AT&T has tapped Amdocs to serve as the integrator to help other service providers and enterprises that want to take advantage of its Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy (ECOMP) virtualization platform to build software-centric services.
Comcast-owned NBCUniversal may be at the lead edge of a purge of smaller TV networks, according to its CEO Steve Burke, who said on the cable conglomerate's second-quarter earnings call that NBCU plans to trim channels from its lineup.
As anticipated, T-Mobile continued to lead all carriers in postpaid subscriber growth by a long shot in its most recently reported quarter.
With five out of the top six pay-TV platforms reporting subscriber metrics for the second quarter, this year's Q2 is shaping up to look even worse than epic 2015 meltdown that sent media and operators stocks cratering.
Comcast continues to report best-in-a-decade customer metrics, with the MSO reporting narrowed losses of just 4,000 pay-TV customers in the second quarter, the slowest period of the year for video subscriber growth.
KPN reported declines in adjusted revenue and EBITDA during the second quarter of 2016, as growth in the number of bundled services sold by its consumer division was offset by lower sales at its business unit.
Social media website Twitter is "betting its future" on live-streamed, mobile-focused video-- and if its strategy fails, the company could become an acquisition target.
T-Mobile once again added a litany of new service providers to its Binge On offering. And once again, CEO John Legere took advantage of the news to take shots at Verizon's Go90 video offering.
Customer loyalty plans are common in the United States, especially in mature, but competitive markets. A large number of different kinds of companies – from retailers to airlines to restaurants – have customer loyalty programs to reduce the likelihood of customers switching to a competitor. When companies introduce loyalty plans, timing is everything.
Fresh off its $4.83 billion takeover of Yahoo, Verizon said it lost 41,000 FiOS video subscribers in the second quarter, as a seven-week CWA and IBEW worker strike impacted Verizon's ability to perform new installations and hurt its wireline business overall.