Stadiums, indoor sports arenas and other large multi-use entertainment venues continue to be attractive locations for rollouts of distributed antenna systems (DAS). The massive Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., is representative of that trend as it will soon have a new DAS built by Mobilitie.
Verizon said Thursday that it has struck deals with programmers that will allow it to stream an additional 16 networks to subscribers using its FiOS Mobile app outside the home, including NFL RedZone, AXS TV, Showtime, Starz, Encore, beIN Sport and Encore.
Reports of spectrum interference causing problems for LTE networks are growing more commonplace, with everything from fluorescent lights to electric cash registers being implicated. In the latest twist, Verizon Wireless LTE data service is getting the blame for interfering with some channels delivered over the Time Warner Cable system in Raleigh, N.C.
Cablevision could soon face new competition in the Long Island town of Glen Cove, N.Y., where Verizon is seeking a cable franchise for its FiOS TV service.
How crazy is Intel to expect someone to pay $500 million for OnCue? The price tag, reported this week by Bloomberg, seems high. Though Intel's would-be over-the-top pay-TV service has been in closed trials with some Intel employees, it never launched commercially and has no subscribers.
T-Mobile US yesterday reported a "software issue" that the carrier said slowed data speeds for around 0.02 percent of its customer base. The carrier said the issue affected customers only when they were downloading large files. The carrier said its engineering team was fixing the issue yesterday and it expected the fix to be in place by the end of the day.
Verizon recently established a VoIP interconnection agreement with Vonage, the latest pact that it hopes will set the foundation for its growing IP VoIP interconnection partnership program.
Traditional telcos and cable operators, including AT&T, Verizon and Comcast continue to see triple play service bundles as a way to keep customers from churning and driving up ARPU.
Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has slapped a $500 million price tag on the OnCue platform that it has developed for use in a virtual cable platform, Bloomberg reported Monday.
Intel is reportedly asking $500 million for the technology behind its planned-but-never-launched over-the-top TV service called OnCue, according to a report in Bloomberg.