• Verizon May Be Tuning Up for Yodeling Contest

    Verizon May Be Tuning Up for Yodeling Contest

    ManageEngine OpManager, a powerful NMS for monitoring your network, physical & virtual (VMware/ HyperV) servers & other IT devices.Google executives are considering a bid for Yahoo, and Time also may be a suitor, according to the Bloomberg report.
  • Regulators Impose Caveats on Charter TWC Merger Approval

    Regulators Impose Caveats on Charter TWC Merger Approval

    Federal regulators on Monday granted approval of Charter Communications' US$78 billion merger with Time Warner Cable and its $10.District Court for the District of Columbia that would block the new company, which it calls "New Charter" for legal purposes, from enforcing any deal that makes it harder for online video distributors to get video content from programmers.
  • Hulu May Offer a Live TV Broadcast Option

    Hulu May Offer a Live TV Broadcast Option

    Other programmers and content providers have discussed potential partnerships with Hulu, according to the WSJ.However, NBCUniversal -- a subsidiary of Comcast, which owns its own over-the-top service, Stream -- has not taken part in the negotiations.
  • Coalition Wants FCC to Look Into Data Cap Exemptions

    Coalition Wants FCC to Look Into Data Cap Exemptions

    ManageEngine OpManager, a powerful NMS for monitoring your network, physical & virtual (VMware/ HyperV) servers & other IT devices.Court of Appeals in 2015 challenging the FCC's open Internet rules.
  • Pay TV Firms Eke Out Tiny Gains in Customer Satisfaction

    Pay TV Firms Eke Out Tiny Gains in Customer Satisfaction

    After two years of declining customer satisfaction, the telecommunications sector has halted the slide, according to the ACSI Telecommunications Report 2016, released Wednesday.1 on a 100-point scale -- in satisfaction with pay TV services, Internet service providers, fixed-line telephone services, wireless phone services and mobile phone makers, based on the American Customer Satisfaction Index's recent survey.
  • FCC Wins Huge Net Neutrality Victory Over Big Telecom

    FCC Wins Huge Net Neutrality Victory Over Big Telecom

    An appellate court on Tuesday handed a major victory to the Federal Communications Commission by upholding the agency's watershed Open Internet Order, which ensures equal access to the Internet.Supreme Court, according to FCC Commissioner Mike O'Rielly, who criticized the ruling.
  • Time Warner Bets Heavily on Hulu

    Time Warner Bets Heavily on Hulu

    With the new investment, Time Warner will join a joint venture that includes some of the nation's largest media companies, including The Walt Disney Co.The investment is part of Time Warner's strategy to make sure that its brands can reach viewers on a range of platforms and devices, and in bundles using traditional and new ecosystems, Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes said in a Wednesday conference call.
  • Google Fiber's Long, Tough Road Is Full of Twists and Turns

    Google Fiber's Long, Tough Road Is Full of Twists and Turns

    Alphabet has been facing significant roadblocks in expanding Google Fiber into new U.While the wrangling wears on, Alphabet apparently has taken a hard look at Google Fiber's bottom line.
  • It's Time for Comcast to Get Off the Wireless Fence

    It's Time for Comcast to Get Off the Wireless Fence

    Now, wireless has expanded and changed, and competitors like AT&T's U-verse and DirecTV are using wireless to deliver television programming.Offerings like IPTV, satellite TV, and mobile TV or wireless TV are changing the way customers watch television.
  • Google Pursues Both Fiber and Wireless Broadband Ambitions

    Google Pursues Both Fiber and Wireless Broadband Ambitions

    The Triangle is Google Fiber's eighth incursion.The North Carolina activity may alleviate some of the doubts over Google Fiber's direction, which mushroomed several months ago, when the company acquired Webpass.
  • Comcast Takes the Wireless Plunge

    Comcast Takes the Wireless Plunge

    CEO Brian Roberts on Tuesday announced that Comcast will enter the wireless phone market by mid-2017 as a mobile virtual network operator.A 150-strong Comcast Wireless team, headed by Greg Butz, is "getting ready next year.
  • Who's Riding the New TV Wave?

    Who's Riding the New TV Wave?

    There is a generational shift occurring in the television industry.If cable TV is facing extinction, what is taking its place?
  • Comcast to Expand 1TB Data Cap Rollout

    Comcast to Expand 1TB Data Cap Rollout

    It's already live in more than a dozen regions, as outlined on Comcast's website.The company over the summer boosted its residential data cap in test areas from 300GB to 1TB.
  • FCC Slaps Comcast With $2.3M Overbilling Fine

    FCC Slaps Comcast With $2.3M Overbilling Fine

    Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday announced that Comcast would pay a record US$2.The agreement calls for Comcast to notify customers of new equipment or upgrades separately from regular bills.
  • AT&T, Time Warner Brace for Regulatory Firestorm

    AT&T, Time Warner Brace for Regulatory Firestorm

    AT&T and Time Warner on Saturday announced they had reached a merger deal, setting off alarm bells across the industry.AT&T has agreed to buy Time Warner for US$85.
  • Can Charter Turn a Frog Into a Prince?

    Can Charter Turn a Frog Into a Prince?

    For decades, the cable television industry has hurt itself, time and time again, by engaging in bad behavior and failing to care for the customer.That problem resulted from the way cable television rules originally were set up.
  • Silicon Valley Reels From Trump Shock

    Silicon Valley Reels From Trump Shock

    25 million to Trump in the midst of the furor over the candidate's Access Hollywood comments about women.William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, telling President Obama that he could not serve Trump's presidency in any capacity.
  • Pay TV's Newest Innovation: Giving Users Control

    Pay TV's Newest Innovation: Giving Users Control

    With the launch of Stream Saver, AT&T Mobility has given users control over their streaming video quality.So Stream Saver choice makes perfect sense for many users.