Time Warner Cable and Univision Communications, a media company geared toward Latin American viewers, today announced a multi-platform, multi-year distribution agreement that will see increased Univision content delivered to Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks subscribers.
Time Warner Cable released a research report Wednesday in which it says mobile carriers like Verizon Wireless and AT&T Wireless can't meet increased demand for mobile data from subscribers using smartphones and tablets on their wireless networks.
Struggling to understand why Verizon seems to be dragging its feet in rolling out the next-gen FiOS TV Media Server, I've spent the last week reading documents ranging from Harvard Business School case studies on John Malone's TCI to the consent decree the Department of Justice issued last year when it approved the $3.9 billion spectrum deal Verizon Wireless struck with Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
Time Warner Cable may be able to boost capacity to carry wireless backhaul data from Verizon Wireless, AT&T and other carriers with a $600 million deal it struck to acquire Charlotte, N.C.-based DukeNet Communications.
Two weeks after Verizon added out-of-home viewing capabilities to its FiOS Mobile apps, AT&T said U-verse subscribers can watch live programming on its mobile apps, including a limited amount of content available outside the home.
Time Warner Cable is increasing its Southeastern fiber network and business services footprint by reaching a deal to acquire Charlotte, N.C.-based competitive provider DukeNet from Alinda Capital and Duke Energy for $600 million in cash.
With rivals Google Fiber and AT&T preparing to launch wideband Internet services offering speeds of up to 1 Gbps in Austin, Texas, Time Warner Cable said Thursday that it will expand the number of Wi-Fi hotspots it offers in the city to 1,350 by the end of 2013.
Apple has recruited veteran CableLabs engineer Jean-François Mulé, sparking speculation that he could help the company build products aimed at delivering video to TVs in cable homes.
CBS Corp. said Time Warner Cable launched CBS Sports Network, which helped expand its reach to more than 53 million homes.
AT&T said Tuesday that wireless veteran Dahna Hull will run its wideband Internet project in Austin, which it is calling "U-verse with GigaPower."