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Verykool RS90 Vortex Smartphone Review

A Solid and Rugged Smartphone Value with an unusual name How often do you get to take a piece of expensive electronics and treat it like it’s a bowling ball? The answer for me is not that often but that...

CableWiFi: Cablecos Offer Free Roaming on 50k+ WiFi Hotspots

If you happen to be a customer of Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications or Time Warner Cable, there is some really good news in the form of an official sharing agreement of WiFi spectrum allowing customers of any...

Optimum Live TV App now on PC

Update: the Optimum app for Android does not allow live TV viewing but allows you to manage your DVR and check TV listings. The company says this functionality "is coming." Moreover - the app will only work on laptops -...

Stop the Licensing Insanity, Cable Companies Need a Slingbox App

Would you move because you wanted a better cable company? The answer is probably not – especially if you live in an area of the country where you are served by a major provider. Cablevision is a relatively smaller cable...

Cablevision Brings TV to iPhones and iPods

A few months back, Cablevision released an iPad app allowing consumers to watch hundreds of channels and thousands of video on demand titles. How successful was it? Well it was downloaded more than 200,000 times making it one of the...

Cablevision Allows E-Mail Sign-ups in TV Ads

Yes Virginia, cable companies are innovating Just yesterday I discussed in an article about Cisco Quad that it is very hard it is to determine who the leaders in tech will be in the future. And today when I learned...

Cablevision iPad App Review

The battle to take control of TV 2.0 continues with a new application (iPad link) from Cablevision allowing customers with iPads to view about 300 channels and 2,000 videos on demand from anywhere in the house. I say in the...

Cablevision Merges Facebook Photos with TV

Pay-TV companies have a tough road ahead of them as content providers are pressing for more compensation and advertising is under pressure in-part because of the economy and the use of DVRs. So raising prices is one of the...

Are Pay-TV Companies Suicidal?

I don’t mean to sound an alarm bell but run for the doors – if you are a cable company or telco, just what the heck are you thinking? Let me lay out the facts. Kodak is a shell of...

Fox Pulls Business and More from Cablevision

Update - The post originally said Fox pulled News but it instead pulled its Business channel - news is still there.I was not amused to see this message on the TV when I got to my office. I am sure...

What Cablevision Needs to do Next

While others complain about their cable providers, I am pretty happy with mine - Cablevision and Optimum/Optimum Online. The company provides blazing fast Internet at reasonable prices and recently has added services such as WiFi almost everywhere I go, Caller-ID...

Hot Communications Trends August 20, 2010

I recently received a TMCnet What's Hot in VoIP newsletter which had a number of stories worth sharing. First off is Comcast who is losing VoIP share to competitors but is still moving forward with plans for WiFi roaming and...

Optimum WiFi Speed Test

My car got hit in a parking lot this weekend and the person who drove into me was nice enough to leave a note and offered to pay for the repairs. Anyway I am at the auto body shop and...

Our WiFi Future

For years, the tech industry tried to kill Ethernet with newer and more innovative technologies but Ethernet kept evolving to meet and exceed the challenge. In fact now the replacement of T1s and T3s with Ethernet is common. Although not...

eBay Founder Launches Paid News Service

With all the talk of the death of old media and the possible saving of the business by the iPad and/or Kindle it is great to see that at least another revenue-generating model is on the table for pundits to...

Cablevision, Comcast and Time Warner Cable Support WiFi Roaming

I have written before about how great Cablevision has been in providing high-speed Optimum WiFi access to customers throughout parts of Connecticut and New York. Now this service allows users to roam onto other cable networks provided by Comcast and...

Cablevision Shows CTI stands for Computer-TV Integration

How big an industry will computer-television integration industry become and will it dwarf the multibillion dollar computer-telephony integration market which was responsive for originating the CTI acronym? How will carriers and cable companies navigate the new world of computer-television integration...

BelAir Networks WiFi Enables Carriers

I have been a strong proponent of carriers rolling out WiFi networks as they provide another sticky service which customers are loathe to give up. Cablevision's Optimum WiFi which is a free WiFi service rolled out in much of the...

IPhones Become Enhanced Services Platforms

One of the first truly useful wireless devices was the Palm 7 as it had a screen big enough to be useful and a stylus which allowed typing so a user could interact with web pages. As I recall, there...

Former AT&T Chief Ed Whitacre Jr. to Head GM

As a certified car buff and head of a media company covering the world of communications and technology it just doesn't get any better than this. An opportunity to discuss one of my passions and get paid for it... Who...

Verizon Mulls Free WiFi

As I have mentioned in the past, WiFi is becoming an important part of the carrier strategy and needs to be included in a bundle of products ranging from voice to wired broadband to TV. AT&T offers free WiFi to...

No Cablecos Boost Joost

Who is the best potential acquirer of Joost, the web-based TV service which was launched by Skype founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom? The cable companies of course and although you would imagine the cablecos would be all over this...

Broadband at One Dollar per Mbps

Cablevision has released its 100 Mbps service in Long Island, NY termed Optimum Online Ultra. 100 Mbps is the download speed while upload speed is rated at 15 Mbps. While I agree with Om Malik that Cablevision is doing things...

Interviewed by BusinessWeek About Cablevision Optimum WiFi

I was interviewed recently for an informative article in BusinessWeek regarding Cablevision's Optimum WiFi Service. By now I am sure you know I am a Cablevision Optimum WiFi fan and further feel WiFi is a powerful component of a...

Cablevision Optimum WiFi a True Differentiator

One of the smartest and underreported moves in the communications space is Cablevision's decision to roll out its Optimum WiFi service for free in metropolitan areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. I should mention it is free if...
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