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.
Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox and Cablevision may be known today as the top five U.S. cable operators, but like the wireline telco industry they achieved their dominant positions by purchasing a number of smaller, regional operators, including major providers like Optimum West and wholesale provider Duke Net.
Let's take a step back in time, when pay-TV was on the rise and the idea of streaming a video over a dial-up modem was a laughable proposition. This chart depicts the major acquisitions and mergers consummated by today's top five cable operators during the past 10 years.
Cox Communications, the nation's sixth largest pay-TV operator, quietly entered the video game space last year with its flarePlay video game subscription package. The offering is notable considering Comcast recently made a noisy-- albeit poorly received-- splash into the streaming video game business with its Xfinity Games service, which offers users access to a handful of EA games.