Lightower Fiber Networks is making itself more valuable to Chicago-based businesses and carrier customers by building out new fiber rings throughout downtown Chicago and the surrounding communities of Oak Brook, Elk Grove and Franklin Park.
Netflix and You Tube may continue to drive up Internet bandwidth usage in the United States, but a number of companies such as Aspera, EVS, and Nevion are working behind the scenes to make sure video content is transported efficiently.
DirecTV could announce a new streaming TV service, Citigroup analyst Jason Bazinet wrote in a note to investors according multiple reports. DirecTV is set to host an investor day Thursday.
Elemental Technologies is touting its ability to process 4K video using advanced codecs in real time.
News that online video providers Netflix and YouTube take up nearly half of all Internet bandwidth in the United States during peak viewing hours is well known. But while consumer video content is front and center in the IP entertainment revolution, other critical but perhaps lesser-known content service providers have been growing in the background.
CDNs look like they're getting squeezed. On one side, broadband providers are building their own CDN capabilities or acquiring CDNs outright. On the other, the biggest content providers are deploying their own CDN-like infrastructure.
Unicorn Media is promoting its ability to help video content owners handle the demands Twitter's content embedding function puts on publishers.
When will the U.S. see a virtual pay-TV provider operating online? Maybe in 2014, according to some media-industry executives.
Nimble TV is back. The company, which over the summer handed out refunds to subscribers after Dish Network blocked it from reselling access to its satellite service online, said it is again signing up new customers.
Network functions virtualization (NFV) may be the latest buzzword in telecom, but according to a new survey by telecom equipment vendor Dialogic it could provide them with a host of opex and capex savings.