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Content tagged with Cable posted in February 2008
Comcast Aims for SMBs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/29/2008  |  1 comment
Analyst says MSO is gearing up for 'major unveiling' of business-class offering next month, but downplaying wireless infrastructure
Cablevision Faces FiOS
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Stock rises as MSO manages to grow across the board despite mounting competition from Verizon’s completely fiber-fed platform
Charter Hints at Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/27/2008  |  1 comment
The MSO says it's ready to test Docsis 3.0; meanwhile, Q4 results show a record number of phone subscribers added
AT&T Quickens U-verse Pace
News Analysis  | 
2/27/2008  |  3 comments
AT&T's John Stankey talks up U-verse's growth and downplays thoughts of a wireless price war against Verizon
Cox Gets ABC VOD
BroadBananas  | 
2/27/2008  |  Post a comment
But, with a nod to the popular 'Start Over' business model, the prime time content deal includes a no ad-skipping provision
Mediacom Adds $30M to '08 Capex
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/26/2008  |  Post a comment
MSO increases '08 capex for system upgrades, all-digital migrations, SDV, and other moves to free up bandwidth for more hi-def
FCC Mulling New Internet Rules
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/25/2008  |  4 comments
The agency looks ready to move on new rules that would prevent service operators from discriminating against third-party apps
Yahoo, Microsoft Merger Could Aid Telcos
News Analysis  | 
2/22/2008  |  1 comment
A Yahoo/Microsoft marriage could have huge collaborative effects on carriers in the triple-play market
Comcast Pursuing $35 Digital Dongle
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/22/2008  |  10 comments
As envisioned, this relatively bare-bones digital-to-analog converter would play a starring role in the MSO’s ‘all-digital’ strategy
Motorola CMTS Going for the Bronze
The Bauminator  | 
2/22/2008  |  Post a comment
Vendor says it will submit its flagship CMTS to CableLabs for Docsis 3.0 testing when Wave 58 gets underway later this month
Legal Eagles Circle Comcast
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Comcast, already facing an FCC probe over its network management practices, is now the target of a class action suit
Moto Calls Up Wideband CPEs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Vendor aims to keep its product shipment lead with a new line of Docsis 3.0-based modems and embedded multimedia terminal adapters
Kudelski Embeds EmbedICs
The Bauminator  | 
2/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Not that too many people noticed…
Telanetix Touts Telepresence on the Cheap
News Analysis  | 
2/20/2008  |  Post a comment
Telanetix says it is aiming for a telepresence setup that all company employees can use
French Firms Take On Microsoft
News Analysis  | 
2/20/2008  |  3 comments
France Telecom’s is leading a French joint venture that will develop a home networking software platform to rival Microsoft's Mediaroom
The CMTS Horserace
The Bauminator  | 
2/19/2008  |  Post a comment
Cisco still well in front of this three-horse derby...
CMC, Moto Offer Digital Path for MSOs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/19/2008  |  Post a comment
A new platform aims to reclaim analog for more advanced digital services such as HD and VOD
Cablevision Mexico Gets Flash With VOD
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/18/2008  |  Post a comment
Cablevision Mexico takes a flash approach to its video-on-demand service delivery using SeaChange's latest server technology
The Friday Five
The Bauminator  | 
2/15/2008  |  Post a comment
Calling attention to a handful of other cable-related things that happened this week...
Have You Heard About the Fiber?
Raynman  | 
2/15/2008  |  Post a comment
Time Warner did 10 years ago!
Arris Aims to Rebound
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/15/2008  |  Post a comment
Comcast's selection of Thomson as a second source for EMTAs hits Arris hard, but vendor is confident it will bounce back
Carrier Scorecard: Economic Uncertainty
News Analysis  | 
2/14/2008  |  Post a comment
The stalling US economy might be getting ready to take a swing at AT&T, Qwest, and Verizon
Arris Slammed on Q4
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/14/2008  |  Post a comment
Shares dive more than 20% in after-hours trading after vendor reduces Q1 forecasts
Comcast Spreads the Love
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/14/2008  |  Post a comment
MSO says it will lean on switched digital and analog reclamation strategies to free up space for Docsis 3.0 and more HD fare
Comcast Paying for Plaxo?
The Bauminator  | 
2/14/2008  |  Post a comment
But Yahoo and Sprint are clearly off the MSO's acquisition wish list...
Comcast Adds Record 2.5M Subs in '07
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/14/2008  |  Post a comment
Q4 and full-year financials were in-line as MSO replaces basic cable subscribers with new digital cable customers
Femtocells Go Big Time in Barcelona
GSMA News Analysis  | 
2/14/2008  |  4 comments
Femtocells are hot at MWC as operators announce major trials while device vendors partner for new applications and service delivery
Comcast Defends P2P Management
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/13/2008  |  Post a comment
In an 80-page filing with the FCC, the nation’s largest cable operator stresses that it does not block Internet content and P2P apps
Mushroom Networks Bonds With DSL, Cable
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/13/2008  |  Post a comment
Startup claims its agnostic broadband box for businesses can download at speeds up to 65 Mbit/s by fusing together six connections
Comcast Has a 'Blast!' in the Bay
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/11/2008  |  1 comment
MSO pushes the need for speed in the tech-savvy region, as new 16 Mbit/s product spars with AT&T's 10 Mbit/s offering
The Friday Five
The Bauminator  | 
2/8/2008  |  Post a comment
Calling attention to a handful of other cable things that happened this week...
Verizon Sues Charter Over VOIP Patents
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/8/2008  |  Post a comment
Verizon has filed another VOIP patent infringement lawsuit, this time against Charter
CableLabs Issues Tuning Resolver Specs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/8/2008  |  Post a comment
Because TiVo and switched digital video don't mix, the tuning resolver is on its way
FTTH Technology Fracas Continues
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/8/2008  |  Post a comment
All-fiber access is now all but inevitable everywhere, but battles still rage among the three main technology contenders
‘Not Jazzed’ on BigBand
The Bauminator  | 
2/8/2008  |  Post a comment
Analyst tells investors to sit on the sidelines as dueling metrics make it tough to gauge which vendors are winning the SDV market war
BigBand Plays Q4 Loss
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/7/2008  |  2 comments
As expected, the SDV and edge QAM specialist saw lower revenues, net loss in Q4
Insight Doubles Down
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/7/2008  |  Post a comment
The Midwestern MSO debuts a 20 Mbit/s tier, but only on a first-come, first-served basis
TWC 'Starts Over' in HD
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/7/2008  |  Post a comment
Time Warner Cable's push into high-definition offerings now includes an HD version of its Start Over feature
Verizon, AT&T Differ on Content Inspection
News Analysis  | 
2/7/2008  |  6 comments
AT&T has been more proactive than Verizon in looking for ways to deal with copyrighted content on its network
Videotron Update
The Bauminator  | 
2/6/2008  |  Post a comment
Cisco/SA modems for speedier 'Ultimate' tiers are bonding two Docsis channels, and synchronizing everything via a third 'control channel'
Videotron Hits the Gas
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/6/2008  |  2 comments
Canadian MSO pushes the speed envelope with the launch of 30- and 50-Mbit/s services
Time Warner Cable Survives Q4
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/6/2008  |  Post a comment
The MSO didn't blow out the period, but two acquired systems 'turned the corner' to help earnings come out OK
LRTV's Outtake Reel
LRTV CTIA Wireless  | 
2/6/2008  |  Post a comment
Light Reading: When you've gotta have more cowbell. Heck of a slogan, no? Have a look this short LRTV our outtake reel, as introduced by Larry the Monkey and a special guest voiceover guy, and you'll understand why it concludes with the line: 'I've seen mimes with a better command of the language.'
LRTV's Outtake Reel
LRTV Documentaries  | 
2/6/2008  |  1 comment
Light Reading: When you've gotta have more cowbell. Heck of a slogan, no? Have a look this short LRTV our outtake reel, as introduced by Larry the Monkey and a special guest voiceover guy, and you'll understand why it concludes with the line: 'I've seen mimes with a better command of the language.'
Wideband Cometh?
The Bauminator  | 
2/5/2008  |  Post a comment
Videotron is set to announce a 'new very high speed Internet product' likely based on channel bonding techniques found in Docsis 3.0
Vyyo Details Restructuring
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/5/2008  |  Post a comment
The company says staff reductions and a focus on cable products will save $20M annually
Vyyo Cuts 70+ & Closes Israel Office
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/1/2008  |  Post a comment
Spectrum overlay specialist says it will focus solely on cable and move the bulk of its manufacturing to Asia
TVS Makes All-Digital Pitch
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/1/2008  |  Post a comment
Transparent Video Systems is marketing a platform that enables ops to reclaim analog and break the Motorola/Scientific Atlanta duopoly
Terabit Ethernet
The Philter  | 
2/1/2008  |  21 comments
Bob Metcalfe is thinking big (again)


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