Content tagged with Cable/video
Parks Predicts HBO OTT Success
News Analysis | 1/23/2015 | 7 comments
Research firm Parks Associates predicts that 17% of US broadband households are "likely to subscribe" to a standalone online video service from HBO priced at $14.99 per month.
FiOS Picks Up Pace Again
News Analysis | 1/22/2015 | 13 comments
Verizon's FTTP platform sees its growth re-surge in the fourth quarter as it continues to suck video subscribers away from cable operators.
New Set-Tops for Comcast, Charter
News Analysis | 1/22/2015 | Post a comment
A new Cisco box made for Comcast has shown up in an FCC filing, while Charter has confirmed that Humax will be a second supplier for its Worldbox set-top initiative.
Verizon CFO Slams Title II Regs for ISPs
News Analysis | 1/22/2015 | 2 comments
Clarifying his earlier remarks, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo ripped into proposals to reclassify ISPs under Title II of the Communications Act, arguing that such a move would jeopardize US private investment in broadband networks.
Obama Skips New Broadband Mandates
News Analysis | 1/21/2015 | 2 comments
Keeping his critics always on their toes, Obama surprised many observers by touching only very lightly on net neutrality in State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Cuomo Unveils Broadband Aid Program
News Analysis | 1/19/2015 | 15 comments
With an eye on a possible White House run, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces $500 million matching grant program for broadband providers willing to meet certain speed and other standards.
TWC Marks OpenStack Anniversary
News Analysis | 1/19/2015 | 1 comment
Time Warner Cable started its OpenStack efforts only one year ago, and today it has OpenStack-enabled cloud environments in two of the company's national data centers.
FCC Demands the 'Dish' on Sling TV
News Analysis | 1/16/2015 | 6 comments
The FCC wants Dish Network to hand over details about the programming distribution deals that the satellite TV provider has negotiated for its online Sling TV service.
Toward Gigabit Community Unity
The Gigabot | 1/15/2015 | 4 comments
President Obama's stance on municipal broadband is politically polarizing – but could there be an upside for commercial service providers?
Obama Rocks Broadband World Again
News Analysis | 1/15/2015 | 25 comments
Terming high-speed broadband 'a necessity,' 'not a luxury,' for Americans, Pres. Obama calls for preempting state laws that ban municipally owned broadband networks.
Arris Likes Its Charter Chances Too
News Analysis | 1/14/2015 | Post a comment
Despite the deal announced a CES last week, Arris CEO Bob Stanzione doesn't believe Cisco's Worldbox agreement with Charter will take any set-top market share away from his company.
Eurobites: Sunrise IPO on Horizon
News Analysis | 1/14/2015 | 2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Egypt signs wholesale deals; Telefónica boosts VoIP with Zaark; AlcaLu reaches vectoring milestone.
TWC Maxxes Out in KC
News Analysis | 1/13/2015 | 2 comments
Time Warner Cable continues its all-digital transition with a rollout of its TWC Maxx initiative in Kansas City, its fourth upgrade market.
From The Founder
It's clear to me that the communications industry is divided into two types of people, and only one is living in the real world.
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Alcatel-Lucent details the formats and protocols used for streaming IP video, which is gaining in popularity.