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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/17/2018
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Maybe Altice USA should just change its name, jettisoning the Altice brand altogether.
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/2/2018
In the waning hours of 2017, the M&A rumor mill rumbled again. Private equity buyers reportedly made offers to acquire Tivo, the video platform company that just ...
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T-Mobile officially jumped into the pay-TV business today with the acquisition of startup company Layer3 TV and the announcement of plans to launch a new ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 12/12/2017
Don't hold your breath for that new Fios IPTV platform. After months of delays and concerned rumblings, the Fios TV update now appears to be on permanent hold. Or ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/4/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Blackberry loses patents case to Nokia; Telecom Italia looks at fixed-line network; Tele2 goes with Infobip for enterprise ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 12/1/2017
The European Court of Justice has ruled against UK-based cloud service VCAST, a service that recorded Italian TV content broadcast via terrestrial TV and played it ...
By Paul Davies, Manager of Communications and Marketing, Yospace, 11/27/2017
Despite the rise of VoD and catch-up programming, linear television is still the preferred destination for advertisers. The reason is simple: The mass concurrent ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 11/22/2017
The fourth-largest broadband provider in the UK, TalkTalk, announced the launch of a new TV platform with multiscreen capabilities yesterday.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/3/2017
With the launch of its new home entertainment center hubs and its accelerating rollout of FTTH networks in its US markets, Altice is probably offering the most ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/3/2017
Broadcom is relocating stateside, and in doing so, the company has very likely completed the last commitment necessary to gain approval for its proposed $5.9 ...
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Amazon says its second headquarters will bring tens of thousands of jobs and ...
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Sigve Brekke, the CEO of Telenor Group, has challenged his 30,000 employees to ...
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