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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/18/2019
Deal arrives ahead of Quibi's launch next spring, and adds a new wrinkle to T-Mobile's video game plan.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/15/2019
Netflix, Amazon and Hulu have staked out their turf in the subscription VoD market, but will they be able to hold that coveted ground as Disney, Apple, WarnerMedia and NBCU enter the streaming fray?
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/7/2019
Allen Broome comes on board as the video software company explores the development of a virtualized, software-as-a-service model for the OTT and pay-TV service provider market.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/1/2019
Ovum Chief Analyst Ed Barton talks to Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre about the services and opportunities 5G unlocks for consumers – and what new capabilities are just around the corner.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/17/2019
WarnerMedia's new SVoD service will hold a key distribution advantage through AT&T's retail presence, pay-TV, broadband and mobility services.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/12/2019
We're days away from initial commercial deployments in the 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band, often called 'Goldilocks spectrum' because of its propagation characteristics. It certainly appears to be just right, given the diversity of initial commercial applications.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/11/2019
Will Apple's new iPhone 11 grow telco profits? Will Apple TV+ compete in a crowded OTT market? And why does everybody have fabulous hair in an Apple TV+ series where civilization has collapsed because everybody in the world is blind?
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/10/2019
Analysts expect Altice USA to collect 1.7 million mobile customers by 2023, and pay Sprint around $2.50 for each GB those customers consume.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/5/2019
Startup led by former Aspera CEO Michelle Munson enters the global OTT scene with a low-latency 'Content Fabric' designed to disrupt the streaming video market.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/4/2019
The embattled regional sports network claims that the economics of a direct-to-consumer subscription streaming model don't add up.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/26/2019
Disney details more bells and whistles, device support for Disney+ ahead of the streaming service's November 12 debut.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/23/2019
Former Sling TV exec starts up family-friendly OTT service that aims to pull a batch of consumers back into the pay-TV fold.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/21/2019
T-Mobile acknowledged that it recently resolved an issue affecting its video-throttling practice, a situation that arises amid a renewed debate around wireless operators' network-management efforts.
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