This week, I attended my first trade show, the NCTA Cable Show, in Washington, D.C. Among all the products, vendors, solutions providers and cable networks, one common theme stood out to me: the importance of a seamlessly integrated multiscreen experience.
Time Warner Cable said Tuesday that it plans to launch its TWC TV app on connected TVs from Samsung this summer.
Consumer electronics companies and cable technology vendors are preparing devices and services for the cable industry that incorporate the features found in in streaming media devices like the Roku and Apple TV.
Time Warner Cable is talking to Apple, Microsoft and Samsung about streaming video deals similar to its pact with Roku, CEO Glenn Britt said Tuesday at an investor conference in London.
Samsung and LG announced last week that they have struck deals with five South Korean cable operators aimed at driving sales of new Ultra HD TVs.
Consumer electronics giant LG Electronics is generating such good business for TV sets with built-in Google software that it now plans to expand that feature into more sets and more countries, a company executive said at the Digital Cable TV tradeshow in Jeju, Korea.
During the cable industry's flagship event--The Cable Show--Comcast and Time Warner Cable will launch apps for connected TVs from Samsung.
Top executives from Cox Communications, A&E Networks, Comcast and Time Warner Cable will receive Vanguard Awards at The Cable Show convention in June, NCTA announced earlier this week.
In what may be the best indication yet that Comcast and Time Warner Cable will soon launch apps for connected TVs from Samsung, NCTA announced earlier this week that it will give a Vanguard Award to a top Samsung executive at its convention in June.
To some developers, the announcement of Facebook Home could be the beginning of new opportunities to create apps that work with one of the world's most popular social services. For others, the competition on Android just got more intense.