Cox Communications is getting ready to move forward with its DOCSIS 3.1 lab and field trials in 2016 with plans to begin formal deployments in 2017.
One of the potential drawbacks of the FCC's new neutrality rules is that cable MSOs could see the cost of pole attachment rates rise.
Now that the first-quarter earnings season is well underway, FierceCable is looking at how pay-TV distributors, including cable MSOs, IPTV operators and satellite providers, as well as relevant programmers and technology companies, performed in 2015's first quarter.
Cablevision is taking on the emerging Wi-Fi voice service trend. According to a FierceCable report, the cable MSO will offer the service for $9.95 a month with no contract for current Cablevision broadband customers and $29.95 for non-customers.
Windstream has officially become the latest telco to enter the still growing IPTV race by securing a video franchise agreement in Lincoln, Neb., where it will compete directly with local cable incumbent Time Warner Cable.
Infinera has named Moscow cable MSO Akado Telecom as the latest service provider using its DTN-X platform, adding another customer to its growing European customer list.
Brazil-based service providers spent $8 billion during the first nine months of 2013 to conduct network expansions, increase coverage and improve service quality, according to data from the Brazilian Telecommunications Association (Telebrasil).
Disputes between programmers, cable operators, and satellite TV providers are nothing new, but they have become more prevalent in recent years. Steve Donohue, Editor of FierceCable, counts down the top 10 worst programming disputes of all time.
The fourth quarter was brutal for major cable MSOs, which struggled to recover from power outages and network damage sparked by Superstorm Sandy. FierceCable gauges its impact as well as the ongoing battle for pay TV, high-speed Internet and voice subscribers in this regularly updated earnings summary.
Cable operators charge 31% less per channel for expanded basic networks in markets where they face competition from at least one other cable provider such as Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) FiOS TV, according