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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of IP video platforms.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/19/2019
Dish has accelerated its pursuit of apartment service deals with a new offering that matches raw connectivity with a managed, property-wide WiFi network, IPTV services and, later, IoT capabilities.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/16/2019
It's going to take some televisionary moves for pay-TV providers and big studio owners like AT&T to sort out what consumers want, how to package it and what to call it.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
Joins OTT-TV and satellite TV options in northern New England with a new streaming video service, running on Android TV boxes and a range of retail devices.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/8/2019
Light Reading's editors discuss Dish Network, its pioneering past, a few hilarious missteps and why the company seems just as likely as anyone to be the next big player in 5G networks.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/1/2019
Canada's biggest telecom reports robust broadband but slower IPTV subscriber gains as it continues its nationwide rollout of fiber lines.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/30/2019
Ovum Chief Analyst Ed Barton talks about some of key findings from his new report, '5G: Key Opportunities and Challenges in Consumer and Entertainment,' which looks at what 5G promises, and what it will deliver, during the next five years.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/29/2019
Comcast sees streaming video opportunities on both sides of the Atlantic, with both its Sky and NBCUniversal units now cooking up content for OTT video.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/29/2019
The pay-TV feature set has finally met its match and, even if you don't cut the cord for budget reasons, you should give some other options a try.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/29/2019
Mobile 5G services are popping up around the country. However, there are plenty of reasons that such services won't replace customers' wired, in-home Internet connections.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/26/2019
No. 2 US MSO signs up 208,000 wireless customers in the second quarter as it ramps up its Spectrum Mobile sales efforts to full throttle and extends its reach to nearly every type of wireless handset.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/25/2019
No. 1 US cable and broadband provider racks up another strong quarter of steady broadband and mobile sub growth while seeing video sub losses shoot up.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/24/2019
Company executives say their forthcoming 'thin-client' streaming video service and intensified focus on digital assets and 'long-term value' customers will save the day. But analysts have their doubts.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/23/2019
Despite its accelerating rollout of Ignite TV, a syndicated version of Comcast's cloud-based X1 video platform, Rogers is still seeing video subscriber losses mount.
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Steve Durbin, Managing Director, Information Security Forum, 8/14/2019
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/16/2019
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BBWN Bites: CBS-Viacom Returns to Content Glory, Charter CEO's Peeve
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/15/2019
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Don't Put a Cap on Capex Just Yet
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Vendor forecasts suggest capex spending in the telecom sector is still headed up, ...
Innovation Roundup: How US Pay-TV Providers Stack Up
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/27/2016
A snapshot of the pay-TV market in early 2016.
EXCLUSIVE! NFV Interop Evaluation Results
, 12/8/2015
Get your hands on the results of the first New IP Agency (NIA) NFV ...
When a Telco Goes OTT
Robert Clark , 11/25/2015
Hong Kong's PCCW has taken its video strategy into the OTT realm with the launch ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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