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Fiber to the Premise Optical Networking

Re-Bundling, WFH, Inflation, Workforce & More Tidbits from Fiber Connect 2022

[The following is a lightly edited @viodi series of tweets from the Tuesday morning general session of the Fiber Broadband Association’s Fiber Connect 2022.] Re-Bundling Opportunity? “People on average are using about 9 video [over-the-top] services,” says @TiVo‘s Kevin Lenhart.1 Although most seem satisfied, there seems to be an undercurrent of those surveyed by TiVo […]

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Alan Weissberger IPTV set-top

More or Less Competition from FCC’s Approved “Open” Set Top Box Proposal?

On Feb 18, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) narrowly approved a proposal by Chairman Tom Wheeler to let consumers swap their cable television boxes for cheaper devices and apps, a move that is intended to increase competition in the $20 billion set-top box market. The proposal passed on a 3-to-2 vote, with commissioners Ajit Pai and Michael […]