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