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FCC releases nearly $159M in connectivity funding for schools and libraries
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2022

Agency believes more than 12.7 million students are benefiting from the Emergency Connectivity Program. #pressrelease

Eurofins releases 'NextGen TV' logo certification test suite
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2022

Test suite launched in partnership with the CTA and NAB. #pressrelease

Comcast's TV streaming app goes live on Apple TV devices
News Wire Feed | 6/30/2022

Launch stems from a broader streaming deal between Comcast and Apple announced in the fall of 2021. #pressrelease

Former FuboTV exec joins Imagine Communications
News Wire Feed | 6/30/2022

Diana Horowitz has been named to the new post of VP, strategic sales, advertising technology. #pressrelease

SES launches C-band satellite via SpaceX rocket
News Wire Feed | 6/30/2022

It's the first SES C-band satellite dedicated to free up lower 300MHz of C-band spectrum. #pressrelease

SiriusXM streams to Comcast's platforms, with video content on deck
News Wire Feed | 6/29/2022

Distribution deal paves way for more than 425 SiriusXM channels to be offered on Comcast's X1, Flex and XClass TV platforms. They're also tossing in three free months of the premium satellite radio service. #pressrelease

Mark Dankberg resumes chairman and CEO role at Viasat
News Wire Feed | 6/29/2022

Former CEO Rick Baldridge appointed vice chairman, focused on the closing of the Inmarsat acquisition and other initiatives. #pressrelease

Disney CEO Bob Chapek gets three year extension
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2022

Disney board has unanimously voted to extend Chapek's contract. #pressrelease

Comcast's MachineQ releases multi-sensor enterprise IoT device
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2022

Multi-use 'MQflex' is equipped with sensors measuring temperature, humidity, water leak, push-button activity, door/window activity, pressure and acceleration via a single battery. #pressrelease

NCTC to unveil new name, logo and direction at The Independent Show
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2022

The event, set for July 24-27 in Florida and held in partnership with ACA Connects, will also introduce new ACA Connects CEO Grant Spellmeyer. #pressrelease

Antietam Broadband rolls multi-gig on fiber
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2022

The operator's first launch of multi-gig services is in Washington County, Maryland. #pressrelease

GCI taps ATX to help prep plant for DOCSIS 4.0 and 10G
News Wire Feed | 6/23/2022

Alaska's GCI is deploying ATX's 2GHz taps and passives as part of a plan to support 1.8GHz capacity on a DOCSIS 4.0 network. #pressrelease

Frndly TV updates its UI
News Wire Feed | 6/23/2022

Updates to the virtual MVPD's user interface include optional views of primary guide, a way to navigate live TV and VoD content and a 'timing bar' for movies and TV shows already in progress. #pressrelease

Midco CEO Pat McAdaragh elected chair of NCTA
News Wire Feed | 6/23/2022

Among other officer moves, Warner Bros. Discovery's Kathleen Finch has joined the NCTA board. #pressrelease

ADB appoints new CEO
News Wire Feed | 6/23/2022

Małgorzata Boroń-Ott had been serving as deputy CEO for the video tech company. #pressrelease

Comcast Business boosts its connection to Cologix
News Wire Feed | 6/22/2022

Comcast Business is expanding its collaboration with Cologix with a new point-of-presence at Cologix's NNJ3 digital edge data center in Parsippany, New Jersey. #pressrelease

Hoosier Net gets backing from Accord Telecommunications Collaborative
News Wire Feed | 6/22/2022

Accord Telecommunications Collaborative is a service provider comprised of 21 rural electric membership cooperatives and telephone cooperatives. #pressrelease

Viasat shareholders approve proposed Inmarsat deal
News Wire Feed | 6/21/2022

Viasat expects the deal to close in the second half of 2022. #pressrelease

Apple scores MLS streaming deal
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2022

Deal will enable streaming of all MLS matches via Apple TV app without local blackouts or restrictions starting in 2023. #pressrelease

Technicolor to become Vantiva amid spinoff
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2022

Rebrand arrives amid the proposed spinoff of Technicolor Creative Studios. #pressrelease

Casa Systems adds protection against patent trolls
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2022

Casa Systems joins LOT Network, an international community committed to protecting against litigation from 'patent assertion entities.' #pressrelease

Nokia to help Wire 3 accelerate 10G broadband network build in Florida
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2022

Automation offered by Nokia's Altiplano broadband network controller is key to rapid subscriber activation and service provisioning. #pressrelease

Ziply Fiber to acquire Oregon-based FWA and fiber services provider
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2022

Ziply Fiber will acquire EONI, which offers fiber and fixed wireless services in Baker, Union and Wallowa counties. #pressrelease

Nokia helps Metronet future-proof its fiber network for multi-gig services
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2022

Metronet deploys Nokia's XGS-PON technology with a migration path to 25G PON for residential and commercial deployments. #pressrelease

Nokia showcases first 100Gbit/s fiber broadband technology in the US
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2022

The company has achieved 100Gb/second on a single PON wavelength. #pressrelease

RTI taps Vecima for government-required network switchout
News Wire Feed | 6/9/2022

Oregon's Roome Telecommunications is deploying Vecima's 'Entra' remote MACPHY platform to conform with the US Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act of 2019. #pressrelease.

Cable Center recognizes Bill Daniels and Pat Esser
News Wire Feed | 6/8/2022

The late Bill Daniels and former Cox CEO Pat Esser have been honored with the 2021 and 2022 Bresnan Ethics in Business Awards, to be presented at this year's Cable Hall of Fame event. #pressrelease

Plume appoints three to board
News Wire Feed | 6/8/2022

Wi-Fi tech and analytics specialist has added Magdalena Yesil, Roxanne Oulman and Tony Werner to its board of directors. #pressrelease

Frndly TV touts viewership gains
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2022

Skinny-bundle OTT-TV company says the amount of time subs spent on the service increased 63% in Q1 2022 versus the year-ago period. #pressrelease.

FAST Channels TV tunes in MetaX deal
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2022

MetaX expands lineup of ad-supported streaming channels from FAST Channels TV. #pressrelease.

Nearly 2,000 tons of fiber heading to GCI for Aleutian network project
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2022

Operator says big shipment is a major milestone for fiber project and GCI's plans to deliver 2-Gig speeds. #pressrelease

AT&T closes sale of Xandr to Microsoft
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2022

Completion of the sale of the ad-tech unit comes six months after AT&T announced the deal. #pressrelease

Reach Mobile, WOW's mobile partner, raises another $16M
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2022

Reach Mobile, which has raised $35.6 million so far, also announced the formal debut of its ReachNEXT software-as-a-service platform. #pressrelease

Derek Elder resigns Vecima board post
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2022

Scott Edmonds has been appointed to the Vecima board and as a member of its audit committee and corporate governance and compensation committee. #pressrelease

Midco earmarks $30M for fiber buildout plan
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2022

Investment will pave way to bring 10-Gig speeds to Lawrence, Kansas, and surrounding communities. #pressrelease

Telenor Sverige tunes in Commscope's Android TV box
News Wire Feed | 6/2/2022

Swedish operator will use the vendor's 4K-capable VIP57022 box to support IP/streaming video services. #pressrelease

Rogers weaves in Xumo's free, ad-supported streaming service
News Wire Feed | 6/2/2022

Canadian operator has added Xumo to Ignite TV and Ignite SmartStream, platforms powered by Rogers' X1 syndication deal with Comcast. #pressrelease

Blue Ridge plugs in Vecima for IPTV
News Wire Feed | 6/2/2022

Operator is deploying Vecima's MediaScale IPTV platform to help underpin Blue Ridge's TiVo-based offering. #pressrelease

Metronet and Vexus close fiber-fueled merger
News Wire Feed | 6/2/2022

Combined company serves more than 250 communities across 16 states. #pressrelease

Vewd partners with Airconsole to bring casual games to connected TVs
News Wire Feed | 6/1/2022

Vewd announces a partnership with Airconsole, a cloud-based video game console developed by a startup called N-Dream. #pressrelease

Videotron teams with Emnify on enterprise IoT
News Wire Feed | 6/1/2022

Deal enables Videotron to deliver IoT services across multiple network types, including LTE-M and NB-IoT. #pressrelease

Usage on Verizon's 5G 'Ultra Wideband' network has surged 249%
News Wire Feed | 6/1/2022

Carrier plans to deploy about 175 million 5G POPs by year-end, and at least 250 million POPs by the end of 2024. #pressrelease

FuboTV appoints set of execs
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2022

Ben Grad named SVP, head of strategic partnerships and operations; Todd Mathers named SVP, content strategy and acquisition; and Andrew Steinberg has joined vMVPD as VP, business development. #pressrelease

DZS wraps deal for Assia assets
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2022

Acquisition covers Assia's Expresse service assurance platform and CloudCheck Wi-Fi management offering. #pressrelease

Cable TV Pioneers names class of 2022
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2022

Organization will welcome 21 new members at event in Philadelphia held night prior to SCTE Cable-Tec Expo. #pressrelease

Penthera targets video streaming quality
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2022

Says 'PlayAssure' platform eliminates rebuffering due to unreliable networks. #pressrelease

Gracenote beefs up channel data for streaming services
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2022

New offering focuses on channel data for ad-supported TV and virtual MVPD services. #pressrelease

Casa Systems joins CableLabs FMA interop
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2022

Says participation underscores commitment to vendor interoperability in the distributed access architecture (DAA) market. #pressrelease

OneWeb, TinSky team on LEO satellite gateway for West Africa
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2022

TinSky completes installation of 15 OneWeb antennas and customer provided equipment at a gateway facility in Accra, Ghana. #pressrelease

IQ Fiber opens Jacksonville HQ
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2022

Location serves as company's base for management, engineering and customer service. #pressrelease

Comcast's MachineQ launches Real-Time Location Tracking System (RTLS) product
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2022

MachineQ for Asset Management provides a real-time view into the location of indoor inventory, equipment and moveable assets. #pressrelease

AI, converged networks and security among topics for Cable-Tec Expo 2022
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2022

Organization says 130 whitepapers will be presented across 60 sessions and 13 categories at this year's show. #pressrelease

Sagemcom joins RDK technical advisory board
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2022

Device maker says it will bring RDK software to its full lineup of platforms, including those focused on PON, DOCSIS, DSL and 5G. #pressrelease

Paramount Global names leaders of its international stream team
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2022

Marco Nobili has been promoted to EVP and International GM of Paramount+, and Olivier Jollet has been upped to EVP and International GM of Pluto TV. #pressrelease

Charter invests $1M more in education grant program
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2022

Operator says latest takes total investment in the Spectrum Digital Education initiative to $8 million. #pressrelease

Top US pay-TV providers lost 1.95M subs in Q1 2022 – LRG
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2022

Major providers representing about 93% of the US market now account for about 74.1 million pay-TV subs, according to Leichtman Research Group. #pressrelease

Telestream snaps up Encoding.com
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2022

Strategic acquisition adds more cloud video media processing to Telestream's portfolio. #pressrelease

GTS Telecom taps Ciena for Romanian upgrade, increases capacity tenfold
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2022

IT&C provider to deliver high-performance services to verticals in Romania. #pressrelease

Qwilt lights up website delivery service
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2022

API-driven offering utilizes open caching technology. #pressrelease

Redbox to be acquired by Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2022

Says combo will create a premier independent platform for ad-based VoD streaming. #pressrelease

Southwest picks Viasat for in-flight connectivity on new jets
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2022

Viasat's Ka-based platform will be factory-installed on all new Southwest aircraft deliveries starting this fall. #pressrelease

Vecima issues updates for DAA and PON platforms
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2022

Software enhancements issued for supplier's Entra Remote MACPHY and DPoE/Remote OLT portfolio. #pressrelease

The Roku Channel tunes in Discovery+
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2022

Roku's content aggregation platform now offers the ad-free and ad-supported version of Discovery+. #pressrelease

Finland's Elisa taps Vecima for DAA
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2022

The operator is using the vendor's 'Entra' remote MACPHY platform to underpin a distributed access architecture deployment. #pressrelease

Falcon V Systems, Vecima demo next stage of FMA interoperability
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2022

Companies' continued efforts in building an interoperable product portfolio for the future multi-vendor environment were demonstrated during the most recent CableLabs FMA Interoperability event. #pressrelease

Telstra taps Noah Drake as president for Americas region
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2022

Drake most recently led Telstra's customer solutions and architecture group. #pressrelease

Airties contributes Wi-Fi EasyMesh tech to RDK
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2022

Says contribution, as an RDK-B component, will streamline Wi-Fi EasyMesh deployments. #pressrelease

Dish loses 462K pay-TV subs and loses 343K retail wireless subs in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2022

Company ends period with 10.24 million pay-TV customers and 8.2 million retail wireless subs. #pressrelease

Netflix risks sub loss if password sharing crackdown is expanded – study
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2022

Study suggests that 13% of Netflix subs would cancel service if streamer broadened its use of password sharing mitigation measures. #pressrelease

MaxLinear inks $3.8B deal for Silicon Motion
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2022

Deal gives MaxLinear a supplier of NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices. #pressrelease

ATX Networks hires Bob Murphy to help lead pro services unit
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2022

Murphy previously led the America's services team at CommScope. #pressrelease

Charter ups Justin Colwell to EVP, connectivity technology
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2022

Cowell to oversee design and development of Charter's network architecture and company's vision for 'converged connectivity.' #pressrelease

Lightpath builds out 2,000 wireless sites across footprint
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2022

Fiber service operator says deployment supports connectivity for 5G networks and small cells. #pressreleasae

Sky UK reups with SES for satellite capacity
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2022

Deal ensures continued delivery of standard-def, HD and Ultra HD content to Sky UK's subscribers. #pressrelease

Comcast unit goes national with addressable ad offering for linear TV
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2022

Comcast Technology Solutions says corporate cousin Comcast Cable is the first TV distributor to tap into the new offering. #pressrelease

ACA Connects President and CEO Matthew Polka to step down in July 2022
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2022

Polka has been at the helm of the organization for about 25 years. A search for a Polka's successor is 'near completion,' the organization says. #pressrelease

CommScope lights up XGS-PON portfolio
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2022

Supplier has added a 'cloud-to-edge' XGS-PON solution to its access network lineup. #pressrelease

Blue Ridge rolls free speed upgrades
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2022

Speed upgrades across Blue Ridge's service area took effect May 1. #pressrelease

NAB Show 2022 draws 52,468
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2022

Return to in-person event also draws 11,542 international attendees across 155 countries. #pressrelease

Texas picks Comcast Business as connectivity option
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2022

State's Department of Information Resources has added Comcast to a list of providers that it will use to deliver networking to Texas agencies, counties, cities, K-12 schools and higher education entities. #pressrelease

Aamir Hussain named chief technology and product officer at Liberty Latin America
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

Hussain is a telecom industry vet late of Verizon, Telus, Qwest and Liberty Global. #pressrelease

SCTE® Announces Emmy® Win
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

Emmy is for development of the Event Scheduling and Notification Interface standard, also know as SCTE 224. #pressrelease

Roku scores Lionsgate flicks for The Roku Channel
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

Multiyear theatrical output deal starts with Liongate's 2022 theatrical releases. #pressrelease

Cujo AI taps Remko Vos as CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

Vos, most recently a product exec at Comcast, succeeds company founder Einaras von Gravrock. #pressrelease

WOW's Ohio service area set to take on Breezeline brand
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

The recently acquired WOW systems in Cleveland and Columbus will become Breezeline starting May 9. #pressrelease

Charter and Comcast connect on national streaming platform
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

New joint venture will offer the Flex Streaming Platform combined with a user interface and voice search on streaming devices and smart TVs. #pressrelease

Wi-Fi specialist Airties to be acquired by Providence Equity Partners
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

Airties will continue to be led by company CEO Philippe Alcaras. #pressrelease

Thomson Broadcast to snap up broadcast gear specialist GatesAir
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2022

Deal for GatesAir, a supplier focused on radio and over-the-air TV, is expected to close in the second half of 2022. #pressrelease

Firstlight Media taps Google Cloud to bulk up streaming toolset
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2022

Work centers on cloud-native content delivery capabilities, with notable focus on free ad-supported TV. #pressrelease

Former CommScope/Arris exec Bill Lee joins Vecima
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2022

Lee is heading up global professional services at Vecima. #pressrelease

Former Vodafone exec joins Frontier as chief strategy officer
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

Reconnecting with CEO Nick Jeffery, Vishal Dixit comes aboard as Frontier presses ahead with its aggressive fiber upgrade and buildout initiative. #pressrelease

Verizon adds HBO Max to '+play' platform
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

Discovery+, Disney+, Netflix and Peloton are among the apps already integrated with Verizon's new streaming hub. #pressrelease

OpenVault nets patent for speedy data retrieval and processing
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

US patent No. 11,275,594 describes 'Intelligent data storage and processing using FPGA devices.' #pressrelease

Comcast invests $1M in Backstage Capital
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

Commitment will benefit Backstage Capital's Opportunity Fund for early stage startups led by women, people of color and/or LGBTQ+ founders. #pressrelease

CommScope launches active-passive antenna focused on 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

'Mosaic' antenna platform is designed to help mobile network operators roll out 5G coverage while still supporting legacy 4G technology, company says. #pressrelease

Ziply Fiber doubles multi-gig reach
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2022

Expansion makes 2-Gig and 5-Gig broadband available to 364,000 locations and added more than 30 more cities to its multi-gig footprint. #pressrelease

Windstream joins the 2-Gig club
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2022

Operator has started to offer 2-Gig over fiber in select residential markets. #pressrelease

Firstlight appoints Joy Baer to board
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2022

Baer previously was CEO of Spot Buy Spot and led a unit of Comcast-owned ad-tech company Freewheel. #pressrelease

Claude Aiken joins Nextlink Internet
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2022

The former president and CEO of WISPA will join Nextlink as chief strategy officer and chief legal officer effective May 2. #pressrelease

Casa Systems scores multi-year deal with Verizon
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2022

Verizon will also make a $40 million investment in Casa that will give Verizon a 9.9% ownership stake in the vendor. #pressrelease

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