Cox Communications is set to throw its hat into the ring full of online video services offered by pay-TV operators.
The Scottsdale, Ariz., City Council has delayed a decision over granting Google Fiber a video services license until the Oct. 20 meeting so it could meet with Cox Communications to discuss the cable MSO's beef with the city of Tempe over that city's approval of a similar deal with Google.
Cox Communications and Cable One continue to charge ahead with all-digital conversions in Midwest and Southern regional markets.
Altice CEO Dexter Goei said the company will pause its aggressive M&A activity after proposing last week to buy Cablevision for $17.7 billion. Altice, he said, will take some time to integrate its new purchases and trim costs.
Cox Communications says it's ready to move forward with DOCSIS network technology in field trials in 2016, with deployment coming in 2017.
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.
Cox Communications has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Tempe, Ariz., alleging that the city's regulations favor Google Fiber.
Cox Communications announced the purchase of Sterling, Va.-based remote health monitoring specialist Trapollo for undisclosed terms. Trapollo designs, deploys and manages nationwide tele-health and remote health monitoring programs for chronic disease management, independent living, and employer health and wellness programs.
Google Fiber has gotten approval from Phoenix's City Council to light up its 1 Gbps service in the city, should it decide to come there-- paving a potential new challenge to incumbent telco CenturyLink and cable operator Cox Communications.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) union has joined the rallying cry for the Federal Communications Commission to modernize the Lifeline affordable phone service program by adopting the 10/1 Mbps broadband speed standard that the regulator has already set as the minimum speed providers should deliver to consumers.