Cable operators may still be testing the IPTV waters, but now they will have a place to try on services for size with a new IPTV Innovations Lab in Colorado. A key participant in this lab is Cisco, which is supplying its series of video and software products. Cable operator members such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications will be able to access the lab to develop pay-TV products that could be delivered on an all-IP platform, reports FierceCable. Read more
Time Warner Cable Business Class may be the latest service provider to gain the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for its wholesale E-Access services, but what's different is it has earned it for all eight service configurations.
Viewers are hopping over to online video and cutting the cord in increasing numbers. Will broadcasters and cable operators be able to lure them back?
AT&T and international service providers China Telecom and Deutsche Telekom's aggressive IPTV buildouts and subscriber acquisition strategies are helping them take away share from cable operators, says Infonetics in a new report.
If you reside in a part of Verizon's territory where it does not yet offer FiOS service, you will never get it. You'll have better luck with your local cable operator.
The cable market is fielding "super DVRs" such as Cisco's Explorer 9800 Hybrid Video Gateway Series, which offers six tuners and 2 terabytes of storage space.
Verizon FiOS once again was the star in the carrier's Q3 wireline portfolio, driving up revenues 13.4 percent to $2.8 billion, but it sees potential in extending the service to more small to medium businesses. Just how big is the SMB opportunity for wireline operators offering high speed services? What obstacles stand in their way?
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.
Cable companies have a long heritage of providing television services for consumers, but over the course of the last decade MSOs have been making a name for themselves in the business services sector, providing a set of higher speed data services, including Ethernet. What are the top five cable operators providing in this space? Take a look at our breakdown.
While major cable operators have made significant improvements in their customer service operations in the last decade, some high-profile incidents such as the report this week of an "exploding" Comcast set-top continue to create challenges for operators nationwide. In a special report, FierceCable takes a look at some of the biggest customer service nightmares that cable operators have grappled with this year.