Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland and Phoenix (AZ), USA – The Kudelski Group announced a patent cross license agreement with AT&T, one of the world’s leading providers of premium TV entertainment. The comprehensive agreement provides AT&T worldwide access to Kudelski Group’s world class patent portfolio that covers fundamental aspects of end-to-end video distribution. “We are extremely pleased to enter into this agreement with AT&T” said André Kudelski, Kudelski Group Chairman … [Read more...] about Kudelski Group licensed with AT&T
Dallas - AT&T U-verse TV® and the EPIX Premium TV network have reached a distribution agreement to deliver thousands of movies, original documentaries, concerts and comedy specials to AT&T U-verse customers. Starting July 14, AT&T will begin distributing EPIX as a premium offering across its U-verse TV platform. AT&T will carry four new channels: EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In. To celebrate the launch, AT&T U-verse will offer customers a free preview of the … [Read more...] about AT&T and EPIX deliver content to AT&T U-verse customers
Singapore and Redwood City, California – Profitable broadband that is fast and reliable is achievable for Asian operators across the region simply by the use of software-based management. That was a key point made on June 19 at CommunicAsia by ASSIA Chairman and CEO Dr. John M. Cioffi. Addressing the conference, Dr. Cioffi, widely acknowledged across the telecoms world as the father of DSL technology, also unveiled a vision of the future where 1Gbps performance is achieved with … [Read more...] about Key to reliable and profitable broadband is software-based management
Dallas and El Segundo, California – AT&T and DirecTV announced on May 18 that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which AT&T will acquire DirecTV in a stock-and-cash transaction for US$95 per share based on AT&T’s closing price on May 16, resulting in an estimated price of US$48.5 billion. The agreement has been approved unanimously by the Boards of Directors of both companies. The transaction combines complementary strengths to create a unique new … [Read more...] about AT&T to acquire DirecTV
Tokyo – NHK WORLD TV, the 24-hour English channel of Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK, is now available to an additional 2.7 million households in 65 cities throughout the United States. AT&T, the largest IPTV provider in the country, began this service on February 21. Combined with New York and some major U.S. cities where NHK WORLD TV’s 24-hour broadcast is already available, the channel is now covering more ground in the U.S. Part of NHK WORLD TV’s programming has … [Read more...] about NHK WORLD TV expands in the U.S.