously one-sided" in a post on its official blog.
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.
Sprint and Clearwire reached a billion-dollar-plus deal that will allow the WiMAX operator to make a key debt payment on time and keep its network up and running for the next four years.
Verizon has launched a national online simulcast of the Longhorn Network's University of Texas-related sports programming.
LightSquared hopes to get into the connected car business, announcing that it has partnered with Smarter Car, a new company that aims to offer mobile services for cars.
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.
NewNet Communication Technologies is a small, privately held firm, and it has agreed to buy the WiMAX wireless network business that once belonged to Motorola from Nokia Siemens Networks.
Republican Congressman Cliff Stearns called the United States' standing in global broadband deployment and speeds "embarrassing."
The FCC blasted AT&T's proposed merger with T-Mobile USA in a 111-page report, citing "substantial material questions of fact" about many of AT&T's claims about the deal's benefits.
Two advocacy groups want the FCC to block AT&T's attempt to withdraw its application to merge with T-Mobile USA – Public Knowledge and Media Access Project.