How crazy is Intel to expect someone to pay $500 million for OnCue? The price tag, reported this week by Bloomberg, seems high. Though Intel's would-be over-the-top pay-TV service has been in closed trials with some Intel employees, it never launched commercially and has no subscribers.
Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has slapped a $500 million price tag on the OnCue platform that it has developed for use in a virtual cable platform, Bloomberg reported Monday.
Intel is reportedly asking $500 million for the technology behind its planned-but-never-launched over-the-top TV service called OnCue, according to a report in Bloomberg.
Huawei, Samsung, Telefonica, Vodafone and UK regulator Ofcom are some of the wireless industry heavyweights helping bring to fruition the University of Surrey's 5G Innovation Center on its main campus in Guildford, England. The center, in the planning stages for the past year, recently began preparatory work to initiate construction, which will not be completed until January 2015.
Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that it won't send free Galaxy tablets to new subscribers who respond to its promotion with Samsung until they pay their bills for two months.
HTC and Samsung are each using the SkyOne front-end platform from Skyworks Solutions in new smartphones, giving a nod to the platform's integration of all RF and analog content between the transceiver and antenna.
After losing 306,000 video subscribers in Q3, Time Warner Cable will kick off a holiday promotion next week in which it will offer subscribers a free Samsung tablet "fully loaded" with apps such as TWC TV and HBO Go, COO Rob Marcus said Thursday.
Sprint has received LTE-enabled small cells from its infrastructure vendors Alcatel-Lucent and Samsung and is testing the devices for planned deployment.
It's reaching the point where most developers probably can't look at the news online without seeing a headline along the lines of, "More trouble for BlackBerry." The notion that its selection of apps has contributed to its troubles has been a particularly hot topic on Twitter.
Comcast has formed an engineering team called VIPER (Video IP Engineering and Research) which is focused on delivering video on multiple platforms.