The Bauminator | 12/7/2018 | Post a comment
CFO Alex Pease says broadband CPE is viewed as a 'strategic differentiator,' and struggles in the video set-top sector can be cost-managed.
The Bauminator | 11/27/2018 | 3 comments
Broadband homes that consume 1 Terabyte-plus of data per month more than doubled, Cisco data shows. Will ISPs raise their data ceilings?
The Bauminator | 11/19/2018 | 1 comment
AT&T gets ready to test Android TV-powered box with DirecTV Now subs.
The Bauminator | 11/15/2018 | Post a comment
Investors see marriage as a way for CommScope to buy cash flow, Raymond James analyst suggests.
The Bauminator | 11/13/2018 | 1 comment
SetTV ordered to stop retransmitting Dish's satellite or OTT TV feeds, hand over SetTV-branded set-top boxes.
The Bauminator | 11/12/2018 | Post a comment
Set for a late 2019 debut, Disney+ will feature content from Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic and take on OTT video giants such as Netflix and Amazon.
The Bauminator | 11/1/2018 | 6 comments
OTT video-focused promotion enters fray as Verizon sees an increase in broadband-only subs in the Fios services mix.
The Bauminator | 10/30/2018 | Post a comment
CEO Shane Cannon says service's underlying multi-CDN streaming platform held up as usage spiked during El Clásico match.
The Bauminator | 10/26/2018 | Post a comment
Oh, and did you know that Comcast makes its own portable signal level meters, equipped with RDK-B, for its field techs?
The Bauminator | 10/24/2018 | 1 comment
Cisco debuts Full Duplex DOCSIS node, Nokia nets virtual networking deal, Buckeye goes with Harmonic's 'CableOS,' SCTE IDs winners of first Adaptive Power Challenge, and more.
The Bauminator | 10/22/2018 | Post a comment
A proposed standard aims to allow upgrades to legacy technologies like DOCSIS, or new capabilities, such as 5G or PON, to be snapped into a generic (and modular) node housing.
The Bauminator | 10/15/2018 | Post a comment
WOW is among a recent wave of service providers to elevate video services to the cloud and focus on the apps-based model using Espial's software-as-a-service platform.
The Bauminator | 10/10/2018 | 5 comments
Comcast exec believes that, with X1, the technological stars have aligned to turn interactive television's long-held promises into achievable realities.
The Bauminator | 10/8/2018 | Post a comment
Approach illustrates the challenge faced by traditional programmers and sources of OTT video as audiences become increasingly fragmented.
The Bauminator | 10/4/2018 | Post a comment
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment, a group backed by major studios and OTT players, is having some success bombarding alleged Kodi-related pirates with threatening letters.
The Bauminator | 10/2/2018 | Post a comment
Evolution Digital's angle with 'eMERGE' highlights how cable ops will blend their own TV services with premium OTT video services and other digital-only content.
The Bauminator | 9/28/2018 | Post a comment
Operator's set-top-free, app-based 'Instant' offering is also part of the company's prepaid service portfolio.
The Bauminator | 9/25/2018 | Post a comment
CEO Mike Fries says he's 'excited for the competition' in wake of the Comcast-Sky deal.
The Bauminator | 9/24/2018 | 2 comments
Craig Moffett fears that deal for Sky could become an 'albatross' for Comcast, questions the potential to use acquisition to create a global OTT juggernaut.
The Bauminator | 9/21/2018 | 2 comments
Administering another dose of angst to the pay-TV sector, Amazon's new subscription-free companion device lets consumers watch and record over-the-air TV at home or on the go.
The Bauminator | 9/19/2018 | Post a comment
Virtual MVPD market is booming, taking industry watchers by surprise.
The Bauminator | 9/10/2018 | Post a comment
CEO believes new 'Atom' client/cloud approach could find a foothold in emerging markets and help service providers sidestep expensive set-top upgrades.
The Bauminator | 9/7/2018 | Post a comment
New beta app delivers live TV, VoD and cloud DVR on managed IP network to newer Samsung smart TVs without 'additional outlet' fee… for now.
The Bauminator | 9/4/2018 | 1 comment
Claims its 5G network, aided by Sprint merger, will also enable T-Mobile to pitch an in-home TV/broadband bundle.
The Bauminator | 8/30/2018 | 1 comment
Startup hopes a 'freemium' business model will entice the Big 4 broadcasters to play ball.
The Bauminator | 8/27/2018 | 2 comments
Traditional programmers as well as video services conceived in the digital domain are taking any and all routes to the viewer.
The Bauminator | 8/23/2018 | Post a comment
A discussion about cable's pursuit of next-gen video services, emerging mobile and wireless strategies and other initiatives designed to rev up the industry's growth engine.
The Bauminator | 8/20/2018 | Post a comment
Find out next month at Light Reading's annual NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver.
The Bauminator | 8/15/2018 | 3 comments
New 'Team of Experts' program hints at one way T-Mobile will try to set its new OTT TV apart from the crowd.
The Bauminator | 8/10/2018 | Post a comment
AR startup's pricey 'Creator Edition' goes on sale, but Magic Leap still needs to jump a much larger hurdle if it's to forge a connection to the consumer mainstream.
The Bauminator | 8/9/2018 | Post a comment
Even relatively small light field display applications require big bit-rates, CableLabs CEO says.
The Bauminator | 3/28/2013 | Post a comment
Don't expect anything more to pop for a while, but one analyst sees John Malone & Co. as the 'logical, ultimate acquirer of Ziggo' if the price is right
The Bauminator | 3/27/2013 | 1 comment
Cable operators will need to free up at least 24MHz of spectrum for Docsis 3.1. But why is that the magic number?
The Bauminator | 3/18/2013 | 1 comment
Liberty Media's rumored plan to snag a 25% stake in Charter for $2.5B could aid the MSO's M&A strategy
The Bauminator | 3/18/2013 | Post a comment
Top US cable operators lost 1.41 million video subs in 2012, but the bleeding continues to show signs of slowing in a saturated pay-TV market
The Bauminator | 3/15/2013 | Post a comment
Aereo streams its 'no cable required' tagline into the video world. Will consumers tune in to the message?
The Bauminator | 3/13/2013 | Post a comment
Netflix, what you got? 'Watchathon Week' will serve up 3,500 TV episodes from 30 programmers as Comcast tries amp up VoD usage on set-tops and mobile devices
The Bauminator | 3/11/2013 | 3 comments
Netflix's ISP rankings add seven countries, and, once again, Open Connect members tend to secure the pole position for video streaming speed
The Bauminator | 3/8/2013 | 5 comments
Comcast pumped out 2.4B hours of VoD in 2012, but that number, and the rate of VoD growth, could improve if it fixed its legacy user interface problem
The Bauminator | 3/7/2013 | 1 comment
Ex-Cisco exec Murali Nemani joins ActiveVideo at an opportune time. But is his role to drive growth or help the cloud TV specialist attract a suitor?
The Bauminator | 3/5/2013 | 1 comment
A new program for lower-income families indicates Comcast might be planning to expand on its pre-paid consumer trials
The Bauminator | 3/1/2013 | Post a comment
The TV station land grab is well underway as the FCC preps its incentive spectrum auction. SNL Kagan says $345 million in deals have gone down since 2011
The Bauminator | 2/28/2013 | Post a comment
DVR Plus is offered in the 'vast majority' of Cablevision's East Coast systems and supports more than 10M recordings and 3M-plus playbacks per week
The Bauminator | 2/27/2013 | 3 comments
It may seem far-fetched, but CEO Chet Kanojia believes cable operators can use Aereo to create a more 'compelling' broadband service bundle
The Bauminator | 2/20/2013 | 2 comments
Comcast's Kevin O'Toole says businesses with 50 employees or fewer represent the 'sweet spot' for the operator's new cloud-based Upware service
The Bauminator | 2/19/2013 | Post a comment
Harmonic is eager to exit its declining, low-margin cable access business. So, why is Aurora so keen to snap it up?
The Bauminator | 2/15/2013 | Post a comment
Comcast is the marquee customer for a new video processing system from Elemental that can boost VoD quality with fewer bits
The Bauminator | 2/12/2013 | 2 comments
Charlie Ergen insists Dish's rival bid for Clearwire is the best option, but admits that the 'deck is stacked against us'
The Bauminator | 2/11/2013 | 2 comments
Can Comcast make a successful run at servicing hotels while companies like LodgeNet struggle?
The Bauminator | 2/6/2013 | 2 comments
Liberty Global just struck a big deal to buy Virgin Media, but its CEO suggests the European invasion might be far from over
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