As expected, the need to wear silly looking glasses is enough to turn consumers off of 3DTV, said Bob Zitter, HBO's executive vice president and CTO (at least for another week or so). More alarmingly, Zitter also dismissed prospects for a more evolutionary television change: 4K, or UltraHD.
Pieter Poll, SVP of national and international network planning, engineering and construction for CenturyLink, is leading a major change for the telco as it expands its 100G optical capabilities. Senior Editor Sean Buckley spoke with Poll about the telco's 100G journey.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Startup Net2TV is in discussions with "several" consumer electronics companies to install its service onto their smart TVs, and expects the actions to result in its online video service being fitted into around 20 million smart TVs in the United States by early next year.
Updated : AT&T on Wednesday launched a $20 no-contract option to entice consumers to cut their wireline-based voice cord and switch to its Wireless Home Phone service.
These days, many wireline-centric providers say they're challenging the telecom market or innovating, but how many of them really stand out from the pack? In our new feature, "The Contenders," we take a closer look at five companies that are walking the walk.
In the technology industry, words like "newer," "faster" and "smarter" tend to dominate the space, so much so that we often forget the benefits of the technology we were using before our current gadgets. These benefits may have been omitted from more recent versions of technology for a variety of reasons such as design or cost. But two nascent companies, Aereo and Boxee, are encouraging online video viewers to take another look at a time-tested technology: antennas.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Streaming video provider Roku is currently testing a second-screen application for tablets that the company hopes to release in the "near term," according to a company executive.
AT&T, CenturyLink and Verizon--three of the top U.S. telcos--have collectively said they don't support a set of new of cybersecurity recommendations developed by an advisory panel to the FCC.
The Broadband Forum on Tuesday during their quarterly meeting appointed executives from three companies--including Broadcom, Deutsche Telekom, and Huawei--to their board of directors.
No doubt thanks to some good marketing and nifty devices, wireless seems to dominate telecommunications as sports dominates talk radio. The thing is, wireline is hardly a relic of the past, a dinosaur destroyed by the incoming blast of new wireless technologies.