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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of all types of over-the-top services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/12/2019
In addition to working with Disney, Charter is urging other programmers and MSOs to get behind a common set of 'authentication principles' designed to clamp down on password sharing, CFO says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/12/2019
A formal relationship has yet to materialize, but Altice USA's Dexter Goei confirms company has held talks with the embattled provider of OTT-delivered local broadcast TV.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/11/2019
The chief executive of Verizon's consumer business said more than 80% of the operator's 5G Home customers could install antenna receivers for the service themselves.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/11/2019
Streamroot's peer-assisted CDN technology will help CenturyLink extend a video streaming bridge to hard-to-reach parts of the globe.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/10/2019
Apple to offer a free year of the new subscription VoD service with purchase of any new iPhone, Mac or Apple TV.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/9/2019
Unlike Disney, the newly formed ViacomCBS isn't expected to forgo lucrative licensing dollars just to pump fuel into its OTT, direct-to-consumer plans.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/9/2019
Elliott Management, which now owns around 1.2% of AT&T's total market value value, argued the company must refocus on its core businesses. AT&T believes it has already set the right course for the company.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/9/2019
As its impasse with AT&T, Dish and Comcast drags on, the regional sports net is sizing up Amazon as a potential distribution partner.
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
Amazon introduces 15 smart TVs that run Fire TV, alongside a new 'Cube' device with 4K and Dolby Vision support.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/4/2019
New family of connected devices for cable TV customers and cord-cutters will reportedly pack six tuners, 2 terabytes of storage and support 4K and Dolby Atmos.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 9/4/2019
In a half-day conference at IBC in Amsterdam next week, Intel and partners will show off the visual cloud and demonstrate how it can deliver rich, immersive, interactive video experiences and graphics-based workloads.
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.
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