The Wireless Broadband Alliance, an industry coalition that includes Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cisco, plans to run a demonstration of new Wi-Fi roaming technology at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
John Malone's Liberty Global dropped 50,000 basic video subscribers in the fourth quarter, and lost a total of 294,000 video subscribers in 2013.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at how Comcast's merger with Time Warner Cable could help the MSO's commercial division strike deals with mid-sized businesses.
Two consumer groups lashed out at the proposed Comcast acquisition of Time Warner Cable, insisting that that deal would give Comcast too much market power and result in higher monthly bills for consumers.
While Ruckus Wireless saw its fourth-quarter revenue jump 17.5 percent to $73 million, the Wi-Fi technology vendor, whose customers include Time Warner Cable, said most of its deployments in Q4 were overseas.
After Comcast executives told analysts Wednesday that its merger with Time Warner Cable could help it reduce programming expenses, TV station group owner E.W. Scripps announced that it wouldn't expect the deal to take a toll on the retransmission-consent revenue it collects from the cable MSOs until 2016 at the earliest.
I was starting to write a column last night about some predictions that former Tele-Communications Inc. chief Leo Hindery had in 1999 about the impact of cable consolidation when news broke about the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal. Those statements from Hindery, the architect of a series of cable system acquisitions and swaps in 1997 that we called the "Summer of Love," are as relevant today as ever.
Comcast said that Neil Smit, a former Navy SEAL who has been CEO of its Comcast Cable unit since 2010, will lead operations at the super-sized cable MSO after its merger with Time Warner Cable closes.
Comcast executives said Wednesday that the company expects that it will be able to reduce spending on programming and technology with its acquisition of Time Warner Cable, predicting that the combined company will be able to reduce capital spending by $400 million annually within three years of the deal closing.
Comcast's deal to acquire Time Warner Cable will likely result in the demise of the American Television Alliance, a coalition of pay TV distributors that TWC formed in 2010 to lobby for reform of retransmission-consent rules, an executive at one of ATVA's member companies told FierceCable Thursday.
Apple is still planning to introduce a new Apple TV set-top box in April and it wants content from Time Warner Cable and other potential partners to be part of that launch, according to a Bloomberg report citing unidentified sources.
Virgin Media said Wednesday that it reached the milestone of 2 million subscribers using TiVo DVRs and multiscreen video software.
Comcast has struck an electronic sell-through deal with Warner Bros. which will see it add "Gravity," "Argo," "The Great Gatsby" and other movies from the studio to its Xfinity On Demand digital store.
A Verizon technician was arrested by police in Suffolk County, N.Y., on Tuesday, for allegedly intentionally severing an underground fiber optic line last month that rival Cablevision uses to deliver its Optimum service to subscribers on Long Island.
In today's spotlight, FierceOnlineVideo takes a look at the technology vendors who are scoring business from Comcast and NBCUniversal's coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Nielsen reversed its decision to include viewers who rely solely on broadband Internet connections to consume video in its ratings sample, in a victory for the National Association of Broadcasters and the local TV stations that it represents.
Cass Cable TV deployed a switched IP video product from Adara Technologies, the Toronto-based technology vendor said Wednesday.
Comcast may be preparing to deploy a new device called XR8 which would allow its Xfinity subscribers to control set-tops with "Aim Anywhere" technology that uses the ZigBee RF4CE specification, according to recent FCC filings from remote control vendor Universal Electronics.
Top German cable operator Kabel Deutschland said it licensed the Reference Design Kit (RDK) software stack that Comcast and Time Warner Cable have been pitching to other cable operators through their RDK LLC joint venture.