AT&T has redesigned its U-verse user interface to "provide a more intuitive and convenient way" to discover television content, the carrier said.
Cisco reported that while its bread-and-butter next-generation routing revenues remained flat, switching and service provider video revenues rose 2 and 30 percent to $3.6 billion and $1.3 billion, respectively, in fiscal Q3 2013.
Acacia Communications, an emerging 100G optical transceiver vendor, closed $20 million in its latest round of funding that was led by Summit Partners.
This week, Aereo will begin signing up customers in its second market, Boston. Meanwhile in the U.S. Senate, John McCain (R-Ariz.), introduced a bill that, among other things, would revoke the licenses of TV stations that withhold their most popular programming from over-the-air broadcasts and instead pipe it directly to pay-TV distributors.
Aereo, continuing its business-as-usual approach even as broadcasters and others try to shut it down, has announced a new pricing structure for its TV streaming service and said that it will launch in the Atlanta metro area beginning June 17.
Australian telco Telstra plans to use a T-Box personal video recorder unit as the linchpin and a strengthened relationship with content provider Foxtel to make its IPTV service the lever that pries more revenue from a legacy mobile and fixed line subscriber base.
DukeNet Communications, a regional fiber-centric provider, has completed its core network upgrade to 100G, enabling it to deliver both 40G and 100G wavelength services to carrier and enterprise customers throughout its service area.
Despite big improvements in telecommunications infrastructure on the African continent in the past five years, the quality and affordability of Internet services has not improved, a study conducted by Analysys Mason for the Internet Society finds.
Cyan, an emerging software-defined networking and packet-optical transport platform vendor, saw its initial public offer of 8 million shares of common stock, priced at $11 per share, open at $10.05 this morning on the New York Stock Exchange.
Pay-TV distributors and networks are still trying to sort out exactly how TV Everywhere will work. Technology vendors are stepping in to help them simplify the authentication process.