Pay-TV STB Revenues Plunge
News Analysis | 6/30/2015 | Post a comment
IHS reports that global shipments of pay-TV set-tops generated lower revenues last year for the first time in a dozen years despite a slight rise in unit volume.
NetScout Preps Post-Acquisition Future
News Analysis | 6/30/2015 | 2 comments
NetScout will soon close its monster $2.6 billion acquisition of Danaher's network monitoring and security business, a move that will reshape its business and strategy.
Bell Canada Unveils Big Gig Plans
News Analysis | 6/26/2015 | 4 comments
Canada's largest phone company and broadband provider announces intent to roll out 1 Gig service throughout the eastern half of the country, starting this summer.
AT&T Commits $3B More to Mexico
News Analysis | 6/25/2015 | 2 comments
The carrier is adding an additional $3 billion to its investment in Mexico as it accelerates plans to build out a North American Mobile Service area.
FCC Auction Proposal Dings Dish, T-Mobile
News Analysis | 6/25/2015 | 3 comments
Chairman Wheeler proposes not to increase the size of the spectrum reserve for small carriers and to close a loophole that allowed Dish to get a big discount at the last spectrum auction.
T-Mobile Tweaks JUMP Phone Upgrade Plan
News Analysis | 6/25/2015 | 6 comments
As part of a series of planned uncarrier updates, T-Mobile is doing away with its $10 monthly fee on JUMP plans and letting its customers upgrade up to three times per year.
thePlatform Strives for Video Unity
News Analysis | 6/24/2015 | 2 comments
Comcast-owned online video publishing unit launches Unified Ingest Service to centralize all video and metadata files for legacy QAM set-top boxes and IP video devices.
Redknee Snaps Up Troubled BSS Vendor
News Analysis | 6/24/2015 | 8 comments
Redknee strikes another bargain deal and adds further to its BSS assets with the acquisition of Orga Systems, which had hit hard times, for just €38 million.
FCC Starts Reviewing Charter Deals
News Analysis | 6/24/2015 | 1 comment
The FCC has officially opened the docket for review of Charter Communication's proposed acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
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