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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/19/2019
Billed as a 'Televisionary' offering, AT&T's new pay-TV streaming service features five tiers, paired with a 500-hour cloud DVR and access to a large VoD library.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/16/2019
It's going to take some televisionary moves for pay-TV providers and big studio owners like AT&T to sort out what consumers want, how to package it and what to call it.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/8/2019
Light Reading's editors discuss Dish Network, its pioneering past, a few hilarious missteps and why the company seems just as likely as anyone to be the next big player in 5G networks.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/30/2019
OTT-TV service to be recast as 'AT&T TV Now' amid plans to launch a new, high-end streaming service called 'AT&T TV' that will serve as the 'workhorse' for the company's pay-TV biz.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/29/2019
The pay-TV feature set has finally met its match and, even if you don't cut the cord for budget reasons, you should give some other options a try.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/4/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor toots 5G trumpet; InterDigital joins 5Growth project; Telefónica fights fraud; Orange saddles up for Tour de France.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/28/2019
Also in today's regional roundup: Orange offloads its BT stake; Nokia's CTO rebuked over Huawei comments; Ericsson helps bring 5G to Spain and Romania; Brit design star quits Apple.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/27/2019
Indie cable op teams with Evolution Digital to upgrade, rather than de-emphasize or cut, the pay-TV cord with a new app-based video offering for retail devices and an MSO-managed Android TV box.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
IAC-owned streaming platform joins Google, Facebook, Mozilla, Apple, Amazon and other big names that have put weight behind the new, royalty-free, bandwidth-efficient video codec.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/7/2019
Cable op will deliver live streams of Women's World Cup over its managed IP network using HEVC at 18 Mbit/s.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/4/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei launches ad campaign as Trump tightens the UK's security thumbscrews; Scottish QoE specialist Ciqual acquired; Kinnevik divests shareholding in Millicom.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/28/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia lands GPON gig in India; Ericsson supplies 5G to self-driving test track; Swisscom Beems up ad innovation.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 5/22/2019
In this podcast, Disney takes full control of Hulu and that could pose a bigger threat to traditional pay-TV providers. Also, nearly every single mobile network operator has a different angle on providing video services to consumers.
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