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Charter's field ops EVP Tom Adams and marketing chief Jon Hargis to retire
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

Amid a string of executive moves, Charter has upped Tom Monaghan to EVP, field operations and promoted Sharon Peters to EVP and chief marketing officer.

Didja's local TV streaming service expands to 21 US markets
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Houston, Nashville and Las Vegas among the latest wave of launch markets.

Sling TV connects to Vizio's SmartCast platform
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

Dish-owned OTT-TV service expands its reach on smart TVs.

OneWeb and Hughes agree to bring satellite broadband to India
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

Six-year deal is focused on delivering broadband via a constellation of low-Earth orbit satellites.

Disney reorgs its stream team
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2022

Among the moves, Rebecca Campbell becomes chairman, international content and operations; Michael Paull is upped to president, Disney Streaming; and Joe Earley is named president of Hulu.

Technicolor Wi-Fi 6E gateway gets certification stamp
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2022

Wi-Fi Alliance certification is awarded to vendor's CGM4981 gateway.

SCTE nets patent that uses Proactive Network Maintenance tools
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2022

Organization awarded patent for 'Systems and Methods for Remote Evaluation of Craft Skills,' which can provide learners a way to evaluate their installations remotely using PNM tools.

Vecima wraps open caching interop test
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Vendor is a participant in the Streaming Video Alliance's Open Caching Testbed Initiative.

Breezeline boots up IP-based TV service
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Breezeline Stream TV is launching in New Hampshire this month and being phased into other markets throughout the year.

Firstlight Media names global marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Tina Tuli is late of Samdesk, Magic Leap and Research In Motion.

SES taps chief strategy and product officer, drops role of SES Networks CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

John-Paul Hemingway is charged with translating the corporate vision for the company's networks and video markets.

Fidium Fiber brings 1-Gig to 55K homes in parts of New Hampshire
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Fiber-fed service from Consolidated Communications is available in Manchester, Milford and Nashua.

Rogers going with full-fiber upgrade in New Brunswick
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Operator will invest nearly C$200 million ($159.71 million) to upgrade its network in New Brunswick to fiber, reaching up to 314,000 homes and businesses.

Vyve's biz services unit extends fiber to 25 new markets
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Cities and towns in parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, California, Texas and Colorado tie into the expansion.

Former Cisco exec tapped to lead CommScope's venue and campus networks unit
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2022

Markus Ogurek is named SVP and segment leader of Venue and Campus Networks at CommScope.

ViacomCBS, Comcast strike new deal that extends access to Paramount+ and Pluto TV
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2022

New multi-year distribution deal covers ViacomCBS's full slate of broadcast, entertainment, news and sports programming.

OpenVault partnership adds sales muscle in Latin American and Europe
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2022

OpenVault is broadening its marketing capabilities via a strategic partnership with Lotier International.

CommScope helps ViacomCBS shift from satellite to CDN distribution in wake of C-band auction
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2022

ViacomCBS has launched FAVE and migrated its DABL and select Showtime lienar channels from satellite to IP-based CDN distribution.

Frndly TV tunes in Family Movie Classics
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2022

FMC is the 31st live channel to join OTT-TV service provider's basic lineup.

Charter's Spectrum Enterprise scores at the edge
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2022

Jamestown Container Companies is deploying connected cameras, powered by Spectrum Enterprise's Managed Network Edge, to enhance on-site security.

Evolution Digital ups Marc Cohen to chief revenue officer
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2022

Cohen previously served as EVP marketing sales.

Diane Christman appointed president and CEO of The Cable Center
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2022

Christman, who succeeds Jana Henthorn in the top role at the Center, will head up the organization's 'Vision 2025 Transformation Plan.'

New WarnerMedia-Comcast deal includes distribution of CNN+
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2022

New deal also covers WarnerMedia's lineup of basic cable networks, including TBS, TNT, CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TCM, truTV, HLN and CNN en Español.

DZS, Irby Utilities connect in rural Mississippi
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2022

4-County Electric Power Association taps into CARES and RDOF programs and works with DZS and Irby to build out broadband to more than 40,000 homes and businesses.

Comcast's FreeWheel names new GM
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2022

Mark McKee, FreeWheel's chief revenue officer since January 2020, succeeds Dave Clark.

Ting tapped as first anchor tenant of Colorado Springs fiber network
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2022

City-wide fiber network is owned by Colorado Springs Utilities.

Fiber broadband reaches largest investment cycle on record – study
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2022

Fiber broadband passed 60.5 million US homes in 2021, a 12% growth rate, the Fiber Broadband Association found in a report from RVA LLC Market Research & Consulting.

Firstlight Media sets up shop on Google Cloud
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2022

Company joins Google Cloud Marketplace to help streamline OTT deployments.

Atlantic Broadband gets behind Affordable Connectivity Program
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2022

FCC recently launched the program, which provides discounts of up to $30 per month toward broadband service for eligible households, and up to $75 per month for homes on qualifying Tribal lands.

NBCU's Peacock goes big on 2022 Winter Olympics streaming
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2022

Premium streaming service says it will offer every minute of every live event at the 2022 winter games.

AWS joins prpl Foundation board
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2022

Joins group to help standardize orchestration of CPE software with the cloud.

Roku cuts new TV deal with Sharp
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2022

Roku claims it's the top seller of smart TV operating systems in the US, citing NPD data.

Comcast's MachineQ and CoreKinect launch outdoor asset tracker
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2021

LoRaWAN-based product is focused on inventory management.

Comcast launches $120 video doorbell
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2021

Or Xfinity Home customers can purchase the device for $5 per month over 24 months.

Congruex acquires excavation company to support network builds
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2021

Deal for Ohio Valley Excavating is Congruex's seventh acquisition this year.

Disney+ adds support for SharePlay for Apple TV, iPhone and iPad
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2021

Apple's SharePlay allows up to 32 users to sync their viewing of streamed content.

Comcast touts Wi-Fi 'Lift Zone' deployment milestone
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2021

Cable op says it has installed free Wi-Fi at 1,000th Lift Zone community center.

Comcast urged to halt use of 'Unlimited 5G' and 'Best Price' claims for 5G plans
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2021

National Advertising Division responds to challenge from T-Mobile.

The Cable Centers elects four board members
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2021

NCTC's Lou Borrelli, NCTA's Nilda Gumbs, Curiosity's Clint Stinchcomb and Comcast's Christine Whitaker have been elected as new board members.

Frontier connects with Nokia on 25G PON trial
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2021

Plans underway for commercial deployment in the second half of 2022.

Cox brings Disney+ to Contour platform
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2021

Integration of Disney+ includes both Contour TV, Cox's marquee pay-TV service, and the Contour Stream Player, a product for broadband-only subs.

SVB Financial Group acquires MoffettNathanson
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2021

Deal expands SVB's tech investment banking business.

SES wraps C-band transition ahead of schedule with Harmonic
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2021

SES tapped Harmonic's XOS Edge Software to facilitate the Phase 1 transition plan for C-band spectrum in nine months.

TDS sets CFO transition
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2021

Peter Sereda, currently EVP and CFO, will retire in May 2022 and be replaced Vicki Villacrez, the current SVP of finance and CFO of TDS Telecom unit.

Redbox, LG sign streaming distribution deal
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2021

Redbox brings its free, ad-supported streaming channels, including Redbox War and Westerns and Redbox Romance, to LG Channels service.

Paramount+ launches live streaming channels
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2021

Curated channels focused on genres such as kids, crime and justice, reality TV and franchises such as Star Trek, Spongebob and Survivor.

CommScope eases Netflix's path to new line of RDK-based streaming devices
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2021

Upcoming RDK-based VIP73xx streaming products will be included in Netflix's new 'DaVinci' scaling partner program.

BBiTV resolves and dismisses patent suit against Dish
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2021

Lawsuit related to patents for VoD, set-top box and related technologies.

Gracenote launches 'Audience Predict' tool to gauge content performance
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2021

New tool uses Gracenote metadata, syndicated Nielsen audience measurement data and machine learning tech to forecast potential future entertainment programming performance.

Vestel launches remote app for 50 TV brands
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2021

New app, focused on Europe, provides controls for TV listings, integrated apps and screen share functions.

Houston, we have 'NextGen TV'
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2021

Ten local TV stations have connected to launch ATSC 3.0-based services in Houston.

Roku opens Amsterdam office to support global growth plans
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2021

Move will expand Roku's presence in The Netherlands and help to support the company's international expansion.

ViacomCBS deal gives Paramount+ entry in Asia
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2021

Partnership with CJ ENM will see Paramount+ bundled with TVING, CJ ENM's streaming service, in South Korea in 2022. Deal also sets the table for more content distribution in the region.

Jessica Rosenworcel confirmed as FCC chair
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2021

Senate confirms her for an additional five-year term.

ATSC elects three to board
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2021

Jim DeChant re-elected to a second term. Fred Engel elected for a first term. Brett Jenkins returns to the ATSC board.

GCI gives 5G more northern exposure
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2021

Company plans to launch 5G to Alaska's North Slope.

HomeGrid Forum forms task forces focused on G.hn
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2021

New chairs have been appointed to lead the Home Networking, GiGAWire, LiFi, Smart Grid and Industrial IoT Task Forces, the organization said.

VRIF publishes draft guidelines for volumetric video streaming
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2021

Draft guidelines cover areas such as video production workflows, the most common volumetric capture systems and a media profile standard for distribution.

WOW launches 1-Gig in mid-Michigan
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2021

Faster download speeds are now available to WOW customers in Lansing and Potterville.

Falcon V Systems, Charter and Liberty Global to develop open DAA for multi-vendor environment
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2021

New partnership will accelerate the delivery of key virtualization technologies, including Falcon V Systems' MAC Manager for Open DAA, which will increase the velocity and lower the total cost of network deployments.

Allo expands 10-Gig reach in Nebraska
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2021

New FTTP projects target Ashland, Milford, Seward, Sidney and York.

Charter ups Robyn Tolva to SVP, video
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2021

Tolva will head up the tech and product strategy for Charter's video products and platforms, including product management, guides and applications software development and advertising platforms.

MaxLinear stock switching to Nasdaq on December 13
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2021

Company's ticker symbol will remain 'MXL' as it transfers listing from the NYSE to the Nasdaq exchange.

Comcast to install free Wi-Fi at dozens of veteran-focused facilities
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2021

Wi-Fi deployment is part of Comcast's 'Lift Zones' program.

Comcast, Disney renew carriage deal
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2021

New deal includes distribution of the ACC Network.

ATSC seeks proposals for broadcast core network tech for 3.0 standard
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2021

Interested organizations may submit an intent-to-respond by December 31, 2021, the organization says.

Comcast hires SVP for 'Freedom' region
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2021

Dennis Mathew heads up customer experience, sales, marketing, operations and financial performance in region covering Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and Northern Delaware.

Pluto TV coming to Sweden, Denmark and Norway in 2022
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2021

ViacomCBS deal with NENT Group paves way for free, ad-based streaming service to launch in the Nordics next year.

Humax unleashes D3.1 modem at retail
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2021

Vendor says new HGD310 DOCSIS 3.1 modem model has been cleared to operate on Comcast and Charter networks.

Foxtel picks CommScope for new 'iQ5' streaming device
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2021

Device has access to more than 50,000 hours of content, with no cable or satellite installation required.

Share of broadband subs reaching top of speed tiers rose during pandemic – OpenVault
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2021

Company says 'speed clipping' – exceeding 80% of provisioned broadband speed – rose sharply from May 2020 to September 2021.

Bluepeak's $70M FTTP build in Wyoming gets rolling
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2021

Plan is to bring service to more than 70,000 homes and businesses in Cheyenne, Laramie, Sheridan and Casper.

Vodafone taps Technicolor for new DOCSIS 3.1 gateways with Wi-Fi 6
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2021

Vodafone plans to deploy the new gateway throughout Germany in 2021.

Charter's Spectrum Enterprise boots up new brand identity
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2021

New identity and associated campaign focuses on delivering services to enterprises that other service providers might deem 'unreasonable.'

Paramount+ adds record weekly subs, hours streamed
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2021

ViacomCBS says Paramount+ added more than 1 million new subs this week, a record since the rebrand from CBS All Access.

Viaccess-Orca won't be live at IBC 2021
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2021

Company cites recent surge in COVID-19 cases and enhanced safety restrictions in the Netherlands.

US broadband growth returns to pre-pandemic levels in Q3 – LRG
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2021

Top US cable operators and telcos added 630,000 subs in Q3 2021, down from 1.52 million in Q3 2020, and up slightly from 615,000 in Q3 2019, according to Leichtman Research Group.

Viasat ups Kevin Harkenrider to COO
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2021

Harkenrider was previously vice president of global operations and chief operations officer.

Tony Staffieri replaces Joe Natale as Rogers CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2021

Staffieri, a former CFO of Rogers, is appointed interim president and CEO, but will be in the running for the permanent slot.

RCN hires new GM, makes other management moves
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2021

RCN, now part of Astound Broadband, has hired former Comcast exec Doug Guthrie as SVP and GM for the New York market.

IBC2021 will go live in Amsterdam, support digital option
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2021

This year's event will take place live December 3-6. Showgoers will be required to show their COVID-19 status and answer health screening questions before picking up their badge or entering the show floor.

Cable-Tec Expo 2022 slated as a hybrid event
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2021

The live portion of next year's event is set for September 19-22, 2022, in Philadelphia. Comcast Cable President and CEO Dave Watson, and Liberty Global Vice Chairman and CEO Michael Fries will co-chair the event.

Vidgo connects with Rob Gronkowski
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2021

NFL tight end to promote OTT-TV service in new marketing campaign.

Dish and Sinclair strike new multi-year carriage deal
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2021

New deal maintains carriage of local Sinclair channels on Dish TV, and Tennis Channel on Dish TV and Sling TV.

OpenVault takes aim at 'speed clipping'
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2021

Says a major Latin America regional carrier has signed on to use a new system that can detect when broadband subscribers encroach on speed tier limits.

ViacomCBS cuts deal with Twitter
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2021

Marketing and brand sponsorship-focused deal to cover select live events, hit shows and 'iconic franchises' from ViacomCBS's stable of broadcast and cable networks and streaming services.

Rogers joins Ericsson's 'Startup 5G' program
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2021

Rogers is the first North American service provider to join program focused on commercialization of 5G use cases.

Viasat teams with Intercorp Perú on low-cost Internet service
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2021

They'll focus on driving affordable satellite-delivered Internet services to unserved and underserved parts of Latin America and the Caribbean.

CSG's Liz Bauer joins TM Forum's Diversity & Inclusion Council
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2021

Bauer is CSG's chief marketing and customer officer.

Struum lands $7M 'A' round
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2021

Canada's Corus Entertainment led the round, which also included participation from Gaingels.

Redbox adds WarnerMedia, Sony fare to SVoD streaming service
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2021

Agreements provide Redbox's streaming service with select catalog titles from two top studios.

Lightpath broadens fiber reach in Boston
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2021

New 50-mile expansion comes a few months after Lightpath entered the Boston market.

FCC adds another $421M to Emergency Connectivity Fund
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2021

Says latest commitment brings total past $3 billion.

NCTC, Qwilt connect on content delivery tech and services
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2021

Partnership offers NCTC members a way to upgrade using CDN technology and services from Qwilt that are based on the Streaming Video Alliances' Open Caching initiative.

Dish to offer $4B to help fund spectrum buys, wireless network buildouts
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2021

Net proceeds intended for an intercompany loan to Dish to help finance the potential purchase of wireless spectrum licenses and for general corporate, including the buildout of wireless infrastructure.

Dish loses 13K pay-TV subs, 121,000 retail wireless customers in Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2021

Dish ends period with 10.98 million pay-TV subs – including 8.42 million satellite TV customers and 2.56 million Sling TV subscribers – and 8.77 million retail wireless subs.

CSG nets new, expanded deal with Charter
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2021

Six-year contract renewal and extension covers Charter's residential and SMB customers.

Dish Mexico tunes to SES for live TV and VoD
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2021

Dish Mexico will use SES's Online Video Platform for its direct-to-home and over-the-top video offerings.

Fubo Gaming launches its sportsbook in Iowa, with more markets on deck
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2021

Fubo Gaming's new sportsbook service has been integrated with the FuboTV OTT-TV service in Iowa. The company expects to launch the sportsbook in more markets in 2021 and 2022.

Wi-Fi Alliance launches cert program for HaLow
News Wire Feed | 11/2/2021

HaLow, a long-range, low-power technology, operates in the sub-1GHz band.

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