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Cable operators can still thrive while losing basic video customers

I sneered when cable executives first began pushing Wall Street analysts a decade ago to measure the success of an MSO by counting the total number of RGUs, or revenue generating units, that a

IPTV continues to gain ground over cable in the video fight

As we head into the Q3 2011 earnings season, Jim O'Neill, editor of FierceIPTV, examines how the telco's IPTV gain is cable's video loss as part of a series looking at the cable vs. telco broadband

Sizing up the competitive shifts at COMPTEL Fall 2011

Now that this year's fall COMPTEL Plus show in Orlando, Fla. is behind us, I thought we'd take the time to take a look at some the trends we saw during the show. As has been the case in previous

Will low-cost service attract more people to broadband?

Telcos and cable operators like CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) are making efforts to extend broadband to lower income residents that up till now have not been able to afford any

FCC's Genachowski to reveal USF reform plans

Julius Genachowski, the FCC's chairman, will lay out the agency's Universal Service Fund and Intercarrier Compensation (ICC) plans tomorrow in Washington. Genachowski At that time, he will

NH cable operators' phone service will soon face state telco regulations

If you're a cable MSO like Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) offering voice services in New Hampshire, you'll soon be facing the same state regulatory scrutiny that other area

Telcos make progress with IPTV, but cable gains upper hand in triple play battle

While traditional telcos have been making progress in fighting back landline voice loss with the introduction of new IPTV services, cable appears to be taking the lead. As pointed out in

AT&T recruits 100 technicians to build out U-verse in Kansas

As AT&T (NYSE: T) expands its U-verse service throughout Kansas, the service provider will hire about 100 new technicians with a focus on Kansas City, Kan. Following a similar hiring drive in

Telefonica Brazil gets ready to launch TV service

Telefonica Brazil (NYSE: TEF), including its Telesp subsidiary, plans to debut its Imagenio-branded TV services throughout the country. Although Telefonica already provides TV services to about

GVT debuts new satellite-based pay-TV service in Brazil

Vivendi's GVT has introduced a new DTH satellite service in Sao Paulo, Brazil in its first move to challenge the country's area cable operators Net Servicos, TVA and Sky, which have enjoyed a near