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ADTRAN's Q1 revenues jump 3% to $147M on strong carrier segment sales

ADTRAN reported that first-quarter 2014 revenues rose 3 percent year-over-year to $147 million, with lower U.S. sales offset by a 50 percent increase in international sales.

Aereo preps Google Chromecast app for May 29 launch date

Aereo, the cloud antenna and DVR provider that has been the bane of broadcasters, will be available on Google's Chromecast streaming device beginning May 29. Subscribers in Aereo's active markets will be able to download its app in the Google Play store.

In pictures: NAB 2014

The National Association of Broadcasters' annual trade show has drawn some 98,000 people from every facet of the broadcast industry. But while the customary displays of cameras and broadcast equipment can be found throughout the venue, new market entrants and technological innovation are also evident.

INDATEL, ANPI drive unified communications, fiber connectivity into rural areas

INDA TEL, a cooperative middle mile provider, and unified communications (UC) operator ANPI have developed a strategic alliance to find ways to better extend next-gen services to rural areas that have been left largely underserved by larger service providers.

As 4K channel launches in Korea, ATEME's Fouchard says STB makers 'ought to be worried'

LAS VEGAS--Set-top box manufacturers have the ability to make multiple services available through a single consumer premises unit, but when it comes to the approaching 4K storm, they "ought to be worried," according to Benoit Fouchard, ATEME's chief strategy officer. Alternatives to STBs are being developed to meet the 4K demand, particularly by smart TV manufacturers, and a new 4K channel launching in Korea on Thursday bypasses the set-top box for a 4K-ready TV.

BTI names former Arbor, Nortel exec Colin Doherty as its new CEO

BTI Systems has begun its latest growth chapter by appointing Colin Doherty as its new president and CEO, taking over from Steve Waszak.

Amazon enters growing streaming video device market with $99 Fire TV

Amazon has become the latest player to enter the growing streaming video devices market with the debut of its $99 Amazon Fire TV set-top box, reports  FierceOnlineVideo. According to Kindle VP Peter Larsen, the device is three times as powerful as competing devices from Chromecast, Roku or Apple TV.

Juniper to lay off 6 percent of workforce

Juniper Networks is going to lay off 6 percent of its employee base as part of a broader restructuring effort in the wake of a call from its activist shareholder Elliot Management to cut costs.

Amazon introduces $99 Amazon Fire TV

Online retail giant Amazon announced its long-rumored streaming device this morning: Amazon Fire TV, a set-top box that Kindle VP Peter Larsen said is three times as powerful as competing devices from Chromecast, Roku or Apple TV. The device retails for $99 and will ship starting today.

Sprint's tablet promotion delivers surprise boost

In today's spotlight, Roger Entner takes a look at Sprint's aggressive tablet promotion, which boosted its subscriptions by 58,000 in the fourth quarter of 2013.