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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/19/2019
Billed as a 'Televisionary' offering, AT&T's new pay-TV streaming service features five tiers, paired with a 500-hour cloud DVR and access to a large VoD library.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/16/2019
It's going to take some televisionary moves for pay-TV providers and big studio owners like AT&T to sort out what consumers want, how to package it and what to call it.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Distribution of premium subscription streaming services are contemplated in new, wide-ranging deal between The Mouse and Charter.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
Joins OTT-TV and satellite TV options in northern New England with a new streaming video service, running on Android TV boxes and a range of retail devices.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/9/2019
Blowout quarter sees revenues rise 59%, 'active' accounts eclipse 30 million as Roku keeps streaming platform lead over Amazon, Apple and Google.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/8/2019
Light Reading's editors discuss Dish Network, its pioneering past, a few hilarious missteps and why the company seems just as likely as anyone to be the next big player in 5G networks.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/7/2019
Connections to AT&T and Dish harm Locast's position as a non-profit, do-gooder and add fuel to the arguments being set against Locast by the Big 4 US broadcasters.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/30/2019
OTT-TV service to be recast as 'AT&T TV Now' amid plans to launch a new, high-end streaming service called 'AT&T TV' that will serve as the 'workhorse' for the company's pay-TV biz.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/29/2019
The pay-TV feature set has finally met its match and, even if you don't cut the cord for budget reasons, you should give some other options a try.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/23/2019
Despite its accelerating rollout of Ignite TV, a syndicated version of Comcast's cloud-based X1 video platform, Rogers is still seeing video subscriber losses mount.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/22/2019
Seeking to spark growth in its pay-TV business, Liberty Global's UK unit launches Amazon Prime Video as an integrated app on its V6 set-tops.
By Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2019
Piracy and account-sharing are taking a sizable bite from operators' content revenue, with incumbents and OTT startups feeling the financial hurt.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/16/2019
Ellen Rubin joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss edge computing and the new need for data management in more places as the world goes from static storage to mobile, multicloud madness.
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Fintech Startups Get Sloppy With Application Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
New Industry Drives Renewed Interest in Embedded Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Hardware for security may just get hot.
Broadband World News
Study Crashes Broadband's ARPU Party
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/22/2019
Findings from university researchers and The Wall Street Journal indicate that ...
FTTP or Next-Gen HFC? It's Complicated
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
As cable operators weigh construction costs, the potential for service ...
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Vendor forecasts suggest capex spending in the telecom sector is still headed up, ...
Innovation Roundup: How US Pay-TV Providers Stack Up
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/27/2016
A snapshot of the pay-TV market in early 2016.
Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
CES Preview: 5 TV and Tech Trends
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/2/2015
CES is here, and so is our preview of some of the top TV and networking tech ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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