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Arris Preps New CPE Products
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8/8/2013  |  Post a comment
With its Moto Home acquisition closed, Arris is preparing to launch new customer premises equipment products, including video gateways, to make up for its stalled set-top box sales
Chromecast & the Battle for the Living Room
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8/7/2013  |  5 comments
Google's Chromecast could be a threat to cable providers and streaming TV rivals while providing the search giant the most direct route to its users' family rooms or man caves
Retrans Fees Fuel Charter Losses
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8/6/2013  |  Post a comment
Charter reports a net loss of $96M in Q2 despite residential and consumer revenue gains
Chrome Cuts: Refurb Apple TVs Drop to $75
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8/2/2013  |  2 comments
Apple cuts prices on refurb streaming set-tops as Google's Chromecast starts to make waves
Video Execs Warn: Embrace OTT or Die
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8/1/2013  |  Post a comment
Independent Show speakers urge cable operators to focus on broadband video fare to capture 20-somethings' eyeballs
Broadband Saves TWC's Sales
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8/1/2013  |  2 comments
Time Warner Cable lost residential customers during Q2 but generated more revenues thanks to its broadband service revenues
Comcast Hits Gas Pedal on X1
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7/31/2013  |  Post a comment
Giant U.S. MSO accelerates X1 rollout as it continues to bleed video subs
Qwilt Banks $16M in New Funding
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7/31/2013  |  1 comment
Online video startup raises another $16 million as it continues pursuit of cable deals
Comcast Unit Hits HD Jackpot
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7/30/2013  |  Post a comment
Comcast division opens up space for extra TV channels for cable indies through video compression technology that uses less bandwidth
TWC Rethinks Its Broadband Strategy
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7/30/2013  |  4 comments
Second largest U.S. cable operator looks to raise modem fees for third time in a year and cap broadband usage again
Court Deals Broadcasters Dish DVR Blow
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7/29/2013  |  3 comments
Dish gets a win as a major US court of appeals rules that its Hopper ad-stripping technology doesn't break the law
Time Warner Cable Names New CEO
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7/26/2013  |  Post a comment
Chairman and CEO Glenn Britt will hand over to his COO when he retires at the end of the year
Comcast Spreads X1’s Wings
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7/25/2013  |  1 comment
Comcast rolls out IP video guide throughout New England while TWC launches new Web portal
Chromecast Gives Google a Home Run
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7/25/2013  |  12 comments
Game over. Google wins. Probably
Entone, LG Blend OTT With Live TV
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7/24/2013  |  Post a comment
Companies team on new media streaming box that supports both OTT video and live TV services
AT&T U-Verse Catches FiOS
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7/24/2013  |  2 comments
AT&T's fiber-enabled TV service reaches 5 million video subs, matching Verizon's FiOS Video total
FiOS 500 Leaves Cable in Dust
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7/23/2013  |  7 comments
Verizon's new 500Mbit/s service puts US MSOs back on defensive in broadband speed wars
iControl Fast-Tracks Android
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7/23/2013  |  1 comment
Cable home security and automation service unveils new program for Android app developers
Dish Cuts NimbleTV to the Quick
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7/22/2013  |  5 comments
Satellite TV provider rejects Nimble's plan to stream its programming over Web to broadband users
Docsis 3.0 Strikes Bonanza
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7/19/2013  |  3 comments
Top cable Docsis spec drives strong growth in home broadband equipment shipments.
TWC, CBS Fan Retransmission Flames
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7/19/2013  |  1 comment
Escalating fight over network licensing fees could hurt cable subscribers in major US markets
Arris Caps Off CCAP Trials
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7/18/2013  |  1 comment
Big equipment vendor announces general availability of E6000 CMTS device for CCAP use
Google, Apple Pitch Pay-TV Services
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7/17/2013  |  1 comment
Google reportedly plots online TV service while Apple plugs premium, ad-skipping service
Buckeye Cable Embraces IPv6
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7/16/2013  |  6 comments
Mid-sized Midwest cable operator becomes the latest MSO to start the IPv6 transition
Set-Top Shipments Will Keep Soaring
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7/15/2013  |  Post a comment
IHS predicts that global STB shipments will hit record highs in 2015 before receding.
Hulu Still Flirts With Time Warner Cable
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7/15/2013  |  4 comments
Hulu's owners reportedly seek to sell stake to TWC, while Comcast comes out sitting pretty
Rovi Roves With Apple & Android
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7/12/2013  |  Post a comment
Rovi lands second Canadian MSO for iPad app and gets DivX on Freescale Android chipset
Tales of Tivli: Taking TVE to School
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7/11/2013  |  Post a comment
Harvard grads seek to expand college-based TV and multi-screen video service to campuses throughout US
College IPTV Service Makes Grade
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7/10/2013  |  Post a comment
Tivli raises $6.3 million from a group of investors, including HBO and Mark Cuban
TV Middleware Rising to Top
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7/10/2013  |  Post a comment
New study sees most of growth coming from TV guide software, metadata and technologies
Broadcom Chips in EPON Support
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7/9/2013  |  Post a comment
Chipmaker unveils first silicon for EPON gear that meets cable industry's DPoE standard
Entropic Cuts Staff Again
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7/8/2013  |  1 comment
Chip maker plans to lay off 70 employees as it restructures to focus on new markets
Comcast Makes Home Pass
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7/5/2013  |  4 comments
Big US MSO introduces automatic authentication for TV Everywhere use
Cable STBs Buck the Trend
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7/4/2013  |  2 comments
Shipments of OTT media servers also climb in Q1 as emerging markets embrace digital video
Samsung Swallows Boxee
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7/3/2013  |  2 comments
Korean electronics giant strikes deal for Israeli streaming video upstart
Is Apple TV the New Cable Channel?
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7/3/2013  |  1 comment
Speculation suggests Time Warner Cable's app is heading for a new platform
Behind Cable's Urge to Merge
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7/2/2013  |  1 comment
Several key factors are fueling the fresh scent of cable consolidation in the air
Cox Flirts With Fanhattan
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7/1/2013  |  4 comments
Cable operator tests $35 online TV package that could suggest major changes afoot in video content delivery
Arris Cuts 500 Staff
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6/28/2013  |  1 comment
Layoffs hit former Motorola Home and Arris staff at Horsham, Pa. and 24 other facilities
Xbox Puts Time Warner App on Tap
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6/28/2013  |  1 comment
Hundreds of live channels to stream through Microsoft platform
DirecTV Takes DVR Over Wi-Fi
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6/28/2013  |  2 comments
Satellite TV giant introduces DVR streaming over Wi-Fi connections
Photos: Cable Show 2013
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6/25/2013  |  Post a comment
Snapshots from the Cable Show in steamy, rainy Washington, D.C.
New Gigabit Player Plans Debut
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6/25/2013  |  Post a comment
Gigabit Squared aims to launch 1Gbit/s service in Seattle for $80 a month next year
MSOs Slash Equipment Spending
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6/24/2013  |  Post a comment
CMTS and edge QAM shipments and revenues fall in Q1 but are expected to pick up
Antenna TV Roars Back
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6/24/2013  |  8 comments
Number of US broadcast-only TV homes jumps again in latest research survey
AT&T Ramps Up U-verse
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6/21/2013  |  18 comments
Big telco tests bonded VDSL2 gateway that can produce downstream speeds up to 45 Mbit/s
Small Firms Love Cable
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6/20/2013  |  Post a comment
But midsize and larger firms are more satisfied with telcos, reveals J.D. Power study
LG Woos Hotels With Free EPGs
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6/19/2013  |  1 comment
CE giant seeks to make further inroads in hospitality TV market with offer
Cable Is Key to 'New' Alcatel-Lucent
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6/19/2013  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes highlights cable's growing importance as he outlines the vendor's new strategy
Thinking Inside the Box
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6/17/2013  |  Post a comment
Visible World, FourthWall Media team to put addressable ads on more cable set-tops
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The Benefits of HyperScale Clouds for NFV

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Hyperscale cloud has been developed by the Internet giants to support the creation and delivery of software-based services at blistering speeds, and at the lowest possible cost. The original ETSI NFV vision was to adopt hyperscale cloud architecture and practices. This vision has become somewhat obscured along the way, due to misunderstandings about the hyperscale ...
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eLTE Rapid Meets the Need for Speed

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Designed especially for emergency and dedicated ad hoc local mobile communications coverage, Huawei's eLTE Rapid solution can deliver trunked voice, video and data coverage for multiple users over a 6km range and be set up in just 15 minutes, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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On Videos: Challenges & Opportunities

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Most everything is now connected. And along with 4K and 4G technologies, everyone could be creating and broadcasting video contents. Users are expecting better video experience with any screen, anywhere and anytime. Operators will meet new challenges, but also see some big opportunities.
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JDSU: Delivering Dynamic Networks for a Personalized Experience

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Light Reading speaks to JDSU at Mobile World Congress 2015 about new solutions in the areas of HetNets, VoLTE, backhaul, virtualization, big data analytics, and real-time intelligence.
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Smarter Service Chaining & New Ways to Benefit From Qosmos Technology

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David Le Goff, director of strategic and product marketing at Qosmos, explains how the company has added application awareness to subscriber information to make service chaining more efficient and reduce costs for networking and infrastructure. In addition, Qosmos technology, which has been delivered as C libraries, is now also available as a virtual machine, ...
Between the CEOs
Qosmos CEO: The Changing Face of DPI

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LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures. Also, how the comms market is becoming more like the automotive industry.
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FC Schalke Scores With Its Agile Stadium

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Top German soccer club FC Schalke 04 has deployed a new, agile WiFi network from Huawei in its Veltins-Arena stadium and is reaping the benefits in terms of customer satisfaction and business opportunities, explains marketing chief Alexander Jobst.
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Huawei’s Insights on Mobile Video

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More people than ever are now watching videos on smartphones. Seventy percent of mobile traffic will be video traffic until 2018. In this video, Huawei's exports give their insights on mobile video in terms of business model, network planning and 4G network construction.
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The Rise of Industry 4.0

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Are you ready for the fourth industrial revolution? It's a big deal for influential operators such as Deutsche Telekom.
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Getting Connected With eLTE

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Trunked radio communications have entered the 4G LTE world, and with Huawei's eLTE solution, can now deliver a full range of data and video services as well as push-to-talk voice, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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Funkwerk’s on Track With Huawei

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GSM-R technology specialist Funkwerk and Huawei have forged a partnership that is benefiting both parties, notes Funkwerk's Gottfried Winter.
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How EANTC Tested Cisco's Virtualization Solutions

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Carsten Rossenhövel, managing director of independent test lab EANTC, tells Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the innovative approach his team had to take when validating Cisco's service provider virtualization and cloud solutions.
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