Shaw Communications is refining its RFoG and FTTH strategies through four trials that are currently underway
To add a few more details to yesterday’s story, Comcast’s 30 percent stake was part of the $1.365 billion deal between Providence Equity Partners Inc. and Cablevision, which will lead to Bresnan being an unrestricted subsidiary of Cablevision once the deal passes regulatory muster near the end of this year or early next year.
Tired of surfing back and forth across the wide universe of channels on your digital tiers? Time Warner Cable is making it easier for its subscribers to find the content and shows they want by grouping channels together into similar genres, such as sports.
Rogers Communications is putting its On Demand Online platform to good use this week with three options for World Cup soccer coverage.
Based on preliminary findings by IMS Research, Pace needs to hand out those foam “We’re No. 1!” fingers you see at sporting events.
E tu Cableland? Denver’s diminishing status as the cable capital of the world will take another hit if Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper’s plan to sell Bill Daniels’ former home, which is known as Cableland, comes to fruition.
Comcast is reaping the benefits of its all-digital conversion, which is known internally as Project Cavalry.
The folks at Cox Communications provided me with an update on last week’s DOCSIS 3.0 deployments in southern Arizona after deadline yesterday. In addition to Sierra Vista, D3 was also rolled out in Tucson, Casa Grande, Coolidge and Florence.
Canadian cable operator Videotron is getting all of the pieces in place to launch its own wireless network sometime this summer.
The eruption of a volcano last week in Iceland, and the ensuing cloud of ash that shutd own airports across Europe, has thrown a wrench into U.S. vendors’ plans to attend industry shows abroad.
Time Warner Cable is taking orders for its DOCSIS 3.0 tiers in its Dallas service area, which marks the cable operator’s fourth deployment of the faster wideband tiers.
It’s official: Time Warner Cable has launched a DOCSIS 3.0 service in Buffalo, N.Y., which marks the third announced deployment of the wideband service.
A spokesman for Cox Communications provided an update to the cable operator’s Caller ID on TV deployments to date after I filed my story on Monday.
For those who have been in the cable industry for some time, the road to interactive TV has been long, winding and sometimes tortuous with a few dead ends, but now there is light at the end of the tunnel.
While Google’s announcement last week in regard to a planned 1 Gigabit fiber-to-the-home trial garnered a lot of ink, virtual or real, Canadian cable operator Shaw Communications has been planning its own Gigabit FTTH trial for some time.
Suddenlink Communications spokesman Pete Abel followed up with some additional information on the company’s expanded DOCSIS 3.0 rollouts including the news that a faster download speed of 36 Mbps was launched earlier this week in Lubbock, and Midland Texas.
Recently, I was reading a press release from Bright House Networks that referenced it being the nation’s seventh-largest MSO. Since I was so used to writing that BHN was the sixth-largest MSO, I asked a Bright House media rep about the lower ranking, and she said that Verizon had recently surpassed it to become the sixth-largest MSO.
More than 360 million households worldwide will have the right equipment in place by 2014 to view over-the-top videos, with half of that number actively receiving OTT services, according to recent research by The Diffusion Group.
After months of courting, Comcast has finally consummated its deal with General Electric to become the majority partner in NBC Universal, which means Comcast is now a part owner in NBCU offspring Hulu.
At last month’s CTAM Summit in Denver, Time Warner Cable executive Peter Stern mentioned that the nation’s second-largest cable operator was working on the next step for subscribers after Start Over and Look Back.
Yesterday’s news that RCN, through its RCN Business Services division, was launching a DOCSIS 3.0 service for small- to medium-size businesses was noteworthy for several reasons, not the least of which was that it appears competing DOCSIS 3.0 services will be available in the same areas for the first time in North America.
While the economy is still a dark cloud, RCN Metro Optical Networks has found a ray of sunshine with its new network ring that will connect colocation facilities and financial exchanges in New York and New Jersey.
Comcast is in the process of deploying its DOCSIS 3.0-enabled, 100 Mbps downstream tier for businesses in the Seattle area, but the nation’s largest cable operator isn’t saying when it will be launched.
For now, at least, AT&T has decided that Hulu is the lesser of two evils when it comes to launching its own Web portal for Internet video.
While DOCSIS 3.0 deployments have yet to fall into the “ho hum” category, they are becoming more common with the larger cable operators, but give Rogers Communications credit for coming up with its own forward-looking twist on its recent D3 rollout.