Both Verizon and AT&T have undergone high-profile trials to show off LTE-Broadcast as an efficient means of delivering mobile video. But, as AT&T seemingly lost interest, Verizon is still pushing forward with the technology and finding new use cases.
Nokia Bell Labs is claiming a world's first with its demonstration of 10 Gbps symmetrical download and upload speeds over a hybrid fiber coax (HFC) cable plant.
Frontier Communications has hatched a strategy to alleviate service issues in Dallas-Fort Worth under which customers have been suffering since the telco took over Verizon's wireline facilities in Texas in April.
In the U.S., Verizon is going it alone in its effort grow adoption for eMBMS LTE-Broadcast (LTE-B). But on a global scale, the carrier has recruited a team of like-minded operators to help it in achieving its ultimate goal: LTE-B support in every mid- and top-tier device by 2017.
BOSTON-- Mobile devices may be an increasingly popular way to consume online video, but it's not necessarily the device that is driving popularity of certain video apps. That's the consensus of two major broadcast networks, Turner and ESPN, at a panel session on mobile video strategy here at the INTX tradeshow.
BOSTON-- Wireless and cable operators may see millimeter wave spectrum bands as a key element in the 5G roadmap, but questions about network propagation and interoperability with existing LTE services remain.
Reference Design Kit (RDK) is using INTX 2016 in Boston to tout some growth numbers within the global pay-TV market, announcing that more than 15 million devices are now running RDK, a software stack for IP set-tops, gateways and other devices.
BOSTON-- While the chatter for months has revolved around the way that millennials – that coveted, 18-36 year old age demographic – view out-of-home video content, industry players Comcast and The Weather Company are finding that different TV Everywhere platforms, such as smartphones or tablets, are driving viewer behavior more than age groups do.
Verizon and representatives of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) representing nearly 40,000 wireline workers in the Northeast have agreed to come to the negotiating table again.
O2 UK could be the subject of an £8.5 billion (€10.7 billion/$12.2 billion) management buyout following the collapse of CK Hutchison's bid for the mobile operator, according to the Telegraph.