Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Business announced an expansion of high-speed broadband to underserved commercial areas in Renton and Kent, WA. Local businesses will have access to Comcast Business Internet and Ethernet services. Comcast Business has completed its expansion to commercial areas in … Continue reading
According to Leichtman Research Group, 47% of TV households in the United States have at least one DVR, an increase from 40% in 2010 and 23% in 2007. In addition, 50% of households with a DVR now have DVR service … Continue reading
More than $255 million in funding to provide new broadband access in rural areas has been authorized from the FCC‘s Connect America Fund. The $255,723,850 authorized is intended as a jump-start to bring broadband to nearly 400,000 homes and businesses … Continue reading
Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) announced that Dinni Jain will join the company as chief operating officer, effective Jan. 13. Jain will oversee the operations of the company’s three main lines of business: residential services, business services and media sales. He … Continue reading
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Business has named Paul Merritt director for the company’s Mountain Region. In this role, Merritt will be responsible for leading Comcast’s growth in the region as well as its portfolio of business solutions and services. Prior to Comcast … Continue reading
‘Tis the season for predictions, and ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS), Pace (LSE:PIC) and Digitalsmiths are all taking a hard look at recent (and coming) trends in video. Multiscreen, OTT, HEVC and UltraHD all figure strongly. ARRIS expects to see four trends driving … Continue reading
The cable industry is in the throes of transition. One of the most fundamental is the shift to an all-IP framework. Buckeye CableSystem’s CTO Joe Jensen suggests that the goal is twofold: To increase operational efficiencies and accommodate the ever-expanding range of advanced services that must be delivered to an exploding number of subscriber devices.Continue reading
Harris Broadcast has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Imagine Communications. The acquisition is intended to strengthen Harris’ end-to-end solutions portfolio, particularly its OTT, mobile video and multiscreen TV Everywhere capabilities.
Suddenlink has introduced more than 40 new HD TV channels in its Mammoth Lakes and June Lake, CA, markets.
Blue Ridge Communications has joined the Comporium Security, Monitoring and Automation (SMA) Dealer Program to deliver a smart home services to the communities it serves. The solution combines a security alarm system, communications gateway and home automation platform into one … Continue reading
SK Broadband in South Korea is deploying ARRIS‘ (NASDAQ:ARRS) CCAP E6000 Converged Edge Router (CER). SK plans to use the new gear to launch 1 Gbps data service, as well as enhanced entertainment services.
Brazilian video and Internet provider SIMTV has renewed its relationship with IBBS in a multi-year contract for data provisioning, diagnostics, and network support services. SIMTV, which serves 14 cities across Brazil, has utilized IBBS’s Broadband Explorer (BBX) data provisioning and … Continue reading
Smart home technology vendor iControl Networks is expanding its patent portfolio. The company has acquired U.S. Patent Number 6,624,750, “Wireless Home Fire and Security Alarm System,” which defines the core methodology used by both wireless mesh networking technologies in the … Continue reading