DirecTV updated its app for Apple's iPhone this week to allow subscribers to use voice commands to change channels and search for content.
TiVo is beginning to offer new content recommendations called "What to Watch Now" to users with its iPad app, and it plans to add the system to its Premiere DVR by the end of the year.
Comcast said it struck a deal with Raymond Management Company to wire seven of its hotels in Illinois and Michigan with its Comcast Business Ethernet and HDTV programming service.
Cablevision has dropped the idea of using its extensive Wi-Fi network to develop a mobile phone product that would rely on Wi-Fi and cellular networks, CFO Gregg Seibert said Wednesday.
DirecTV has quietly rebranded a product that lets subscribers transfer programs stored on DVRs to laptops and Apple's iPad and iPhone as 'GenieGO.'
Comcast and Verizon continue to be the VoIP providers of choice for businesses, according to Infonetics Research's annual North America Business VoIP Service Leadership Scorecard.
As ABC debuts its ABC Now video app that lets cable viewers in New York and Philadelphia watch live programming on their iPad, the next logical step would be deliver hyper-targeted ads to these users.
Word that ABC would stream live programming to the iPad left me thinking about a demo SeaChange and Tellabs ran at The Cable Show convention last year. The demo showed how programmers could use Web browsing data stored on the iPad to deliver targeted ads in live video.
While a free preview for the new ABC Now app that launches Tuesday will allow any viewer in New York or Philadelphia to stream live video, subscribers of Time Warner Cable, DirecTV and Dish Network may not be able to use the app after the preview ends on June 30.
Four years after pitching the idea of installing Wi-Fi service on trains used by commuters in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, Cablevision executives said Thursday that the MSO is closer to making it a reality.