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Content posted in August 2008
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The Friday Five
The Bauminator  | 
8/30/2008  |  Post a comment
Calling attention to a handful of other cable-related things that happened this week
TV Household Growth an Opportunity
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/29/2008  |  Post a comment
Growth in the number of TV households nationwide presents an important growth opportunity for service providers
Verizon Stokes a Tru2way Stalemate
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/29/2008  |  1 comment
In latest FCC salvo, Verizon all but tells cable: We won't adopt Tru2way and you can't make us
NY Radio Problems Continue
Jonestown  | 
8/29/2008  |  Post a comment
Emergency radio doesn't seem to be working quite yet
Sprint Preps Four New WiMax Markets
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/29/2008  |  2 comments
Sprint confirms that it is planning WiMax deployments in Boston, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Philadelphia and adds Providence, R.I.
Google Unleashes Details on Android App Store
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/29/2008  |  Post a comment
The Android Developers Blog offers a glimpse into the upcoming competitor to the Apple App Store
IPTV Slump Sinks Sigma
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/29/2008  |  2 comments
A temporary stalling of the IPTV market creates some trouble for chimpaker Sigma Designs
GPS... Not GPS
Jonestown  | 
8/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Satellites aren't local yet
Comcast Draws the Line at 250GB
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/28/2008  |  14 comments
As expected, Comcast will rein in excessive Internet users with a 250 GB monthly cap starting Oct. 1
Supercomm Returns?
The Philter  | 
8/28/2008  |  14 comments
Supercomm 2009 is on someone's mind
Sprint Plots WiMax-Powered Location Services
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/28/2008  |  4 comments
Let your fingers do the walking as Sprint unveils location service that will map nearby 'points of interest' for mobile users on WiMax
Shrinking Bell Labs
Craig's A-List  | 
8/28/2008  |  18 comments
Basic research takes another hit
ComCap?
The Bauminator  | 
8/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Report: Comcast to go live with 250 gigabyte cap for excessive users on Oct. 1... UPDATED 4:00 PM
TiVo Downplays RS-DVR Threat
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/28/2008  |  1 comment
A court gave the go ahead to Cablevision's 'RS-DVR,' but TiVo says it can play a big role in cable regardless of where video is stored
Rebuilding Analog TV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/28/2008  |  12 comments
Vendors are lining up to help MSOs meet the challenge of delivering some TV signals in analog even after broadcasters cut to digital
Nominum Caches In
News Analysis  | 
8/27/2008  |  2 comments
The DNS company says it's got a better response to the latest cache poisoning trick
Verizon Foes Ground & Pound in New York
News Analysis  | 
8/27/2008  |  5 comments
Verizon says it will credit some FiOS customers in New York who were 'inconvenienced' by its now two-year-old grounding controversy
Femto Vendor Lands $28M
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/27/2008  |  1 comment
RadioFrame closes $28M funding round and will use the money to speed its femtocells to market
Comcast Expands TiVo Footprint
The Bauminator  | 
8/27/2008  |  Post a comment
MSO launches TiVo-enabled cable set-tops in Connecticut
China Mobile to Unleash 3G Next Year
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/27/2008  |  Post a comment
China Mobile sets timeline for a big 3G TD-SCDMA commercial launch next year and reports stellar first-half results
CEA Attacks Cable One HD Plan
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Gadget lobby says FCC should toss MSO's request to 'update' set-top rules and allow the use of future HD-capable digital terminal adapters
International Docsis
The Bauminator  | 
8/27/2008  |  Post a comment
It's time to take the Comcast blinders off for a moment and see what else is going on with Docsis 3.0 these days...
Hey Early Birds!
Contentinople  | 
8/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Early Bird registration for the Contentonomics event is extended!
NSN Scoops UK Deal
EuroBlog  | 
8/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Vendor wins 3G network contract from 3 and T-Mobile
Does Apple Bite?
LR Mobile Column  | 
8/27/2008  |  1 comment
The iPhone 3G could have some huge problems on the horizon, as we learn from the story of Handset X
Carrier Scorecard: T-Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/27/2008  |  3 comments
T-Mobile International gets downgraded to a B- in Unstrung's latest carrier scorecard
AlcaLu CEO Rumor Reprise
EuroBlog  | 
8/27/2008  |  8 comments
Report says Mike Quigley is favorite
UK iPhone Ad Misleads
Wireless Bits  | 
8/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Apple forced to stop TV commercial in UK
Heavy Reading Gets Pyramid Power
News Analysis  | 
8/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's parent company makes an $8M buy to create a bigger, badder place for communications industry research
Metacafe Opens Up
Contentinople  | 
8/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Nokia Intros Two N Series Smartphones
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/26/2008  |  Post a comment
The Nokia N85 and N79 have integrated Wi-Fi, 3G capabilities, and other features
Foundry Plays PBB Card
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2008  |  Post a comment
The NetIron family gets a little brother in the form of edge switches that play up Provider Backbone Bridging
Dish Serves MPEG-4 Bragging Rights
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/26/2008  |  2 comments
Dish stakes a claim on being the first (but certainly not the last) to deliver all standard-def and hi-def fare in the new format
Wherever i Roam
Jonestown  | 
8/26/2008  |  Post a comment
AT&T eyes biz travelers with new iPhone plans
Microsoft Invests in Move Networks
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Move will use Microsoft's investment to stream video for the Democratic National Convention
Typo Psyhcos
BroadBananas  | 
8/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Feds throw the book at two 'grammar vigilantes'
Cisco Does Thai WiMax
Wireless Bits  | 
8/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Vendor deploys WiMax for Thai university
New AlcaLu CEO Soon
EuroBlog  | 
8/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Tchuruk eyes chairman and CEO appointments soon
Clearwire Has Cash for 'at Least' 12 Months
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Latest SEC filings say that Clearwire's funds will last 'at least next 12 months' with expected $3.2B cash influx
Apple's MobileMe Has a New Problem
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/25/2008  |  Post a comment
The online service is reportedly vulnerable to hackers
WildBlue's New 'Lease' on Life
The Bauminator  | 
8/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Satellite broadband player borrows a page from cable with leased option, mulls offering faster speeds in some areas of the US
And Now for the Conventions...
Contentinople  | 
8/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Now that the Olympics are over, Contentinople takes on US politics
MI, MI, CLWR
Jonestown  | 
8/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Local paper says 2009 for Grand Rapids mobile WiMax network
Burning Questions About FiOS
The Philter  | 
8/25/2008  |  3 comments
Three-hundred sixty-five degrees...
Level 3 Delivers Dems' Convention Video
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2008  |  8 comments
Level 3 provides both online video delivery and broadcast backhaul services for the Democratic National Convention
FCC Dings TWC Over SDV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/25/2008  |  3 comments
A case in Hawaii serves as a warning that MSOs have to be more careful about switching to switched digital video
Conviva Raises $20M in Series B
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2008  |  Post a comment
The video management firm, formerly Rinera Networks, will target broadcasters and sports leagues
Broadcom Tunes Up DTV Strategy
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/25/2008  |  Post a comment
A $192.8M cash deal would be Broadcom's chance to boost its DTV standing and even give it some CableCARD-related product
Qualcomm Wins at China Telecom
LR Mobile Column  | 
8/25/2008  |  Post a comment
The Friday Five
The Bauminator  | 
8/22/2008  |  Post a comment
Calling attention to a handful of other cable-related things that happened this week
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