Content tagged with Broadband
WiFiForward Presses for 5 GHz
News Analysis | 3/7/2014 | 1 comment
In its first event, the new WiFiForward coalition makes the case for re-allocating wireless spectrum in the 5-gigahertz band.
Synacor CEO Quits as Financials Plunge
News Analysis | 3/6/2014 | 2 comments
Longtime chief Ron Frankel says he will give up his post after 13 years as the multiscreen video specialist reports big drops in net income, revenue, and other key numbers.
Dish Kindles TV Everywhere Flame
News Analysis | 3/6/2014 | 5 comments
Dish Network introduces TV Everywhere app for Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX tablets, further expanding the range of multiscreen devices for its pending OTT service.
Roku Sticks It to Google
News Analysis | 3/5/2014 | 11 comments
Roku's new HDMI-connected Streaming Stick is more expensive than Google's Chromecast device, but it comes with a lot more content.
Casa Seizes Early CCAP Lead
News Analysis | 3/5/2014 | 1 comment
Casa Systems and Arris charge ahead as CCAP market takes off in the fourth quarter, leaving Cisco, CommScope, and Harmonic in the dust out of the box.
TiVo Racks Up More Big Gains
News Analysis | 2/27/2014 | 14 comments
The DVR pioneer sets another record by posting 313,000 new cable subscribers for the fourth quarter. Sales topped $100 million for the quarter and $400 million for the year for the first time.
The New Resonant Relationship Between NEPs & Their Customers
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/27/2014 | 2 comments
Operators and network equipment providers are facing uncertainty together, pooling their understanding of what the future might look like. For network equipment providers, this uncertain future has meant becoming even more responsive to the needs of their operator customers, and responding to the network functions virtualization (NFV) challenge.
Cablevision Bounces Back
News Analysis | 2/26/2014 | 13 comments
After suffering across-the-board customer losses in the third quarter, Cablevision posts broadband subscriber gains and lower-than-expected video subscriber losses for the fourth.
Comcast-Netflix: It's Really All About TWC
Breznick Unbound | 2/26/2014 | 9 comments
Two Wall Street analysts contend that Comcast struck a sweetheart peering deal with Netflix now to clear the way for regulatory approval of its proposed $45.2 billion buyout of Time Warner Cable.
After TWC Miss, Charter Looks Inward
News Analysis | 2/21/2014 | 11 comments
After losing TW Cable to Comcast, Charter shifts its main focus back to its own operations while retaining interest in "wisely acquiring subs" from other cable operators.
Momentum Mounts for Cable WiFi
News Analysis | 2/20/2014 | 4 comments
Cable companies have a lot to gain from the next-generation WiFi standards that will be demonstrated at Mobile World Congress next week.
Arris Rides Capex Wave in Q4
News Analysis | 2/20/2014 | 3 comments
Surging shipments of cable and IPTV set-tops, video gateways, and CCAP devices drive higher than expected sales and earnings for equipment vendor.
Chromecast's App Revolution
News Analysis | 2/18/2014 | 13 comments
Google's Chromecast platform now hosts more than a dozen official apps, supports dynamic ad insertion, and is drawing attention from the biggest content companies on the planet.
Is CCAP Already Out of Date?
News Analysis | 2/17/2014 | 8 comments
In an interview with Light Reading, Jeff White, CSO of tech startup Gainspeed, shares his company's views on CCAP and the near-term evolution of cable network architectures.
What's Next for TWC
News Analysis | 2/14/2014 | 10 comments
Comcast and TW Cable execs spell out ambitious upgrade plans for TWC both before and after deal closes.
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Small cells will carry half of all mobile data traffic by 2015, Broadcom is predicting.