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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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Masergy on Security: Attackers Gaining Upper Hand

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