Content tagged with Broadband
LRTV Documentaries | 10/31/2014 | Post a comment
This year's Broadband World Forum featured a number of show floor battles focused on access gear, components and coffee.
Wheeler Gets Down With OTT
News Analysis | 10/29/2014 | 18 comments
The FCC has issued an NPRM, stating that it will look at redefining multichannel video programming distributors so that the category also covers Internet video providers.
The Next-Gen Network Disconnect
LRTV Documentaries | 10/29/2014 | 2 comments
There's a lot of talk about making networks more simple with SDN, NFV and next-gen broadband technology – but what about the complexity of introducing such capabilities?
G.fast: Niche or Not?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/29/2014 | 1 comment
There's plenty of activity in the emerging G.fast broadband technology sector, but will it come to anything?
Bright House Joins Broadband Speed Wars
News Analysis | 10/28/2014 | 1 comment
Bright House Networks will boost maximum download speeds as high as 150 Mbit/s in December and 300 Mbit/s early next year, as it enters the new broadband speed wars.
Roku Prepping for IPO – WSJ, NYT
News Analysis | 10/27/2014 | 5 comments
Roku may be gearing up to file confidentially for an initial public offering that could raise as much as $150 million for the media streaming player.
How Home Hotspots Could Hit Hurdles
News Analysis | 10/27/2014 | 2 comments
Home-based WiFi hotspots are getting hotter, but the potential impact of the public hotspots on the performance of the accompanying private hotspots has been largely ignored.
Roku Raises $25M, But for What?
News Analysis | 10/23/2014 | 10 comments
Roku has raised another $25 million in private equity funds, but how will it use the money in the increasingly competitive media streaming market?
Verizon Crafting OTT Business Models
News Analysis | 10/23/2014 | 3 comments
As HBO and CBS move ahead with their à la carte plans, Verizon is working with content providers to hammer out a business model for its planned OTT service.
Because CableCARD Never Dies
News Analysis | 10/22/2014 | 1 comment
TiVo wants the FCC to uphold its CableCARD mandate, even as it seeks a STB rule waiver and Verizon tries to get the entire mandate overturned.
TWC Joins DVR Wars in NYC & LA
News Analysis | 10/21/2014 | 4 comments
Time Warner Cable is introducing an upgraded "Enhanced DVR" service in its NYC and LA markets as part of its broader TWC Maxx initiative.
Online Viewing Goes Over the Top
News Analysis | 10/21/2014 | 3 comments
Online TV viewing is way up, with game consoles and OTT devices topping the TV Everywhere charts, according to Adobe's latest Video Benchmark Report.
FiOS: New Subs Down, Upload Speeds Up
News Analysis | 10/21/2014 | 2 comments
While video and data subs growth keeps slipping for Verizon's FTTP platform, FiOS is still making inroads against cable with higher data speeds and other new features.
Incognito Unveils New QoE Solution for CPE
News Analysis | 10/20/2014 | Post a comment
Launching its first major product update since last month's acquisition by Volaris Group, Incognito announced the Auto Configuration Server 3.0, a home networking management solution for broadband CPE.
The Human Gain of the Smart Home
Column | 10/20/2014 | 5 comments
Norway's Lyse Smart is showing how broadband-enabled applications can improve the lives of elderly people and provide a cost-effective alternative to traditional care home services.
Google Debuts Android TV Player
News Analysis | 10/17/2014 | 4 comments
Aiming once again at the TV set, Google introduces the Nexus Player, which will compete in the growing media streaming market with boxes from Amazon, Apple and Roku.
CBS Takes OTT Plunge
News Analysis | 10/16/2014 | 10 comments
CBS launches an over-the-top subscription service for $5.99 per month with on-demand content, select live TV streams and advertising.
STB Revenues Up But Shipments Down
News Analysis | 10/16/2014 | Post a comment
Cable set-top boxes enjoy strong second quarter, posting sequential gains in both shipments and revenues, thanks to a 'refresh cycle' in North America and Europe.
HBO Will Go OTT in 2015
News Analysis | 10/15/2014 | 15 comments
At long last, HBO will launch its own standalone over-the-top video service in 2015, putting it in direct competition with Netflix, Hulu and other Internet video players.
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