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Charter hires corporate finance SVP
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2021

Jeff Murphy joins Charter from Credit Suisse Group.

Comcast's MachineQ adds IoT partner
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2021

Team up with Eddy Solutions is focused on intelligent leak protection for commercial and residential properties in the US and Canada.

Cable TV Pioneers reveals 2021 class
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2021

Twenty-four new members have been selected for the 55th annual induction of the Cable TV Pioneers. They'll be inducted at an event held in conjunction with the 2021 SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta.

Technicolor touts RDK-B milestone
News Wire Feed | 6/9/2021

Vendor says it has deployed more than 20 million broadband gateways equipped with RDK-B open source software.

Spectrum Mobile adds Moto E, Moto G to device lineup
News Wire Feed | 6/9/2021

Charter's mobile service connects with fast-growing supplier of Android devices.

CommScope claims victory in basestation antenna patent lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 6/9/2021

Vendor says it has won a suit filed against Rosenberger for allegedly misappropriating basestation antenna trade secrets.

SCTE seeks nominations for industry awards
News Wire Feed | 6/9/2021

Deadline for submissions is July 1. Awards will be announced at Cable-Tec Expo in October.

NBCU's Peacock sets launch on Samsung smart TVs
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2021

NBCU's streaming service will become available on Samsung connected sets starting June 8.

Frontier hires HR lead
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2021

Former Verizon exec Alan Gardner named chief people officer.

Sling TV launches 'Watch Party' feature
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2021

New feature, still in beta and initially available on Chrome browsers, lets subscribers invite up to three guests to watch synced live and on-demand content together.

NBCU, ReachTV strike new airport distribution deal
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2021

Deal covers more than 90 airports in the US, Canada and UK.

Firstlight Media taps sales lead for Asia-Pacific region
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2021

Jim Vinh is an exec late of IBM, Nagra and SeaChange.

RCN, Grande, Wave and enTouch boot up gaming-optimized Wi-Fi product
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2021

New offering is powered by Netgear's Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR1000 Wi-Fi 6 router and costs an additional $12.95 per month.

Comcast, HGTV connect on Wi-Fi 'Lift Zone' makeovers
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2021

Three cities – Atlanta, Baltimore and Portland – will get the 'Home Town Takeover' treatment.

Teleste introducing new nodes for distributed access networks
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2021

Teleste introduces two new high-performance nodes to complement the company's offering of devices for distributed access networks.

Locast launches in Raleigh-Durham
News Wire Feed | 6/2/2021

Latest debut marks 33rd market launch for free streamer of local broadcast TV signals.

Frontier taps Scott Beasley as CFO
News Wire Feed | 6/2/2021

Beasley, most recently CFO of Arcosa, will assume the new post on June 14, and succeed Sheldon Bruha.

Comcast's Xumo streams to Apple TV
News Wire Feed | 6/1/2021

Free, ad-supported video streaming service now claims to support all of the most popular streaming devices in the US.

OVBI: Gigabit-speed subscribers continue to rise; six-month increase of 75%
News Wire Feed | 6/1/2021

Subscribers continued to adapt to the new broadband environment by embracing faster speeds, according to the Q1 2021 OpenVault Broadband Insights report.

Leading Lights Awards early-bird pricing ends on June 1
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2021

Light Reading today announced that early-bird pricing for entries to Light Reading's Leading Lights awards program will be ending soon.

MyBundle.TV adds 'Profiles' to streaming video marketplace for ISPs
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2021

New feature adds personalization to company's streaming TV guide for company's broadband provider network.

Great Plains Communications brings fiber services to Blair and Valley, Nebraska
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2021

The construction of the fiber-optic infrastructure is underway and the projects are scheduled for completion by spring of 2022.

Amazon strikes $8.45B deal for MGM
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2021

MGM's library includes more than 4,000 films and 17,000 TV shows.

Sling TV refreshes its app
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2021

OTT-TV service provider says update adds personalization, a dedicated DVR tab and overall improved ease of use. The new app, initially in beta for Fire TV devices, will be expanded to other streaming platforms.

Lou Borrelli named CEO of NCTC
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2021

Borrelli will succeed Rick Fickle, NCTC's CEO since 2011, effective June 1.

CSG ups Liz Bauer to EVP and chief marketing and customer officer
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2021

Bauer was previously SVP, chief investor relations and communications officer.

Shaw shareholders OK Rogers combo
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2021

99.8% of votes cast were in favor of the deal.

Top US pay-TV providers lost 1.89M subs in Q1 – LRG
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2021

Those losses are similar to the 1.95 million pay-TV sub losses posted by that group in the year-ago period, according to Leitchtman Research Group.

GCI commits to 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2021

Alaskan operator plans to introduce 2-Gig service in 2022.

Top US ISPs added 1.02M broadband subs in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2021

US ISPs have added more than 1 million broadband subs in four of the past five quarters, according to Leitchman Research Group.

Atlantic Broadband selects Incognito to elevate customer experience
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2021

Incognito to automate subscriber provisioning and device management across Atlantic Broadband's fiber broadband network.

Paul Haddad named chair of FourthWall Media
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2021

Industry vet and former exec at Altice USA, A4 Media and Cablevision, takes chairman's slot at media and advertising analytics company.

Evolution Digital, Plume team on managed Wi-Fi services
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2021

Tied into deal, Evolution becomes an authorized reseller of Plume's SaaS management platform for homes and small businesses in North and South America.

Comcast Business connects with Novva Data Centers in Utah
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2021

Comcast unit to provide Novva with dual 100G fiber routes and a 40G Ethernet Dedicated Internet (EDI) connection.

Charter launches online tool for job seekers
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2021

'Spectrum Fit Finder' matches applications to local Charter jobs based on skills, interests and career goals.

MediaKind hires add direct-to-consumer streaming, advertising expertise
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2021

Former Hulu/Disney exec Mark Ramberg named group VP of products, and ad-tech industry vet Jeff Sherwin named EVP, technology strategy and operations.

The Roku Channel to debut 30 originals on 'Streaming Day'
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2021

Roku has set May 30, the date marking the launch of the first Roku streaming player in 2008, as its self-proclaimed Streaming Day.

Velocix notches Liberty Latin American streaming deal
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2021

Velocix will help power the operator's Android TV-based streaming services in properties in South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

TCL supersizes its Roku TV
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2021

XL Collection, a family of sets exceeding 80 inches, includes the 85-inch, 4K-capable 4-Series TCL Roku TV.

Calix is go for Wi-Fi 6
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2021

'GigaSpire BLAST u6x' is a carrier-grade Wi-Fi 6 system and the fourth system in the company's GigaSpire BLAST lineup.

Windstream weaves more fiber
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2021

'Kinetic by Windstream' extends 1-Gig fiber connections to nearly 130,000 locations in Q1 2021.

TiVo, Xandr strike connected TV ad deal
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2021

Agreement makes TiVo's ad-supported connected TV inventory, including pre-roll and in-stream content, available to buyers in the Xandr Marketplace.

GCI offers free Internet to qualified Alaskans
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2021

Initiative ties into FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.

FCC kicks off $7.17B Emergency Connectivity Fund Program
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2021

Funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, new program will enable schools and libraries to buy laptops, tablets, Wi-Fi hotspots and broadband for students, school staff and library patrons during pandemic.

TiVo Stream activations and TiVo IPTV deployments rise in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2021

Parent company Xperi posts Q1 revenues of $221.6 million, touts licensing renewals with Frontier, Sony and Cox.

Jim Riley named Stingray's president, US operations
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2021

Industry vet is a former exec with Vubiquity/TVN, Bitmax and E! Entertainment.

JW Player snaps up Vualto
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2021

Vualto supplies live and on-demand video streaming and digital rights management tech and services.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises launches streaming studio
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2021

Studio dedicated to streaming launches with more than 35 projects in development and production.

Beachfront, Vizio connect on addressable ads
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2021

Completion of national addressable TV campaign based on Open Addressable Ready (OAR) specs.

Cincinnati Bell unit picks CSG for digital move
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2021

CBTS, the IT services unit of the telco, has picked CSG's Ascendon cloud platform to digitize its product catalogues and ratings and charging capabilities.

SCTE Foundation seeks applications for Oakes Scholarship
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2021

Annual scholarship was created to honor the late Catherine Oakes, a former SCTE exec who died unexpectedly in 2013.

Innovative Systems debuts video transcoder
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2021

InnoCoder T-40 supports real-time encoding and transcoding into industry-standard formats and various IPTV middleware and streaming platforms.

MoCA taps new president, exec officers
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2021

MaxLinear's Jim Crammond named MoCA president, joining leadership that includes execs from Verizon, Cox and Luster Teraband.

Cable One closes Hargray acquisition
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2021

Deal adds nearly 125,000 residential and business customers in 14 markets in parts of Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Apollo Funds to acquire Verizon Media for $5B
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2021

Verizon will maintain a minority stake in the new company, to be known as Yahoo.

Locast teams with municipal provider to expand into Tennessee's Tri-Cities area
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2021

Latest launch brings Locast's free streams of local broadcast TV to Bristol, Johnson City and Kingsport, Tennessee, and surrounding areas.

Ziply Fiber goes bigger with 1-Gig
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2021

Says it's bringing those speeds to 22 new markets in 2021.

Disney plugs in AWS for global expansion of Disney+
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

AWS is the 'preferred public cloud infrastructure provider' for the premium streaming service.

FCC to dole out billions for broadband starting May 12
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

The FCC will begin giving low-income households around $50 per month to pay for broadband starting May 12.

Dish drops 230K pay-TV subs, 161K retail wireless subs in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

Dish closes the period with 11.06 million pay-TV subs, including 8.69 million satellite TV and 2.37 million Sling TV customers.

Synamedia launches 'RDK-ready' offering
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2021

Synamedia Gravity aims to streamline video services for SMBs and residential customers using pre-integrated apps and services.

Starry hires CFO
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Komal Misra, late of IPsoft and Cognizant, is joining as Starry enters its 'next critical phase of growth,' CEO says.

Peacock taps former Hulu and TiVo exec as chief product officer, direct-to-consumer
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Jim Denney to join NBCU's premium streaming service starting next month. He'll also be responsible for customer-facing NBCU digital platforms, including its broadcast and cable entertainment apps.

Charter to appeal 'fastest overall speeds' ruling
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

An advertising arbiter ruled against Charter's claims of 'fastest overall speeds' for its Spectrum Mobile MVNO offering, but the company said it would appeal.

Consolidated expands 1-Gig reach in California
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Operator extends 1-Gig service to 22,000 locations in Sacramento and Roseville, California.

Ziply Fiber taps into Connected2Fiber's sales prospecting tools
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Platform will help Ziply acquire new customers using automated and location-based selling capabilities.

Comcast Advertising hires Rick Mandler as VP, growth strategy
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2021

Mandler is an exec late of true[X] and ABC/Disney.

HomeGrid Forum elects new president
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2021

Livia Rosu succeeds Dr. Leonard Dauphine as head of G.hn-focused organization.

Altice USA adds Wi-Fi 6 to the mix
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2021

Operator has introduced the new Wi-Fi offering in its Optimum and Suddenlink footprints.

WOW highlights sustainability efforts
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2021

Next-gen set-tops, self-install kits and energy-efficient FTTP deployments are among the company's efforts.

Liberty Global's 4K Mini TV Box scores design kudos
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2021

MSO's miniature, power-efficient streaming device nets Red Dot award for product design.

CTAM Europe announces new dates for its executive management program
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2021

Topical additions to the curriculum will include courses on which organizations have responded to the pandemic.

Technetix appoints chief commercial officer
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2021

Emma Hamilton previously served as group legal director and company secretary.

SCTE reveals new board, chaired by Charter CTO
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2021

SCTE and CableLabs jointly appointed and approved eight new members, including four executive committee members. The SCTE membership elected three vendor and three at-large members to round out group of 14.

Virgin Media clocks up 2.2Gbit/s broadband speeds in innovation trials
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2021

Virgin Media's trials in Southampton and Manchester deliver multi-gigabit broadband speeds of 2.2 Gbit/s.

Comcast Advertising ups Tony Sanchez to customer experience lead
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2021

Sanchez has been named VP, customer experience, at Comcast's ad division.

Discovery+ joins Amazon Prime Video Channels lineup
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2021

Streaming service launched in January on several devices, including Fire TV players and Fire TV Edition smart TVs.

Frontier expects to emerge from bankruptcy in 'coming weeks'
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Says it has taken receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals for Chapter 11 restructuring.

Ziply Fiber boots up agent channel program
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Company, which acquired Frontier's Northwest operations last May, has signed on more than 20 channel partners, including several large master agents.

Liberty Global tests DAA with Teleste
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Trial of distributed access architecture in select UK areas to support Liberty Global's 'GIGAbit' network.

Facebook Watch TV app launches on Vewd
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Deal paves way for Facebook's ad-supported streaming service to be available on Vewd-enabled smart TVs and set-top boxes.

Crackle app debuts on Comcast's X1 and Flex platforms
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2021

Crackle streams a library of thousands of free, ad-supported movies and TV shows, along with a mix of original and exclusive titles.

Vyve Broadband expands deal with OpenVault
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2021

Revised agreement lets Vyve expand its use of OpenVault's cloud-based tools into newly acquired markets.

Scopia cuts deal to appoint two Harmonic board directors
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2021

Scopia owns 9.69 million shares of Harmonic, representing about 9.6% of issued and outstanding shares of Harmonic's common stock.

Cable One nets broadband grant for parts of rural Arkansas
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2021

Cable op receives $1.4 million to bring broadband to rural Arkansas communities of Ogden and Wilton.

FuboTV nets exclusive rights to CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying matches
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

FuboTV will also produce original programming for its qualifiers coverage, including pre, half-time and post-match shows.

NAB CEO Gordon Smith to be succeeded by Curtis LeGeyt
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

Smith will transition to an advisory role at end of 2021. LeGeyt, NAB's current COO, will become organization's president and CEO effective January 1, 2022.

Technetix hires biz dev VP for Europe
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Mark Basham on board to help vendor accelerate its FTTx and X-Haul growth and expansion plans.

Altice USA completes Morris Broadband buy
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Deal covers about 36,500 residential and business customers in western North Carolina.

CTA, NCTA extend voluntary set-top energy agreement
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Agreement, which claims to have saved consumers $7 billion in energy costs so far, has been renewed through 2025.

Former Casa Systems exec joins DZS to head EMEA sales
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Erwin Trautmann, now DZS's VP of sales for the EMEA region, will be based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Comcast Business taps Versa for AI-assisted SD-WAN enhancements
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Operator's 'ActiveCore' platform uses AI and machine learning algorithms to dynamically optimize SD-WAN traffic based on application.

Vetro announces second cohort of Cares for Maine community broadband
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Vetro, a software company delivering unparalleled internet infrastructure intelligence through a unique mapping platform, is pleased to announce the second cohort of participants in its Vetro Cares for Maine program.

27% of direct-to-consumer services shared with more than one household – study
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Leichtman Research Group study shines more light on the increasing use of password sharing for premium streaming services.

ThinkAnalytics pitches personalized images for the UI
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Now part of company's discovery engine, AI-aided personalized image system makes recommendations for user interfaces, content carousels and program guides based on viewers' interests.

Anga Com postponed to 2022 as 2021 event goes digital
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2021

Citing persistent pandemic concerns, new date for next in-person networking tech event is May 10-12, 2022.

Plume's 'WorkPass' targets SMBs
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2021

Network tech and services company expands into a new market.

Charter ups Mike Reid to SVP, corporate services
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Reid oversees areas such as corporate real estate, fleet management and facilities management.

Comcast Technology Solutions teams with Innovid on ad-tech
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

CTS says integration paves way for centralized ad campaign management across digital and linear TV audiences.

Technicolor Android TV set-top deployments cross 10M mark
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Vendor says it reached that deployment mark after getting into the Android TV box business in 2016.

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