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Calix warned that Q4 2013 revenue will be 3.6 percent to 8 percent lower than it initially forecast due to slower than expected sales to service providers.
Headlines from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas are heralding the arrival this year of two would-be milestones in online video: a full-fledged online pay-TV service and streaming 4K.
TV and online video executives hoping to prime the market for 4K TV sets and content talked up the benefits of both this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Sony released a few new details about its planned over-the-top video service at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.
Roku, the maker of an online video streaming set-top box and HDMI dongle, said it will work with two Chinese TV set manufacturers this year to build its software directly into "actual TV" sets.
CenturyLink has applied for a patent with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office that proposes providing home monitoring using a customer's existing set top box. The telco said that its invention is intended to simplify home security for consumers.
DirecTV disappointed expectations that it would announce a new online video service last week. But it told investors at a conference it held in New York that it's looking into whether an online service might appeal to price-sensitive customers and niche audiences.
Owners of some Roku boxes in certain countries are finally able to access YouTube through the device. Roku said a YouTube channel is now available for its flagship Roku 3 streaming box.
Cisco has forecast that its mid-term revenue and earnings will be 3-6 percent per year, down from 5-7 percent as it sees issues with emerging markets, slower customer spending and lackluster core network equipment growth.