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Verizon calls cable operators a wild card in the business services market

Verizon says that cable operators' efforts to build fiber networks to deliver Ethernet and IP-based services will enable them to compete in 77.1 percent of the carrier's wireline markets.

AT&T, CenturyLink's FTTH expansions create ongoing revenue funnel for Dycom, says Wells Fargo

As AT&T and CenturyLink move forward with their ambitious 1 Gbps FTTH service plans, Dycom should gain revenue benefits, says Wells Fargo.

Comcast kicks Viacom's Spike and CMT out of lower-cost programming tier

Comcast has quietly moved two Viacom-owned channels, Spike TV and CMT, out of a less expensive programming tier in a move it says is intended to cut programming costs.

Smart home device sales will double by 2017... if DIY installation improves

A strong showing of smart home devices at the recent CES 2016 trade show illustrates the growth potential of the emerging smart home network, one that ABI Research forecasts will nearly double in 2017.

Comcast no closer to YES Network deal despite looming Yankees season

With Yankees pitchers and catchers set to report for spring training on Feb. 18, baseball fans and regional sports programmers in the Northeast are getting nervous. The Fox-owned YES Network, which is the exclusive regional sports home for the New York Yankees, has been blacked out on Comcast since November.

Comcast Wholesale launches international IP voice termination services

Just in time for the upcoming PTC 2016 trade show, Comcast Wholesale has begun offering international IP voice termination service to its growing portfolio of wholesale services.

Tight carrier budgets may lead to disappointing 600 MHz auction revenues for FCC

The FCC's upcoming auction of 600 MHz spectrum may net less money for the government than is expected, according to a report from Bloomberg Business. Pricing wars and slowing growth among wireless carriers "have left some potential bidders cash-constrained," the piece notes, and the auction may generate only $33 billion-- far short of estimates that have ranged from $45 billion to $85 billion.

Comcast's Xfinity home security product easy to beat with simple jamming device, firm says

A security firm has kicked the tires on Comcast's Xfinity Home automation and security products, saying they can be severely disrupted with a simple radio jamming device.

Comcast Business builds 10G fiber network to serve Huntsville, Ala. business sector

Comcast plans to give Huntsville, Ala., businesses a new option for fiber-based services with a 10 Gbps-capable fiber network.

Time Warner Inc. pushing 'stacking rights' for cable VOD

In order to better enable pay-TV VOD viewing, Time Warner Inc. is pushing the outside program vendors who sell shows to platforms including Turner Networks channels TNT and TBS to allow for full-season "stacking" rights.