Time Warner Cable will unveil a new brand for its cable service later this year in New York City and Los Angeles, where it plans to launch new wideband Internet tiers and super DVRs containing six tuners, CEO Rob Marcus said Thursday.
The Q4 2013 earnings season is underway, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed.
NEW YORK--Former Redbox Instant CEO Shawn Strickland is now overseeing Verizon's FiOS TV, Verizon Digital Media Services and Redbox Instant businesses following a reorganization that the telco implemented in late December.
According to a report in Ars Technica, streaming video from the NFL.com and Fox Sports will be blocked inside the stadium during the game.
If I had to use three words to describe the week in telecoms so far, they would be "Vodafone, Vodafone, and, er, Vodafone". To say the UK-based operator has been in the news a lot in the past few days would be something of an understatement--and it's only Wednesday.
Verizon Communications says it wants to be more open about how it shares information with law enforcement and its release of its Transparency Report is a step in that direction.
Verizon's move to purchase Intel's OTT service OnCue is promising in that it could give the incumbent telco another tool to deliver services over both its existing FiOS network and over the top to any device. However, there are questions about just how serious it is about the OTT TV opportunity. Josh Wein, editor of FierceOnlineVideo, examines the possibilities in his latest Editor's Corner.
Comcast said Thursday that it signed a wide-ranging contract with the San Francisco 49ers which will see it provide free Wi-Fi access during NFL games and concerts, a 10-Gig Ethernet connection and a cloud-based voice and unified communications service for employees.
In Verizon, OnCue has found a buyer with experience building relationships with the TV networks and content owners. Verizon also has the financial and technical resources to keep OnCue going.
Amazon reportedly looked into licensing rights to deliver some live TV online, according to the Wall Street Journal. The company has also been said to be developing a set-top box that would stream video over the Internet.