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Content tagged with Cable posted in January 2012
CableCARDs Remain a Retail Dud
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/31/2012  |  10 comments
Also: Sky eyes Netflix rival for the UK; SnagFilms scores some Comcast cash; Comcast nets MetroE deal; Cisco vet joins Docsis CPE maker
Synacor IPO Could Fetch $94M
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/30/2012  |  2 comments
TV Everywhere specialist roadshow begins Monday as the company prices its IPO at $10 to $12 per share and reveals a small acquisition
Panasonic Exits US Cable Set-Top Biz
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/30/2012  |  11 comments
Panasonic pulls the rug from under its US cable group despite making headway at Cablevision and Time Warner Cable
ACE Plan Would Let MSOs Sell Old Set-Tops
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/27/2012  |  2 comments
A cable gear supplier has urged the FCC to allow MSOs to sell refurbished boxes, including HD and DVR models, with integrated security
TW Cable Sheds Video Subs, Gains in Broadband
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/26/2012  |  Post a comment
Solid broadband subs gains overshadows loss of 129,000 video customers as MSO pulls in a profit of $564 million
Cable Prepares to Blend Docsis With EPON
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/25/2012  |  2 comments
CableLabs is gearing up to conduct qualification tests on EPON gear that can speak the provisioning language of Docsis
Why Cable Needs EPON Over Coax
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/23/2012  |  32 comments
Someday, Docsis might not be enough. EPoC is one option to keep the cable industry from getting caught flat-footed
NDS Claims Win in EchoStar/Dish Hacking Case
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Also: CableLabs targets 3DTV plugfest; Netflix marketing chief is out; Knology eyes a small acquisition
EchoStar: The Set-Top Survives
LRTV Interviews  | 
1/20/2012  |  Post a comment
With connected TVs coming to the market in various flavors, will that finally be the end of the set-top box? Not exactly, says EchoStar's Michael Hawkey
Google's Fiber Project Hits a Snag
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/19/2012  |  10 comments
Also: L2 CEO arrested for stealing cable service; Time Warner Cable taps DTAs for all-digital move in Maine; former Cox CTO gives advice
Verizon FiOS TV on the Xbox
The Philter  | 
1/14/2012  |  1 comment
11:00 AM Phil checks out Verizon's FiOS TV service on the Microsoft Xbox 360. But why put a subset of its TV service on a gaming console? Verizon's Joe Ambeault explains
CES 2012: Samsung Stays Connected
The Philter  | 
1/13/2012  |  2 comments
10:00 AM With its new TVs, tablets and consumer cameras, Samsung is keeping consumers connected in a way that could make home networks less important
CES 2012: Photos From the Show
Slide Shows  | 
1/12/2012  |  Post a comment
Our walk around the Las Vegas mega-show yields some colorful characters, shiny gadgets and visual stimulation
Comcast Takes New Tech Partners Home
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/10/2012  |  3 comments
Also: Olympics are going 3-D; new cord-cutting stats; Dish tees up free TV Everywhere promo; MSOs join Google's TV ad brigade
Comcast's Skype TV Offer Inches Nearer
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/9/2012  |  Post a comment
Also: Dish updates its iPad app; Pace taps new Americas chief; TW Cable goes with iControl; SeaChange boxes up hybrid set-top software
Comcast Starts to Kiss Analog TV Goodbye
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/6/2012  |  3 comments
Its last analog channels are being sacrificed to free up spectrum for new services, such as Xcalibur
Comcast 'Completes' Docsis 3.0 Rollout
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/5/2012  |  6 comments
A top exec says the MSO's initial D3 deployment is done, setting up the migration to IP video
Netflix Stock Soars on Stats & Speculation
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/5/2012  |  6 comments
Also: TW Cable tests HBO GO, with a catch; Moto trots out CES demos; exec change at Liberty Global; HDTVs are firmly in the mainstream
SCTE's 2012 Priorities
Technically Speaking With SCTE  | 
1/5/2012  |  Post a comment
President and CEO Mark Dzuban outlines the Society's lengthy 'to do' list for the year ahead
NDS Eyes an IPO
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/4/2012  |  1 comment
Also: Roku tees up HDMI-connected Streaming Stick; Netflix sets original series debut; Verizon drops media server hints; cable execs on the move
Entropic Takes $55M Stab at Trident
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/4/2012  |  6 comments
Entropic looks to amp up the competition with Broadcom and Intel as it puts in a 'stalking horse' bid for the set-top assets of troubled Trident
Broadcom Video Gateway SoC Gets 'SlingLoaded'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/4/2012  |  Post a comment
Deal with EchoStar could make it easier for Cisco, Moto and other Broadcom chip customers to integrate Sling Media's TV place-shifting tech

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