Content tagged with Broadband
AT&T Joins OTT Video Parade
News Analysis | 4/22/2014 | 2 comments
After losing out in a joint bid to gobble up Hulu last year, AT&T and The Chernin Group have joined forces again to invest more than $500 million in over-the-top video services.
Fan TV Scores With TW Cable
News Analysis | 4/22/2014 | 1 comment
Fan TV is officially breaking into the cable business through a deal with Time Warner Cable that will bring the vendor's user interface to TWC video subscribers.
Who's Ready to Play Broadband?
Rewired | 4/21/2014 | 23 comments
AT&T's ready, Google's ready, but are the municipalities they want to serve ready to play -- and bring along access rights and other free stuff?
Comcast, Charter Talking Turkey?
Breznick Unbound | 4/21/2014 | 3 comments
Two large US MSOs are reportedly discussing the sale of at least 3 million cable subscribers to Charter if Comcast's proposed buyout of Time Warner Cable goes through.
FTTH in Latin America – Really?
Column | 4/18/2014 | 3 comments
A new industry report suggests that the market for fixed broadband services in Latin America is about to grow dramatically, driven by fiber access, but I don't see it.
Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts
LRTV Documentaries | 4/16/2014 | 4 comments
US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
SCTE Seeks Corporate Buddies
News Analysis | 4/14/2014 | Post a comment
Cable tech group launches corporate alliance program to hike membership and deliver more customized training and education for cable employees.
Google Casts a Wide Wireless Net
News Analysis | 4/8/2014 | 30 comments
Google's wireless ambitions might be more than a US MVNO. The search firm appears to be tackling everything from WiFi extensions to Internet delivered via balloons.
Bye Bye OCAP, Hello RDK
News Analysis | 4/4/2014 | 1 comment
Deciding that it's time to leave OCAP behind, the cable industry is increasingly turning to RDK to take its place.
Amazon Joins Video Streaming Wars
News Analysis | 4/3/2014 | 9 comments
In a long-awaited move, Amazon launches media streaming set-top to take on Apple TV, Roku, and Google's Chromecast in growing media streaming market.
Rep. Rips Retrans 'Racket'
News Analysis | 4/2/2014 | 13 comments
Slamming broadcasters, Rep. Anna Eshoo calls retransmission-consent deals a 'racket' at the American Cable Association Summit in Washington.
Multiscreen Viewers Want Better Views
News Analysis | 3/31/2014 | 12 comments
Despite a decline in video buffering rates, multiscreen viewers expect much greater improvements in video streaming quality than service providers are delivering so far.
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