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Cincinnati Bell's wireless sale enhances its fiber-based broadband, business push

Cincinnati Bell's pending  sale of its wireless assets  may be a sign of the challenge regional wireless operators face in competing against behemoths like AT&T Mobility. But the other part of the story is that it will free up resources to enhance Fioptics, its growing consumer fiber-based broadband service, and its business and wholesale arms.

Octoshape, iStreamPlanet partner on multiscreen OTT/IPTV play

In a marriage that seems logical, if not even perhaps necessary, cloud-based technology provider Octoshape is partnering with live-streaming services provider iStreamPlanet to create a multi-faceted over-the-top/IPTV video distribution model that they will offer to content owners, broadcasters and direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service providers.

Report says worldwide IPTV sub base will hit 128 million in 2014

IPTV may be stutter-stepping across the U.S., but it's going gangbusters picking up new subscribers elsewhere in the world, according to the Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute's...

Pay TV subscribers in North America to grow by 5M, report says

Doomsayers and apparent trends aside, a report by Digital TV Research said that nearly 5 million more pay-TV subscribers will sign up for service in North America by 2020. However, the research firm predicts pay-TV penetration will drop from 87 percent to 83.8 percent.

Broadbus founder Binder builds Boston startup Layer3TV

Jeff Binder, a cable industry veteran who sold Broadbus Technologies to Motorola in 2006, has formed a startup company in Boston that is developing a technology platform for IP-based video.

Hawaiian Telcom's consumer revenue rises 4% to $36.4M on strong video, broadband adds

Hawaiian Telcom's fourth-quarter 2013 consumer revenue climbed 4 percent to $36.4 million as the company reported ongoing gains in both broadband and its emerging IPTV product.

Cisco, CableLabs build IPTV Innovations Lab

CableLabs has opened an IPTV Innovations Lab at its headquarters in Colorado which could be used by members such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications to develop pay-TV products that could be delivered on an all-IP platform.

TDS extends 300 Mbps FTTH, IPTV to Andover, N.H.

TDS Telecom has made Andover, N.H., as the latest stop in its fiber to the home (FTTH) drive, offering consumers a mix of 300 Mbps data and IPTV service.

TDS Telecom Q4 2013 jumps to $272M on increases in TV, managedIP service results

TDS Telecom reported that its fourth-quarter 2013 revenue rose 23 percent year-over-year to $272 million with increases in commercial  managedIP  customers and IPTV subscriptions.

Entone scores IPTV set-top deployment on South Central Rural Telephone Coop

IPTV provider South Central Rural Telephone Coop said it will deploy Entone's Amulet 500 hybrid media hub and DVR, a spokeswoman said.