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Oct
31
2014

WiGig startup pulls in $20M of vencap

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Oct
31
2014

aioTV awarded patent for stitching together multiple services

aioTV said it has received a U.S. patent that describes methods and systems for delivering video content from multiple platforms to subscribers. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded the company its first patent just a few weeks ago, for technology that enables unified service creation from multiple sources of live, on demand and/or freely available internet content. The announcement was made by UTStarcom, which owns a significant minority stake in aioTV. Read more about […]

Oct
31
2014

Charter slows video losses, revenue up 8%

Aided by an increase in broadband subscribers, Charter Communications increased its revenue in the third quarter while also cutting its net losses. Charter added 94,000 data subscribers in the third, which helped offset the loss of 9,000 basic video subscribers. Charter had lost 27,000 video subscribers in the same quarter a year ago. On the voice side, Charter added 29,000 subscribers to the fold. Read more about Charter slows video losses, revenue up 8% Comments

Oct
30
2014

Verizon: Concerns About Paid Prioritization Are 'Demagoguery' -

For the last few weeks, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy has been sending letters to the nation’s largest telecom companies, urging them to commit to avoiding paid prioritization and “fast lanes” on the Internet. The government is using AT&T and Comcast merger approval as regulatory bait, but as usual on the net neutrality front the wild card appears to be Verizon. In a letter (pdf) addressing Leahy’s concerns this week, Verizon complains that concerns […]

Oct
30
2014

Frontier Offers Credit For Continued AT&T Transition Issues -

Earlier this week we noted that AT&T’s handoff of their DSL and landline users to Frontier in Connecticut hasn’t been particularly smooth, with a lot of customers complaining about prolonged DSL and TV outages. As the week has rolled on the outages seem to have resolved, but the company’s Facebook page is littered with apologies for a wide variety of continuing issues, from DVR and VOD problems, to heavy pixelation of TV signal. Users in […]

Oct
30
2014

Connecticut AT&T to Frontier Transition Issues Persist -

Earlier this week we noted that AT&T’s handoff of their DSL and landline users to Frontier in Connecticut hasn’t been particularly smooth, with a lot of customers complaining about prolonged DSL and TV outages. As the week has rolled on the outages seem to have resolved, but the company’s Facebook page is littered with apologies for a wide variety of continuing issues, from DVR and VOD problems, to heavy pixelation of TV signal. Users in […]

Oct
30
2014

Time Warner Cable Loses 184,000 TV Customers on the Quarter -

Time Warner Cable’s earnings this morning indicate that the company lost 184,000 video subscribers on the quarter, more than most Wall Street analysts expected. The company did add 92,000 broadband and 14,000 voice subscribers on the quarter, but lost 24,000 triple play customers overall. Overall company revenue fell 6% as a result. While the company is offering its Maxx upgrades to key locations, much of the company’s footprint remains in a holding pattern as it […]

Oct
30
2014

The MPAA Bans Google Glass, Similar Devices From Movie Theaters -

The MPAA and the National Association of Theatre Owners have formally announced they’re banning Google Glass and other wearable electronics from movie theaters, effective this week. In an updated policy statement, the MPAA insists the organization has a “long history of welcoming technological advances,” something not supported by history given Hollywood’s continued assault on a long list of emerging and disruptive technologies including the VCR — which the MPAA in 1982 likened to the Boston […]

Oct
30
2014

The MPAA Bans Wearable Electronics From Movie Theaters -

The MPAA and the National Association of Theatre Owners have formally announced they’re banning Google Glass and other wearable electronics from movie theaters, effective this week. In an updated policy statement, the MPAA insists the organization has a “long history of welcoming technological advances,” something not supported by history given Hollywood’s continued assault on a long list of emerging and disruptive technologies including the VCR — which the MPAA in 1982 likened to the Boston […]

Oct
30
2014

Cox Communications Extends Gigabit Speeds to Virginia

CHESAPEAKE, VA — Cox Communications announced that its gigabit Internet service for residential customers is coming to Virginia. The company will offer speeds 100 times faster than the average speed in the U.S. today. The company made the announcement outside one of the new home sites at the Viridian Reserve at Hickory in Chesapeake where the service will first be available in Virginia. “We are excited about our road map to offer gigabit speeds to […]

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