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TiVo co-founders launch new QPlay streaming service

The QPlay is a Wi-Fi-connected box that streams playlists from a variety of online video sources, which can then be shared with friends or the public.

Inventor claims breakthrough in wireless bandwidth technology

If it actually works, the technology could reduce congestion on wireless networks or give new entrants into the wireless broadband industry a different cost structure for building a high-speed network. 

Netflix-TWC set-top box talks reportedly held up by Comcast takeover

The cable operator-leased set-top box is one device where Netflix has yet to find much of a foothold.

GENBAND furthers OTT push with uReach acquisition, adds messaging capabilities

GENBAND has added another element to its growing services portfolio by reaching an agreement to purchase uReach Technologies, a deal that gives it a broad portfolio of voice, video and unified messaging solutions.

Ciena advances IP optical, SDN influence through Ericsson agreement

Ciena has broadened its global reach by signing an agreement to become Ericsson's preferred partner for packet optical and software defined networking (SDN).

A look at the technology bringing the Sochi Olympics online

The Sochi Olympics are in full swing, and while much of the content is restricted to authenticated pay-TV subscribers, that doesn't change the technical hurdles involved in delivering high-quality video to American viewers online. In a special report, Samantha Bookman, managing editor for  FierceMarkets ' Wireline Group, looks at some of the technology behind the Sochi Olympics and examines the various ways consumers can watch online.

Aereo gets April 22 Supreme Court date, continues fight with broadcasters in Utah

Mark your calendars: April 22 is the day the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Aereo case.

Aeroflex acquires Shenick, beefs up SDN testing capabilities

Aeroflex, a microelectronics and test and measurement equipment provider, is strengthening its software defined networking (SDN) capabilities by purchasing Dublin, Ireland-based Shenick Network Systems.

Verizon gives new FiOS triple-play customers two-year price lock

Verizon is looking to entice more FiOS Fiber to the Home (FTTH) subscribers by offering new triple-play customers the chance to lock their monthly rate for two years if they sign up for service before April 19.

Sizing up the cable industry in Q4 2013

The fourth-quarter earnings season is underway and  FierceCable  is tracking how the triple-play providers, programmers and online video providers fared during this period.