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Jeff Baumgartner

Google Fiber Deals for Webpass

Adding another way to expand to commercial locations and apartment buildings, Google Fiber has inked a deal to acquire Webpass, an ISP that uses Ethernet and point-to-point wireless technologies to deliver high-speed internet service to residential and business customers. ...

TV Everywhere Viewing Still Rising

TV Everywhere viewing grew 107% year-over-year, and 58% compared to the previous quarter, Adobe Digital Index found in its Q1 2016 Digital Video Benchmark Report. ...

Twitter Bulks Up Video Capabilities

With video becoming more core to its strategy, Twitter announced this week that it now lets users send video tweets up to 140 seconds long, up from the previous limit of 30 seconds, while also snapping up a startup that will help the social networking giant deliver sharper video and images.  ...

Ellation Will Ride SVOD’s Next Wave

Netflix, Amazon and Hulu have taken the subscription video-on-demand world by storm with broadly focused over-the-top offerings that appeal to the masses. ...

DirecTV Tees Up U.S. Open 4K Coverage

DirecTV is providing partial coverage of the U.S. Open golf championships in 4K resolution, offering live broadcasts during all four rounds from the tournament in Oakmont, which gets underway Thursday. ...

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