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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/22/2019
Cox, an X1 syndication partner, says it expects to debut its new streaming product for broadband-only customers in the next couple of months.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/21/2019
In-footprint offering, at $5 per month, provides integrated access to a variety of free and subscription OTT services, offers an upgrade path to pay-TV, and runs on an X1-powered 4K/HDR-capable TV-connected device.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/19/2019
Tensions continue to build between Apple and the OTT video giant.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/18/2019
Omniverse operates like the prepaid mobile market, and partners such as SkyStream, VivaLikeTV and SiliconDust make money off of commissions, CEO says.
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It's increasingly plausible that more US telcos and cable ops will abandon or withdraw from pay-TV, unleashing a torrent of subscriber losses, according to Craig Moffett.
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Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser, Alan Breznick and Jeff Baumgartner join Phil Harvey for a round of drinks and a chat after the opening day of CNG2019 in Denver. The "bomb cyclone" did its worst, but it couldn't stop us from debating 10G vs. 5G and the future of cable video services.
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In order to get a better return on video services, operators must make fundamental changes spanning programming packages, box costs and how services are managed on the network.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/13/2019
Some analysts aren't convinced that Apple's new video play can 'meaningfully reaccelerate' services growth for the company.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/12/2019
Telefonica Brazil becomes latest Mediaroom partner to integrate Netflix at the set-top box and extend a technology bridge to MediaKind's newer, cloud-powered MediaFirst platform.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/4/2019
New evidence and observations shed light on where Omniverse, which is under legal attack by programmers, appears to be obtaining TV signals that are 'powering' several cheap OTT-TV options.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/27/2019
Nothing's settled yet, but CEO says such a move would reduce the complexities of TiVo's businesses and facilitate potential 'strategic transactions' as a review of company's fate continues.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/27/2019
But new, slimmer options enable Charter to focus on broadband-only customers that haven't responded to offers for traditional pay-TV service, Charter's Chris Winfrey says.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 2/26/2019
Speaking at NCTC's Winter Education Conference in Atlanta, small and midsized cable operators say they're increasingly seeking other video options, such as streaming and app-based services.
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