CenturyLink has made a plea to the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee to reform the 1992 Cable Act so new entrants in the video services race can more effectively negotiate prices for content.
Windstream has officially become the latest telco to enter the still growing IPTV race by securing a video franchise agreement in Lincoln, Neb., where it will compete directly with local cable incumbent Time Warner Cable.
CenturyLink is considering its own movement into the growing over-the-top (OTT) video market segment, a top company executive told investors.
CenturyLink is officially establishing itself as the new video provider in Portland, Ore., as the telco reached a deal for a new franchise agreement with city officials with plans to deliver service sometime in 2015, reports The Oregonian.
Windstream's proposed buildout of its new Kinetic IPTV service in Lincoln, Neb., is facing protest from local cable incumbent Time Warner Cable, which says the telco is getting a better franchise deal.
Small Canadian ISPs that use unregulated wholesale access to incumbent telco and cable companies' networks are, in a way, starting to bite the hands that feed them by offering IPTV over those networks.
TDS Telecom is serving up a new plate of 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) in Farragut and Halls, Tenn., and St. Marys, Ga., three of the latest communities to get the service this year.
CenturyLink has become the latest service provider to protest against the pending Comcast and Time Warner Cable merger, saying that if the deal is approved, it will increase content costs for emerging telco TV players like itself that don't have the same scale and impede competition.
TDS Telecom is now offering its growing 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) product in Mt. Juliet and La Vergne, Tenn., two markets where it had already offered fiber-based 100 Mbps broadband service.
BT has taken on the Black Friday challenge by offering discounts for its Totally Unlimited Broadband (ADSL2+ and Fiber to the Cabinet/BT Infinity) packages for customers who sign up by midnight on Dec. 1.