In today's spotlight, FierceOnlineVideo takes a look at reports that YouTube may soon launch 25 subscription video channels.
Comcast said Wednesday it is looking to deliver high-speed Internet, video programming and voice service to hotels with the launch of its Comcast Business Hospitality product suite.
While Concurrent saw its video revenue drop slightly in the quarter ending Dec. 31, the video-on-demand technology vendor said it is looking to drive sales by investing in software that cable operators can use to deliver programming to connected TVs.
Time Warner Cable redesigned its TWC.com website, with its e-commerce team focusing on pushing sales of its digital cable, high-speed Internet and voice services.
Charter Communications said it signed a multiplatform carriage deal with CBS Corp. which will allow it to add CBS primetime series such as Big Bang Theory and CSI to its video-on-demand programming lineup.
Comcast's thePlatform subsidiary said it will use a video player based on HTML5 as the default for programming that it distributes for cable networks on the Web and mobile devices.
Time Warner Cable is raising rates on its programming packages and equipment rental fees on its Los Angeles system by as much as 17.6 percent.
LodgeNet said Tuesday it filed for bankruptcy protection, but that new capital and a partnership with rival DirecTV will see it emerge from the prepackaged chapter 11 filing with the ability to launch new products for its hotel and healthcare customers.
Samsung has expanded its Verizon FiOS TV app for smart TVs and Blu-ray players to include 75 channels and 25,000 FlexView on-demand moves and TV shows. The move clears the way for subscribers to get a wealth of Verizon content without a set-top box.
A pair of disparate news bits--increasingly active solar flares and an AT&T U-verse broadband breakdown--recently offered a foreboding and somewhat ominous glimpse of what the future could hold--at least for an increasingly connected society. It wasn't pretty.
Pay TV operators are in danger of becoming extinct, a new study of pay-TV subscribers worldwide by KPMG suggests.
Vindicating the belief that IPTV is an international phenomenon, leading set-top box maker Amino Technologies is taking its IPTV set-top business south--literally--and pursuing Latin America as a market expansion opportunity.
The new multi-tasking digital consumer is still loyal to television but wants more than what traditional pay TV services have to offer and may drift away to find it, revealed findings from KPMG's 2013 Digital Debate survey. The survey of 9,000 people in nine countries concluded television "is no longer a single experience as 'digital multi-taskers' interact with tablets and smartphones while simultaneously watching television."
Cablevision's Lightpath subsidiary began marketing a data backup service to businesses in the New York metropolitan area.
Comcast said it has licensed its Reference Design Kit (RDK) software to ThinkAnalytics, a technology firm that has developed a recommendation engine that Cox Communications and other MSOs have integrated with their interactive program guides.
While it may be unlikely that Dish Network will succeed in its bid to acquire Clearwire, its move to bid $3.32 per share for the broadband wireless provider could force Sprint to increase its offer of $2.97 per share.
The Consumer Electronics Association said it filed a court filing that supports Dish Network in its battle with CBS, NBC, Fox and other broadcasters related to the ad-skipping technology in its Hopper DVR.
Questioning the accuracy of the FCC's National Broadband Map, the American Cable Association told the Commission it shouldn't allow CenturyLink, USTelecom and other providers to use federal subsidies to build broadband networks in areas that are already served by small cable operators.
Verizon has expanded the number of networks that FiOS TV subscribers can access on applications for Microsoft's Xbox and connected TVs from Samsung to 75.