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Xperi tunes in first TV partner for TiVo OS

Following 'landmark win,' Xperi expects the first smart TV with the TiVo's operating system to debut in mid-2023, with an initial focus outside North America, says company CEO Jon Kirchner.

Starry seeks paths to bridge its funding gap

Starry, a fixed wireless operator that expects to end 2022 with over 100,000 subscribers, is 'exploring a combination of debt, equity and other financing vehicles' to get to break-even, CEO Chet Kanojia says.

Cable One appears to be passing on the Suddenlink opportunity

Cable One execs intimate that the operator already has its hands full with other deals soon after Altice USA confirmed that it is shopping its rural-focused Suddenlink assets.

Frontier keeps supply chain constraints at bay, sets another fiber buildout record

With fiber subscriber adds holding steady at 50,000, Frontier said it passed a record 281,000 new locations with fiber in Q2 2022. The telco also has raised its original 2022 build target by as much as 20%.

WOW keeps early mobile results close to the vest

WOW reported solid broadband subscriber gains in the second quarter of the year, but lowered its broadband subscriber forecast for full 2022. The company did not provide firm figures on its recent mobile launch.

'Buy America' rules have broadband industry on edge

Many in the industry have been raising concerns about the federal government's 'Buy America' rules for subsidized broadband builds. But some also see an opportunity.

Get ready for 'junior cable' to hit the wireless industry

Cox, Altice, Mediacom and others are among a group of smaller cable companies looking to enter the mobile industry, following the lead of their larger peers Charter and Comcast.

Altice's results raise more questions than answers

Altice lost more broadband customers during its second quarter. It did manage to gain mobile customers, but mostly thanks to an offer of free service. And then there's that sale of Suddenlink...

China Broadnet to complete 700 MHz 5G rollout by year-end

China's smallest network has already achieved huge scale by global standards, with 200,000 basestations deployed in 2021 and 280,000 expected in 2022.

DZS CEO hints at price hikes, open RAN opportunities

DZS reported $91 million in revenue in the second quarter, up from the year-ago quarter but down by $5 million due to weakening foreign currencies.

A look at FWA's Pyrrhic victory over cable

Fixed wireless access took a clear and commanding lead over cable in the US broadband market in the second quarter. But operators that bet heavily on FWA could find themselves in hot water down the road.

Interpret's Brett Sappington on the streaming evolution and its impact on pay-TV

Brett Sappington, an analyst who heads up video and entertainment at Interpret, joins the podcast to discuss Netflix's ad-supported future, how sports deals with streaming services are changing the landscape, and what this all means for the pay-TV sector.

Consolidated breaks fiber records, makes recession jokes

Consolidated Communications achieved net-positive broadband connections for the first time in seven years and disclosed a $490 million plan to sell its stake in five wireless partnerships to fund its fiber build.

'We're not giving anything away here.' Liberty Global CEO defends new fiber JV

Liberty Global used its Q2 2022 earnings results to officially announce its FTTH joint venture with Telefónica and InfraVia in the UK. The transaction is expected to close in Q4.

Charter CEO Rutledge: We're a wireless company

The cable operator beat earnings and revenue estimates and talked up its mobile potential while its broadband numbers failed to impress.

Comcast CEO Roberts: We're in a fabulous place

The largest US cable company didn't gain broadband subscribers during the quarter. That's never happened before. But Comcast's management said the big picture looks good and it doesn't plan to 'chase pricing to the bottom.'

The Buildout: Charter nets millions in Louisiana, Consolidated goes to Washington, and more

This week in broadband builds: Starry goes to Vegas; USDA doles out $401M; Florida co-op enlists Conexon; AT&T, Comcast, Charter get GUMBO grants; Consolidated's construction in Ellensburg, Washington; Metronet declares Greencastle a 'gigabit city'; Brightspeed's plans for Pennsylvania.

Comcast's Broderick Johnson on Internet access and the pursuit of 'digital equity'

In this podcast, Broderick Johnson, EVP for public policy and EVP for digital equity at Comcast, offers a brief history lesson on 'digital equity' and why identifying and lowering barriers to Internet adoption are critical.

Charter hit with $7B penalty in murder case involving field tech

A Dallas jury awards massive punitive damages stemming from the death of an 83-year-old woman who was murdered in her home by a Spectrum cable technician. Charter will appeal.

Rogers will shell out billions on reliability, AI tech in wake of outage

Amid pressure from regulators, CEO Tony Staffieri outlines a four-part 'enhanced reliability plan' weeks after the Canadian operator suffered a massive outage.

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