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Key developments related to the enablement of over-the-top video services.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/23/2018
Edge computing came up repeatedly at last week's Big Communications Event. Intel VP Dan Rodriguez talked about applying pools of computing resources throughout a ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/18/2018
AT&T has confirmed that it will launch a premium over-the-top video service later this year, but it hasn't answered one fundamental question about how it will bring ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/14/2018
In a special NAB breakdast workshop, experts discuss what's happening in the emerging VR video market, what type of content works and what doesn't.
By Gary Miles, Chief Marketing Officer, Amdocs, 5/14/2018
It was back in 1996 when Bill Gates wrote his famous essay, "Content is King," saying, "Content is where I expect much of the real money will be made on the ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/11/2018
Completing a transition years in the making, Tivo has announced that it will now outsource the hardware portion of its retail DVR business. The set-top pioneer said ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/10/2018
If Disney succeeds in its deal to acquire top media assets from 21st Century Fox, its stake in jointlyowned streaming company Hulu will jump from 30% to 60%, with ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/9/2018
While it has slowed down a bit, the bleeding is far from over for Dish Network as its pay-TV subscriber losses pile up and its stock keeps swooning.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/2/2018
As usual, it's no easy task selecting a winner in the "Most Innovative New Cable/Video Product or Service" area because there are so many worthy candidates, ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/1/2018
As its trial with AT&T wraps up, the DOJ is making a final attempt to convince a judge that the telco shouldn't be allowed to acquire media company Time Warner. If ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/26/2018
AT&T executives think they've got this next-gen video business all figured out.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/25/2018
Despite mounting video and voice subscriber losses, the Comcast growth engine just keeps purring along as the company ramps up its pursuit of UK satellite TV king Sky.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/24/2018
Despite speculation to the contrary, don't expect to see Verizon launch a new full-fledged OTT video service until it starts rolling out residential 5G in a few ...
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Microsoft Offering GDPR-Like Protection for All Customers
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/23/2018
Microsoft plans to expand GDPR privacy protections to all its customers, both ...
Spectre Number 4 Disclosure Raises Fresh Hardware Alarms
Larry Loeb, Author, 5/23/2018
The latest side-channel vulnerability, dubbed Spectre Number 4, is raising new ...
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Cox's Finkelstein: On Advanced Tech, DOCSIS 4 & More
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/22/2018
Jeff Finkelstein, executive director of Advanced Technology at Cox ...
Polish Pay-TV Provider Tunes Deeper Into Telco Business
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/22/2018
With its acquisition of Netia, Polish pay-TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat gains access ...
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Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
Innovation Roundup: How US Pay-TV Providers Stack Up
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/27/2016
A snapshot of the pay-TV market in early 2016.
When a Telco Goes OTT
Robert Clark , 11/25/2015
Hong Kong's PCCW has taken its video strategy into the OTT realm with the launch ...
Cable Execs Are Minting Money
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Cable operators and media companies paid their executives well in 2014, up to ...
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