CableLabs is a non-profit research and development consortium "that is dedicated to creating innovative ideas that significantly impact our cable operator members' business," the company's website states. As I found out during a tour of the outfit's facilities, that means CableLabs tests cool technology that eventually might make its way into some new product from a cable provider.
Google's 'Project Fi' MVNO won't shake up the wireless industry, but it could give it an important nudge
Google's Project Fi MVNO will not be a "game changing" move in the wireless industry, for a variety of reasons related to its pricing, scope and experimental nature. However, it could push the wireless industry in a new direction and spur carriers provide faster service and introduce more consumer-friendly offerings, which I think would be a net positive for customers and the wider industry.
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Verizon Wireless is bringing back lower promotional pricing for its More Everything shared data plans. The carrier is offering a 10 GB plan for $80 per month, down from $100, and it re-introduced a 15 GB plan for $100 per month.
MALTA--Declining smartphone prices will spark demand and result in smartphones being the leading consumer electronics category in 2015, according to global research firm GfK.
And then it just died. Comcast said it is ending its $45.2 billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable and create the nation's largest cable and broadband company. The decision to drop the deal likely clears the way for regulators to approve AT&T $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV.
Crown Castle is seeing a strong uptick in its business from deploying small cells. Indeed, the company said small cells now make up 7 percent of the tower company's site rental revenue.
América Móvil's U.S. MVNO, TracFone Wireless, lost 318,000 total customers in the first quarter, which it blamed largely on disconnections it had to make related to its participation in the federal Lifeline phone program.
U.S. wireless carriers along with Dish Network sit on wireless spectrum worth around $368 billion collectively, according to a report from a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs.
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Just hours after Comcast and Time Warner Cable officially confirmed that their marriage is off comes word that Charter Communications is preparing to make its next bid for TWC.
Despite ever-more-conclusive evidence that syndication sales to SVOD platforms is having an dramatic, ongoing negative effect on linear channels, Turner on Thursday announced a sweeping program rights deal with Hulu.