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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of all types of over-the-top services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/23/2019
Former Sling TV exec starts up family-friendly OTT service that aims to pull a batch of consumers back into the pay-TV fold.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/23/2019
Studios urge the court to deny Omniverse's request for a forced mediation and a halt on discovery on a case centered on allegations that Omniverse distributed streaming TV services without authorization.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/22/2019
Findings from university researchers and the WSJ could crash broadband's ARPU party as a growing number of subscribers upgrade to faster, more expensive high-speed Internet tiers.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/21/2019
T-Mobile acknowledged that it recently resolved an issue affecting its video-throttling practice, a situation that arises amid a renewed debate around wireless operators' network-management efforts.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
Apple's subscription VoD service is expected to join a crowded field in November and lead with a free trial, Bloomberg says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
Implores a California court to step in and 'compel mediation' with ACE to work toward a settlement, because 'there is literally nothing left for litigation' after Omniverse shut down its TV streaming service in June.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
The ad-driven video joint venture is attempting to carve out new deals around the world as impressions flatten out thanks to finite inventory and the rise of streaming competitors.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/19/2019
Billed as a 'Televisionary' offering, AT&T's new pay-TV streaming service features five tiers, paired with a 500-hour cloud DVR and access to a large VoD library.
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, 8/15/2019
As the rate of US video subscriber losses accelerated to a record high in Q2, a top analyst wonders if those losses are about to slow down and stabilize.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Distribution of premium subscription streaming services are contemplated in new, wide-ranging deal between The Mouse and Charter.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Combined company only will trail Disney, Comcast/NBCU and AT&T/WarnerMedia in that category as streaming battle intensifies.
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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Security Now
Nuclear Plant Security Compromised by Financially Motivated Insiders
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
Equipment at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine was used to mine cryptocurrency.
Newly Registered Domains Mean New Problems – Palo Alto
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
Why NRDs should matter to the security community.
Broadband World News
Study Crashes Broadband's ARPU Party
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/22/2019
Findings from university researchers and The Wall Street Journal indicate that ...
FTTP or Next-Gen HFC? It's Complicated
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
As cable operators weigh construction costs, the potential for service ...
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Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Russia's MTS to 'Sacrifice' Connectivity in Software Rebirth
Iain Morris , International Editor , 4/10/2017
Can Russia's biggest operator turn its connectivity eggs into service omelets?
The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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