Comcast said it completed expansion of a fiber network to commercial Renton, Wash., a move that it hopes will help it sell Ethernet and broadband Internet access to business customers.
No cable operators will get a cut of the $255.7 million in subsidies that the FCC announced as part of its Connect America Fund initiative on Friday, with AT&T, CenturyLink, Fairpoint Communications, Frontier Communications and Windstream winning grants in the latest round of funding.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at CenturyLink beginning to install its new 1 Gbps broadband Internet service in the homes of some subscribers in northwest Las Vegas.
Verizon said Thursday that it has struck deals with programmers that will allow it to stream an additional 16 networks to subscribers using its FiOS Mobile app outside the home, including NFL RedZone, AXS TV, Showtime, Starz, Encore, beIN Sport and Encore.
Comcast is still using a customized version of the Axiom video-on-demand platform from SeaChange International to deliver on-demand content to Xfinity TV subscribers. But SeaChange CEO Raghu Rau told analysts Thursday that the company is hopeful that the MSO will upgrade to its next-generation Adrenalin platform.
I've been thinking about how to tell the story of John Rigas, the cable pioneer who founded Coudersport, Pa.-based MSO Adelphia Communications, ever since I visited Pennsylvania in early November to attend an event hosted by the nation's largest cable company – Comcast.
Aereo said Thursday that it plans to flip the switch on its local broadcast TV platform in the Baltimore, Md., metropolitan area on Dec. 16.
Blue Ridge Communications said it is beginning to market home security and automation services to its cable subscribers in southeastern Pennsylvania using a managed solution from Comporium.