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Content tagged with Cable posted in January 2007
Comcast Appeals CableCARD Ruling
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/30/2007  |  Post a comment
Comcast Corp.has made good on its threat to challenge the FCC's upcoming ban on integrated digital cable set-top boxes
Alcatel-Lucent Unveils IPTV Strategy
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1/30/2007  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent benches its internal developments and rallies around Microsoft for its IPTV software
Surveys: Internet Traffic Touched by YouTube
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1/29/2007  |  11 comments
Internet video now a bigger piece of network traffic than P2P file-sharing
MSOs Switch Digital Gears
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1/26/2007  |  Post a comment
Big North American cable operators are finally beginning to roll out switched digital broadcast technology
France Telecom: 'More IPTV, Please'
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1/26/2007  |  2 comments
French incumbent, with 600,000 telco TV users, wants other carriers to join with large IPTV deployments
Decentral.tv Joins Video Fray
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1/26/2007  |  Post a comment
Decentral.tv hopes its upcoming video sharing platform, kyte, will unite mobile users and Web users in real-time UPDATED 2/1 10AM
Google's Powerline Play
News Analysis  | 
1/25/2007  |  4 comments
Interference on the muni WiFi network has Google looking at a powerline option, an analyst says
Iskratel Partners for IPTV Package
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1/25/2007  |  Post a comment
Slovenian vendor has licensed some IPTV middleware assets and assembled a set of partners to build a complete IPTV package
RGB & EGT Go to the Edge
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1/25/2007  |  Post a comment
RGB Networks and EGT are both bringing out network edge products to help MSOs process new video services and content elements
Cablevision Switches With BigBand
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/24/2007  |  1 comment
Cablevision has rolled out switched digital broadcast technology in its New York area cable system with BigBand
Sources: Nortel Planning IPTV Acquisitions
News Analysis  | 
1/24/2007  |  5 comments
Industry sources say Nortel is shifting its IPTV strategy away from partnerships and more towards technology ownership
Broadcom's $2.2B Confession
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1/24/2007  |  2 comments
Founder Henry Nicholas didn't benefit from back-dated options, but he shares the blame for them, a Broadcom report states
Cable Confronts Bandwidth Crunch
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/24/2007  |  23 comments
The cable industry has finally started dealing with the prospect of an impending bandwidth shortage
Acme Packet Breaks Through
Cable Guy  | 
1/23/2007  |  Post a comment
Acme Packet has finally cracked the cable cone of silence
Moto Broadband Gains Stand Out
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/22/2007  |  Post a comment
Despite its disappointing Q4 numbers, Motorola recorded very strong broadband equipment sales
Will Harmonic Keep Singing Solo?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/18/2007  |  1 comment
Industry sources say Harmonic must either get bigger to survive or find itself a larger suitor
Tellabs CTO Retires
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1/18/2007  |  2 comments
Tellabs is going without a CTO as Tom Gruenwald retires
The Year of Home Security?
Cable Guy  | 
1/18/2007  |  Post a comment
uControl is counting on broadband service providers to add home security
Cisco's Consumer Branding Crisis
News Analysis  | 
1/18/2007  |  20 comments
Cisco's marketing expertise won't help with its consumer-electronics plans, analysts say
Skypsters Fast Forward to Internet TV
News Analysis  | 
1/17/2007  |  2 comments
They turned voice communications on its head, and now Skype's founders are set to do the same in the IPTV world
Terayon Preps for Likely Auction
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/17/2007  |  2 comments
The long-awaited bidding contest for Terayon is heating up
Brightcove Bags $59.5 Million
News Analysis  | 
1/17/2007  |  1 comment
Company will use the new money to forge new media partnerships and to expand internationally
CES Hosting Talent
The Philter  | 
1/16/2007  |  5 comments
This post is not about Web servers
Analysts Like Arris/Tandberg TV Duo
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1/16/2007  |  Post a comment
Financial and industry analysts generally lauded the bold move by Arris to scoop up digital video specialist Tandberg
CES: A Look Back in Pictures
Slide Shows  | 
1/16/2007  |  1 comment
Big TVs, hot handhelds, robots, and regulators marked CES 2007. Here's another installment of photos from the show
Arris Pounces on Tandberg TV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/15/2007  |  2 comments
Cable systems vendor offers $1.2 billion for encoding specialist Tandberg TV
Terayon Reveals New Warts
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1/12/2007  |  Post a comment
Restatements for the past four years might drive some buyers away from Terayon, one analyst thinks
Say No to CableCARDs?
Cable Guy  | 
1/12/2007  |  Post a comment
Smaller cable operators are worked up about the FCC's rejection of Comcast's request for a waiver of the upcoming integrated set-top ban
Cisco Adapts to iTV
News Analysis  | 
1/12/2007  |  3 comments
Upcoming Cisco networked device will allow media sharing in the home and access to all kinds of IP content from the Internet
Comcast Cries CableCARD Foul
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1/11/2007  |  Post a comment
Says it will appeal the FCC's denial of its plea for a waiver from CableCARDs
Cablevision Optimizes Biz Connections
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1/11/2007  |  Post a comment
Optimum Lightpath plugs into 2,000 commercial buildings in New York
FCC to Comcast: 'No Waiver for You'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/11/2007  |  5 comments
Set-top security rules are going to be enforced, FCC chairman says at CES
Broadcom, Conexant Intro Dueling Chips
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/10/2007  |  Post a comment
Pair have come out with competing integrated chipsets for digital cable set-top boxes
Start Over Time Again
Cable Guy  | 
1/10/2007  |  Post a comment
When it comes to the Start Over service, it's awards time for everyone
CES: Cisco Preps Home Invasion
News Analysis  | 
1/9/2007  |  23 comments
CEO John Chambers's CES keynote focuses on the new, simpler home network Cisco dreams of building
Comcast & Cox Deal Set-Tops at CES
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1/9/2007  |  Post a comment
Two of the nation's four biggest MSOs have inked new deals to back digital cable-ready TV and set-tops based on standards
Integra5 Strikes Again
Cable Guy  | 
1/9/2007  |  Post a comment
Has developed the ability to send short text messages from cellphone to TV
Verizon Dresses FiOS for CES Appeal
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1/8/2007  |  Post a comment
But only FiOS customers with new Moto boxes will get enjoy the new Internet video, gaming, remote DVR programming features
InGrid Senses a Broadband Monitoring Craze
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/8/2007  |  1 comment
InGrid officials think new broadband and wireless technologies can be used by consumers to watch what's going on at home
Telcos Should Watch Apple's iTV
News Analysis  | 
1/8/2007  |  4 comments
Sharing PC-based digital content sounds great, but Internet TV pioneers say Apple's upcoming iTV device may be a tough sell
BigBand's Big Bucks Guys
Cable Guy  | 
1/5/2007  |  Post a comment
If you've been wondering how much the top guys at BigBand Networks make, wonder no more
Cerent, Calix Founder Forms Optical Startup
News Analysis  | 
1/5/2007  |  13 comments
Michael Hatfield has started Cyan Optics, another broadband access-ish sort of startup (we think)
2006 Top Ten: Cable Tech Deals
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/4/2007  |  Post a comment
Moto mojo dominates this look back at the biggest cable tech deals of 2006
Cable Modem Shipments Hit 7 Million
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/3/2007  |  Post a comment
Combined worldwide shipments of cable data and voice modems surged to another record high in the third quarter
Small Cablers Plan Sub-$100 Set-Tops
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/2/2007  |  Post a comment
Three cable operators are working to license a new set-top that could challenge Cisco and Motorola in smaller markets
Preparing for the Year of the Pig
BroadBananas  | 
1/2/2007  |  Post a comment
Good tidings for the cable industry with Chinese New Year around the corner


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