Category: 4K/8K Video


AT&T CFO expects OTT turnaround in 2018

John Stephens, CFO at AT&T, has been speaking at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York and he predicts brighter times for the content business in the near future.

Google and Amazon bickering steps up a level

When two heavyweights from different subsectors of the tech world start directly competing there will be arguments and temper tantrums, but Google and Amazon have escalated the feud.

Ruckus switches from Broadcom to Arris

A relatively minor act in the current TMT M&A frenzy sees fixed-line player Arris add Ruckus Wireless in a bid to diversify both its offering and routes to market.

Huawei does 5G Gangnam style

Huawei teamed up with Korean operator LG U+ to demonstrate some novel 5G applications on the streets of Seoul.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Game of phones

This week we welcome guest podder Jesse from TV business title TBI to talk about how video content is distributed and monetized, and what lesson the telecoms world can learn in its apparent desperation to move in that direction. Jamie is back from his latest travels and brings us news of what was discussed at the Nordic Digital Business Summit. We conclude by reviewing some of the week’s corporate dramas, with Hollywood even managing to put itself in the spotlight on that front too.

EE puts Alexa in its box

UK operator EE has laid claim to being the first UK set-top box provider to support Alexa voice control.

What is the future for online entertainment?

Will current technological initiatives be enough to support the huge growth in video streaming or will we still be plagued by that dreaded buffering wheel for years to come?

On-demand video killed the TV star

New research from Accenture has revealed consumers are losing interest in watching TV shows on a TV, as laptops, desktop PCs and smartphones continue to rise in prominence.

Huawei explains why operators need a video connection

Global ICT giant Huawei was at London-based TV technology event TV Connect recently talking to existing and potential partners about how it can help them make the most of opportunities in the rapidly evolving consumer video market.

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