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Key developments related to set-top-box (STB) innovation.
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
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.
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.
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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
Former Scientific-Atlanta and Cisco exec Joe Chow to succeed Larry Robinson, a move that will spark more speculation about the future of the set-top and modem business that CommScope acquired from Arris.
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, 8/13/2019
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 Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/12/2019
Slated for launch in early September, the new offering will include a package of more than 50 US television channels, including 'faith-based,' premium and international channels.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/9/2019
Blowout quarter sees revenues rise 59%, 'active' accounts eclipse 30 million as Roku keeps streaming platform lead over Amazon, Apple and Google.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/8/2019
Departure of long-time Arris exec Bruce McClelland comes about four months after acquisition and as the unit grapples with an expected temporary decline in cable operator capital spending.
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 Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/7/2019
Connections to AT&T and Dish harm Locast's position as a non-profit, do-gooder and add fuel to the arguments being set against Locast by the Big 4 US broadcasters.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/7/2019
Operator to sell Devialet-made 'Altice Amplify' device to Optimum and Suddenlink customers at a discount and lease it to Altice One users for $10 per month.
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Security Now
Fintech Startups Get Sloppy With Application Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
New Industry Drives Renewed Interest in Embedded Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Hardware for security may just get hot.
Broadband World News
ADTRAN CEO Tom Stanton Q&A: All Access All the Time
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/21/2019
In a one-on-one interview with Broadband World News, ADTRAN Chairman and CEO Tom ...
Why FTTH May Trump Fiber Deep for Cable
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
In a provocative new BBWN webinar, Broadband Success Partners' Jack Burton will ...
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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.
Vendor CEO Comp: Cashing In, Cashing Out
, 8/24/2015
2014 was a lucrative year for the top dogs at telecom vendors, who were paid big ...
Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
TWC's Mike Angus Unplugged
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 11/14/2013
Angus dishes on TV Everywhere, BYOD for pay TV, data caps, out-of-home rights, TV ...
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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