HBO got some good news and some bad news last night. The good news is that its "True Detective" series finale starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey was wildly successful. The bad news is that the episode's popularity overwhelmed its HBO GO TV Everywhere service, causing a firestorm on social media.
Comcast and cable overbuilder WideOpenWest face new competition in Georgia from AT&T, which launched its U-verse TV and Internet products in Augusta on Thursday.
Cincinnati launched a campaign earlier this week that is focused on pushing Google Fiber to construct its 1-Gig network in the city, local station WLWT-TV reported earlier this week.
Cox Communications said Thursday that it is not only targeting businesses within its cable footprint with a new cloud-based service, but that its Essential Cloud suite of applications is available nationwide.
Time Warner Cable is using high-definition video conferencing gear and software from Tely Labs for a "virtual visits" telehealth trial. The technology vendor's investors include Comcast.
Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said he has had discussions with the CEOs of major content providers about launching an over-the-top pay-TV service which would rely on either a "bring your own broadband" model or Verizon's LTE network.
Comcast said Tuesday that its Internet Essentials program for low-income homes has reached the mark of 300,000 homes and 1.2 million people that use the $9.95 monthly, 5 Mbps Internet tier.
FairPoint Communications met another milestone in its northern New England broadband expansion effort, reaching its goal to increase broadband access to 95 of its access lines in New Hampshire.
Comcast has launched its Xfinity On Campus service at Lasell College, a small school in Newton, Mass., according to a Web site it has created for the IPTV product.
AT&T said Friday that it hopes to conduct tests on an all-IP platform for delivering voice service in Alabama and Florida. The tests, which still need regulatory approval, will give the FCC more information on permitting AT&T and other traditional telcos to stop offering traditional wireline POTS service as more residential customers migrate towards wireless and over-the-top IP-based VoIP providers like Vonage and Skype for voice service. Read more