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Content tagged with Cable posted in January 2009
Comcast Gives WiFi a Try
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/30/2009  |  1 comment
MSO, with some help from Cablevision, has launched a WiFi trial covering about 100 NJ Transit commuter rail stations
Cable Softness
The Bauminator  | 
1/29/2009  |  Post a comment
MSO capex will certainly dip in '09, but in one analyst's view, Harmonic should fare better than BigBand
AT&T vs. Verizon
The Philter  | 
1/29/2009  |  Post a comment
Battling for customers in the flat fields of Frisco, Texas
Thomson Revamps, Tackles Debts
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2009  |  Post a comment
French video, VoIP, and IPTV vendor Thomson needs to sell assets to balance its books as its Q4 revenues tumble
BigBand Settles Up
The Bauminator  | 
1/29/2009  |  Post a comment
And it won't cost all that much
Frisco Fiber Fight
Slide Shows  | 
1/29/2009  |  3 comments
Photo evidence of the telco turf war happening in North Texas
Camiant Plugs Policy Server Power
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/27/2009  |  Post a comment
Vendor claims its policy server touches 70% of all deployed cable modems in North America
BigBand Edge QAM Plays 1 GHz
The Bauminator  | 
1/27/2009  |  Post a comment
Unique feature or just table stakes?
Symmetricom: It's Time to Cut Back
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/22/2009  |  Post a comment
Expects to cut 11 percent of its workforce this year to keep expenses in check, but the cable sector could provide a silver lining
Delta Stays Analog
The Bauminator  | 
1/21/2009  |  Post a comment
Set-top waiver not enough to spur all-digital move in tiny Point Roberts
RCN Almost Done 'Crushing' Analog
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/21/2009  |  Post a comment
MSO is on track to meet an FCC deadline, free up capacity required to beef up its HD and VoD menus, and clear room for Docsis 3.0
Comcast Faces VoIP Probe
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/20/2009  |  7 comments
FCC wonders if MSO's new 'protocol agnostic' bandwidth management system discriminates against over-the-top VoIP applications
Cablevision Scores Set-Top Waiver Extension
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/20/2009  |  1 comment
FCC allows MSO to use SmartCard-based boxes through 2010, giving Cablevision enough time to develop a downloadable security system
ADB CEO: Software Key to Tru2way Mastery
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/20/2009  |  Post a comment
ADB hopes to outdo its tru2way rivals by tightly integrating set-tops with middleware from its Osmosys unit
Broadcom: Sub-$50 Docsis 3.0 Modem in Sight
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/15/2009  |  9 comments
Says component integration and bill of materials for new 320 Mbit/s wideband modem chip will help vendors breach a new pricing threshold
Does Thomson Need Help?
EuroBlog  | 
1/14/2009  |  Post a comment
French vendor might benefit from bailout funds
EchoStar, TiVo Play Patent Ping Pong
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/14/2009  |  1 comment
The Patent office is re-examining the validity of TiVo's 'Time Warp' patent, giving EchoStar and Dish a glimmer of hope in the DVR case
Comcast: No New Moto Deal
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/14/2009  |  Post a comment
Comcast denies report that it awarded Moto a deal for up to 100,000 EMTAs, while Thomson says reports of a recall are inaccurate
Verizon Plants FiOS in AT&T's Backyard
News Analysis  | 
1/13/2009  |  12 comments
Game On! Verizon will offer FiOS in some AT&T-served neighborhoods by the end of February
CES Photos: WTF?
The Philter  | 
1/12/2009  |  Post a comment
I saw a lot. Understood very little
DCAS Can Wait
The Bauminator  | 
1/12/2009  |  Post a comment
Long live the CableCARD... and Cisco and Motorola's set-top security margins
CES Photos: Mobile Video, Moving Pictures
Slide Shows  | 
1/12/2009  |  Post a comment
Video on the go requires some high-powered handsets and a finely tuned network. Or a car with a huge trunk
CES Photos: TV 2010
Slide Shows  | 
1/12/2009  |  2 comments
What will TV look like in the next year?
Chinese MSO Does IPTV With Microsoft
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/12/2009  |  4 comments
Microsoft's Mediaroom IPTV platform has been deployed by Chinese cable operator Guangzhou Digital Media Group
CES Photos: Casually Seeking Android
Slide Shows  | 
1/11/2009  |  Post a comment
In Las Vegas, an Android-hunt
Cable's 'Dream Set-Top'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/11/2009  |  3 comments
Time Warner Cable exec outlines features with which sophisticated tru2way retail boxes will whet consumer appetites
Tru2way: Remote Chances
The Bauminator  | 
1/10/2009  |  Post a comment
CableLabs is considering HDMI-CEC as an official extension to tru2way
FCC's Martin Harps on Tru2way
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/10/2009  |  4 comments
FCC Chairman says cable's platform for interoperable retail set-tops and digital TVs is 'closed' and hinders product innovation
Thomson Tees Up Tru2way Box
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/9/2009  |  Post a comment
Firm has quietly developed an HD box based on the CableLabs platform, and expects to introduce a DVR version sometime in 2010
CES Wireless & Cable Buzz
The Philter  | 
1/9/2009  |  Post a comment
Android sightings and a some tru2way cooling off
CES: 2Wire Brings Apps Home
News Analysis  | 
1/9/2009  |  Post a comment
Modular home gateway targets what 2Wire says is a growing carrier interest in getting a cut of the network applications business
Digeo HD-DVR Enters Retail Waters
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/9/2009  |  Post a comment
Paul Allen-backed firm resets retail strategy with a $799 HD-DVR that has a 500-Gbyte hard drive and 1080p resolution capabilities
CES Photos: Microsoft Madness
Slide Shows  | 
1/8/2009  |  Post a comment
10 photos from last evening's opening keynote at the 2009 International CES
Microsoft's Promise: TV Anytime You Want It
News Analysis  | 
1/8/2009  |  7 comments
With a new IPTV feature and more Xbox enhancements, anytime is prime time for consumer access to video entertainment
Cisco Goes Consumer
Craig's A-List  | 
1/7/2009  |  Post a comment
It's not in the device market... yet
First Look: Evolution's CableCARD
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/7/2009  |  Post a comment
Evolution Broadband offers a sneak peak at its new CableCARD, a security module that'll match up with a new line of tru2way set-tops
Comcast Goes 'Protocol Agnostic' Everywhere
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/6/2009  |  Post a comment
MSO makes good on its pledge to deploy a new bandwidth management system by the end of '08 that doesn't discriminate against P2P apps
Ziggo Preps Docsis 3.0 Launch
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/5/2009  |  Post a comment
Dutch MSO places 'large initial order' for wideband gear from Arris as it braces for fiber-fed competition from incumbent telco KPN UPDATED 1/6 3:35 PM
The Xbox X-Factor
The Philter  | 
1/2/2009  |  Post a comment
Microsoft can leapfrog Cisco and Apple with a strong move to embrace media adapters
BBT Notches First Install
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/2/2009  |  Post a comment
Cable Nebraska gives BBT's 'downloadable' conditional access system and MPEG-4-based video platform a shot


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