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Content tagged with Cable posted in January 2008
Cedar Point Non-Committal About IPO Path
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/30/2008  |  5 comments
VOIP firm will keep its options open as 'interim' CEO Curt Hockemeier steps in to steer the company until it finds a permanent replacement
Harmonic to Tune Up Video Strategy?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/30/2008  |  Post a comment
Harmonic chief declined to pinpoint company's acquisition plans, but said more video tech would offer the best strategic fit
Harmonic Hints at Acquisition Strategy
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/29/2008  |  Post a comment
Company to pursue 'selective acquisitions' after solid Q4 and a successful stock offer that brought in about $142M
Oar in the Water?
The Bauminator  | 
1/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Concurrent claims to be among those on the short-list for cable's secretive, high-level 'Canoe' advanced ad initiative
Bright House Starts Over in Tampa
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/28/2008  |  Post a comment
With more than 23,000 dedicated streams, Concurrent lays claim to what's being billed as the largest deployment of 'Start Over'
The Friday Five
The Bauminator  | 
1/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Calling attention to a handful of other cable things that happened this week...
Getting the Basics
The Bauminator  | 
1/25/2008  |  Post a comment
When it comes to basic sub growth, Insight continues to zig while the rest of the industry is zagging
Concurrent VOD Revenues Dip 5%
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Company-wide revenues rise 3% year-over-year, but are offset by a small decline in Concurrent's on-demand product line
NCTA Takes MDU Row to Court
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/23/2008  |  Post a comment
Pressure group makes good on a threat to seek legal action against the FCC in wake of new rules that would scotch existing MDU contracts
Videotron Plans VOD Upgrade
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/23/2008  |  Post a comment
Picks new back-office system from Concurrent that promises to work with third-party servers and support network-based DVR apps
AT&T Completes a True Triple Play
News Analysis  | 
1/22/2008  |  4 comments
AT&T is launching its first-ever residential VOIP service for U-verse
BigBand Upgrade Touts HD, VOD
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/22/2008  |  Post a comment
New SDV system touts scaleability and redundancy, but will it be enough to drive new deployments and greater revenue?
Symmetricom Expands Cable Play
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/18/2008  |  Post a comment
Probes for monitoring video quality, in IPTV or MPEG forms, give Symmetricom something to talk about besides Docsis timing
TWC to Test Broadband Toll Booth
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/17/2008  |  20 comments
Time Warner Cable is gearing up a usage-based billing model that could replace 'all-you-can-eat' offerings
Plugging the Ad Drain
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/17/2008  |  Post a comment
Cable puts advanced advertising on the front burner to turn the tide of dollars that are flowing toward the Internet
QAM-TUM Leap?
Cable Guy  | 
1/16/2008  |  Post a comment
Say hello to the 'HectoQAM,' the latest in edge QAM design
Moxi Maker Digeo Slashes Staff, Product Line
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/16/2008  |  Post a comment
Just days after big CE confab, DVR firm reverses retail course, shelving high-end hi-def box and laying off half of staff
Bresnan Still Not Sold on 'Switching'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/15/2008  |  Post a comment
Even without switched digital video, the MSO believes it's got the bandwidth to offer 50 HD channels this year
Centillium Unloads DSL Business to Ikanos
News Analysis  | 
1/15/2008  |  Post a comment
Looking to expand its VDSL customer base, Ikanos will purchase the DSL assets of Centillium
FCC Probes Comcast
Peer Pressure  | 
1/15/2008  |  Post a comment
Promised investigation set to begin
Bye Bye, Edge QAMs?
Cable Guy  | 
1/15/2008  |  Post a comment
Will edge QAMs soon go the way of the dinosaur?
Broadband Crystal Ball
The Bauminator  | 
1/14/2008  |  Post a comment
How much capacity will cable need in 2016? Arris CTO is brave enough to take a stab at it
Imagine a Match
BroadBananas  | 
1/14/2008  |  Post a comment
Where have we heard this before? Maybe some operator, the biggest in the world, perhaps...
Imagine Raises the Bandwidth Bar
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/14/2008  |  Post a comment
The startup says it can cram 50% more channels into the same slice of 6 MHz cable spectrum. Is Comcast among its first takers?
BBT Inches Toward DCAS Solution
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/14/2008  |  Post a comment
Consortium edges toward a downloadable conditional access system by completing the code needed for commercial chips
LiquidxStream Enters E-QAM Race
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/14/2008  |  Post a comment
Ex-Videotron exec leads startup LiquidxStream into a crowded 'universal' edge QAM sector
Digeo Revs Up for Retail
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/14/2008  |  1 comment
Its initial launch won't feature tru2way, but still will be interactive, thanks to the box's high-speed IP capabilities
Who's Afraid of tru2way?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/11/2008  |  Post a comment
Not Motorola and Cisco, anyway, when it comes to the platform's implications for retail-ready set-tops and set-top-free digital TVs
Calling Docsis 3.0
The Bauminator  | 
1/11/2008  |  Post a comment
CableLabs hasn't awarded certifications to any Docsis 3.0 modems yet, but at least one vendor already has designs on a modem/VOIP combo
Comcast Feels Like Starting Over
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/11/2008  |  Post a comment
MSO confirms plans to begin rollouts early next year of network-DVR service/architecture championed by Time Warner Cable
CES Slideshow: Show Floor, Part II
Slide Shows  | 
1/10/2008  |  Post a comment
Robotics, regulatory figures, and home networking hubs highlight this photographic look at the CES exhibit hall
FCC Chair Neutral in Two-Way Fight
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/9/2008  |  2 comments
Kevin Martin is noncommittal about throwing in with cable's 'tru2way' approach or the CEA's competing 'DCR Plus' proposal
CES: Roberts Declares Open Season
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/8/2008  |  1 comment
The Comcast chief says cable is rectifying its closed, proprietary history by ushering in an era of openness in consumer electronics
Comcast Fires Up Fancast
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/8/2008  |  2 comments
The MSO starts serving up TV and video directly through the Internet, with community features in the works
Comcast Launches 'Project Infinity'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/8/2008  |  Post a comment
Fires at competition with 1,000 HD 'choices' by year-end and more than 6,000 VOD titles, including about 3,000 in hi-def, on tap for '09
EchoStar Unit Unveils SlingModem
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/8/2008  |  Post a comment
Sling Media used this week's tradeshow to debut its place-shifting box with a Docsis modem baked in
Media Slingers
The Philter  | 
1/7/2008  |  Post a comment
Send your content, well, somewhere else
Cable's 'tru2way' Play
The Bauminator  | 
1/7/2008  |  Post a comment
Take that, DCR Plus!
Cisco Debuts IP Hubs for the Home
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/7/2008  |  Post a comment
New gear announcements from Cisco include set-tops, and modems, and gateways. Oh, my!
Comcast, Panasonic Unveil Portable DVR
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/7/2008  |  Post a comment
Standard-def 'AnyPlay' unit hooks into a docking station that doubles as a traditional digital set-top
HD Hopefuls Abound at CES
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/4/2008  |  Post a comment
Who's got the hi-def lead heading into the monster gadget/media-fest in Vegas?
IPOs Clanked in 2007
News Analysis  | 
1/4/2008  |  6 comments
A few issues went up, but here are the nine that dragged investors down
Insight CTO to Hang Up His Slide Rule
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/4/2008  |  Post a comment
Charlie Dietz is set to retire on January 11, but don't be surprised to see him resurface in some cable-related capacity in the coming months
Moto Plants Seeds for MPEG-4
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/3/2008  |  Post a comment
A family of set-tops shows off MPEG-4 and MoCA support, while a new eMTA looks to extend Moto's lead
Docsis 4.0
The Bauminator  | 
1/3/2008  |  Post a comment
No, really?
PE Firms Buy Euro Carrier
News Analysis  | 
1/3/2008  |  1 comment
Private equity firms grab GTS Central Europe, which operates in five key markets in Central and Eastern Europe
Software May Have Caused Xbox LIVE Problems
News Analysis  | 
1/2/2008  |  Post a comment
Microsoft's Xbox LIVE service experienced major outages for 10 days during the end of December


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