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Content tagged with Cable posted in October 2009
CableLabs Opens 'TV Everywhere' Info Spigot
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/30/2009  |  Post a comment
An RFI seeking out a common technical framework for online video could evolve into a formal specifications effort by Q2 2010
Arris Crafting Its Own Video Sling
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/30/2009  |  Post a comment
Video place-shifting is just one 'TV Everywhere'-like feature that could grace a multimedia cable gateway that Arris is cooking up for MSOs
Cox's Jeff Finkelstein: Why Cable Wants IPTV
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/30/2009  |  Post a comment
Migrating video services to the IP domain was the dominant theme at this year's SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Denver. Cox Communications Inc.'s director of network architecture explains why the idea has risen on operator agendas and offers an idea of how many channels might have to be set aside to bridge cable's video lineup to the IP world
S-CDMA Gets a Sponsor
The Bauminator  | 
10/29/2009  |  Post a comment
1:25 PM Cox and Moto are conducting a 90-day field test of the upstream-boosting technology on an 'ugly node'
Comcast Forges 'Excalibur' for IPTV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/28/2009  |  2 comments
Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony!
Rogers Seeks Tru2way Alternative
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10/28/2009  |  Post a comment
Tru2way could fall off the table as Canadian MSO starts to vet out a more Web-like, IP-capable interactive platform of the future
SCTE Expo: MSOs Prep IPTV Push
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10/28/2009  |  Post a comment
MSOs want IPTV, but they're still mulling how to get there without breaking the bank or abandoning their massive RF video investments
G.hn No Slam Dunk With Service Providers
News Analysis  | 
10/28/2009  |  Post a comment
Confusion still exists around global home networking standard that lacks compatibility with everything deployed today
Craddock's Back
The Bauminator  | 
10/28/2009  |  Post a comment
8:35 AM Former Comcaster's retirement is short-lived as he takes on the CTO post at PCT International
TV Execs: Don't Be Distracted by 'TV Everywhere'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/27/2009  |  Post a comment
MSO and programming execs say cable must keep its eye on its core businesses as hype around 'TV Everywhere' continues to build
The Ultimate Cable Modem
The Bauminator  | 
10/27/2009  |  26 comments
5:40 PM 32 bonded channels, 1.2 Gbit/s downstream bursts? Sure, why not?
Comcast Web TV Trial: 10,000 Being Served
The Bauminator  | 
10/27/2009  |  Post a comment
2:00 PM MSO keeps adding subs to its 'On Demand Online' tech trial ahead of a national launch expected for later this year
Netflix Grabs Another Gaming Console
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/27/2009  |  5 comments
The company's 'Watch Instantly' streaming service will soon be available on Sony's PS3
Comcast Wired for Tru2way by Year's End
The Bauminator  | 
10/27/2009  |  Post a comment
9:05 AM Comcast to be tru2way-ready by the end of '09, but exec puts the platform's retail aspirations into question
Comcast Clicking With EBIF
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/27/2009  |  Post a comment
Tru2way will factor in longer-term, but Comcast exec says more than 60% of MSO's plant is wired up with the simpler enhanced TV platform
Discovery Exec: Free Web TV Is a Biz Kill
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/26/2009  |  Post a comment
Don't expect the Hulu-ization of Discovery's stable of nets so long as the Web-centric service continues to rely on a free, ad-supported business model
Telus CTO Ibrahim Gedeon: Net Neutrality
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/26/2009  |  2 comments
Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO of Telus, shares his nearly stream-of-consciousness view on network neutrality and makes a distinction between when a carrier should support a service end-to-end and when it should hand off that responsibility to another party
Comcast COO: Nat'l Platform Key to Interactive Ads
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/26/2009  |  1 comment
Comcast's Steve Burke says the key to convincing advertisers to embrace interactive and targeted ads is to use a national platform
Cox Business's Kristine Faulkner: Local Matters
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/23/2009  |  Post a comment
Cox Business is making its mark by moving small and mid-sized enterprises off traditional phone networks. And, as its VP of product development explains, the company is also seeing a change in the way businesses use video, a core cable service
Is Wideband's Upstream Ready to Go Mainstream?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/21/2009  |  Post a comment
Arris exec predicts faster upstream speeds using Docsis 3.0 channel bonding could become 'commonplace' by 2011
Chip Firms Prepare for Home Networking Faceoff
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/21/2009  |  Post a comment
A co-op of Entropic and Intellon may strengthen ties between MoCA and HomePlug and lay the ground for a war with the G.hn standard
Cedar Point Softens Up, Tries On IMS
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/19/2009  |  Post a comment
Vendor looks to regain its cable mojo and rejuvenate growth prospects by targeting IMS and PacketCable 2.0
Microtune Notes 10% Layoff
The Bauminator  | 
10/16/2009  |  Post a comment
4:10 PM Some top execs will feel the pinch too, in the form of a 5% salary cut
Cable's Canoe Heads for Scalable Waters
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/15/2009  |  Post a comment
Canoe has not set a date for the maiden voyage of its interactive ad campaign, but says the scalable platform it will run on will be ready by year's end
Shaw Maxing Out on 100-Meg
The Bauminator  | 
10/15/2009  |  Post a comment
3:55 PM Canadian MSO deploys 'Nitro' in three more cities, delivering the Docsis 3.0 tier to a total of 3.6M homes
Charter's Chapter 11 Adds a Page
The Bauminator  | 
10/15/2009  |  Post a comment
11:05 AM MSO could get out of the woods by mid-December if latest restructuring deal passes muster
CableWatch: TV Everywhere's Ad Scramble
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/14/2009  |  Post a comment
Programmers to determine Web TV ad placements, and Comcast could be inching closer to NBCU
Analyst Says Camiant Turned Down Juniper & Starent
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/12/2009  |  5 comments
With a sizable customer base and wireless growth prospects still ahead, the policy management firm is apparently happy to go it alone
Action on the Home Front
EuroBlog  | 
10/12/2009  |  Post a comment
9:40 AM M&A speculation follows home networking standards result for the ITU
Cable-Tec Expo '09: The Hot List
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/12/2009  |  1 comment
Cable IPTV, wireless connections, ITV, taking Docsis 3.0 upstream, and hanging with Huawei... here's our list of hot topics and to-dos for the big show in Denver
Intel Wants In on Set-Top Waiver Action
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/8/2009  |  Post a comment
Intel wants the FCC to allow the use of set-tops that can ship protected video around the house using IP digital outputs
Netgear's Big in Japan
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/8/2009  |  Post a comment
Netgear's Docsis 3.0 modem strategy gets a boost by way of Japan's largest cable MSO and its speedy 160 Mbit/s downstream tier
Arris Dips on Downgrade
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/6/2009  |  1 comment
Shares tumble more than 9 percent amid worries that Arris won't be able to maintain margin levels as Docsis 3.0 upgrades taper off
Cable-Tec Expo Tries Something New
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/5/2009  |  Post a comment
SCTE returns at a new time, with new themes, and a new opening gambit
Nagravision Joins DTA Waiver Parade
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/2/2009  |  Post a comment
The company becomes the sixth to get an FCC waiver on integrated security. Nagra's next crusades: SimulCrypt and downloadable security


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