SoftBank to acquire streaming video biz DramaFever

SoftBank Internet and Media (SIMI) is set to acquire DramaFever, an online video business for television shows and movies. Founded in 2009, DramaFever company has raised $12 million to date from its investors including AMC Networks, Bertelsmann, ...

DirecTV shareholders approve $48.5 bn sale to AT&T

Shareholders of DirecTV have approved the company’s acquisition by AT&T for $48.5 billion, DirecTV said on Thursday. The $48.5 billion deal, currently under review by U.S. and international regulators, was approved by 99 percent of votes ...

Cisco brings 6 Gigabit Shared Port Adapter for MSOs

Cisco today announced 6 Gigabit Shared Port Adapter (6G SPA) for MSOs. The new cable technology is a software upgrade of the 3G SPA line card for its CiscouBR10012 Universal Broadband Router (uBR10K) Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS). The ...

Huawei demos video business solutions at IBC 2014

Telecom network vendor Huawei today said it has showcased its video business solutions at IBC 2014 in Amsterdam. Huawei recommends telecom operators to invest in video business ecosystem to capitalize on the video traffic growth, in particular ...