Mediacom is suing Iowa City, Iowa, and service provider ImOn in an effort to stop a new middle mile network it recently activated to provide voice and Internet services to local businesses.
A municipally backed fiber-optic broadband network in Iowa City that is the subject of a lawsuit filed by Mediacom has been activated. According to local paper the Press-Citizen, Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based vendor ImOn Communications, which built and operates the network, is now offering phone and Internet services to downtown businesses.
Mediacom has put the network elements together to deliver a gigabit-speed broadband service throughout its Columbia and Jefferson City markets in Missouri.
Casa Systems said Mediacom will deploy its C100G converged cable access platform (CCAP) as it looks to provide gigabit-level broadband service across its Columbia and Jefferson City markets in Missouri.
Mediacom reported the loss of 17,000 video subscribers in the third quarter, leaving the New York-based, mid-sized MSO with 862,000 residential pay-TV customers across its two operating units. Mediacom ended the third quarter of 2014 with 900,000 video subscribers.
Mediacom said it has completed its direct fiber connection to Netflix, offering its customers improved broadband performance for the top streaming video service.
Multiscreen services company Synacor has announced a deal to provide portal, TV Everywhere authentication and search and discovery platform services to Texas operator Grande Communications.
Mediacom Communications, the nation's ninth largest MVPD provider, announced it will launch 1 Gbps speeds to residential users in a handful of its markets in Missouri starting at $149.99 per month. The company is using a combination of fiber and DOCSIS 3.0 to offer the services.
Nagra announced that it has begun allowing pay-TV operators to use its anyCast Connect client and OpenTV 5 connecter to offer Netflix over their set-tops.
The NAB is accusing pay-TV operators, specifically naming Dish Network, DirecTV and Mediacom, of manufacturing retransmission-related disputes with broadcasters in order to influence regulatory decision-making.