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Video for SMBs Goes Beyond the Meeting

It used to be that video was a niche play, found in the homes of those with Web cams and the offices of those with leased lines (read: appropriate bandwidth). But video has come a long way, and is now fitting into more scenarios as it marches toward mainstream status. “Video fills a communication gap,” […]

Joe Theismann Stares Down Change

If there is one person who can address the Challenge of Change, its Joe Theismann. The former all-pro quarterback for the Washington Redskins experienced one of recent historys more memorable life changes when he broke his leg in a dramatic tackle during a Monday Night Football game in 1985. The compound fracture would be etched […]

Ericsson Demonstrates Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service

Ericsson is conducting a live demonstration of mobile TV using its Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (MBMS) at this weeks 3GSM World Congress. MBMS facilitates mobile broadcasting of multimedia services such as mobile TV over existing 3G networks. The demonstration will showcase mobile TV on a prototype U365 mobile platform. The demonstration follows Ericsson’s completion of […]

Agents Get Their IPTV

IPTV IS HOT. ANYONE who has ventured onto a trade show floor in the last year can attest to that. Worldwide IPTV service revenue will skyrocket to more than $44 billion in 2009, according to one estimate from Infonetics Research Inc. But what most people think of as IPTV is basically a cable TV or […]

Cramer Snags New Customers

Cramer, a developer of OSS software, said at TeleManagement World in France this week that Frances Completel and Swedens Teracom, a broadcast television and radio operator, both have deployed the Cramer6 OSS Suite. Completel is using Cramers software to offer triple-play services. The company offers fiber-based telecom services to enterprises, government and wholesale carriers. Building […]

Highdeal Targets IPTV

Highdeal has introduced new pricing and packaging capabilities for IPTV and next-generation video services, available to incumbent cable and DBS providers as well as new entrants. The solution support broadcast, video on demand and IP-based video services. Capabilities include full support for a la carte and lifestyle offers; tiered PPV pricing; real-time prepaid and e-wallets; […]

MobiTV Integrates Broadcast, Cellular Networks for Unified Mobile Television Delivery

MobiTV Inc., a developer of television and digital radio services for cellular, WiFi and broadband-enabled devices, said today at CTIA Wireless it has launched a unified network service that let operators manage user and broadcast channel capacity. “One of the most important lessons we have learned from operating this live TV network for mobile phones […]

Content Experts: Telco TV Must Create Its Own Programming, Format, Delivery

As phone companies enter the content-delivery business, they should take care not to recreate what already is offered by cable TV and satellite TV companies, said Robert Clasen, president and CEO of Starz Entertainment Group LLC. Instead they must create a new offer that is as different as broadcast TV was from radio. Only then […]

Kevin Martin Has Plenty to Talk About

Kevin Martin has clean-cut schoolboy looks, but don’t let his appearance fool you. He is one of the country’s most experienced and influential telecommunications regulators. Martin, who is among the three Republican commissioners serving on the FCC, was the planned keynote speaker today, but was unexpectedly called back to Washington, D.C., to attend to FCC […]

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