Netflix customers with top-of-the-line HD sets can now get access to 1080p high-definition streaming video even if their ISP doesn't participate in the company's content delivery network, Open Connect.
Savvis, CenturyLink's data center and cloud subsidiary, will expand its North American presence with the opening of a new data center in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area next spring.
Intel has reportedly sought help from consumer electronics manufacturers and other technology companies to get its online video service off the ground.
CenturyLink has named Calix as the GPON supplier for its 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the home pilot in Omaha, Neb.
Apple briefly pulled an update to the software for its Apple TV device after some Apple TV owners who installed the new software reportedly had problems with it.
Aereo CEO and founder Chet Kanojia said Tuesday at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia in New York that his company has seen its subscriber base grow times 10 in the last three to four months.
Online-video aggregators such as Hulu and Netflix are "here to stay" and will increasingly be offered by traditional pay-TV operators alongside those operators' own services, TiVo CEO Tom Rogers told investors at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference Tuesday.
While there are a number of options for consumers to get streaming video, a new Nielsen study illustrates that Netflix is the dominant provider. A survey revealed that 38 percent of Americans said they use Netflix, while 18 percent use Hulu and 13 percent stream on Amazon.
Google Fiber's 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home (FTTH) initiative is still in an embryonic state, but it's clearly having an effect on how other service providers price and package their broadband offerings.
If the TV set makers get their way, we will soon own "Ultra HD" or "4K" displays. These new TV sets, which have four times the resolution of today's top-of-the-line 1080p sets, are supposedly so breathtakingly amazing, we'll all want one on our walls.