Cisco posted strong gains in revenue from cable operators and other service providers for the quarter ending April 27, driven in part by sales of Wi-Fi gear and its Videoscape set-top software platform.
Four years after pitching the idea of installing Wi-Fi service on trains used by commuters in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, Cablevision executives said Thursday that the MSO is closer to making it a reality.
Time Warner Cable said late Wednesday that it is beginning to build a WiFi network in Austin, Texas – a move that could help it compete next year with new market entrant Google Fiber.
Amdocs launched a new Wi-Fi product that could be used by cable MSOs to support subscribers on Wi-Fi-based phone services or to allow customers watching video on a tablet in their homes to stream the video uninterrupted on their way to work.
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The FCC said it adopted a report and order Wednesday that includes new rules governing the use of Wi-Fi signal boosters for use in stadiums, airports and tunnels.
Sales of WiFi gear to service providers such as Cablevision helped Cisco more than double its Wi-Fi revenue during the quarter ending Jan. 26, the company said Wednesday.
DirecTV has filed a trademark application for the brand SKYFI for use in digital media streaming devices and other telecommunications equipment.
Cablevision is studying ways to use airplanes equipped with lasers to identify buildings within its service area, and the height of their rooftops, according to a recent patent application.
Time Warner Cable said it is dispatching mobile charging stations vans containing WiFi transmitters in New York that residents who have lost power from Hurricane Sandy can use to surf the Web and recharge mobile phones, tablets and laptop computers.