Bright House Networks has signed an agreement with BlackArrow, Inc. to manage the execution dynamic ad insertion into the video-on-demand products of the sixth biggest cable operator in the United States.
Set-top giant Arris has announced that two small cable operators, Pennsylvania's Service Electric Cable TV and South Carolina's Comporium Communications, have signed onto offer its Sling Media-enabled video gateway to their subscribers.
Comcast is looking to more aggressively accelerate deployment of its next-generation X1 video platform amid an early performance that has seen marked decreases in churn and significant upticks in VOD transactions and DVR usage compared to legacy platforms.
Arris is teaming with a Silicon Valley startup to create a new pay TV set-top software platform designed to mix traditional broadcast and cable network programming with content from over-the-top services.
Verizon Communications will commercially launch its LTE broadcast network in 2015 enabling it to broadcast events, such as sporting events, to a large number of subscribers at the same time. Fran Shammo, Verizon's CFO, said that the company will have the LTE broadcast network ready in third quarter with commercial launch next year. Shammo announced this development during the company's second quarter earnings call today.
As part of its new software client, TiVo has embedded support for cable switched digital video (SDV) without the need for a separate tuning adapter.
Revenue from pay TV set-top box sales hit an all-time high of $20.3 billion in 2013, up 3 percent from 2012, and will peak at around $22.8 billion in 2015, a new IHS Technology report says.
Fox has failed in its attempt to leverage the Supreme Court's Aereo verdict into a preliminary injunction on Dish Network's Hopper DVR.
While the nearly completed World Cup soccer tournament has delivered TV Everywhere its highest usage to date, it has also laid bare an issue related to any kind of video delivered over the Internet: latency.
Technologists including Comcast's Jorge Salinger, Cisco's John Chapman and CableLabs' Belal Hamzeh, Mark Poletti and Vivek Ganti will headline the SCTE's pre-conference Wireless and DOCSIS 3.1 Symposium on Sept. 22.