Verizon may be aggressively bringing fiber to the home (FTTH) services into multi-dwelling units (MDUs)--particularly in areas like New York City--but the segment has a number of unique attributes.
Is Vessel an online video service? Is it something else? It's still somewhat of a mystery, but former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar's new startup at least has a name, finally.
Is Amazon testing out free, ad-supported streaming of online content? According to TechCrunch, the retail giant may be trying out the concept.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— CenturyLink may be just as anxious to use a mixture of software defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) as anyone, but the telco is realistic about how these technologies will fit into a network of its size.
The storage area network (SAN) market reached $549 million globally in the first quarter of 2014, down 9 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2013, but a transition in Fibre Channel switches from 8G to 16G could re-energize this segment, Infonetics Research reports.
The FCC is allocating $2 billion over the next two years to equip more schools and libraries with Wi-Fi connections to enable students to take advantage of new educational tools like tablets and digital textbooks.
While a number of industry watchers are betting that Aereo won't win its pending Supreme Court case, the case overall could have a rippling effect on the online video market.
Longmont, Colo.-based municipal electric and broadband utility Longmont Power & Communications (LPC) is moving ahead with its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) plan leveraging Calix's GPON gear.
AT&T, BT and other traditional telcos' move to migrate more of their customers off TDM-based T1 and E1 access to IP-based services like Ethernet is expected to create a bountiful market opportunity for EFM (Ethernet in the first mile) bonded copper and fiber Ethernet access devices (EADs) vendors.
FTTH Council Americas will hold its annual FTTH Conference next week in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and FierceTelecom will be on site covering the show and moderating panels on key topics, including the middle mile and cloud services.