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Jeff Baumgartner
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Starlink speed tests surface
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8/14/2020  |  Post a comment
Starlink remains mum on pricing and packaging, but beta tests show speeds exceeding 60 Mbit/s down and more than 17 Mbit/s up, paired with latencies as low as 31 milliseconds.
fuboTV sub growth flattens in Q2, but sees stronger Q3
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8/13/2020  |  Post a comment
Coming off of its a recent deal for Disney programming, the virtual MVPD expects sub base to expand in Q3 as televised sports resume during the ongoing pandemic.
Zodiac set to seize global 'video transformation' opportunities
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8/13/2020  |  Post a comment
Zodiac Systems, recently acquired by Orion Innovation, is ready to scale up and help service providers around the world make the leap to next-gen IP video platforms, CEO Derek Harrar says.
MaxLinear, Broadcom set to bring silicon stability to DOCSIS 4.0
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8/12/2020  |  Post a comment
MaxLinear has accelerated product development after closing its Intel deal, and Broadcom, sources said, has secured the financial backing it desired to proceed with D4.0.
Pay-TV losses hit 1.55M in Q2 as cord-cutting's 'second wave' looms
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8/12/2020  |  Post a comment
The redirection of content to direct-to-consumer streaming services by major media companies is 'strip-mining' the US pay-TV market and accelerating its demise, analyst Craig Moffett warns.
Altice USA, AirTies connect on 'Smart WiFi' service
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8/11/2020  |  Post a comment
Vendor is supplying extenders and software for the operator's premium Wi-Fi platform as the whole-home connectivity market continues to heat up at broadband service providers.
CuriosityStream to go public, push global growth
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8/11/2020  |  Post a comment
Factual-focused SVoD service started by Discovery founder John Hendricks sees a path to 'hundreds of millions of subscribers' worldwide, CEO Clint Stinchcomb says.
Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Most Innovative AI/Analytics Strategy
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8/11/2020  |  Post a comment
Nine companies – A1 Telekom Austria, Altran, B-Yond, Cujo AI, EXFO, Huawei, Jio/Guavus, Netcracker and TNS – made the cut in the Most Innovative AI/Analytics Strategy category.
Roku rails against Charter's push to end ban on data caps
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8/10/2020  |  Post a comment
Despite a surging OTT video market, Roku contends that data caps 'remain an avenue for anti-competitive conduct by broadband providers' while ISP competition remains insufficient.
Dish pivots Boost biz to focus on profitability, not big sub counts
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8/7/2020  |  Post a comment
Meanwhile, chairman Charlie Ergen says the 5G buildout is making 'steady progress' and that Dish hasn't given up on wanting to launch a 5G network core in one market in 2020.
Rural focus keeps Dish satellite TV losses in check
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8/7/2020  |  Post a comment
But Dish's advantage in some areas could be fleeting as rural broadband funding initiatives gain steam. Meanwhile, Sling TV, Dish's OTT-TV option, sheds another 56,000 subs in Q2.
Cable One invests in two fixed wireless ISPs
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8/6/2020  |  Post a comment
Cable One has acquired stakes in Wisper and NextLink as it aims to reach more homes and businesses in areas near its wireline footprint.
ViacomCBS's 'super' streaming service set for early 2021 debut
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8/6/2020  |  Post a comment
To keep churn in check and keep pace with the competition, ViacomCBS's new deluxe-sized OTT offering will need to up the tempo on new original content, analyst says.
Cable spending sparks broadband network sales at CommScope
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8/6/2020  |  Post a comment
CommScope's CPE business continued to struggle in Q2, but vendor says sales at T-Mobile are 'ramping' in the wake of the recently completed Sprint merger.
Roku revenues, active accounts climb in COVID-marked Q2
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8/5/2020  |  Post a comment
Streaming hours jumped to 14.6 billion amid pandemic-fueled stay-at-home orders, but Roku warns that the performance of its ad biz will be murky through the rest of 2020.
Discovery puts 'finishing touches' on new OTT service
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8/5/2020  |  Post a comment
New SVoD streaming service will help Discovery build on its base by reaching broadband-only customers and viewers who remain outside the traditional video ecosystem, CEO says.
Philo tops 750,000 subs
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8/5/2020  |  Post a comment
The low-cost, entertainment-focused OTT-TV service provider says subscriber growth has rocketed 300% in the past year.
Broadband-only signups surge at WOW in Q2
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8/4/2020  |  Post a comment
Now a 'broadband first' company, WOW is migrating subs off its legacy pay-TV platform and encouraging them to explore OTT options or its new Android TV-based IPTV offering.
Harmonic set to cash in on process to reclaim C-band spectrum
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8/4/2020  |  Post a comment
Video vendor says work stemming from SES partnership focused on reclaiming C-band spectrum for 5G will drive material revenues as early as Q4.
Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Most Innovative Cable/Video Product or Service
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8/4/2020  |  Post a comment
Five companies – Amdocs, CommScope, Promptlink, Synamedia and ZTE – made the cut in the Most Innovative Cable/Video Product or Service category.
Charlie Vogt heads back to the future
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8/3/2020  |  Post a comment
As the new CEO of Dasan Zhone, Vogt returns to his telecom roots as the supplier seeks to expand in North America.
ATX fills a gap as it takes over Cisco's cable amp biz
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8/3/2020  |  Post a comment
Digicomm deal provides continuity as ATX prepares to sell GainMaker-compatible products along with a mix of its own next-gen cable access network products.
Casa's grasp extends beyond its cable core
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7/31/2020  |  Post a comment
Once a shop focused primarily on the cable access network, Casa's Q2 results indicate that the vendor is starting to find its groove in the wireless and fixed telecom markets.
Charter rakes in subs across the board in Q2
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7/31/2020  |  Post a comment
Cable op adds 842,000 broadband, 102,00 video and 325,000 mobile lines. However, the 'secular trends for video hasn't changed,' Charter's CEO warns.
1-Gig sell-ins gather steam at Altice USA
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7/30/2020  |  Post a comment
Using a mix of FTTP and DOCSIS 3.1, MSO has 1-Gig available to 75% of its footprint, with 24% of new broadband subs in those areas opting for gigabit service.
Comcast rides broadband wave as pay-TV takes on more water
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7/30/2020  |  Post a comment
Cable op's Xfinity Mobile business climbs to 2.39 million lines as rate of growth slows due to pandemic-fueled store closures.
'Shaw Mobile' banks on network convergence
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7/30/2020  |  Post a comment
Canada's Shaw's mobile offering has unlimited and by-the-Gig options, initially focused on residential broadband subs in Alberta and British Columbia.
Harmonic adds Vodafone to its 'CableOS' win list
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7/29/2020  |  Post a comment
Vodafone is using Harmonic's virtualization software, remote PHY devices and cloud-based management system for its DOCSIS 3.1 gigabit rollout in Germany.
Vecima deals for Nokia's cable access portfolio
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7/29/2020  |  Post a comment
Vecima is poised to raise its profile and accelerate its next-gen cable network roadmap by acquiring Nokia's DOCSIS distributed access product line and its EPON and DOCSIS provisioning over EPON portfolios.
Altice USA to sell a big piece of Lightpath
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7/28/2020  |  Post a comment
Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners has agreed to acquire 49.99% of the fiber-fueled Lightpath business services unit in a deal carrying an implied enterprise value of $3.2 billion.
Hughes to plow $50M into OneWeb
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7/28/2020  |  Post a comment
Hughes, a unit of EchoStar, will keep its hand in the low-Earth orbit satellite game by joining a consortium that's acquiring OneWeb out of bankruptcy.
CES 2021 to go all-digital in January
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7/28/2020  |  Post a comment
The annual consumer electronics event, which drew more than 171,000 to this year's show, will pivot to an all-digital format in 2021 due to the pandemic.
Cable data 'tailwinds' set to carry MaxLinear to strong Q3
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7/27/2020  |  Post a comment
Maker of DOCSIS and MoCA silicon is also confident it will close the $150 million acquisition of Intel's home gateway business in the third quarter.
T-Mobile sizes up streaming dongle for 'TVision' service
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7/27/2020  |  Post a comment
More evidence about T-Mobile's plans for a new Android TV-powered device has surfaced at the FCC.
Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor
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7/27/2020  |  Post a comment
Six companies – Amdocs, Matrixx Software, MDS Global, Netcracker Technology, Openet and Whale Cloud – made the cut in the Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor category.
Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Outstanding Components Vendor
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7/24/2020  |  Post a comment
Four companies – Acacia Communications, LotusFlare, Precision OT and Xilinx – made the cut in the Outstanding Components Vendor category.
Comcast's AI action extends to the network core
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7/20/2020  |  Post a comment
Cable op says a relatively new AI- and machine learning-assisted platform that orchestrates data from across the core network has helped Comcast maintain performance and rapidly pinpoint problems during the pandemic.
Android TV also playing a part in T-Mobile's new pay-TV play
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7/17/2020  |  Post a comment
Android TV also happens to be among the platforms supported by MobiTV, said to be one of the partners on board to get T-Mobile's revamped pay-TV product out the door.
Satellite broadband's future to be formed by multi-orbit constellations, SES CEO says
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7/17/2020  |  Post a comment
That future will be complemented by orchestration and new cloud capabilities that bring cohesiveness to multi-orbit satellite constellations that can also coexist with terrestrial networks, Steve Collar says.
Netflix's 1H 2020 sub gains nearly equal to gains for all of 2019
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7/16/2020  |  Post a comment
Fueled by a pandemic causing people to stay home, the SVoD giant tacked on another 10.1 million subs in Q2 2020, but expects the rate of sub growth to slow during the second half of the year.
WOW widens Android TV-powered service
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7/16/2020  |  Post a comment
Even as it continues to deemphasize its own pay-TV offerings, the mid-sized US cable operator has unleashed its new WOW! tv+ IPTV service in Chicago, Evansville and Detroit.
Peacock launch intensifies the tensions brewing with Roku and Amazon
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7/16/2020  |  Post a comment
NBCU's new streaming service launched nationally on July 15, but, in a replay of the HBO Max situation, a stalemate is preventing Peacock from taking flight on the top two streaming video platforms.
Apple TV+ usage still in the doldrums – study
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7/15/2020  |  Post a comment
At just 7%, usage of Apple's SVoD service still lags far behind its rivals, and could force the company to reconsider its strategy before facing a possible mass exodus as subs start to roll off free trials.
Google Fiber expands in Utah
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7/14/2020  |  Post a comment
New agreement with city of Millcreek arrives as Google Fiber nears the completion of its network buildout in nearby Salt Lake City.
Quibi wins round in quarrel targeting its 'Turnstyle' technology
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7/14/2020  |  Post a comment
A California court has denied Eko's motion for a preliminary injunction against Quibi, the premium, mobile-focused streaming service that launched on April 6.
T-Mobile's top video content exec is departing
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7/13/2020  |  Post a comment
Lindsay Gardner, a pay-TV industry vet who joined T-Mobile via the Layer3 TV deal, is exiting the company later this month as T-Mobile pushes ahead with a retooled version of its 'TVision Home' service.
Charter will enter RDOF bonanza, put pressure on CenturyLink and Frontier
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7/13/2020  |  Post a comment
Charter's play for Rural Digital Opportunity Fund subsidies could target about 2.5 million homes and focus on states where it already has a 'material presence,' analysts believe.
Virtual MVPDs have lost their pricing and packaging edge – analyst
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7/13/2020  |  Post a comment
Escalating prices and the re-creation of big TV channel bundles will hinder consumer adoption of OTT-TV packages and not adequately stem traditional pay-TV cord-cutting, analyst says.
Ericsson still seeks networking edge
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7/10/2020  |  Post a comment
Even without Edge Gravity, Ericsson is still pursuing an edge strategy focused on software and integration under a DIY model that extends a technical bridge between service provider networks and hyperscalers.
Frontier dinged $900K over hidden fees, Internet speed claims
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7/10/2020  |  Post a comment
Resolution with Washington Attorney General's office ends an investigation started in 2018 stemming from more than 600 complaints lodged by Frontier customers.
Five quintessential questions for Quibi
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7/9/2020  |  Post a comment
Among them, will many customers who signed up for a lengthy, 90-day free trial stick around and actually pay for the premium, short-form video service? A new study says no.
Former Comcast exec takes reins at MediaKind
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7/9/2020  |  Post a comment
Matt McConnell, an exec late of Comcast Technology Solutions, takes over as MediaKind's CEO, succeeding Angel Ruiz, who has been named chairman.
Haivision snaps up P2P video tech startup Teltoo
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7/9/2020  |  Post a comment
Haivision says Teltoo, a Spain-based company with ties to the cable industry, will help continue its expansion into the video delivery product marketplace.
fuboTV sees subs and revenues climb in Q1
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7/8/2020  |  Post a comment
The latest figures don't reflect the fuller, more recent impact of the pandemic, but the virtual MVPD is confident that consumers will turn to streaming services when live televised sports return.
Comcast launches Sling TV on 'Flex' streaming platform
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7/8/2020  |  Post a comment
New integration supports Sling TV's various pay-TV packages, including its Orange and Blue offerings, on Comcast's new platform targeted to broadband-only customers.
Google Fiber returns to expansion mode through city pact
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7/7/2020  |  Post a comment
After a four-year pause on market expansion, Google Fiber is gearing up to start network deployments in West Des Moines, Iowa, via a new public/private partnership with the city.
Promptlink tries to rise above the cable network noise
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7/7/2020  |  Post a comment
New AI-assisted tool is helping cable operators identify and pinpoint the source of upstream network noise during a pandemic that has caused peak usage to surge, CEO says.
Pandemic spotlights need for simplified and automated self-service tools – study
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7/3/2020  |  Post a comment
More than half of consumers can't fix their own technical issues, a number that surges to 73% among those who don't consider themselves tech-savvy, Sweepr finds in survey of 600+ people in the US and UK.
TiVo weaves HBO Max into new Stream 4K platform
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7/2/2020  |  Post a comment
Integration builds on new SVoD's tie-ins with Android TV devices and gives TiVo's new streaming device a point of differentiation against two platforms that currently don't support HBO Max – Roku and Fire TV.
AT&T, fuboTV join the pay-TV price hike party
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7/1/2020  |  Post a comment
fuboTV is raising prices in the wake of its Disney deal while AT&T is boosting first-year pricing on its contract-based DirecTV and new AT&T TV services.
NBCU's Peacock forges streaming pact with ViacomCBS
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7/1/2020  |  Post a comment
Licensing deal will deepen Peacock's streaming library as the service nears its national launch on July 15.
Comcast raises monthly Internet data ceiling to 1.2 terabytes
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7/1/2020  |  Post a comment
Comcast's usage-based plan offers only one courtesy month with no data cap, but its unlimited data plans are now less expensive than they were before the pandemic.
YouTube TV hikes price by $15 per month
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6/30/2020  |  Post a comment
Illustrating again that OTT-TV service providers aren't immune to rising content prices, YouTube TV has jacked the rate of its baseline package by 30% – from $49.99 to $64.99 per month – as it adds fare from ViacomCBS.
Synacor and Qumu call off the marriage
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6/30/2020  |  Post a comment
Before scuttling the merger, the companies foresaw an opportunity to take a bigger run at the enterprise services market.
Comcast beefs up network capacity, uses AI to keep data demands in check
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6/29/2020  |  Post a comment
As usage spiked during the early parts of the pandemic, Comcast has accelerated the pace of capacity upgrades and sped up the use of an AI system called 'Octave' to boost the efficiency of its access networks.
IoT security prioritization creeps to the forefront
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6/29/2020  |  Post a comment
Comcast, Google, Amazon and T-Mobile are among the big names behind the Internet of Secure Things Alliance. But will driving a global standard of IoT security be enough to thwart the threat?
Verizon's 'enhanced' 5G Home lands in Houston
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6/25/2020  |  Post a comment
The company also touts a repeater technology trial with Pivotal Commware designed to enhance and boost Verizon's millimeter wave 5G signals.
Consumers culling SVoD services, TiVo study finds
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6/25/2020  |  Post a comment
Some 21% of pay-TV subs and 11% of broadband-only customers have removed a subscription VoD service within the last six months. Meanwhile, adoption of ad-based streaming services remains strong.
Cable One will boost data plans, but not scrap its cap
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6/25/2020  |  Post a comment
Cable operator will permanently increase most residential data plans by up to 300 gigabytes starting July 1 and extend other pandemic-related relief measures through the end of 2020.
Technicolor sets restructuring plan, expects 'good year' for Connected Home unit
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6/24/2020  |  Post a comment
The key supplier of gateways and set-tops plans to obtain €420 million in new financing under the restructuring plan as the company continues to grapple with the financial impact of the pandemic.
Why Amazon is sizing up a 'live' video play for Prime Video
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6/24/2020  |  Post a comment
Adding a curated, linear-style streaming component to its video platform will help Amazon promote its broader on-demand fare, according to analysts and industry experts.
NBCU's Peacock cuts streaming deal with Google
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6/23/2020  |  Post a comment
Agreement covers entry on Android, Chromecast and Android TV devices ahead of Peacock's national debut on July 15.
What went wrong at Edge Gravity?
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6/23/2020  |  Post a comment
Edge Gravity, Ericsson's internal startup focused on the development of a global edge computing cloud, is said to have suffered from an 'innovator's dilemma' that hinders large companies from changing their ways.
Supreme Court shoots down Comcast's request to review TiVo patent case
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6/23/2020  |  Post a comment
The US High Court shoots down Comcast petition centering on an earlier Federal Circuit court decision involving two TiVo patents that describe remote DVR recording functionality.
Charter asks FCC to drop restrictions on data caps, network peering deals
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6/22/2020  |  Post a comment
Citing the surge of OTT video and the need to create network efficiencies, Charter asks the FCC to sunset its prohibition on data caps and paid peering deals five years after its Time Warner Cable deal closed.
Discovery resets streaming team amid exit of top direct-to-consumer exec
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6/22/2020  |  Post a comment
Discovery said three execs will expand their roles amid the departure of Peter Faricy, a move that comes as the programmer looks to expand its streaming and direct-to-consumer efforts.
FCC chairman seeks help to keep the broadband flowing
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6/19/2020  |  Post a comment
Ajit Pai asks Congress to create legislation that helps consumers and small businesses stay connected as his Keeping Americans Connected Pledge nears its expiration date.
Haystack News moves streaming needle as consumers flock to local news
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6/19/2020  |  Post a comment
Usage of the hyper-local streaming news service was climbing before the pandemic, but the recent surge of big news events has 'propelled us forward,' CEO Daniel Barreto says.
Charter won't become a full-scale, facilities-based mobile operator
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6/18/2020  |  Post a comment
'We've not found any economic case that would suggest we need to go down that path,' CFO says.
Comcast sees more runway for broadband growth as pay-TV losses mount
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6/17/2020  |  Post a comment
Comcast expects to see steeper video losses continue in Q2 alongside an opportunity to grow its broadband base and a core 'connectivity' business that also features Xfinity Flex and Xfinity Mobile, CFO says.
MaxLinear hit by 'Maze' ransomware attack
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6/17/2020  |  Post a comment
Chipmaker, which is about to acquire Intel's home connectivity biz, said the digital assault penetrated some of its IT systems but stressed it has no plans to meet the attacker's monetary demands.
Virgin Media broadband subs have downloaded an extra 325GB during pandemic
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6/17/2020  |  Post a comment
UK's largest cable operator said April was the busiest month on record on the network, with usage in May running close behind.
Peak usage on US cable networks falls back to Earth
News Analysis  | 
6/16/2020  |  Post a comment
On a national basis, peak downstream usage is up just 6.6% since March 1, while the pressure on cable's upstream continues as peak usage is up 25.1% during the period, according to the latest batch of NCTA data.
Network virtualization poised to seize a bigger role in cable's post-pandemic era
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6/16/2020  |  Post a comment
More 'light touch' automation techniques will be implemented as cable operators determine new ways to add and adjust capacity to address rising and fluctuating demands on the network.
Can DAA upgrades get the right bang for the buck?
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6/15/2020  |  Post a comment
For Denmark's Stofa, a move to DOCSIS 3.1 and a distributed access architecture have produced operational benefits but have not yet translated into a big boost in customer satisfaction.
Dish in no position to redo its T-Mobile deal – analyst
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6/15/2020  |  Post a comment
Dish's Charlie Ergen needs the deal more than T-Mobile does and 'can't walk away,' Craig Moffett says.
WarnerMedia to sunset HBO Go as HBO Max rises
The Bauminator  | 
6/15/2020  |  Post a comment
WarnerMedia is also rebranding HBO Now as 'HBO' as AT&T-owned giant attempts to simplify its premium streaming offerings. Got that now?
Cable One snaps up ValueNet Fiber
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6/11/2020  |  Post a comment
Emporia, Kansas-based service provider delivers a mix of broadband and video services over its fiber-based network.
WideOpenWest stops promoting its own pay-TV services online
The Bauminator  | 
6/11/2020  |  Post a comment
Cable op still sells its new IPTV and legacy pay-TV products, but is suppressing their promotion as most of WOW's new customers opt for standalone broadband service.
Verizon's 5G Home rolls into the Motor City, with perks in tow
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6/11/2020  |  Post a comment
New signups to the fixed wireless broadband service get some free access to YouTube TV, Disney+, Google Stadia and Verizon's relatively new Android TV-powered Stream TV box.
Broadcom backs out of MoCA
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6/11/2020  |  Post a comment
As Intel nears the sale of its home connectivity unit to MaxLinear, the coax-focused organization could find itself with a sole chipmaker left on its membership rolls along with more questions about its long-term fate.
Cable sets the stage for DOCSIS 4.0
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6/10/2020  |  Post a comment
There's no imminent need for DOCSIS 4.0, but operators are already exploring early, incremental moves to prepare their networks as new technologies and products based on the new CableLabs specs develop.
Liberty Global: No need to alter network upgrade plans in the face of COVID-19
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6/10/2020  |  Post a comment
'The impact on the network has not been extreme at all' during the pandemic, though Liberty Global might look into minor changes in areas that are seeing some upstream congestion, a top engineering exec says.
Cable network undergoing a 'radical transformation,' CableLabs CTO says
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6/9/2020  |  Post a comment
HFC is evolving into a connectivity and compute platform woven together with virtualization as cable ops prepare to support a more diverse mix of apps and services, CableLabs' Belal Hamzeh says.
Comcast's 'Stream' app adds Chromecast support
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6/9/2020  |  Post a comment
After initially rolling out a Chromecast extension to its browser-based streaming app, Comcast is now expanding Chromecast support to its Stream app for iOS and Android mobile devices.
SCTE/ISBE sets free, virtual version of Cable-Tec Expo
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6/9/2020  |  Post a comment
After canceling the on-site event in Denver, the cable engineering and standards-setting organization will push ahead with a completely digital format for the event, which will take place October 12-16.
Global broadband access equipment revenues dip 15% in Q1 – Dell'Oro
News Analysis  | 
6/9/2020  |  Post a comment
Meanwhile, cable access revenues declined 22% even as shipments of DOCSIS 3.1 CPE accelerated.
Android TV set to make a run at the smart TV market
The Bauminator  | 
6/8/2020  |  Post a comment
Deal to integrate Android TV in a line of TCL-made TVs amps up retail competition in the smart TV market and emerges as HBO Max runs into trouble getting distributed on the Roku and Amazon Fire TV platforms.
US cable's 'disproportionate' mobile share gains to extend into Q2 – analyst
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6/8/2020  |  Post a comment
Like the incumbent carriers, cable's wireless activity has been stunted by the pandemic, but MSOs are expected to keep the pressure on and seek ways to drive in new customers.
AT&T catches heat for HBO Max data cap exemption
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6/4/2020  |  Post a comment
Citing potential net neutrality concerns, a set of Democratic US senators has criticized AT&T's sponsored data policy for the new SVoD service, arguing it could harm consumers and stifle competition.


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