Pay-TV distributors and networks are still trying to sort out exactly how TV Everywhere will work. Technology vendors are stepping in to help them simplify the authentication process.
Ericsson could acquire Microsoft's IPTV business within the next few weeks, according to a Bloomberg report, which cited unnamed sources.
Kabel Deutschland will not fight a potential €10 billion takeover bid from Vodafone, according to a Reuters report . However, Kabel Deutschland also raised its dividend by nearly 70 per cent--a move interpreted by German analysts as the cable company building a strategy to deter a hostile takeover.
Vodafone could make a bid for German cable company Kabel Deutschland within days, according to a Bloomber g report, which cited an unnamed source. Meanwhile, some analysts are wondering if Vodafone could lose out to U.S. cable giant Liberty Global if the two firms become involved in a bidding war over Kabel Deutschland.
If Vodafone does venture forth with a bid for Kabel Deutschland, and this could happen within days, the shape and future dynamics of the mobile market will be radically altered.
Vodafone is considering a bid to acquire Germany's largest cable operator, Kabel Deutschland, according to multiple reports, which all cited unnamed sources.
A new survey found 52 percent of U.S. households with pay TV now have a DVR, roughly twice the number of those who had it just five years ago.
While many call the Thanksgiving to Christmas period "the holiday season," Jim Barthold, editor of FierceIPTV , argues it should be called the "silly season." Find out why...
The change in attitude among traditional cable operators about IP-based services has been an interesting one to watch, and that trend--from circling the wagons to capitalizing on the opportunities that emerging technologies present--is in full force at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo this week.
The revised agreement between Verizon Wireless and its cable TV partners enables the foursome to become MVNOs immediately, potentially positioning them to offer hybrid voice services that employ Wi-Fi and cellular networks.