Comcast said it is expanding the rollout of its cloud-based Xfinity X1 platform to cable systems west of the Mississippi, beginning with San Francisco, Sacramento, Stockton, Fresno and Santa Barbara, Calif.
Nearly three weeks after KIT Digital said it would restate three years of earnings reports because of accounting mistakes, the video software provider said late Monday that NASDAQ delisted its stock.
Karl Bode's appropriately cynical coverage of comments by Time Warner COO Rob Marcus caused a riddle to bubble up in my brain. Marcus, speaking at the Broadcast and Cable/Multichannel News OnScreen Summit, essentially downplayed Google's 1 Gbps fiber optic system in Kansas City.
Pace Plc has confirmed it was part of a group bidding on Google's Motorola Home Business unit.
T-commerce technology vendor Delivery Agent said it secured a $5 million investment from Samsung's venture capital arm.
HBO has announced that Otto Berkes, the cofounder of the original Microsoft Xbox gaming platform, will step forward to take the reins as chief technology officer when current CTO Bob Zitter steps down in March 2013.
Google Fiber's 1 Gbps service in Kansas City has left open a number of questions, not the least of which is whether there's a need for that kind of speed, Time Warner Cable COO Rob Marcus said at the Broadcast and Cable/Multichannel News OnScreen Summit.
Google has reportedly received "multiple bids" for its iconic Motorola Home Business unit.
Engineering services company Solekai Systems has become the latest vendor to license Comcast's Reference Development Kit (RDK) for creating IP and Tru2way set-top boxes, media gateways and other gear to support the cable TV operator's cloud-based Xfinity X1 programming service.
NCTA chief and former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell has become the latest cable TV industry voice to be heard criticizing rampant hikes in the value of sports programming rights.
esting technology vendor Digital TV Labs has been tasked by the Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) with developing a test suite and assorted peripherals to "enable the certification of OIPF-conformant IPTV, OTT and hybrid devices," the two organizations said in a news release.
Set-top box vendor Amino Technologies has landed a new contract from a large European telecom operator to deploy set-top boxes based on Amino's Live media gateway platform technology for supporting hybrid video services.
Mobile giant Sprint reportedly has proposed a partnership to satellite TV provider Dish Network under which Sprint could gain access to Dish's valuable spectrum while the satellite player uses Sprint's network to launch its own long-anticipated mobile service.
FierceTelecom is tracking some developing controversy at the ongoing World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT). The United Arab Emirates, backed by other countries, including Russia, has submitted a proposal targeting changes to current international telecom regulations on Internet governance.
A rule enabling cable TV companies to encrypt their basic service tiers of programming goes into effect today, though it is not entirely clear how quickly service providers will jump to take advantage of the rule.
AT&T plans to expand the number and types of services it offers across its IP-based U-verse network to "disrupt" the models of new market segments, company executives said during a consumer industry analyst conference held recently in Atlanta and reported by Telecompetitor.
Even as a new round of set-tops move through FCC approvals, a pair of international multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs)--TeliaSonera and Deutsche Telekom--are planning a business without them.
That story we broke last Friday about a targeted advertising patent application from Verizon resulted in quite a media storm this week, with dozens of local and national media outlets running stories about the possibility of Verizon using cameras and microphones to monitor the conversations and possessions of subscribers.
Republican FCC commissioner Ajit Pai warned Thursday that the FCC could attempt to regulate the pricing of usage-based broadband packages next year if its net neutrality rules are upheld by an appellate court.
Mediacom struck a five-year deal with Iowa State University to launch a dedicated channel featuring college sports programming in early 2013.