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'Cable' Heading Toward Extinction?
The Bauminator  | 
3/22/2019  |  1 comment
ACA has joined a growing list of industry companies and organizations that have dropped 'cable' from their names.
Cox Developing Version of Comcast's 'Flex' Streaming Product
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3/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Cox, an X1 syndication partner, says it expects to debut its new streaming product for broadband-only customers in the next couple of months.
Vodafone-Liberty Global Deal About to Catch More Heat – Report
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3/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Vodafone will likely offer concessions if European Union regulators trigger a warning about the possible anti-competitive effects of the proposed transaction.
WiCipedia: Theranos's Fall From Grace & Men Underpaid at Google
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3/22/2019  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Google announces that it underpaid men, not women; female founders fall harder when dethroned; Saudi Arabia espouses equality and gender balance; and more.
Comcast Targets 'Xfinity Flex' at Broadband-Only Subs
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3/21/2019  |  1 comment
In-footprint offering, at $5 per month, provides integrated access to a variety of free and subscription OTT services, offers an upgrade path to pay-TV, and runs on an X1-powered 4K/HDR-capable TV-connected device.
Ready Player Stadia: Google's Gaming Platform a Scary Prospect for Telcos
Morris Lore  | 
3/21/2019  |  6 comments
Google's new gaming platform could usher in a new age of cloud gaming, with ramifications for parents and telcos worldwide.
Cable Access Network Capex in for a Lumpy Ride
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3/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Spending expected to be sporadic as operators weigh when and how to migrate to distributed access architectures.
Google Puts a Price on CBRS SAS: $2.25/Month Per Home
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3/20/2019  |  Post a comment
One of the big mysteries in the CBRS 3.5GHz space is how much the SAS element of the system will cost. Google today provided a piece of this important financial puzzle.
An Extra Week to Enter the Leading Lights
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3/20/2019  |  Post a comment
You begged... we caved.
India's Airtel, Dish Eye TV Merger to Cope With RJio
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3/20/2019  |  1 comment
Reliance Jio's activities in India's TV market could spur the same consolidation that has already swept through the mobile sector.
Verizon Faces 'Steep Climb' to Attain Attractive Return on 5G Home – Analyst
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3/20/2019  |  2 comments
Early on, 6% of residential addresses in parts of Sacramento are eligible for 5G Home, and just 3% of those eligible homes have signed up for service, MoffettNathanson finds in its analysis.
Next Stop for Versa Networks – Europe
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3/19/2019  |  1 comment
The SD-WAN specialist has a healthy bed of customers and partners but has yet to make a significant impact in Europe. It's looking to change that.
Netflix Won't Join Apple's New TV Party
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3/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Tensions continue to build between Apple and the OTT video giant.
Who 'Owns' Omniverse's OTT-TV Customers?
The Bauminator  | 
3/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Omniverse operates like the prepaid mobile market, and partners such as SkyStream, VivaLiveTV and SiliconDust make money off of commissions, CEO says.
OneWeb's Ambitions Blast Off With $1.25B From the Likes of Qualcomm, SoftBank
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3/18/2019  |  Post a comment
OneWeb scored another big round of funding to finance its big plan to launch hundreds of satellites into space and provide super-fast Internet services everywhere.
Windstream Puts Broadband Back in the Black
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3/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Aided by speed upgrades, the troubled company added 14,000 broadband subs in 2018, reversing the 45,000 losses it absorbed in the previous year.
Comcast Brings X1 Video to SMBs
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3/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Operator's commercial services unit makes its cloud-powered video platform available to millions of SMBs across Comcast's footprint.
Had a Great Year? Then Enter the Leading Lights Awards
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3/15/2019  |  1 comment
Not entered yet? Then get a move on… there are only days left to submit your entries.
Podcast: The 10G Hype Freezes Over at CNG2019
LRTV Documentaries  | 
3/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser, Alan Breznick and Jeff Baumgartner join Phil Harvey for a round of drinks and a chat after the opening day of CNG2019 in Denver. The "bomb cyclone" did its worst, but it couldn't stop us from debating 10G vs. 5G and the future of cable video services.
WiCipedia: UN Calls for Women's Access to Tech & Men's Bad 'Tudes Halt Diversity
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3/15/2019  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: 'Race-based ticket pricing' fuels outrage; UN calls for tech access for women; negative men are a barrier to women in tech; and more.
Eurobites: Maroc Telecom Relieves Millicom of Tigo Chad
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3/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Everynet does LoRaWAN in Spain; RTL says no to joint streaming service with ProSiebenSat.1; Spotify's legal move makes waves.
Pay-TV Model Must Be 'Blown Up'
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3/15/2019  |  Post a comment
In order to get a better return on video services, operators must make fundamental changes spanning programming packages, box costs and how services are managed on the network.
Com Hem Mines & Analyzes Data to Boost Business Metrics
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3/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Combining and analyzing key network data with machine learning techniques has helped the Swedish operator improve churn and lift ARPU, exec says.
CableLabs CEO: 10G a 'Collection of Technologies'
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3/13/2019  |  Post a comment
The industry's initiative to deliver symmetrical speeds of 10 Gbit/s isn't just about Full Duplex DOCSIS.
Charter CTO Jay Rolls to Depart This Spring
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3/13/2019  |  1 comment
Exec expected to take a pause from the industry to complete his recovery from a ski accident that occurred last year and to spend more time with his family.
Apple Nears 'Show Time' for Long-Anticipated Streaming Service
The Bauminator  | 
3/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Some analysts aren't convinced that Apple's new video play can 'meaningfully reaccelerate' services growth for the company.
Comcast Has 'Line of Sight' to $10B in Biz Service Revenues
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3/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Comcast Business is making some progress in reaching larger, enterprise business customers, cable unit CEO Dave Watson says.
FCC Stops Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Review Clock Again
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3/12/2019  |  Post a comment
The latest pause to the review could mean the process will start again on April 4.
MediaKind Tries to Do More With Mediaroom
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3/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Telefonica Brazil becomes latest Mediaroom partner to integrate Netflix at the set-top box and extend a technology bridge to MediaKind's newer, cloud-powered MediaFirst platform.
Charter CEO Hints at Smart Home Management Service
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3/11/2019  |  Post a comment
New offering is expected to debut this fall in Austin, Tom Rutledge says.
WOW Won't Wax Wireless… for Now
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3/11/2019  |  Post a comment
The competitive cable operator is not at a disadvantage without mobile in its service bundle, CEO says.
Altice USA Taps Goldman Sachs to Assess Lightpath Unit – Report
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3/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Discussions involving fiber-powered business services division could lead to a sale or bringing on an investor, Reuters says.
WiCipedia: Careers After Kids, Int'l Women's Day & Minority Founders
WiCipedia  | 
3/8/2019  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: A new podcast addresses women in product tech; attendance at a conference for black women in STEM skyrockets; women leave work behind after having kids; and more.
Huawei Wages Lawfare Against US
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3/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Does Huawei know what it's getting itself into by taking the US government to court? This could be a risky move.
T-Mobile Details Home Internet Service to Challenge 'Cableopoly'
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3/7/2019  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile released more details about plans to challenge Comcast and Charter with a fixed wireless Internet service. But the broader message was aimed at regulators reviewing its proposed merger with Sprint.
'No Signs of Wireless Substitution' for In-Home Broadband in Q4 – Analyst
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3/6/2019  |  Post a comment
US cable ops again took the lion's share of broadband gains in Q4 2018 as new household formation remains the most critical contributor to penetration growth, Craig Moffett says.
Eurobites: Vodafone Plans to Raise $4.5B With Bond Issue for Liberty Global Deal
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3/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Romania's opposition opposes Huawei; Sky launches streaming service in Austra; Openreach invests in Scottish fiber academy.
Omniverse CEO: 'I'm Doing Everything Literally by the Book'
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3/6/2019  |  4 comments
Jason DeMeo says Omniverse's approach, the subject of a lawsuit, stems from a JV with a private cable operator called Hovsat that purportedly has a 100-year contract with DirecTV.
Is Omniverse Sourcing Video Feeds From DirecTV?
The Bauminator  | 
3/4/2019  |  2 comments
New evidence and observations shed light on where Omniverse, which is under legal attack by programmers, appears to be obtaining TV signals that are 'powering' several cheap OTT-TV options.
Why Cable Operators Need DAA
Column  | 
3/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Cablecos must go beyond platform upgrades like DOCSIS 3.1 to stay truly competitive with the growing number of FTTH offerings from rival providers.
Synchview Lobs DVR Patent Suits at Cox, Charter, Altice USA, Hulu
News Analysis  | 
3/1/2019  |  Post a comment
Patent troll has already gone after several US cable operators that use DVR devices powered by TiVo software.
CableLabs CTO Ralph Brown Sets His Exit
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3/1/2019  |  Post a comment
In another CableLabs-related personnel move, Ike Elliott has succeeded Mitch Ashley as president of organization's for-profit Kyrio subsidiary.
Cox's 5G Ambitions May Have Shifted From mmWave to CBRS
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3/1/2019  |  Post a comment
Cox – America's third-largest cable TV company – isn't going to bid on mmWave spectrum, but it does apparently have interest in looking at the 3.5GHz CBRS band for wireless operations.
WiCipedia: 'You Are Either Sexually Objectified or the Housewife' – MWC19
WiCipedia  | 
3/1/2019  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Gamifying sexism; MWC19 leaves much to be desired for female attendees; a new Google policy for harassment; and more.
Liberty Global Faces Hurdles in Swiss Sale
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2/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Continuing its retreat from the European continent, Liberty Global agrees to sell its Swiss cable operations to Sunrise for $6.3 billion, potentially reducing its presence outside its UK base to five markets.
Cable One 'Happy' to See Broadband Subs Go With OTT-TV
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2/28/2019  |  Post a comment
MSO pivoted to a data-centric model 5 years ago, but Cable One 'not trying to drive our video customers away,' CEO insists.
Cox, Frontier Won't Bid in 24GHz 5G Auction
News Analysis  | 
2/28/2019  |  1 comment
Both are among service providers that applied for Auction 102 but did not qualify to bid, according to the FCC.
Eurobites: Nokia Wins on Two Fronts in Egypt
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2/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ooredoo seeks AI boost for 5G rollout; Sunrise-Liberty deal agreed; BT creates jobs; IoT and athletic performance.
'Large Number' of Verizon's 5G Home Subs Getting More Than 300 Mbit/s
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2/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon CFO Matt Ellis also tries to shed more light on rollout targets for company's relatively new 5G-based in-home fixed wireless broadband service.
TiVo Preparing to Separate Its Products & Licensing Businesses
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2/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Nothing's settled yet, but CEO says such a move would reduce the complexities of TiVo's businesses and facilitate potential 'strategic transactions' as a review of company's fate continues.
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