Verizons Mark Wegleitner gives us the skinny on why he considers FiOS an IPTV service, and what advantages FiOS has compared to AT&Ts U-verse. He also weighs in on 100-Gig networks, WiMax competition, and usage based pricing for broadband services.
Telus CTO Ibrahim Gedeon says theres more to life than just transport savings when a carrier switches to an all IP network. He offers some advice for carriers on that front, elaborates on what Google cant do, and offers his point of view on metered broadband pricing and WiMax as a landline threat.
Sprint-Nextels Atish Gude gives us a preview of what kinds of devices and services will be coming to Baltimore and other markets starting in September. He also elaborates on Sprints claim that WiMax will be a game-changer in terms of broadband pricing and availability
Heavy Reading analyst Sterling Perrin discusses the US market for telco TV and talks about the advantages cable has over telcos, and vice versa, as all are trying to penetrate and dominate the market for consumer video services
Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan reveals his findings after researching the IPTV market in Asia, And when it comes to video in Asia, carriers there are more focused on offering video services over mobile devices than their western counterparts.
How do broadband providers continue to make a business selling connections when speeds are going up, and prices are constantly falling? We asked Embarq's SVP of strategy, Dennis Huber, and he fills us in on how value is added to broadband and what the next wave of video services will include.