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Key developments related to the delivery of video content across cable, fixed, and mobile networks.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2019
Synchronized with its new Disney+ promo, Verizon is also selling the 'Stream TV' device as a standalone to other customers for $69.99.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/14/2019
Initial demand for new direct-to-consumer streaming service has already surpassed some analyst expectations.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/13/2019
Losses were even worse, at about 1.8 million, when OTT-TV service providers were removed from the subscriber equation.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/13/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone Germany tones up with Amdocs; all change at Telecom Italia; Telia/Bonnier deal gets EU approval.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/13/2019
In addition to financial damages, consent judgement also hits Omniverse with a permanent injunction.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/12/2019
Disney is going all out on its new direct-to-consumer streaming channel, which has just launched in the US. Will all the company's dreams come true?
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/11/2019
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Zain chooses Ericsson for 5G buildout in Bahrain; Sky and the BBC get cozy; Vodacom profits up; Africa's broadband future.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/11/2019
Programmer looking at direct-to-consumer streaming service that would aggregate Discovery's programming and target US consumers who don't subscribe to pay-TV.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/8/2019
US cableco reports industry-best profit margins again after wrapping up its $526 million acquisition of Fidelity Communications last month.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/8/2019
The new OTT service, set to debut on November 12, represents a key piece of the puzzle as Disney plows ahead with a plan to transform itself into a direct-to-consumer streaming giant.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/7/2019
Ahead of plan to separate its products and intellectual property/licensing business by April 2020, TiVo expects to announce some leadership slots post-split in the coming weeks.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/7/2019
Led by gains at Sling TV, Dish added 148,000 net video subs in Q3, the first time the company has posted a positive pay-TV number in almost two years.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/7/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BritBox launches in the UK; Intracom lands last-mile connectivity deal in South Africa; ARM still plans growth, despite quarterly loss.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/15/2019
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BBWN Bites: UK's Labour Party Wants Socialist-Style Broadband for All
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/15/2019
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Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
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Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
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CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Dish Network last week announced it hired Marc Rouanne (of Nokia) and Stephen Bye (of Sprint) to build and sell its planned 5G network. Both executives spoke with ...
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