Making Room for Docsis 3.1
The Bauminator | 3/27/2013 | 1 comment
Cable operators will need to free up at least 24MHz of spectrum for Docsis 3.1. But why is that the magic number?
The Bauminator | 3/15/2013 | Post a comment
Aereo streams its 'no cable required' tagline into the video world. Will consumers tune in to the message?
Comcast Goes On a VoD Binge
The Bauminator | 3/13/2013 | Post a comment
Netflix, what you got? 'Watchathon Week' will serve up 3,500 TV episodes from 30 programmers as Comcast tries amp up VoD usage on set-tops and mobile devices
Aereo: Cable Partner?
The Bauminator | 2/27/2013 | 3 comments
It may seem far-fetched, but CEO Chet Kanojia believes cable operators can use Aereo to create a more 'compelling' broadband service bundle
Comcast Gets Bizzy With Apps
The Bauminator | 2/20/2013 | 2 comments
Comcast's Kevin O'Toole says businesses with 50 employees or fewer represent the 'sweet spot' for the operator's new cloud-based Upware service
Does Dish Have a Plan B?
The Bauminator | 2/12/2013 | 2 comments
Charlie Ergen insists Dish's rival bid for Clearwire is the best option, but admits that the 'deck is stacked against us'
More M&A for Liberty Global?
The Bauminator | 2/6/2013 | 2 comments
Liberty Global just struck a big deal to buy Virgin Media, but its CEO suggests the European invasion might be far from over
Arris Swings for the Fences
The Bauminator | 12/20/2012 | 1 comment
11:00 AM The $2.35B deal for Motorola's Home business would remove Arris from the shadows of Cisco and cement Bob Stanzione's legacy
Netflix Hearts Google Fiber
The Bauminator | 12/11/2012 | 2 comments
3:45 PM Netflix ranks the nation's 'major' ISPs, and apparently Google Fiber qualifies as one while satellite broadband providers get the cold shoulder
Does Google Have a Plan B?
The Bauminator | 12/7/2012 | 2 comments
2:25 PM If Google doesn't get what it wants for Motorola's cable unit, it might reset the auction and try to sell off the parts
The New Bandwidth Management Tool
The Bauminator | 12/4/2012 | 3 comments
2:55 PM Can we put the dropping of underperforming cable networks next to switched digital video, analog reclamation and advanced compression?
ADT Adds a Cable Guy
The Bauminator | 10/22/2012 | 3 comments
3:15 PM ADT looks even more cable-friendly after industry vet Arthur Orduña joins the home security giant, which has been the topic of M&A scuttlebutt
The Bauminator | 10/5/2012 | 4 comments
12:55 PM ActiveVideo used it to vanquish Verizon, but CEO says the vendor will be careful not to abuse it
Cozying Up to OTT
The Bauminator | 10/4/2012 | Post a comment
1:00 PM The pay-TV and OTT providers still don't love each other, but an Amdocs study suggests tension between them is easing
Charter Makes Its Move
The Bauminator | 10/2/2012 | Post a comment
4:40 PM New Charter CEO Tom Rutledge continues to leave his mark as the operator gets ready to complete its turnaround
Signs of CCAP
The Bauminator | 8/10/2012 | Post a comment
5:15 PM Arris has yet to reveal its first CCAP product to the viewing public, but its E6000 chassis did make an appearance of sorts this week
Aereo Offers a Free Taste
The Bauminator | 8/3/2012 | 1 comment
1:00 PM But is that enough to help it win its battle with broadcasters as Aereo strives to serve the 'public interest'?
The Google Fiber Threat
The Bauminator | 7/26/2012 | 5 comments
6:05 PM Google won't steamroll the incumbents, but its measured service rollout could apply pricing pressure and speed the rollout of 1-Gig technology
Will Cable Face an OTT Block Party?
The Bauminator | 7/23/2012 | 1 comment
1:40 PM It may just be a negotiation tactic, but there are worries that programmers will try to keep MSOs from piping OTT video directly to the TV
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