Amid an influx of new, premium content, the free ad-supported streaming TV – or FAST – market is poised to generate 216 million monthly active users by 2023, a new study finds.
Striking MVNO deals could help Tier 2/3 cable ops push their broadband agendas, but the costs and operational challenges are immense. CoBank believes there are options, including partnerships, that ops could explore.
Agreement with Scopia Capital Management leads to some wild speculation about what it all means, but it appears that the motivations behind it are much more straightforward.
Product integrations alongside a broader refresh would be an obvious catch-up move against the likes of Amazon, Google and even Roku.
The story is not done playing out, but the road leading to CommScope's decision to spin out its Home Networks division has taken many twists and turns, crossing the paths of Digeo, Motorola and Google along the way.