Cisco's Conrad Clemson says he gets a familiar reaction from his cable-industry clients when he tells them he's about to execute one of his favorite technological principles, "destructive testing." "They always go, 'Why would you do that?'" The answer: You can't fix things until you know how they break.
HBO stirred a hornet's nest with its announced plan to offer its standalone HBO Now service exclusively on Apple TV.
Cox Communications has become the latest major pay-TV operator to raise consumer prices, upping monthly subscriber fees by $1 to $6, depending on the service package.
Cox Communications has announced major progress of its aggressive Wi-Fi buildout, with 1,700 hotspots being rolled out across Las Vegas and Phoenix.
Cox Communications is enabling Park Place Apartment Homes in Irvine, Calif., to add 1 Gbps services to its list of amenities, making its residents the first in the cable MSO's Southern California market to get access to gigabit broadband services.
The city of Phoenix, Ariz., has announced the deployment of 500 Cox Communications Wi-Fi hotspots. Cox, which has already conducted a significant rollout of high-speed residential Internet service in the Valley of the Sun, plans to have 1,200 hotspots deployed in the Phoenix area by the end of 2014.
AT&T is suing Cox Communications, claiming the cable operator has infringed on a wide range of patents covering technologies relating to everything from digital video recorders to IP voice service to broadband.
Iliad is continuing to explore different ways of improving its bid for T-Mobile US, with latest reports saying the France-based company is now in talks with private equity companies on a possible collaboration.
Suddenlink recently raised the eyebrows of cable tech heads when it announced plans to spend $250 million to deploy 1 Gbps downstream services to all of its 16-state footprint, with half of the deployment occurring before the end of 2016.
Cox Communications is not interested in joining France's Iliad and buying T-Mobile. Ditto on merging with a pay-TV rival and going public.