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Apr
17
2014

Verizon Busted for Incredibly Fraudulent Behavior in New Jersey -

The other day we noted how Verizon was using manufactured astroturf to help the company sneak out of a broadband obligation to wire the entire state of New Jersey with 45 Mbps broadband by 2010. That obligation came with the benefit of millions in tax cuts and other benefits, though it seems New Jersey is perfectly happy to let Verizon forget the promise entirely. Ars Technica has a follow up piece exploring in more detail […]

Apr
17
2014

Google Considering Search Priority For Sites That Use Encryption -

Google executives and employees were a little annoyed at recent revelations that the NSA was hacking into data centers to grab user data, in addition to being given user data directly by the company. As such they’ve made it a priority to encrypt as much of the traffic moving between data centers as possible. Now a report by the Wall Street Journal suggests to speed up encryption adoption overall, the search giant is considering giving […]

Apr
17
2014

TV Paradigm Shift?

When major scientific theories (paradigms) are about to change, one encounters confusion. When an accepted scientific paradigm is about to change, scientists find they have to work harder to fit existing data to an older theory. When a paradigm is accepted,most scientific progress occurs incrementally, by the accumulation new data that then is fitted into the paradigm. When anomalies start to appear often, it can be a sign that the paradigm is wrong. Eventually, the […]

Apr
17
2014

Vodafone Netherlands working with Entone

Vodafone Netherlands is partnering with Entone and its systems integration partner, Divitel, to support TV services on its fiber to the home (FTTH) network in the Netherlands. Vodafone’s Thuis service offers a number of television features including Pause Live TV (PLTV), along with a video on demand (VOD) library from public broadcasters, HBO, Videoland, and many others. Read more about Vodafone Netherlands working with Entone Comments

Apr
17
2014

Multichoice taps Clearleap for multi-screen management

MultiChoice in Africa has signed on to use Clearleap’s multiscreen video and digital asset management systems to support multiscreen delivery of its television content over both IP networks and traditional pay-TV networks. MultiChoice is an African pay-TV provider that operates the DStv and GOtv services, two platforms in sub-Saharan Africa. MultiChoice will use the Clearleap products to manage its library of premium live and on-demand video content, then distribute and monetize it across VOD, web […]

Apr
17
2014

Nagra provides Dish, EchoStar multi-screen protection

Dish Network and EchoStar have expanded their security partnership with Nagra to include digital rights management (DRM) for multi-screen services. Dish and EchoStar have deployed the Nagra MediaLive Player (NMP) with Nagra’s MediaAccess Persistent Rights Management (PRM) technology, which is Nagra’s studio-approved DRM solution, to enable and secure the Dish Anywhere multi-screen VOD service. Read more about Nagra provides Dish, EchoStar multi-screen protection Comments

Apr
17
2014

Lightpath’s fiber tops 7,000 locations in New York metro area

Lightpath, a division of Cablevision, announced it has lit up more than 7,000 locations across its fiber network in the New York metropolitan area with more than 1,000 coming onboard over the past year. Close to half of the new locations were in New Jersey, which represents a burgeoning opportunity for Lightpath’s services to mid-market businesses and other organizations. All told, the fiber network now spans more than 5,800 miles. Read more about Lightpath’s fiber […]

Apr
17
2014

AT&T puts the bite in Whopper Wi-Fi

Burger King is upgrading to a more robust Wi-Fi platform with the help of AT&T. Diners at the fast food chain will soon be able to log in to “Whopper Wi-Fi” on their smartphones and tablet devices. AT&T said Burger King was the first large-scale customer of its Wi-Fi Ready Zone. AT&T said Wi-Fi Ready Zone is a plug-and-play platform for businesses that need coverage in concentrated areas. It can support Wi-Fi in up to 2,000-square […]

Apr
16
2014

Verizon Joins Comcast, HBO in Offering $50 HBO, Broadband Bundle -

In recent months, both AT&T and Comcast have started offering consumers a $40 to $50 bundle that includes 18-25 Mbps broadband, twenty or so basic cable channels and HBO. The catch? The introductory price balloons quickly after six months to a year, and doesn’t include a myriad of fees (or the cost of HD content or DVR rental). Not to be outdone Verizon has joined the not-quite-a-deal HBO bundle festivities. DSLReports reader uid://1840684 directs our […]

Apr
16
2014

Google Fiber Launching Trial for Small Business Class Service -

While Google has gotten a lot of PR mileage out of the idea that Google Fiber helps local businesses where it’s deployed, the company doesn’t actually offer Google Fiber for businesses. That has resulted in a bit of confusion as people have tried to use Google Fiber connections to offer the kind of startup-friendly workspaces the company has gotten a lot of press for in Kansas City. Home users using their lines for business were […]

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