Recent Press Releases

ACA To FCC: Use Sec. 706 To Curb Surging Programming Costs Inhibiting Broadband Investment

Trade Group Says Program Access, Retrans Reforms Good First Steps PITTSBURGH, April 7, 2015 — The American Cable Association called on the Federal Communications Commission to use Section...

Comcast Selects Elemental to support Advanced DVR Services

Cloud-based offering supported by Elemental video processing and Cisco UCS deployments Portland, Ore. – April 7, 2015 – Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined...

Clearleap and IRIS.TV Partner to Bring Dynamic Personalization for OTT

Adaptive Stream™ to Offer Personalized, In-Video Recommendations for Multiscreen Platforms Los Angeles, CA -- DATE TBD -- IRIS.TV, the premiere in-player video recommendation engine,...

Sling TV introduces Sling International; launches channels in 18 languages

· Programming in eighteen languages available today across all Sling TV supported devices, with monthly subscriptions starting at $15 · Transition from DishWorld to...

Sling TV to launch HBO in time for 'Game of Thrones' premiere

· Sling TV will be the first live Internet TV service to offer linear and Video-On-Demand (VOD) content from HBO · HBO will be available as an add-on to "Best of Live...

Charter to Acquire Bright House Networks for $10.4 Billion

Stamford, Connecticut and Syracuse, New York – March 31, 2015 – Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) and its subsidiary, CCH I, LLC (together, the "New Charter" or...

EchoStar and NAGRA Join Forces in SmarDTV

Agreement to help shape the future of devices for the global pay-TV market CHESEAUX, Switzerland and ENGLEWOOD, Colo., March 31, 2015―Kudelski Group (SIX: KUD.S) and EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:...

thePlatform Selected as Central Video Management System for "Stan": Australia's Premier Subscription Video-on-Demand Service

- Stan, the Joint Venture between Nine Entertainment Co. and Fairfax Media, taps thePlatform's mpx to Power New Streaming Service - SEATTLE – March 31, 2015 – thePlatform, the...

thePlatform Tapped as Central Video Publishing System for shomi

- Provides back-end video management for Canadian subscription video-on-demand service - SEATTLE – March 31, 2015thePlatform, the leading white-label video publishing company...

COMCAST CORPORATION AND MICHAEL J. ANGELAKIS TO CREATE A NEW, STRATEGIC COMPANY

PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 31, 2015 Comcast Corporation announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Company's Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, Michael...

COMCAST CABLE ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT PROMOTIONS

Philadelphia, PA – March 30, 2015 – Today, Comcast Cable announced several promotions in its Customer Experience, Consumer Services Group, Technology and Product, Enterprise and...

COMCAST CORPORATION ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS TO VICE PRESIDENT

PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 30, 2015 – Comcast Corporation today announced a series of promotions to Vice President in its Administration, Assurance and Advisory Team, Federal Government...

ARRIS Appoints Patrick Macken as Senior Vice President and General Counsel

SUWANEE, Ga., Mar. 26, 2015 – ARRIS Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) today announced the appointment of Patrick Macken as senior vice president and general counsel. In this role, Macken will oversee...

20 networks for $20 with arrival of A+E Networks on Sling TV

Last week, we promised that A+E Networks' channels would be live on Sling TV before the end of March. And today, A&E, HISTORY, H2 and Lifetime are now available in our "Best of Live...

Telecommunications Consumers are Receptive to Exploring Digital Customer Care Channels, According to PwC US

Digital Engagement Opens Door for Paid Customer Care; Online Chat Has Potential to Replace Live Agents According to a new PwC US Consumer Intelligence Series report titled, "Customer Care...

BRIGHT HOUSE, GCI JOIN SCTE CORPORATE ALLIANCE PROGRAM

MARCH 24, 2015 (Exton, PA)—The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) today announced that Bright House Networks and GCI have joined the SCTE Corporate Alliance Partner (CAP)...

CableLabs Joins NYU WIRELESS as Race to 5G Mobile Heats Up Cable Industry Research Consortium Becomes 12th Affiliate of University Research Center Exploring Super-Fast Data Transfer via Millimeter Wave Spectrum

- NYU WIRELESS announced today that CableLabs, the nonprofit research consortium for the cable industry, has joined the university research center as it drives development of the next super-fast...

CANOE ANNOUNCES ITS VIDEO ON DEMAND AD INSERTION TECHNOLOGY NOW SPANS MORE THAN 130 DMAs INCLUDING 48 OF THE TOP 50

NEW YORK (March 17, 2015) –Canoe, an advertising technology company that provides software and services to national television programming networks, today announced that its national video...

Rovi Appoints Dave Longaker as Chief Revenue Officer

Santa Clara, Calif., March 16, 2015 — Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced that Dave Longaker has joined the company as chief revenue officer (CRO). In this newly created role, Mr....

CABLELABS® PRESIDENT AND CEO PHIL MCKINNEY, LIBERTY GLOBAL SVP AND CTO BALAN NAIR TO BE GUEST LECTURERS AT 2015 SCTE-TUCK LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

MARCH 17, 2015 (Exton, PA)—The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth today announced that Phil McKinney, President and CEO of...