Deutsche Telekom extended its quad-play strategy to a fourth European market after Magyar Telekom launched Magenta One plans in Hungary.
Hulu is implementing a programmatic advertising solution powered by LiveRail and supported by Oracle, marking its first foray into the automated ad buying and selling marketplace. The mixed subscription-and-ad-supported provider is making its premium ad inventory available across its desktop, mobile and connected TV platforms.
Softbank mobile customers will be able to sign up for Netflix service once the SVOD provider launches in Japan: the companies announced an agreement that makes it easier to subscribe to and pay for the online video service.
Comcast Business announced it will spend $350,000 to roll out a fiber network to the Meyers Business Park in Chino, Calif. Comcast will install more than three and a half miles of fiber through underground conduit and aerial poles from existing lines to the business park and its 166 business residents.
A Verizon (NYSE: VZ) customer is going to receive a $1,500 refund from the telco after it charged every month for over five years for a POTS line that she thought she cancelled.
Michael Hawkey, who has headed EchoStar's Sling Media unit and its Slingbox product line for the past two years, is leaving the company to join Rovi Corp.
While exact numbers are almost impossible to nail down, industry women are pointing to an increase in the number of women in developing and the opportunities offered to them, thanks in large part to women-oriented programs at a growing list of major companies, including AT&T, Intel and Apple. Special report
Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, who took the helm at the carrier a little more than a year ago, is giving himself three to five years in total to turn around the company.
A focus on higher-income customers by pay-TV operators is driving both cord-cutting and average revenue per customer, Strategy Analytics analyst Jason Blackwell said to FierceCable.
T-Mobile threw down the gauntlet this summer with its new Mobile without Borders plan, pre-empting and expanding on AT&T's plan to make the US and Mexico one calling area. Within a few weeks the rest of the industry adjusted their price plans, highlighting the very fluid and dynamic competitive situation in the wireless industry.