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
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
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Light Reading sits down at CES with the head of Cisco's service provider video business, Conrad Clemson, to discuss how NFV and cloud security relate to video, the challenge of managing 4K/8K traffic, the global expansion of Netflix and virtual reality.
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