Vyve Broadband, the Purchase, N.Y.-based cable MSO founded last year by former Bresnan Communications executives, plans to deploy a network-based DVR this spring which will be powered by software from TiVo and ActiveVideo, a source told FierceCable Wednesday.
While Charter Communications hasn't yet commercially deployed a cloud-based interactive program guide, the MSO offered a glimpse last week at the user interface that it has been testing since late last year on its cable system in Fort Worth, Texas.
Tom Rogers, CEO of TiVo, and EVP Jeff Klugman talk with FierceCable Editor Steve Donohue about how cable consolidation could impact TiVo, and how Comcast has become both a competitor and a partner for the DVR hardware and software vendor.
Analyzing the impact of cable consolidation will likely be a key focus for us this year, but here some of the stories and ideas that we believe are worth keeping an eye on after the trip to the Consumer Electronics Show.
On the eve of Charter's offer to acquire Time Warner Cable, top executives at technology vendors TiVo and ActiveVideo told FierceCable that a Charter-TWC marriage could drive growth for their companies as the major MSOs look to introduce new products, including cloud-based program guides capable of delivering Netflix content on TV.
LAS VEGAS-- Pay TV subscribers using both advanced set-tops and legacy boxes may be able to navigate interactive TV advertising, if distributors deploy a product ActiveVideo and BrightLine unveiled Monday here at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Charter Communications will launch Wi-Fi in 2014, initially targeting local businesses with wireless gateways that can transmit dual SSIDs, CEO Tom Rutledge said Tuesday, when the MSO reported that it gained 86,000 high-speed Internet subscribers in the third quarter.
Welcome to FierceCable's IBC 2013 Preview Issue! In this issue, we take a look at some of the trends and topics that will rear their heads at this annual showcase for Europe's broadcast industry. Plus, we chat with a few of the exhibitors about their view of the top trends at IBC.
German cable operator Deutsche Telekom said Wednesday that it has been testing a virtual set-top platform that relies on cloud TV technology from San Jose, Calif.-based ActiveVideo.
Looking to boost sales for its CloudTV platform, ActiveVideo said this week that most cable subscribers can't notice differences in the speed of cloud-based interactive program guides compared traditional guides run from a cable set-top.