CableLabs has rebranded its three-year-old for-profit, security-focused spin-off subsidiary, NetworkFX, into the more broadly skewing "Kyrio."
AT&T is quietly building a mobile advertising business alongside the cross-platform video services it is working on via its acquisition of DirecTV, according to analysts at Wells Fargo Securities. Further, AT&T is also considering a mobile-only video service.
Zayo is making a large expansion to its zColo Atlanta data center at 1100 White Street SW in order to accommodate a new unnamed content provider customer.
FairPoint Communications, keen to get a piece of the emerging small cell wireless backhaul and services market being fueled by major wireless operators like Sprint and Verizon, is doing an about-face on dark fiber.
AT&T is expanding its 1 Gbps FTTH presence in parts of four markets, a likely response to Comcast's move to expand its gigabit broadband footprint via DOCSIS 3.1 technology.
Sports network ESPN will have a presence on Chinese online video provider Tencent's platform following a deal between the two companies. Under the agreement, ESPN will create and distribute locally-focused live sports content in China across Tencent's digital platforms.
Culminating a big rebound year for cable video services, Comcast added 89,000 pay-TV customers in the fourth quarter, its best quarterly performance in the category in nine years.
Qualcomm Technologies and Deutsche Telekom (DT) announced the successful testing of LTE Licensed-Assisted Access (LAA) in Germany, but don't expect that to narrow the gap between the arrival of LAA and LTE-U in the U.S.
Live streaming has come an awfully long way: from the early days of watching pandas mosey in and out of frame on simple, bandwidth-starved live cams to delivering this weekend's Super Bowl championship game to multiple millions of online and mobile viewers, the difference is huge. But providers are still trying to solve a nagging problem: delays in a streamed video's delivery as long as two minutes, which can ruin a sports fan's day.
Tele2 is close to offering 4G services in all markets where it operates a mobile network after launching an LTE network in Croatia, with promised data download speeds of up to 150 Mbps.