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Sling TV beta tests 'Watch Party' feature on web browsers
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2020

New trial feature allows subs to invite up to three guests to sync-up viewing of live TV or on-demand content.

MarketCast buys data specialist Deductive
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2020

Deal for the company formerly known as Dativa brings on data science team that supports companies such as Comcast, Vizio and Discovery.

Amdocs Vubiquity unit strikes new content deal with Liberty Global
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2020

Content services deal covers Liberty Global and its affiliates across Europe.

The Cable Center honors Ted Turner with ethics award
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2020

The cable industry icon will be honored as the 2020 Bresnan Ethics in Business Award.

Davies rejoins Minerva as CFO
News Wire Feed | 9/21/2020

He succeeds retiring CFO John Doerner.

Charter relaunches free 60-day Internet and Wi-Fi offer
News Wire Feed | 9/21/2020

Program focused on homes with students and educators.

Liberty Puerto Rico plugs in TiVo for IPTV
News Wire Feed | 9/21/2020

New IP-based, TiVo-powered Hub TV service relies on an Android TV box.

TPG wraps deal for EnTouch Systems
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2020

TPG also owns RCN, Grande and Wave.

Nextlink to launch fixed wireless with Google, Nokia in CBRS winnings
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2020

Nextlink Internet said it will offer fixed wireless Internet services across 11 states with vendors Google and Nokia in its new 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum holdings.

Verizon connects with Amazon's Ring on home security offer
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2020

Verizon now offering a seven-piece Ring Alarm Security Kit with LTE service and the Security by Ring plan.

Comcast program brings Wi-Fi to community centers
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2020

Multiyear effort will pave way for rollout of more than 1,000 Wi-Fi-connected 'Lift Zones' in community centers nationwide.

You.i TV launches new video experience SDK
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2020

MediaKind is an initial deployment partner for You.i Engine One 6.0.

Charter doubles digital education grant commitment to $1M
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2020

Grants will go to organizations providing broadband education, technology and training.

Adtran throws in with the LoRA Alliance
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2020

Adtran has joined as a contributor member to help develop standards for IoT.

More ops and orgs get behind virtual Cable-Tec Expo
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2020

Liberty Global, Midco, Millicom, Rogers, Shaw, NCTC join event's sponsor list.

Cujo AI touts deployment milestone
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2020

Says its Digital Life Protection is deployed across more than 25 million homes with a handful of top North American operators.

Apple One links premium music, video, gaming, news services
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2020

Simplified subscription plan combines Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple News+, Apple Fitness+, Apple Arcade and iCloud.

fuboTV ups sub guidance as fall sports return
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2020

OTT-TV provider expects Q3 paid sub base to reach 370,000 to 380,000, up from prior range of 340,000 to 350,000.

Mediacom sets '10G' demo
News Wire Feed | 9/14/2020

8K video, holographic displays, telemedicine part of test network developed in partnership with NCTA and CableLabs.

Dish scores NFL Network deal for satellite and OTT-TV
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2020

Agreement restored NFL Network and NFL RedZone for Dish TV and Sling TV prior to start of Sunday's games.

Google Cloud inks streaming, tech deal for SoFi Stadium
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2020

Google Cloud said it will provide video streaming, concierge, wireless networking and other services to SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park.

US cable launches 'K-12 Bridge to Broadband' program
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2020

In partnership with EducationSuperHighway, initiative focused on providing broadband to students in remote and hybrid learning programs.

Vidgo adds OTT enhancements, local channels
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2020

Virtual MVPD adds playback, timeshift, TV Everywhere, Web player and casting.

Charter's Spectrum Enterprise unit nets Esports deal
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2020

Company picked to power the new home of St. Mary University's varsity Esports program.

Verizon's Vestberg to keynote CES 2021 with focus on 5G
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2020

Vestberg is the first keynoter announced for the 'all-digital' CES set for this January.

2021 NAB Show shifts to the fall
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2020

Next year's event will take place October 9-13, 2021, rather than April 11-14, NAB president says.

WOW debuts home office product
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2020

Business Home Office offering designed to help companies and teleworkers during the pandemic.

RCN, Grande and Wave tout sub milestone
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2020

The operators now serve a combined 1 million customers.

Vizio adds Apple TV app
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2020

Company's SmartCast TV now supports Apple TV+ and allows users to subscribe to other streaming services available via the Apple TV app.

Firstlight, ThinkAnalytics team on OTT personalization
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2020

They'll combine Firstlight's content management system and ThinkAnalytics' cloud-native content discovery platform.

FCC dings Barrier Communications for overstating broadband data
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2020

Commission proposes fine of $163,912, the maximum allowed by law.

Inango connects with OpenSync
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2020

Software company will add OpenSync to its Virtual Services platform.

$40,000 raised for Hildenbrand memorial award, scholarship
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2020

Charter's Kerry Zinger named 'Rising Leader,' STEM School Highands Ranch FIRST members win grants.

Locast streams into Detroit
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2020

Non-profit, already facing legal pressure from major US broadcasters, has expanded the reach of its free, local TV streaming service.

Dish, Verizon units forge targeted ad partnership
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2020

Verizon Media's demand-side platform will provide automated access to Dish's household addressable ad inventory.

Rogers teams with Ericsson on 5G expansion
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2020

Canadian operator says its 5G network has reached more than 50 new cities and towns.

Logix Fiber taps Craig Collins as CEO
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2020

Collins is late of Intermedia Communications, XO Communications and Time Warner Cable.

Metrological fetches expanded TV app store deal
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2020

Australia's Fetch TV will use Metrological's platform to integrate OTT services and niche and localized apps into a unified viewer experience.

React Mobile, CommScope team on worker protection
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2020

Combined offering integrates Ruckus wireless access points and React Mobile's employee safety devices.

Intelsat puts up $400M for Gogo's commercial aviation biz
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2020

Deal will propel Intelsat's move into the commercial in-flight connectivity market.

Evoca's ATSC 3.0-based pay-TV service boots up in Boise
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2020

New service is available to customers who join Evoca's 'early access' program.

Vewd scores new deal for Vestel-made smart TVs
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2020

Vestel, which produces TVs for brands such as JVC, Hitachi, Telefunken and Toshiba, integrate the Vewd Core and Core Modules, including its media player and hybrid TV modules.

US homes with an SVoD service climbs to 78% – study
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2020

More than half of those homes take more than one SVoD service, up from 20% in 2015, according to Leichtman Research Group.

Casa Systems appoints Scott Bruckner as CFO
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2020

Wireless and wireline network vendor also taps Ernst & Young as its public accounting firm, replacing PwC.

Tubi connects with TiVo
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2020

Tubi's free, ad-supported OTT service available on TiVo Stream 4K device and the TiVo+ platform.

SCTE, WIT team on scholarships to honor late cable technologist Doug Semon
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2020

New 'Zelmo' scholarships to support Denver-area FIRST Robotics teams and college-bound seniors.

Plume, Technicolor partner on smart-home services
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2020

Technicolor is pre-integrating Plume's OpenSync platform with its latest Wi-Fi 6 open CPE platforms.

Comcast Cable, Charter, Liberty Global CEOs to join Cable-Tec Expo
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2020

Cable operator CEO panel to be part of October 12 opening general session for SCTE/ISBE's free, all-online event.

Cisco to acquire BabbleLabs
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2020

Says BabbleLabs's AI-assisted noise removal and speech enhancement tech will improve the video meeting experience.

Former Showtime boss joins CuriosityStream board
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2020

Matt Blank is the former chairman and CEO of premium programmer Showtime Networks.

Synacor touts contract renewals
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2020

Company claims to have secured 100% contract renewal rate among North American service provider customers.

Consolidated recognized for pandemic response
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2020

Company nets Silver Stevie Award for efforts to keep employees safe during COVID-19 pandemic.

Loop Media's music video channels join TiVo+ lineup
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2020

Loop is adding 18 music video channels to TiVo's new ad-supported content lineup.

RCN, Grande and Wave Business beef up SD-WAN
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2020

Their enhanced SD-WAN offering is backed by Cisco Meraki.

Channel Master teams with TiVo
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2020

Channel Master will use TiVo's new DVR and discovery technology to service over-the-air TV customers.

SES taps SpaceX to launch four MEO satellites
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2020

Satellites will be part of the 'O3b mPOWER' constellation of medium-Earth orbit birds that will help SES deliver high-bandwidth, low-latency services.

Hitron, SAM team on connected home security
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2020

SAM's security software will be integrated into the Hitron ecosystem, including HitronCloud, which monitors and manages broadband gateways and Wi-Fi networks.

FCC extends comment period on Charter's request to end merger conditions
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2020

Charter has petitioned to sunset its ban on data caps and usage-based data policies and the pursuit of paid peering deals.

DirecTV connects with Movies Anywhere
News Wire Feed | 8/17/2020

Partnership enables customers to access purchased digital movie titles from supported studios on wide range of streaming platforms.

Former TiVo CEO takes helm of Poly
News Wire Feed | 8/17/2020

Dave Shull succeeds Robert Hagerty, who has served as interim CEO since February 2020.

Comcast adds partnership program to Internet Essentials
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2020

New program includes two months of free service for new customers to Internet Essentials, Comcast's initiative focused on low-income students and their families.

Cable One's Fidelity unit to offer 1-Gig over FTTH
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2020

Fidelity Communications has begun to build out FTTH network in New Haven, Missouri.

Top US ISPs added 1.24M broadband subs in Q2 2020
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2020

Marks largest quarterly broadband subscriber additions since Q1 2012, according to Leichtman Research Group.

Altitude waives exclusive rights for first-round playoff games
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2020

Regional sports net 'actively pursuing' streaming distribution deals as Altitude TV remains at an impasse with Comcast and Dish Network.

TDS lights up 1-Gig in northern Colorado
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2020

Towns of Ault, Eaton, Johnstown, Mead, Milliken, Pierce, Severance and Wellington get access to the speedy tier.

Synamedia launches targeted ad platform
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2020

New 'Iris' addressable ad solution is targeted to pay-TV providers, broadcasters and OTT service providers.

Locast expands to the Twin Cities
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2020

Free, nonprofit streaming service provides access to local TV channels on multiple devices.

ioXt Alliance reveals first wave of certified devices
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2020

Products from T-Mobile and Google among the first to secure the organization's security stamp.

Charter's Spectrum Mobile debuts 'Unlimited Plus'
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2020

New unlimited option features 30GB of data and HD-quality video at $55 per month.

Dish sheds 40,000 satellite TV subs, 56,000 Sling TV subs in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2020

Dish ends the quarter with 11.27 million pay-TV subs, including 9.02 million satellite TV and 2.25 million Sling TV customers.

Sling TV fuses OTA/OTT TV on LG-connected TVs
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Live local broadcast channels have been integrated with Sling TV's in-app guide on 2020 LG sets, when connected to an over-the-air antenna.

Cable One adds 145K broadband subs, loses 17K video subs in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Revenues rise to $328.3 million following acquisition of Fidelity Communications.

Pirate subscription services now $1 billion industry – report
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Digital Citizens Alliance and NAGRA study details how a sophisticated ecosystem of thousands of retailers and wholesalers provides illicit piracy services to at least nine million US households.

Sherrese Smith appointed to Cable One board
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Smith is a corporate partner at Paul Hastings LLP and served as chief counsel to former FCC chairman Julius Genachowski.

CommScope net sales rise 3% in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Says net sales were negatively impacted by about $50 million due to supply constraints related to the pandemic.

Dasan Zhone revenues drop 15.7% in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Attributes the pandemic to the slowdown.

CommScope gives RFoG a lift
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Says new cabinet is designed to simplify installations of RF-over-Glass (RFoG) deployments.

Alaska nets top SCTE/ISBE chapter honors
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Title is chapter's sixth in seven years.

Revenues at Disney's direct-to-consumer/international unit climb to $4B
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

Operating costs for unit widened from $562 million to $706 million due to costs tied to launch Disney+.

Liberty Latin America deals for Telefónica's Costa Rica ops
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

The all-cash deal establishes an enterprise value of $500 million for Telefónica Costa Rica.

Pluto TV debuts on LG smart TVs
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

Free, ad-supported streaming service has launched on 2020 smart TVs in the US, with rollouts on 2016-2019 models set to start this fall.

Charter's Spectrum Networks launches news app
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

Offers local news app to 28 million residential customers at no added charge.

WOW revenues drop 2.7% in Q2 2020
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

But broadband revenues rise 5.3% in period.

MaxLinear closes acquisition of Intel's home gateway unit
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

Also boosts guidance that deal will pull in revenues of $80-$90 million in first full quarter post close versus original guidance of $60-$70 million.

Liberty Global revenues dip 4% in Q2 2020
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

Says quarter was hit by $110M of COVID-19-related impacts.

Harmonic cable access revenues surge 100% in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

But overall revenues drop 12.8% in the period.

Dasan Zhone names Charlie Vogt president and CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

Vogt will remain on the ATX Networks board.

Philo brings Chromecast support to Android app
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2020

Addition marks first part of a broader 'Philo Connect' initiative for the TV streaming service.

Charter tacks on video, broadband and mobile subs in Q2 2020
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2020

Includes the addition of 102,000 residential video customers, 842,000 broadband subs and 325,000 mobile lines.

Casa Systems revenues top $83M in Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Company cites a large increase in its wireless product backlog.

Altice USA adds 70K broadband subs, loses 35K pay-TV subs in Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Altice Mobile adds 34,000 net subs in Q2, pushing total past 140,000.

Evoca nets content deal for new ATSC 3.0-based pay-TV service
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Deal with Allen Media Group includes portfolio of eight TV networks, including The Weather Channel.

ACA Connects reveals 2020-2022 leadership team
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Patricia Jo Boyers, president of Boycom Vision, and Mike Bowker, COO of Cable ONE, elected chairman and vice chairman, respectively.

Charter promotes two to senior sales and marketing spots
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Pattie Eliason upped to SVP, Spectrum Stores and Retail; Sharon Peters promoted to SVP, marketing.

Keith Holmes named EVP of Cox Business
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Holmes takes over for Steve Rowley, who was named president of Cox Automotive.

Vodafone is latest major operator to deploy Harmonic's 'CableOS' platform
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Vodafone is using Harmonic's 'CableOS' access network software and edge devices to support the rollout of gigabit services.

Cetin picks Kaltura to power multinational cloud TV service
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Kaltura will deploy a complete cloud service including the Kaltura TV Platform and private CDN powered by Broadpeak.

Vecima snaps up Nokia's DOCSIS distributed access and PON tech
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Vecima plans to integrate the acquired tech with its existing 'Entra' distributed access product suite.

ATX, Digicomm strike distribution deal for new outside plant gear
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

New agreement includes ATX's GainMaker-compatible 1.2GHz amplifiers and 2GHz taps and passives.

Consolidated expands 'CCiTV' to biz customers
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Expansion of app-based TV service covers small businesses in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

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