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Content tagged with Cable posted in February 2009
Kudelski Wants Its OpenTV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/27/2009  |  1 comment
Kudelski submits proposal valued at $127 million to acquire all the Class A shares of set-top software firm it doesn't already own
Docsis 3.0 Specs Head to the Freezer
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/25/2009  |  Post a comment
CableLabs has locked down the specs to ensure a stable platform and to prevent potential 'feature creep'
Looking Beyond Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/25/2009  |  1 comment
Rouzbeh Yassini says Docsis 3.0 is challenged by its 'bursty' nature and upstream limitations
Bruce, I'm a Cheerleader
The Philter  | 
2/24/2009  |  Post a comment
Cord cutting isn't happening, but I think something huge is about to. Where'd I put my pom poms?
CMC Preps Partners for Enhanced TV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/23/2009  |  Post a comment
Metrocast, BendBroadband, and Sunflower Broadband sign on to beta test 'HITS AxIS,' a centralized platform for enhanced TV apps
Buckeye Picks BigBand for SDV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/23/2009  |  Post a comment
Mid-sized MSO the latest to use switched digital video to free up head room for more hi-def content
SCTE Looks at 3DTV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/19/2009  |  5 comments
Cable standards body kicks off '3D over Cable' project to see if the industry needs a new set of uniform standards for the technology
Cablevision Waiver Catches More Heat
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/18/2009  |  1 comment
The CEA is arguing that a Cablevision's set-top waiver shouldn't have gotten extended to 2010
BigBand Rocks in Q4, But Cuts Jobs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/13/2009  |  Post a comment
Vendor blows out revenue and earnings in Q4, but chops 46 heads as part of a restructuring that will trim opex by $5M per year
Arris Plays Small[er] Ball
The Bauminator  | 
2/13/2009  |  Post a comment
Meet the C4c, a 'compact' version of the vendor's flagship CMTS
Broadband Residue
The Philter  | 
2/12/2009  |  2 comments
Something to consider before switching services
Arris: Solid Q4, But Slow Start to '09
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/12/2009  |  Post a comment
Docsis vendor hits expectations, but warns of a CMTS purchasing 'breather' from Comcast in the first quarter of '09
FTTH Europe: ECI Bags GPON Deal
News Analysis  | 
2/11/2009  |  Post a comment
Israeli vendor has a taker for its new GPON platform; plus other news from the FTTH Council Europe event in snowy Denmark
Moto, Alloptic Tag-Team on RFoG
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/10/2009  |  Post a comment
Motorola formally enters the 'RF over Glass' sector with a deal that gives it exclusive access to Alloptic's family of MicroNodes UPDATED 2:30 PM
Verismo Gets Cable's Vote
The Bauminator  | 
2/9/2009  |  Post a comment
Cable engineers give high marks to platform that could enable digital set-tops to access Web-sourced video fare
Comcast 'Cavalry' Rides Into NoCal
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/9/2009  |  Post a comment
MSO is in process of reclaiming analog spectrum in the Bay Area, a move that will generate headroom for more HD, VoD, and Docsis 3.0
Time Warner Cable's Fiber-licious RFI
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/6/2009  |  2 comments
MSO taking a hard look at how RFoG, EPON, and 10-Gig EPON can help out in greenfields and MDUs, and aid its biz-service plans
Huawei's SDP Coup
EuroBlog  | 
2/6/2009  |  Post a comment
Spanish giant Telefónica puts further faith in Chinese vendor
Shaw Breaks 100-Meg Barrier
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/5/2009  |  4 comments
Canadian MSO gets big bragging rights with a new Docsis 3.0 tier that enables downstream bursts that hit the magical 100-Mbit/s mark
Falling Star?
The Bauminator  | 
2/3/2009  |  Post a comment
Even Moto's set-top unit didn't get through Q4 unscathed
Super Bowl Interruptus
The Bauminator  | 
2/2/2009  |  Post a comment
Comcast: initial investigation suggests porn-interrupted Super Bowl moment 'was an isolated malicious act'
Interview: DT's Randolph Nikutta
News Analysis  | 
2/2/2009  |  Post a comment
Getting interactive with IPTV will take time, patience, and just the right content
Comcast Defends Its VoIP Service
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/2/2009  |  Post a comment
Comcast says its VoIP service does not fall under the new system it is using to manage high-speed Internet traffic UPDATED 2/3 4:30 PM
Deutsche Telekom's Dr. Randolph Nikutta
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/2/2009  |  Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom's head of new media, Randolph Nikutta, tells us that the future of IPTV could be quite stunning. In an interview taped late last year, Nikutta told us the telco is rolling out interactive features in its IPTV service over the next few years, primarily with sports programming. But, he says, the technology exists to allow viewers to be their own directors in the next five to 10 years.


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