Verizon is talking to Intel about buying part or all of its Intel Media division, which has been developing a virtual pay TV service, AllThingsD reported Wednesday.
Intel has struggled to get its planned over-the-top pay-TV service off the ground. Now, courtesy of AllThingsD, it appears Verizon and Intel are in talks that could lead to the telecom giant taking over the Intel unit responsible for the plans entirely.
Time Warner Cable said Monday that it has doubled the speed of its Ultimate Internet tier to 100 Mbps in Los Angeles, and that it will offer Ultimate 100 in New York City and Hawaii by the end of the year.
It is no secret that U.S. cable TV operators are jumping into Wi-Fi big time, and one industry executive is predicting they could collectively deploy and run half a million Wi-Fi hotspots in the near future.
Verizon Wireless filed a patent application earlier this month indicating it could be developing a new mobile video, voice and data device and service called ELLIPSIS.
After generating increased subscribers and engagement for Redbox Instant in the third quarter, owners Verizon and Outerwall plan to step up marketing efforts in Q4, Outerwall CEO J. Scott Di Valerio said Thursday.
Operators are deploying small cells in larger numbers, but testing solutions company Anritsu contends passive intermodulation (PIM) could be present problems for some of these rollouts.
Cox Communications is looking at using cloud-based servers to offer cable subscribers with DVR set-tops in their homes extra storage capacity, CTO Kevin Hart told FierceCable Wednesday here at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo.
Demonstrating a remote control that could let a cable subscriber who sees a Pizza Hut ad on TV receive a coupon by tapping his remote to a smartphone, top Comcast remote control supplier Universal Electronics is offering a glimpse at some of the next-generation applications that could be deployed by major pay TV distributors using near field communication (NFC) technology.
Verizon signed a new franchise deal with the town of Raynham, Mass., which will see it complete its FiOS Network in the town, which is a short drive from both Boston and Providence, R.I.