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.
Bell Canada doubled the amount of net broadband customer additions, adding 15,690 subscribers during the fourth quarter, up from the 7,269 customers it added in the fourth quarter of 2012. At the end of 2013, Bell had a total 2.18 million broadband customers, a 2.7 percent increase over 2012.
KPN is planning another round of job cuts as part of an aggressive cost cutting and streamlining programme designed to stem falling profits, the Dutch incumbent has revealed.
Bell Aliant's Fiber to the Home (FTTH) FibreOP subscriber base topped 185,000 during the fourth quarter as it added 18,000 fiber-based Internet customers.
BT's fiber broadband customers reached the 1.9 million mark, up 14 percent, after adding 228,000 net retail customers in its third quarter. The telco now passes over 18 million U.K. premises with its fiber-based broadband network.
AT&T's wireline story in Q4 2013 was led by U-verse, where revenues grew 27.9 percent year-over-year and were up 7.0 percent sequentially over Q3 2013 as subscribers topped the 10.7 million mark. During the quarter, the telco saw a continued uptick in both U-verse broadband and video subscribers.
AT&T U-verse Internet users were not able to access service yesterday due to an outage that affected a number of states where it offers the service, according to various reports.