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Video is the Recurring Star

There is an insatiable demand for content of the video variety. It is so great in fact that sports networks like ESPN are getting an outsized portion of your cable bill. The network in fact gets more than $5 per...

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...

How YouTube Takes Consumer Time from TV

In the past I have discussed how TV disruption may happen more slowly than you think because of the tens of billions of dollars in affiliate fees changing hands. But this doesn't mean there aren't brilliant innovators out there using...

Sears Goes High Tech With Video Streaming

One imagines the person above represents the typical Sears customer... Will this news lure the person below? As reported by Gary Kim on TMCnet, Sears is now launching a new streaming video service under its Alphaline brand which is...

Optibase Update

Recently I had a chance to sit down with Optibase VP of Sales, Mike Chorpash to talk about his company which focuses on advanced video solutions. There isn’t much new to report – you may recall TMC reported the company...

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...

Broadband Stimulus Community Launched

A big theme at last week's ITEXPO was broadband stimulus and a number of people told me they have bookmarked and are using the new Broadband Stimulus GOC (Global Online Community) on TMCnet as their home page so they can...

Podcast: Broadband in Emerging Markets

Fierce competition among emerging market broadband providers is a rule as so many carriers and subsequently vendors are coming to market with low-cost solutions. ECI Telecom is differentiating itself in a variety of ways by growing new markets for the...

Are Tablets the Next Big Opportunity?

Will IP communications get a massive shot in the arm via a wave of new tablet computers? If you are an IP communications company you have to be salivating at the opportunity afforded by Moore's Law. Moreover when a new...

Today's IPTV is Like Driving a Ferrari at 55 MPH

In a recent meeting with Minerva Network's Italian-born CEO Mauro Bonomi, he told me today's IPTV service is the equivalent of driving a Ferrari at 55 MPH and his point is the technology needs to shift into the fast lane.Mauro,...

Mu Dynamics and Testing 2.0

Is testing communications evolving before our eyes? By the way have you noticed everywhere you turn there is a 2.0 being added to all things? I say in many cases this is with good reason as the world is changing...

BT Delays Ad Targeting

Back in December of last year, Peter Radizeski reported on privacy issues, lawsuits and executive departures from companies in the advertising targeting business. Two companies cited were NebuAd and Phorm. Phorm made headlines again today when BT announced it was...

Something Old and New at Tiscali International Network Media Event

A while back I headed out to Sardinia Italy to attend a media roundtable hosted by Tiscali International Network regarding the state and future of broadband technology. I do get invited to quite a few of these press/analyst events and...

Problems at Joost

Om Malik sums up the problems over at Joost quite well... The company is having a large round of layoffs and is losing the video war to Hulu and others. While Om explains all the factors which led to the...

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...

What AT&T Earnings Tell us

AT&T just reported earnings and revenue (release) was down slightly - 0.6% or $30.57 billion. Most of the 1.2 million net new wireless customers purchased iPhones which shows just how dependant the company is on Apple for its wireless growth....

Can Cisco Become a Consumer Electronics Company?

To Cisco's competitors and there are many, the company is a monster. Almost impossible to compete with on a level playing field. In the past I have mentioned how the way Chambers and company acquires and integrates new companies into...

ZeeVee's Localcasting Solution Merges Internet, TV

As the convergence of television and the internet continues, there is still a basic challenge in finding a simple way to connect the massive stores of internet video content seamlessly with the traditional television. There are a number of...

Video Changing Presidential Campaigns

Video is becoming a strong campaign tool. Recently I wrote about how John McCain used it coupled with web 2.0 techniques to generate interest. Today, the Obama campaign sent out Barack Obama's Germany speech which was obviously written to generate...

Why Carriers and Microsoft Need Each Other

It is evident that society has a different relationship with technology today than ever before. Jon Arnold, one of the most well-respected analysts I know has delved deep into Microsoft's relationship with telcos. He has really thought through the company's ...

VPF Summer 2008 Kicking Off

Here are some shots of Shrihari Pandit the chairman of the VPF Summer 2008 conference here in San Francisco and Gary Kim who is keynoting. Shrihari who is standing at the podium thanked us all for coming and Kim...

Emerson Network Power News

Emerson Network Power picked up the Motorola Embedded Computing Group last September and since that time, the company has made great progress in rolling out new products. I recently had a chance to sit down with Brian Carr Strategic...

One More Reason To Vacation in the Bahamas

Recently the Bahamas Telecom Company (BTC) decided to migrate its existing countrywide wireline network to IP using Sonus and Calix gear. The move to IP will reduce the amount of equipment that needs managing and in addition, the Bahamian phone...

Roku: The Apple of TV?

Without a doubt, the new Netflix Player by Roku set top box will become a serious contender for the title "iPod of the world of television." I haven't seen this device yet but based on what I have read...

New WiMAX News Site

TMCnet grows daily with thousands of new news items and stories. As the site grows, we are always looking for ways to improve. One of these ways is to develop community pages which focus on a particular subject matter...
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