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Key developments related to the delivery of video content across cable, fixed, and mobile networks.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/16/2019
As AT&T digests DirecTV and Time Warner, Verizon and T-Mobile are working on refining their video strategies ahead of broad 5G rollouts.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/16/2019
Bill Walker explains how edge computing has allowed operators to decompose applications and distribute them on the network.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/16/2019
AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson said the expectation is that distributors like Comcast will be 'important partners' for WarnerMedia's upcoming set of OTT-delivered subscription VoD services.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/15/2019
Even as it hands over operational control of Hulu to Disney and paves the way to sell its Hulu stake, Comcast sees loads of opportunity in the OTT video market as it revs up plans for both Sky's Now TV streaming service in Europe and NBC's forthcoming OTT service.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2019
Continuing a growing trend, WOW has become the latest cable operator to combine its broadband service with a skinny bundle OTT-TV offering.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/15/2019
Ericsson's Edge Gravity essentially represents a pivot by the company from selling CDN services to selling edge computing services. And though the process hasn't been completely smooth, Ericsson is boasting of progress.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3SS adds AI to the video mix; Insight TV pushes into MENA; the changing face of content consumption.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/14/2019
Premium networks like Showtime must spread their bets and lock in distribution on both legacy and newer OTT platforms, COO Tom Christie says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/14/2019
Under 'put/call' agreement, Comcast can require Disney to buy NBCU's 33% stake in Hulu as early as January 2024; Comcast also inks deal to offer Hulu via its X1 video platform.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/14/2019
In tests with AT&T, LiveU will equip its portable video production backpacks with 5G, believing that the capabilities of the new network will drive down the costs of on-location news and sporting event coverage.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/13/2019
Even as it carries out its phased retreat from the European continent, Liberty Global is trying to stem video sub losses and spur fresh revenue growth with a slate of new product and service offerings.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/13/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodacom revenue rises; EU's connected-car WiFi plan stalls; UK councils asked to prioritize mobile connectivity.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/10/2019
Arris is off to a sluggish start, but hopeful that business will pick up as operators bulk up on DOCSIS 3.1 network capacity and start to snap up customer premises equipment.
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