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Key developments related to the delivery of video content across cable, fixed, and mobile networks.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/23/2019
CableLabs, Charter, Cox among companies backing effort to develop an device-agnostic immersive media format for a new class of holographic video and light field displays as well as legacy flat, 2D displays.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/22/2019
OpenVault report finds that consumers in that 'power user' group doubled in Q1 2019, a growth rate that could cause some cable operators and other ISPs to consider upping their monthly data ceilings.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/22/2019
Comcast says it's premature to talk about how its network virtualization strategies will take shape, but industry sources say Comcast has discussed the idea of licensing its new tech to other MSOs.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 5/22/2019
In this podcast, Disney takes full control of Hulu and that could pose a bigger threat to traditional pay-TV providers. Also, nearly every single mobile network operator has a different angle on providing video services to consumers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/21/2019
New open source project from CableLabs focuses on 'Dual Channel WiFi' technology that can set up dedicated channels for specific apps and traffic types such as streaming video and online gaming.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/20/2019
Conrad Clemson named CEO as EditShare takes on a majority investment from ParkerGale and plots plan to scale up its business and migrate its media asset collaboration and management platform to the cloud.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/20/2019
ACE claims it's struggling to get its mitts on a long-term contract between Hovsat & DirecTV that is key to Omniverse's streaming TV offering.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/16/2019
As AT&T digests DirecTV and Time Warner, Verizon and T-Mobile are working on refining their video strategies ahead of broad 5G rollouts.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/16/2019
Bill Walker explains how edge computing has allowed operators to decompose applications and distribute them on the network.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/16/2019
AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson said the expectation is that distributors like Comcast will be 'important partners' for WarnerMedia's upcoming set of OTT-delivered subscription VoD services.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/15/2019
Even as it hands over operational control of Hulu to Disney and paves the way to sell its Hulu stake, Comcast sees loads of opportunity in the OTT video market as it revs up plans for both Sky's Now TV streaming service in Europe and NBC's forthcoming OTT service.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2019
Continuing a growing trend, WOW has become the latest cable operator to combine its broadband service with a skinny bundle OTT-TV offering.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/15/2019
Ericsson's Edge Gravity essentially represents a pivot by the company from selling CDN services to selling edge computing services. And though the process hasn't been completely smooth, Ericsson is boasting of progress.
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