Topic: broadband connection
Cord cutters who opt for streaming video services instead of traditional pay TV will inevitably increase their broadband consumption. But some new research says increases can be tracked up to the point of cord cutting.
T-Mobile’s pay TV service is taking awhile, but the company said that’s partly because it’s tied to efforts to bring 5G wireless broadband into the home.
WideOpenWest said it has deployed DOCSIS 3.1 network upgrades to Columbus, Georgia, and “large portions” of Huntsville and Montgomery, Alabama, bringing availability of DOCSIS 3.1-powered 1-gig services to 95% of its footprint.
DVB has set new terms of reference for the new DVB CM-I group for DVB-I (internet) and will look into the commercial requirements for standalone linear TV services over broadband internet.
Verizon could deliver a fixed wireless service comparable to cable to 30 million homes, but the process could take 15 years, an analyst said.
While U.S. cable operators continued to seize broadband market share in the third quarter, their rate of customer growth slowed by nearly 31%.
New Street Research said AT&T’s fiber build-out efforts have cut into the growth of Charter and Comcast, but the cable industry will come back strong.
Cable broadband is underpriced relative to all the functionality it’s delivering to consumers these days, argued analyst Jonathan Chaplin.
WideOpenWest (WOW!) is reiterating its pledge not to cap usage on its broadband. The cable operator said it is taking consumers' side in the debate.
Eleven out of 20 municipal broadband networks closely observed in a University of Pennsylvania Law School study are cash-flow negative.