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Netflix Faces Global ARPU Headwinds
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6/24/2019  |  Post a comment
A sizable and widening gap on domestic and international ARPU could negatively affect the premium value currently placed on Netflix's non-US subscription streaming business, analyst says.
Former Verizon Exec Takes Helm of Ericsson's Edge Gravity
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6/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Kyle Okamoto starts as Edge Gravity's CEO on June 24, taking over a slot previously held by Marcus Bergström.
WiCipedia: Tinkerbell Effect, Photoshop F-Ups & Discrimination Retribution
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6/21/2019  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: The women-in-tech dictionary gets a new addition; tactics for discriminatory situations; new uses for Photoshop; and more.
CableLabs Unleashes Specs for Low-Latency DOCSIS
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6/20/2019  |  5 comments
A component of cable's '10G' initiative, the new spec targets sub-1 millisecond latencies that can be enabled with software upgrades to existing DOCSIS 3.1 equipment and used for online gaming, VR apps.
Locast's Scorecard: 250,000+ People Registered, 0 Lawsuits
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6/20/2019  |  1 comment
Unlike Aereo, Locast has found a way to stream local TV channels without raising the legal hackles of powerful broadcasters. But can it drive enough donation dollars to survive for the long haul?
Eurobites: Ericsson, Vodafone Take a 5G Front Seat With eGO
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6/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Dixons Carphone hit by slump in demand for new handsets; new UK fiber contender; startups have faith in 5G.
Omniverse to Shutter Operations, Cut Ties to HovSat
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6/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Omniverse tells court that any infringement was done 'without malice or bad intent,' and was caused or contributed to by third parties such as HovSat.
Power Shift in Cable Access Network Market Underway
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6/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Harmonic riding high on stock upgrade as 'big bet' on the virtual CCAP shows signs of paying off, and as CommScope get downgraded amid tough start for recently acquired Arris.
FCC Closer to Opening Up 2.5GHz Band for 5G
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6/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Commission to vote on the plan to open up underused portions of the band at its July 10 meeting.
Starry Says Spectrum Wins Widen Reach to 40M US Households
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6/18/2019  |  Post a comment
With a batch of 24GHz spectrum in hand, Starry is ready to embark on expansion plans in the US while hinting that its spectrum-agnostic approach has global potential.
Dish Deal for Sprint/T-Mobile Assets Seems Bit Crazy – Analyst
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6/18/2019  |  Post a comment
MoffettNathanson's Craig Moffett says a deal with Dish would erase purported benefits of the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger and makes little sense for either side to make.
Dish Takes Another Swing at the Smart Home
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6/17/2019  |  1 comment
New unit, branded as OnTech Smart Services, provides pro installs for range of connected retail products and debuts about three years after its EchoStar division shut down a DIY smart home and security service.
Comcast Brings Eye Control to X1
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6/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Expanding on its accessibility capabilities, Comcast has added a feature to its X1 video service that enables people with physical disabilities to navigate the service with only their eyes.
Huawei Cuts Sales Forecast as US Blacklist Bites
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6/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Huawei's founder says revenues will be lower than previously expected in the short term, due to pressure exerted by the US, but that it will be ready to grow again from 2021.
Comcast & Charter Have Bad Apple Deals – Report
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6/14/2019  |  1 comment
Apple has leverage in its mobile-facing deals with Comcast and Charter, requiring both to sell large numbers of other Apple devices, including iPads and Apple TVs, CNBC reported.
WiCipedia: How Disruption Will Affect Women & Int'l Tech Liberation Has Issues
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6/14/2019  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Girls in Tech makes biggest fundraising effort yet; Microsoft takes its Women in Cloud initiative on the road; women in developing countries pay the price for tech; and more.
Vimeo Streams in Support for AV1
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6/13/2019  |  Post a comment
IAC-owned streaming platform joins Google, Facebook, Mozilla, Apple, Amazon and other big names that have put weight behind the new, royalty-free, bandwidth-efficient video codec.
Facebook Teams With CommScope to Join the 3.5GHz CBRS Party
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6/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Facebook is looking to conduct unspecified tests in the 3.5GHz CBRS band. Given Facebook's wide-ranging proclivities in the wireless arena, it's unclear what the social networking giant is hoping to learn.
Not Ready for Prime Time: Omniverse Distributors Pick Up the Pieces After Pay-TV Deals Fall Apart
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6/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Flixon Media's CEO thought his deal with Omniverse One World Television would be the foundation of a profitable, innovative TV service. Instead, he said he's left with financial losses and a damaged reputation.
3 Rivers Cuts the TV Cord
The Bauminator  | 
6/12/2019  |  1 comment
Small service provider in Montana is dumping its pay-TV product to instead focus on broadband services that can pipe in OTT video services.
Eurobites: Telefónica Hops on Google's Cloud
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6/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica and Fortinet combine on Virtual Firewall service; Telia offers comfort to Swedish bus passengers; Orange connects Russian shipping fleet.
Cable Access Network Spending Falls 38% in Q1
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6/11/2019  |  Post a comment
'Strong slowdown' on capacity purchases alongside ongoing delay in distributed access architecture deployments combine for a dreary quarter, according to Dell'Oro.
Nokia, Altibox Give Cable Network Virtualization a Dose of Reality
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6/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Deployments of cable distributed access architectures and network virtualization aren't going gangbusters yet, but recent activities in Europe also show that it's not at a standstill, either.
Eurobites: Three UK Promises 5G Services in 25 Locations This Year
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6/10/2019  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson settles with patents firm; Telefónica commits to fiber for everywhere in Spain by 2024; Finland's Elisa in analytics tie-up.
Comcast Takes First Shot at Live 4K TV
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6/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Cable op will deliver live streams of Women's World Cup over its managed IP network using HEVC at 18 Mbit/s.
Will AT&T Take DirecTV for a Spin[Out]?
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6/7/2019  |  1 comment
The time is right for divestiture of DirecTV, 'the weakest piece in the AT&T puzzle,' and Dish could be the right partner in a deal that would bring much-needed consolidation to the US satellite TV market, UBS says.
Eurobites: Chinese Ban Could Cost Europe €55B, Warns GSMA
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6/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: fiber takes a hold in France; Sharon White to step down from Ofcom; Channel 4 readies new ad data platform.
Hollywood: Don't Let 5G Madness Screw Up TV
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6/6/2019  |  1 comment
Disney, CBS and other content companies are worried that a new 5G proposal could impact TV services for up to 300 million Americans.
AT&T Exec Said Telco's Ideas Will 'Radically Reshape' TV
The Bauminator  | 
6/6/2019  |  1 comment
The OTT-delivered 'thin-client' version of DirecTV will debut in Q3, but AT&T's John Donovan side-stepped questions on how the new offering will disrupt a market full of streaming competitors.
Cable Techies Eye 25-Gig Path
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6/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Even though cable's 10-Gig-enabling broadband spec, Full Duplex DOCSIS, hasn't hit the streets yet, some leading industry engineers are already laying the groundwork for a future DOCSIS spec that would support symmetrical speeds of up to 25 Gigs.
TiVo Declares Victory Against Comcast Following ITC Ruling
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6/5/2019  |  Post a comment
But so did Comcast. TiVo shares spiked in after-hours trading Tuesday after International Trade Commission issued an initial determination that partially favors the video software company.
Bulk of AT&T Fiber Sub Growth Coming From AT&T – Analyst
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6/4/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T Fiber added 1.1 million subs in the past year, good for annual growth of 57%, but rather than stealing share from cable operators, most of those subs appear to be upgrades of existing AT&T broadband customers.
Amazon Set to Stream 'Channels' Into Canada
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6/4/2019  |  Post a comment
The new array of subscription offerings will include a 12-channel bundle called 'StackTV" that runs $12.99/month and features VoD and live TV networks such as Food Network, History and National Geographic.
Telstra's Chief Executioner Hones His Axe
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6/4/2019  |  Post a comment
The Australian operator is reportedly slashing 15,000 contractor jobs and 8,000 internal positions as part of its T22 plan to become a more streamlined, 'digital' business.
Podcast: Apple Makes Itself Right at Home
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6/4/2019  |  Post a comment
In addition to big, expensive Macs and multiple OS updates, Apple's WWDC featured a Homekit improvement to make smart homes more secure and several tweaks to ease consumer worries about how it deals with their data.
Eurobites: Nokia Exercises Its 5G Bragging Rights
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6/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei launches ad campaign as Trump tightens the UK's security thumbscrews; Scottish QoE specialist Ciqual acquired; Kinnevik divests shareholding in Millicom.
CommScope Takes Aim at Cable Network Virtualization, Low-Latency DOCSIS
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6/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Following Arris acquisition, CommScope brings new wares and technologies to this week's Anga Com event in Germany.
Omniverse Drops Live OTT-TV Service for 'Single-Dwelling' Residential Subs
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5/31/2019  |  1 comment
Following review of the controversial Hovsat contract, Omniverse said it will now focus on live TV services for operators of multi-dwelling units and apartment buildings.
Could Cable MSOs Buy Some of T-Mobile's Spectrum?
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5/31/2019  |  2 comments
T-Mobile and Sprint are open to divesting some spectrum to get their merger stamped at the DoJ, and a report in Bloomberg said Comcast and Charter are interested buyers. Comcast, however, disagrees.
WiCipedia: Fembots Create Gender Divide & Snap Tackles Culture Issues
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5/31/2019  |  5 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Nokia commits to pay equality; female AI assistants promote sexism; Snap's culture gets put in its place; and more.
Dave Shull Named TiVo CEO Amid Plan to Split Biz
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5/30/2019  |  Post a comment
As an exec at The Weather Company, Shull helped that company separate out and sell off its digital assets and technologies and its TV business.
The Beginning of the End of Omniverse?
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5/30/2019  |  Post a comment
SkyStreamTV, one of its partners, says it was informed that Omniverse will shut down residential TV services on May 31. Meanwhile, the Omniverse website is 'under construction.'
Blockgraph Braces for Data Wave About to Hit TV Advertising
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5/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Unit incubated at Comcast's FreeWheel ad-tech unit and mix of partners are pushing ahead with blockchain-powered techniques as the adoption of data-driven TV advertising nears a tipping point.
Startup Cuts Network Clutter With 'Lean NFV'
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5/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Nefeli is implementing a commercial version of the new, open 'Lean NFV' architecture to simplify network functions virtualization on carrier networks.
AT&T's SVoD Service to Cost More Than Disney+, Says Analyst
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5/29/2019  |  Post a comment
And rather than entering the OTT sector with a three-pronged offering, AT&T is expected to start with a single-tiered product, MoffettNathanson said, following recent rendezvous with WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey.
Comcast 'Hitz' Movie VoD Service to Hit Cinemax
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5/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Comcast's new commercial-free VoD service to feature 200-plus movie titles, replace Cinemax in several of the MSO's pay-TV packages.
Altice USA's Mobile Service to Fetch $20-$30 Per Month – Report
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5/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Pricing on cable op's Sprint-assisted mobile service reportedly will undercut offerings from major mobile service providers, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Eurobites: Airtel Africa Hopes for London Listing
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5/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia lands GPON gig in India; Ericsson supplies 5G to self-driving test track; Swisscom Beems up ad innovation.
Comcast Sunsetting VoD Support on TiVo Retail Boxes
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5/28/2019  |  Post a comment
TiVo says it's working with Comcast to bring a 'more modern Xfinity application' to TiVo's retail device customers.
Zayo's Brian Daniels: Fiber Holds Key to Unlocking Millimeter Wave's Potential
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5/24/2019  |  Post a comment
As speedy millimeter wave technology gets deployed to fill some important gaps in super-dense urban areas and some rural regions, the potential of these new wireless offerings will be limited if not backed up by rich fiber networks.
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