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Content tagged with Cable posted in February 2014
Rewired | 2/28/2014 | 14 comments
Dropping circuit-switched voice in a rural Alabama area and a Florida suburb doesn't address competitive interconnection issues
News Analysis | 2/28/2014 | 6 comments
Waves of delayed orders and acceptances washed over video vendor's expected revenues for Q4, causing it to fall far short of its earlier financial guidance for quarter.
News Analysis | 2/28/2014 | 12 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MWC14 breaks records; Belgacom slips in 2013; Deutsche Telekom plans job cuts in Greece.
News Analysis | 2/27/2014 | 4 comments
The new Los Angeles Dodgers sports network, SportsNet LA, is asking for monthly fees between $4.50 and $5 per sub from pay-TV providers. Many are resisting.
News Analysis | 2/27/2014 | 15 comments
The DVR pioneer sets another record by posting 313,000 new cable subscribers for the fourth quarter. Sales topped $100 million for the quarter and $400 million for the year for the first time.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/27/2014 | 2 comments
Operators and network equipment providers are facing uncertainty together, pooling their understanding of what the future might look like. For network equipment providers, this uncertain future has meant becoming even more responsive to the needs of their operator customers, and responding to the network functions virtualization (NFV) challenge.
News Analysis | 2/26/2014 | 13 comments
After suffering across-the-board customer losses in the third quarter, Cablevision posts broadband subscriber gains and lower-than-expected video subscriber losses for the fourth.
Breznick Unbound | 2/26/2014 | 9 comments
Two Wall Street analysts contend that Comcast struck a sweetheart peering deal with Netflix now to clear the way for regulatory approval of its proposed $45.2 billion buyout of Time Warner Cable.
News Analysis | 2/26/2014 | 1 comment
Alticast's Media Cloud Platform is powering the cloud DVR service for the telco's satellite TV service, covering a footprint of more than 4 million subscribers in South Korea.
News Analysis | 2/26/2014 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria disappoints; Czech developments; SFR puts brakes on Viviendi.
News Analysis | 2/25/2014 | 7 comments
TiVo, which has focused on high-end digital set-tops up till now, reaches down to put its user interface on low-end digital transport adapters.
Rewired | 2/25/2014 | 27 comments
Media response to this deal has been a little too hysterical, given the deal's true nature – but does that reveal a bigger problem?
News Analysis | 2/25/2014 | Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson and Etisalat plan future together; Slim's Austrian alliance; antitrust warning.
News Analysis | 2/24/2014 | 5 comments
Rovi plunks down up to $70 million for the voice-based TV search and recommendation specialist.
News Analysis | 2/24/2014 | 15 comments
Now that Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast for direct access to the MSO's broadband subscribers, how long before Verizon, AT&T, and otherss demand similar deals?
News Analysis | 2/23/2014 | 1 comment
Carrier's CTO says the Spanish giant can't wait any longer for the benefits that network functions virtualization (NFV) can bring to its international network.
News Analysis | 2/21/2014 | 11 comments
After losing TW Cable to Comcast, Charter shifts its main focus back to its own operations while retaining interest in "wisely acquiring subs" from other cable operators.
News Analysis | 2/21/2014 | 16 comments
The Utah federal court ruling against Aereo sets the stage for the Supreme Court to decide whether the streaming video startup is violating copyright law.
News Analysis | 2/21/2014 | 2 comments
Equipment vendor reports steady wireless market gains but declines in both enterprise and broadband segments for fourth quarter.
News Analysis | 2/21/2014 | 4 comments
As of Friday, Verizon is 100% independent of its former UK-based partner.
News Analysis | 2/20/2014 | 4 comments
Cable companies have a lot to gain from the next-generation WiFi standards that will be demonstrated at Mobile World Congress next week.
News Analysis | 2/20/2014 | 3 comments
Surging shipments of cable and IPTV set-tops, video gateways, and CCAP devices drive higher than expected sales and earnings for equipment vendor.
News Analysis | 2/20/2014 | 34 comments
Cogent's Dave Schaeffer says he doesn't like to fight, but he's not backing down from war with Verizon over Netflix traffic.
News Analysis | 2/19/2014 | 55 comments
Google unit explores expanding its 1Gbit/s service to nine major US markets, extending its reach nationwide.
News Analysis | 2/19/2014 | 4 comments
Cisco's new Evolved Services Platform promises to deliver a slate of new virtualized services, including cloud DVR.
News Analysis | 2/19/2014 | 2 comments
Vendor introduces new NFV-powered module for delivering Ethernet service over DOCSIS coaxial cable networks without need for a plant upgrade.
Rewired | 2/19/2014 | 14 comments
This time, it's Netflix crying foul as broadband ISPs refuse to connect directly to its CDN without extracting extra fees.
News Analysis | 2/18/2014 | 4 comments
Talks between Time Warner Cable and Netflix have stalled in the face of Comcast's plans to take over the No. 2 US cable operator.
News Analysis | 2/18/2014 | 10 comments
Acquisition of uReach aimed at transforming Tier 1 service providers' legacy voicemail systems.
News Analysis | 2/18/2014 | 3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU study detects roamaphobia; Vodafone complains in Spain; BT CEO jumps off tall building.
News Analysis | 2/18/2014 | 13 comments
Google's Chromecast platform now hosts more than a dozen official apps, supports dynamic ad insertion, and is drawing attention from the biggest content companies on the planet.
Column | 2/17/2014 | 13 comments
Why don't cable and IPTV operators deliver a great audio experience to the family TV set?
News Analysis | 2/17/2014 | 8 comments
In an interview with Light Reading, Jeff White, CSO of tech startup Gainspeed, shares his company's views on CCAP and the near-term evolution of cable network architectures.
News Analysis | 2/14/2014 | 5 comments
Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Charter are teaming up with tech rivals to push a WiFi agenda in Washington with new cross-industry coalition.
News Analysis | 2/14/2014 | 10 comments
Comcast and TW Cable execs spell out ambitious upgrade plans for TWC both before and after deal closes.
Breznick Unbound | 2/14/2014 | 14 comments
Comcast is ponying up $45.2 billion for Time Warner Cable for much more than TWC's 11 million or so video customers.
News Analysis | 2/14/2014 | 2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: European M&A puts brakes on Liberty Global; Swisscom's data-security mess; Maroc Telecom numbers hit by tax bill.
Breznick Unbound | 2/14/2014 | 5 comments
After getting trumped by Comcast in its pursuit of TW Cable, Charter must go back to the drawing board if it still wants to boost its size significantly.
News Analysis | 2/13/2014 | 13 comments
Here are three things you need to know if the Comcast deal to acquire Time Warner Cable goes through.
Shades of Ray | 2/13/2014 | 11 comments
We're getting jiggy with components and making out with modules. That's just how we roll.
News Analysis | 2/13/2014 | 4 comments
Kabel Deutschland licenses RDK IP video software for set-tops, while Virgin Media signs up 2 millionth TiVo subscriber.
News Analysis | 2/13/2014 | 23 comments
Comcast trumps Charter with a takeover deal.
News Analysis | 2/12/2014 | 11 comments
Upbeat Cisco chairman and CEO says Internet of Everything is about to explode and his company will grab its share of $19 trillion pie.
Que Sera Sarah | 2/12/2014 | 10 comments
Light Reading is now accepting responses to its fourth annual telecom industry salary survey, exploring hiring, firing, raises, job satisfaction, and opportunities in the space.
News Analysis | 2/12/2014 | 5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor holds its own; Dutch do their own metadata-snooping; Brussels gets 4G.
News Analysis | 2/11/2014 | 7 comments
As expected, Charter proposes full slate of 13 nominees to take over TWC's board of directors as prospects mount for hostile takeover bid.
News Analysis | 2/11/2014 | 16 comments
Verizon has officially closed up shop on its 4Home-powered Home Monitoring and Control service as it weighs other smart-home options.
News Analysis | 2/11/2014 | 5 comments
Concerned about Comcast's precautions, experts recommend that subscribers change their account passwords after last week's apparent hacker attack on MSO.
News Analysis | 2/10/2014 | 4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades in Greece; Deutsche Telekom takes control of Czech unit; Telefonica fined on its home turf.
News Analysis | 2/7/2014 | 8 comments
Time Warner Cable becomes North America's most notable Carrier Ethernet 2.0 service provider, certifying for all six business service classes.
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