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Content tagged with Cable posted in October 2010
MoCA Goes Over the Top
The Bauminator  | 
10/29/2010  |  Post a comment
12:20 PM MoCA is largely a service provider play, but recent Boxee trial shows some retail potential for the technology
Arris Rides Docsis Roller Coaster in Q3
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/28/2010  |  Post a comment
Shipments of Docsis CPE hits a three-year high as demand for wideband modems accelerates, but CMTS shipments reaches a two-year low
Comcast Loses 275K Video Subscribers in Q3
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/27/2010  |  8 comments
MSO shed 275,000 basics in Q3 as it continues to invest in and expand its content distribution network
CableLabs, Studios Back TV Everywhere Registry
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/27/2010  |  Post a comment
Comcast and Rovi also behind project that will apply universal ID codes to millions of video titles and a variety of device formats
Verismo Gives Cable an OTT Weapon of Its Own
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/26/2010  |  11 comments
MSOs attacking other MSOs with subscription video services? Crazier things have happened
Photos: SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2010
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/26/2010  |  Post a comment
A visual recap of last week's big cable show in the Big Easy
G.hn Chips Away at Product Promises
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/25/2010  |  Post a comment
Sigma Designs is first to announce a G.hn chipset, but don't expect to see the home-networking technology in action until mid-2011
Huawei Expands Its Cable CPE Universe
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/22/2010  |  1 comment
DTAs, Docsis cable modems, and tru2way set-tops – oh my!
Cable-Tec Expo: Lack of Standards Hinders 3DTV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/22/2010  |  2 comments
The energy could be sapped from 3DTV's momentum in the absence of common technical ground that can be applied across industries
It's Leadership, Stupid
Rewired  | 
10/21/2010  |  2 comments
5:15 PM Six US nominees are on the Intelligent Community Forum list of 21, and guess what they have in common? It ain't size
Panasonic Names US Cable Leader
The Bauminator  | 
10/21/2010  |  2 comments
4:55 PM David Nicholas tasked with moving the needle at Panasonic as it attempts to make another run at the US cable box market
Cisco Pops Pay-As-You-Go CMTS Play
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/21/2010  |  Post a comment
Cisco could disrupt the CMTS market with a new licensing model that lets MSOs only pay for the capacity they need
CTAM Summit: 3DTV Is Poised to Pop
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/20/2010  |  Post a comment
Programming exec predicts there will be as many as 40 dedicated 3D channels within five years
Cable-Tec Expo: What's the Magic IPTV Number?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/20/2010  |  Post a comment
Cable's debating how many 6MHz channels will be needed for IP video simulcasts, but 16 appears to be the agreed-upon long-term answer
BigBand Plots Plans for Comcast's CMAP
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/20/2010  |  Post a comment
BigBand raises QAM density bar with 40-port blade that snaps into its Media Services Platform, with an eye on Comcast's big box initiative
Cisco's Video Ambitions Go Network-Wide
News Analysis  | 
10/19/2010  |  3 comments
The Medianet concept is expanding to turn the network into the platform for connecting and transcoding video – with Cisco leading the way
CableLabs Preps iPad App Framework
The Bauminator  | 
10/19/2010  |  3 comments
5:45 PM CableLabs 'proof-of-concept' seeks out a common way for MSOs to develop apps that link iPads to older, non-IP set-tops using EBIF
Time Warner Cable Hints at Video CDN Plan
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/19/2010  |  Post a comment
MSO exec references architecture featuring two master libraries, six regional caches, and 65 edge streaming locations
Javelin Partners Up
The Bauminator  | 
10/19/2010  |  1 comment
9:15 AM Arris to hawk Javelin's new line of upstream-expanding cable taps and modules
Cable-Tec Expo Tchotchke Alert!
The Bauminator  | 
10/19/2010  |  Post a comment
8:00 AM And now a message from the Shameless Plug Department
Verivue Buys CoBlitz to Help Telcos
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/19/2010  |  4 comments
Verivue snaps up a media distribution switch to help telcos optimize over-the-top traffic on their broadband networks
Casa's CMTS Gets Dense
The Bauminator  | 
10/18/2010  |  Post a comment
4:00 PM Cable IPTV is a big target for a new Casa CMTS that supports modules with 64 downstream and upstream ports
Docsis Gets Its EPON On
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/18/2010  |  Post a comment
CableLabs is close to releasing a spec for business services that grafts Docsis provisioning to EPON
SeaChange Gives VoD a Shot of 'Adrenalin'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/18/2010  |  Post a comment
SeaChange unveils TV Everywhere back-office service delivery software just as a cable-backed newcomer, BNI Video, starts to nip at its heels
Telcordia Warns of 'Digital Pearl Harbor'
News Analysis  | 
10/18/2010  |  3 comments
Sizable cyber attack not only possible, but likely, if the networking industry doesn't change its negligent ways
The New CableCARD Rules
The Bauminator  | 
10/15/2010  |  Post a comment
Here's a snapshot of what else went into the FCC's shot at CableCARD reform
Cable Guys Buck Up for BNI Video
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/15/2010  |  2 comments
Comcast, Time Warner Cable invest millions in video back-office firm that's poised to help cable compete with Netflix and other OTT threats
Video Gets Squeezed
Craig's A-List  | 
10/15/2010  |  2 comments
6:00 AM There's another wave of compression waiting to happen
FCC Opens the Way for More HD-DTAs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/14/2010  |  2 comments
Cable chip and box makers could get a healthy lift after the FCC exempts the deployment of one-way, HD-capable DTA boxes
FCC Shoots Down TiVo's SDV Proposal
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/14/2010  |  2 comments
The FCC approved several rules aimed at fixing the CableCARD approach, but TiVo's 'IP Backchannel' idea didn't make the cut
Cisco ASR 9000: Nonstop Video
Video Resources  | 
10/14/2010  |  Post a comment
Cisco ASR 9000 delivers non-stop video experience as has been proven by Miercom test. When Miercom removed a controller (RSP) card from an active ASR 9000, traffic continued to flow as if nothing had happened. Cisco is so confident we show it live.
Javelin Jabs at Gigabit Cable Upstream
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/13/2010  |  2 comments
Javelin has quietly developed a line of modules and taps to help cable build fresh upstream capacity above the 1GHz ceiling
Vidiom Pitches Prepackaged Cable IPTV
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10/13/2010  |  Post a comment
Verimatrix, BigBand, Avail-TVN, and Harmonic among partners for company's 'turnkey' IPTV platform for Tier 2/3 MSOs
Cable SDV Makes Bid for a Tech Renaissance
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/12/2010  |  Post a comment
Expected growth from Comcast and Charter, and potential for Tier 2/3 MSOs to jump in, led Heavy Reading to bump up 2010 SDV estimates
Telus Turns to AlcaLu for Digital Store
News Analysis  | 
10/7/2010  |  1 comment
The Canadian service provider is AlcaLu's first announced customer for a managed and hosted app store service
NDS Cracks the US Cable Code
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/5/2010  |  Post a comment
Pitching integration know-how and other professional services – not cable products tweaked for the US – helps UK-based NDS gain ground
HBO Is GO for Google TV
The Bauminator  | 
10/4/2010  |  Post a comment
1:30 PM Google's upcoming TV platform to get a premium shot in the arm with HBO's 'authenticated' broadband video offering
Avail-TVN Bankrolls $30M TV Everywhere Play
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/4/2010  |  Post a comment
Company spending big on central 'super' headend with 5 petabytes of storage that will ship video to TVs, PCs, iPads, and smartphones
Recovery Act Finale
Craig's A-List  | 
10/1/2010  |  Post a comment
5:50 PM Oh yeah, the deadline for that stimulus money happened
Q&A: ivi Inc. Founder & CEO Todd Weaver
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/1/2010  |  3 comments
Weaver says he won't back down from a copyright fight that pits the Web TV startup against the ‘Big Four’ broadcasters
Open Up & Say: 'TV Everywhere'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
10/1/2010  |  4 comments
TradeHarbor targets cable customer care and on-the-go video services with voice-based sign-on and authentication


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