Content tagged with Cable/video
Is This Aereo's Back-Up Plan?
News Analysis | 7/9/2014 | 7 comments
Aereo is now arguing that since the Supreme Court has effectively ruled it a cable company, it should have the same rights as a cable operator to license broadcast content.
Comcast Trials Its 'Super DVR'
News Analysis | 7/9/2014 | 17 comments
By connecting three X1 DVRs together, Comcast users can get 'Super DVR' service with the ability to watch and record up to 15 shows at once.
The Big Telecom Switch
Column | 7/9/2014 | 10 comments
There's been a significant switch at the top of the telcos' list of priorities – monetizing networks has edged building networks from the top of the pile.
South Korea Tops 4K TV List
News Analysis | 7/7/2014 | 1 comment
In a new 'State of the Internet' report from Akamai, South Korea, Japan, and Hong Kong rank as the most 4K-ready nations, based on sustained broadband speeds.
Cable & OTT: Do We Hear Wedding Bells?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/3/2014 | 5 comments
Cable and over-the-top (OTT) providers are striking up an unusual friendship, yet this unexpected pairing may lead to profitability for both sides, once some significant challenges are hurdled.
FCC: Are You Being Served?
News Analysis | 7/2/2014 | 8 comments
With the start of Connect America Phase II, the FCC is accepting challenges on whether individual census blocks are being adequately served by existing broadband providers.
Wartoad: Telecom Rock Gods
LRTV Documentaries | 6/30/2014 | 3 comments
A 'Behind the Music' rockumentary charting the decline and fall of the telco show circuit's biggest, and only, ever band.
Can Google Get TV Right?
Breznick Unbound | 6/26/2014 | 13 comments
In yet another attempt to conquer the TV set, Google is launching its Android TV operating system for the big video screen. But will it succeed where other attempts have failed?
Huawei Plugs Distributed CCAP
News Analysis | 6/26/2014 | 3 comments
Jumping into an already crowded market, Huawei is promoting a Distributed Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) solution that also supports the new DOCSIS 3.1 spec.
Leading Lights 2014 Winners Video
LRTV Documentaries | 6/26/2014 | 1 comment
See what the winners of this year's Leading Lights awards had to say when we put them in front of a TV camera immediately after accepting their gongs at our gala dinner.
Supreme Court Halts Aereo's Flight
News Analysis | 6/25/2014 | 47 comments
The Supremes ruled that Aereo's business model of transmitting TV signals over the web constitutes a public performance and therefore violates US copyright law.
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