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  • Blue Chip Tech Companies Establish IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

    A new alliance formed between some of the biggest names in cyber-security—Symantec, AT&T, Nokia, IBM, Palo Alto Networks, and Trustonic—is tasking itself of developing best practices to defend against IoT security threats. And the timing couldn’t be better – the attacks are accelerating in frequency and complexity. While devices are being connected to the internet […] The post Blue Chip Tech Compa...

  • HBO Now Boasts 2M Subscribers

    HBO Now has grown substantially in recent years and now has broken into the 2 million subscriber arena— Jeff Bewkes, Time Warner’s CEO, confirmed during an earnings call. “We’re also really pleased with the growth of HBO’s domestic OTT product, and we expanded HBO’s international OTT footprint with launches in Spain, Brazil, and Argentina in […] The post HBO Now Boasts 2M Subscribers appeared firs...

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  • Which networks will serve the IoT?

    You can almost feel it coming… as more and more devices are connected to the internet, connectivity is becoming ubiquitous. Think of it for a moment. It’s not just your phone and tablet anymore. Everything from your doorbell to sprinkler systems to industrial machines are being connected at a breathtaking pace. The problem? While all […] The post Which networks will serve the IoT? appeared first o...

  • Study Shows Netflix Originals 8x More Popular than Amazon Content

    According to Parrot Analytics, Netflix is trouncing Amazon when it comes to viewership. But that’s not the whole story — demand for Netflix Originals has soared past both Hulu and Crackle. The study was conducted by analyzing cross-platform, country-specific measurements of video streams, photo sharing, social media activity, commenting, and blogging activity. Parrot theorized that the […] The pos...

  • 78 Million iPhone Shipments Later, Apple Becomes World’s Largest Smartphone Vendor

    To the surprise of many, Apple posted record-breaking iPhone quarterly results for the holiday season — becoming the world’s largest smartphone vendor. “Apple shipped 78.3 million smartphones worldwide and captured 18 percent market share in Q4 2016, rising a steady 5 percent annually from 74.8 million units in Q4 2015,” said Neil Mawston, Strategy Analytics’ executive director, […] The post 78 Mi...

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  • Cyber Security – Part 2: What Can You Do?

    While Americans seem quick to point their digital security finger at businesses, they also admit to not making their best efforts to secure their own digital lives. For example, just 12% of the people surveyed used password management software for their online accounts. Cybersecurity experts agree; using password protection and management apps is a simple […] The post Cyber Security – Part 2: What...

  • Cyber Security – Part 1: Attacks and Data Breaches

    Data breaches and cyberattacks are becoming almost ubiquitous in today’s high-speed and connected world. Remember the hack of the Democratic National Committee? Or perhaps you have a Yahoo email address that was compromised. These are just two of the high profile attacks in 2016 that drove headlines. The reality is that we are under attack […] The post Cyber Security – Part 1: Attacks and Data Bre...

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  • IHS Markit’s New IoT eBook Deserves a Look

    What could be better for IT pros than a new eBook from IHS Markit covering recent trends in the Internet of Things space? The book covers the significant benefits of the IoT, but also explores its inherent complexity in terms of security. In our opinion, IHS Markit has provided solid advice and guidance in this […] The post IHS Markit’s New IoT eBook Deserves a Look appeared first on Actiontec - L...

  • LIberty’s Malone Suggests Comcast, Charter and Cox Buy T-Mobile

    John Malone, Liberty Media’s Chairman, recently said the top three cable companies could team up to purchase T-Mobile US. Malone made the statement at a Lion’s Gate Entertainment Corp event last week. He added, “One could contemplate in a Trump administration Comcast and Charter could merge.” Unfortunately, the three cable companies mentioned by Malone would […] The post LIberty’s Malone Suggests ...

  • The Uncable Round Up: Hulu and Netflix Take Online Entertainment to the Next Level

    Hulu News Just last week, Hulu began sending out highly-coveted invites for a beta test of its impending live TV service. Cord Cutter News reported that the live beta test will be limited to just 100 testers and that the app is an early version. Hulu has not confirmed when its live TV app will […] The post The Uncable Round Up: Hulu and Netflix Take Online Entertainment to the Next Level appeared ...

  • The Rural Broadband Divide

    Most of you reading this probably take wireless broadband for granted. After all, the internet has become rather ubiquitous, right? Still, there are a lot of people who live in remote communities who are living with unreliable or no internet. The result? A tech and information gap between urban and rural communities. 78% of people […] The post The Rural Broadband Divide appeared first on Actiontec...

  • The State of Broadband Growth and Competition

    Although many pundits predicted a saturation point and slow down of the broadband market, actual broadband penetration is still growing at a healthy pace with no signs of slowing down. Indeed, cable operators’ biggest challenge is trying to increase their control of the market. Although Charter is smaller than Comcast, Charter managed to grow faster […] The post The State of Broadband Growth and C...

  • A New Breed of DDoS Attack

    FierceTelecom recently released a comprehensive look at five critical trends in the telecom industry, and we paid particular attention to the last of series. The reason? The last of the series covered the growing importance of network security. If you follow the news, you may already have heard of the distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Dyn […] The post A New Breed of DDoS Attack appear...

  • Aircraft-Based Wireless Networks

    Filed under “Why didn’t we think of this first?”, a new concept is emerging out of the windy California desert. In a nutshell, airplanes would act as “mini-satellites” and create a flying network, capable of blanketing isolated areas with wireless coverage. The network would enable movie streaming during a flight, and maybe even the long […] The post Aircraft-Based Wireless Networks appeared first...

  • 802.11ad – Part 2: So Just How Does It Work?

    The key to the 802.11ad standard is an entirely different frequency band. Instead of relying on the 2.4GHz or 5GHz frequencies like its predecessors, it works between 57GHz and 66GHz, depending on where you live. There is a massive amount of spectrum available around 60GHz facilitates larger data transfer capabilities – but it also carries […] The post 802.11ad – Part 2: So Just How Does It Work? ...

  • 802.11ad – Part 1: A Shiny New Wireless Future?

    Much rumored, there is new Wi-Fi standard starting to creep into commercial products, and it is taking speed to the next level. 802.11ad Wi-Fi is rated for 4,600Mbps for data throughput – or quadruple the current rate offered by 802.11ac. It’s also faster than standard Gigabit Ethernet and much faster that most home broadband speeds. […] The post 802.11ad – Part 1: A Shiny New Wireless Future? app...

  • Cord-cutting Trending in US Pay-TV Market

    As the cord-cutting trend continues gain steam, it’s beginning to threaten the viability of the business models of traditional television, telephone, and Internet companies. Among the largest US telcos, AT&T and Windstream, experienced declines in their subscriber base in the last two quarters. Frontier, CenturyLink, and Consolidated Communications have also experienced a similar decline. Even […]...

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  • WiFi Wednesday: The State of the World’s Public WiFi Speeds

    The post WiFi Wednesday: The State of the World’s Public WiFi Speeds appeared first on Actiontec - Leading Provider of VDSL, DSL and Fiber Modems Routers.

  • Project AirGig Latest Attempt to Circumvent Fiber

    AT&T is the most recent company to cast about and find some way to avoid laying prohibitively expensive fiber cable in order to provide customers with faster broadband speeds. The post Project AirGig Latest Attempt to Circumvent Fiber appeared first on Actiontec - Leading Provider of VDSL, DSL and Fiber Modems Routers.

  • Comcast Enters the Wireless Fray

    Comcast recently announced that it will enter the wireless arena. CEO Brian Roberts, speaking at a conference in New York, confirmed that his company is planning to launch its wireless service in mid-2017. The post Comcast Enters the Wireless Fray appeared first on Actiontec - Leading Provider of VDSL, DSL and Fiber Modems Routers.

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