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Amazon Reports Q4 Sales Up 20% to $72.4B
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2019

Amazon Web Services helped drive a strong quarter and year.

Intel Puts a Ring on It With Interim CEO Swan
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2019

Robert Swan, who was interim CEO for seven months and CFO since 2016, is Intel's seventh CEO in its 50-year history.

Nagra Extends Content Protection Partnership With Taiwan's Kbro
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2019

Taiwanese MSO adopts Nagra Connect content protection solution to secure 4K Ultra HD content over hybrid cable and OTT network.

Microsoft: Cloud Lifts 2Q To $32.5B, Up 12%
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2019

Server products and cloud services revenue increased 24%, driven by Azure revenue growth of 76%.

Cradlepoint, Microsoft Aim to Simplify IoT Projects
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2019

Companies partner to provide a secure edge-to-cloud connection IoT devices sending data directly to Azure IoT Central from Cradlepoint wireless routers.

Roger Lynch Out As Pandora CEO When SiriusXM Deal Closes
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2019

Lynch, formerly CEO of Sling TV, will leave Pandora when merger with SiriusXM closes. SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer set to lead OTT music and content company.

Comcast's NBCU & FreeWheel Aim to Unify Worlds of Linear TV, Digital Video Ads
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2019

Updated, combined video ad delivery systems effort ties into broader initiative to unify ad decisioning.

NY Congressman Urges FCC to Put the Heat on Charter
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2019

Anthony Brindisi wants Commission to hold Charter 'accountable' amid investigation by state attorney general and Public Service Commission.

AT&T Adds 3.8M Total Wireless Subs, Sheds 658K Video Subs in Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2019

Consolidated revenues rise 15.2%, to $48 billion, driven by Time Warner acquisition.

Eoptolink Heads to OFC With Sub-10W 400G DR4/FR4 Transceivers Based on Broadcom’s 7nm PAM-4 Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2019

Industry-leading performance 400G QSFP-DD and OSFP DR4/FR4 modules integrating Broadcom's 7nm Centenario PAM-4 DSP and 100G Electro-Absorption Modulated Laser (EML).

Stofa, Arris Wrap Remote PHY Deployment
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2019

Danish MSO is tapping new architecture to deliver gigabit service across its footprint in Aarhus.

AirTies Picks Up Technicolor's Wireless Doctor Business
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2019

AirTies will add 30 to its staff, open new product innovation and operations office in Paris.

Juniper Reports Revenue Decline on Disappointing Service Provider & Cloud Sales
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2019

Net revenue for the fourth quarter was $1.18 million, down 5% year-over-year.

Apple Revenue & iPhone Sales Slump
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2019

Revenue for the first quarter ending Dec. 29 was $84.3 billion, down 5% year-over-year, with iPhone revenues down 15%. But Services, Mac and Wearables set revenue records.

TV Streaming Surged 165% in Q4 2019: Conviva
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2019

Access to OTT-delivered live TV playing big role in rise of consumer adoption, study finds.

The Cable Center to Honor Late Cox CEO Jim Robbins
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2019

Robbins, who died in 2007, named recipient of the 2019 Bresnan Ethics in Business Award.

LG U+, Google Team Up to Create & Distribute 3D VR Content
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2019

LG Uplus and Google have agreed to jointly back 3D virtual reality video content for distribution via LG U+ wireless platforms and YouTube.

The Roku Channel Adds One-Click Access to Premium OTT Video Services
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2019

Roku users can now purchase more than two dozen premium services, including Showtime, Starz & Epix directly via The Roku Channel.

ThinkAnalytics Hires Chief Marketing Officer
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2019

Tracy Geist, late of Cisco, Sonifi, Digitalsmiths, OpenTV.

Verizon Reports Revenue Up 1% at $34.3B Year-on-Year
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2019

Verizon capex came in at $16.7 billion for 2018, as Verizon starts its 5G rollout.

Broadband-Only Homes to Hit 40M by 2023: Forecast
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

Number poised to surge from 23.3 million in 2018 amid growing cord-cutting trend, Kagan predicts.

605 Wins TV Ad Measurement Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

MavTV Motorsports Network taps Dolan-backed ad data company.

HPE Launches Interactive Game Teaching Young Girls Critical Cybersecurity Skills
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

HPE's new cybersecurity game and curriculum to educate Girl Scouts on safely and defensively navigating the Internet and social media.

Girl Scouts Announces Pledge to Bring 2.5 Million Girls Into STEM Pipeline by 2025
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

Organization working to raise $70 million toward developing the next generation of female leaders in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

8K – Arris Posts Prelim Q4 Net Sales of $1.75B to $1.8B
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

Proposed acquisition of Arris by CommScope is still pending.

CommScope Issues Prelim Q4 Net Sales of $1.04B to $1.07B
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

Prelim results are to support company's financing efforts related to proposed Arris acquisition.

ZTE Boasts 5G Test Success With Tier 1 Operators
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

ZTE has completed a number of 5G core, radio access and device tests with China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom.

ZTE Plans 5G Device Launch in H1
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

Following numerous tests, ZTE is to launch 5G smartphones in the first half of 2019.

ZTE, Heavy Reading Analyze Potential of FlexE Channel Technology for 5G Transport
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2019

ZTE and Heavy Reading have produced a white paper that examines the attributes of FlexE Channel Technology and how it is suitable for 5G transport deployments.

Cox Business Named as Las Vegas Ballpark Technology Sponsor
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2019

Cox Business to provide Internet, managed WiFi, distributed antenna system, and video-voice services to create connected guest experience.

Guavus Acquires SQLstream
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2019

Acquisition enables Guavus to expand its offering, providing communications service providers (CSPs) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) customers access to real-time, cloud-enabled streaming analytics.

Netflix Hooks Up With Hilton
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2019

Netflix to be available on TVs in hotel chain's 'Connected Rooms.'

Vodafone reports fiscal Q3 dip in revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2019

Vodafone says its group revenues of €11.0 billion for the three months to the end of 2018 were down by nearly 7% year-on-year, blaming new accounting rules, the sale of its operation in Qatar and currency exchange fluctuations for the dip.

Ericsson Reports Rise in Q4 & Full Year Revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2019

Swedish giant reports an increase in fourth quarter and full year revenues and a small operating profit for the year.

Comcast Opening Up 5K WiFi Hotspots in Atlanta Venues During Super Bowl Hoopla
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2019

Free WiFi access to include MARTA stations, SunTrust Park and Centennial Olympic Park.

Study Touts Consumer Appeal of ATSC 3.0
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2019

OTT-like next-gen broadcast TV signaling standard aiming for improved video and audio quality, interactive services, access to TV on mobile devices.

Hulu Tweaks Pricing on SVoD, Live TV Services
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2019

Price on baseline SVoD cut to $5.99/Month as starting price on Hulu's live TV service jumps to $49.99 per month.

Blog: YouTube TV Streams Nationwide
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2019

OTT-TV service, launched nearly two years ago, has been rolled out to 95 markets covering 98% of US.

Liberty Latin America Abandons Millicom M&A Talks
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2019

Companies had been discussing a potential deal.

Alticast Americas Hires VP, Biz Development
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2019

George Hillier is late of Deep Fiber Solutions, Vubiquity, Motorola.

Comcast Posts Q4 Revenues of $27.8B, Up 26.1%
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2019

Consolidated results include Sky results from October 9, 2018 through December 31, 2018.

Metrological Lands Deal With Vodafone Germany
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2019

Vendor will help Vodafone integrate apps and premium OTT content with its new GigaTV platform.

Viacom Buying Pluto TV for $340M
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2019

Free, ad-supported streaming TV service was founded in 2013.

IBM Reports 4Q Revenue $21.8B, Down 3% YoY
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2019

Full-year revenue is $79.6 billion, up 1%.

SCTE-ISBE Expands LatAm Presence With Andina Link Conference
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2019

Cartegena, February 28, be there.

Broadband Data: Usage Accelerates; 1TB 'Power Users' Double
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2019

Broadband usage in the US continued to accelerate across all market categories throughout 2018.

NetYCE Offers Free Network Automation System
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2019

Automation specialist NetYCE is offering a free version of its eponymous network orchestration system including free online training for engineers.

Telstra Deploys Infinera's ICE4 in Subsea Network
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2019

Infinera's ICE4 optical engine is being deployed across Telstra's Asia-Pacific subsea infrastructure.

ATSC President to Retire
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2019

Mark Richer has led the standards organization since 2000.

Study: 8% of Netflix Subs Likely to Cancel Service Amid $1 Price Increase
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2019

Findings derived from The Diffusion Group's survey of 1,940 US adult broadband users completed in December 2018.

Huawei Completes China 5G Technology R&D Trial Using 2.6GHz Spectrum
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2019

Trial including laboratory and field testing in NSA (Non-Standalone) and SA (Standalone) scenarios.

Amazon Web Services Launches AWS Backup
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2019

AWS Backup is designed to back up data across AWS services and on-premises, helping customers meet business and regulatory backup compliance requirements.

Sinclair Launches Free Streaming Service Called STIRR
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2019

STIRR debuts with 20 national networks, including Dove Channel, Dust, Comet, NASA TV, Stadium and Futurism.

IBM Inks $325M Deal to Move Juniper to Cloud
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2019

IBM will manage Juniper infrastructure in a hybrid cloud environment.

Wurl Brings 'AdSpring' to Connected TV Platforms
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2019

Cloud-based, server-side ad insertion platform lets video producers insert mid-roll ads on linear and VoD content delivered to range of streaming devices and smart TVs.

Satellite Tech Specialist Isotropic Systems Raises $14M
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2019

Isotropic raises $14 million in a Series A funding round led by Boeing HorizonX Ventures.

fuboTV: Connected TV Usage Driving Engagement
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2019

Says subs, on average, watched more than 70 hours using TV-connected devices in December 2018.

NBCU Sets Plan for Standalone Streaming Service
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2019

Direct-to-consumer offering to launch in early 2020, be available at no cost to NBCU's pay-TV subs in the US and major international markets.

1Tennessee Selects Harmonic's CableOS to Deliver 1-Gig Broadband
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2019

Solution reduces complexity of network operations, says broadband provider.

Yvette Kanouff Joins Sprinklr Board
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2019

Social media company has more than 1,100 employees, works with companies such as Nike, McDonald's and Microsoft.

ShortsTV Rolls Out Synacor's Cloud ID for TV Anywhere
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2019

Announces integration of Synacor's Cloud Identity Platform with the ShortsTV streaming app.

Vodafone's TKS Leverages OpenVault in Europe
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2019

TKS is using multiple OpenVault solutions to gain greater insights into broadband usage across its networks.

Telefónica UK to Deploy Nokia's eSOC
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2019

Telefónica UK, better known as O2, is to deploy Nokia's evolved Service Operation Center (eSOC) platform as it shifts towards customer-centric operations.

BT Global Services to Deploy SevOne Data Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2019

BT Global Services will use SevOne's Data Platform to gain insight into the state of its customers' networks.

Altice USA Names Head of Biz Services Unit
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2019

Matt Grover promoted to EVP, head of Altice Business Services.

Government Shutdown Threatens 5G Rollout, TIA Says
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2019

Group represents manufacturers and suppliers of communications networks.

Amazon's IMDb Launches Free Streaming Channel
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2019

'Freedive' to feature ad-supported movies, TV shows.

J:COM Picks Verimatrix for Business Intelligence Insights
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2019

The product's dashboards and visualization tools enable J:COM to make informed decisions about audiences, content, consumption and overall service performance.

Huawei Releases 'Industry's First Data Center Switch Built for the AI Era'
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2019

Say hello to the CloudEngine 16800.

Ericsson Outlines Cost of Restructuring BSS Business
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2019

Ericsson says it will take a SEK 6.1 billion ($686 million) hit in its fourth quarter and expects additional restructuring costs of SEK 1.5 billion ($169 million) in 2019.

Red Hat Debuts Ansible Tower 3.4 for Automated Hybrid Cloud Management
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2019

Organizations can set up 'center of excellence' to automate across multiple on-premises and cloud services.

AT&T, Nokia Team on O-RAN Code
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2019

The companies will develop a software platform for the RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) and contribute code to the O-RAN Alliance.

Dish to Bake Google Assistant Into Hopper DVRs
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2019

Agreement follows earlier partnership that enables Dish subs to control TVs by pairing Hopper boxes to Google Assistant-based devices, such as Google Home hubs and Android and iOS smartphones.

Hulu Adds 8M Subs in 2018, Crosses 25M Subscriber Mark
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2019

OTT provider says it marks a 47% year-on-year sub increase.

Wi-Fi Alliance to Launch WiFi 6 Cert Program in Q3 2019
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2019

WiFi 6 is the new consumer brand for 802.11ax standard.

Verimatrix Rebrands TV Everywhere Tech as nTitleMe
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2019

Which would also make a strong password if you added a $ sign.

SK Telecom, Sinclair Form ATSC 3.0 Joint Venture
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2019

Joint venture to focus on ATSC 3.0-based systems and offerings, including in-vehicle terrestrial TV and personalized advertising, for the US and other regions.

Charter Picks Cujo AI as In-Home Network Security Partner
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2019

Rollouts to Charter's Spectrum Internet customers set to start in 2019.

Synamedia Adds Sky as an Investor
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2019

Sky, now owned by Comcast, has taken a minority stake in Synamedia, formerly Cisco's video software unit.

Comcast/NBCU Readies Second Startup Accelerator Class
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2019

LIFT Labs Accelerator now accepting applications for a second class that will begin in mid-July.

Telenet Picks Teleste for HFC Upgrade Tech
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2019

Teleste will supply MSO with optical network products to fuel plan to upgrade capacity to 1.2GHz.

Cable Industry Gets Behind '10G'
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2019

NCTA, CableLabs, Cable Europe tout it as 'The Next Great Leap for Broadband.'

Roku: Q4 'Active' Accounts Surge 40%, Top 27 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2019

Also says streaming hours in period grew to 7.3 billion, a 68% year-over-year increase.

Tidelift Raises $25M for Open Source, Led By Former Red Hat Boss Matthew Szulik
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2019

Tidelift's business model is to pay creators to maintain and secure thousands of projects for professional software development teams.

Anritsu Boasts Multivendor NFV Service Assurance Demo
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2019

Anritsu says it enabled a successful demonstration of service assurance in a multivendor NFV service environment at an ETSI Plugtest event.

Samsung to Bring iTunes Movies, TV Shows to Smart TVs
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2019

Integration, set for Sprint 2019, will also include support for Apple AirPlay 2.

US Government Shutdown Affects Some CES Programming
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2019

Shutdown has caused some speakers to cancel travel to Las Vegas, CTA says.

Charter Launches App For Apple TV
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2019

Partnership with Apple also features 'zero sign-on experience' to simplify device & service authentication.

Universal Electronics Intros Smart Home Kits
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2019

New line-up, powered by Nevo Butler smart home hub, to debut at CES 2019.

Global IoT Spending to Hit $745B in 2019 – IDC
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2019

Outlay to be led by manufacturing, consumer, transportation and utilities sectors.

LG U+ to Launch 'VR-Only App' in Line With 5G services
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2019

South Korean carrier launches VR content-exclusive app in line with the launch of 5G mobile communication services.

Light Reading Hires Finley the News Hound
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2019

Light Reading's new Senior Editor, Biscuits, sinks his teeth into beat covering next-gen leash technology, squirrel and bird migrations, treat reviews and more.

Synamedia To Show Off at CES
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2019

New multiscreen video company to demo credentials sharing platform, products for pay-TV partners, video processing tech.

Arris Debuts WiFi 6 Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2019

SURFboard mAX Pro Mesh WiFi system builds in three 4x4 802.11ax/WiFi 6 radios.

MobiTV Invests in Data Center
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2019

implementation of the site will be the result of a joint effort by both MobiTV and Digital Realty.

Gracenote Beefs Up Video Search & Discovery
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2019

New video descriptors bring more depth to metadata tied TV and movie content.

Accedo Raises $17M
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2019

Existing investor SEB Private Equity leads new $17 million round of funding for Swedish cloud-based video delivery technology specialist Accedo.

SK Telecom Trumpets First Live TV Broadcast Over 5G
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2019

SK Telecom says it used its commercial 5G network to broadcast the New Year countdown event held at Bosingak in real time using its live broadcasting solution called T Live Caster.

AT&T Closes $1.1B Sale of Data Center Colocation Unit to Brookfield
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2019

AT&T has completed the $1.1 billion sale of its data center colocation operations and assets to Brookfield Infrastructure, which has established Evoque Data Center Solutions to own and operate the assets.

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