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Content tagged with Cable posted in February 2010
Photos: Cable Next-Gen Broadband Strategies 2010
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2/26/2010  |  Post a comment
Here are some quick pics from our latest cable-centric event in Denver. And, yes, the snow did come... eventually
Comcast: Upstream Bonding Tests Yield 'Sustained' 75 Mbit/s
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2/26/2010  |  Post a comment
MSO exec says lab and field trials of upstream channel bonding are hitting the 75-Mbit/s mark, while some lab trials are holding bursts of 100 Mbit/s
Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick: Docsis 3.0
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/26/2010  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's top cable analyst Alan Breznick fields questions about Docsis 3.0 deployments, applications, and, of course, the speeds and feeds
Comcast Proposes Its God Box
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/25/2010  |  1 comment
MSO is close to releasing the hardware specs on the Converged Multiservice Access Platform, a super-dense box that combines CMTS and QAM functions UPDATED 2/26 5:40 PM
MWC 2010 Photos: NEC Booth Tour
Slide Shows  | 
2/25/2010  |  1 comment
What did NEC have to show off at this year's Mobile World Congress? We invaded its booth with a photographer to find out
Clearwire's 'Jazzed' About Results
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/24/2010  |  1 comment
Clearwire reported its biggest subscriber increase ever in Q4 2009
Arris Beats Cisco in CMTS for '09
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2/23/2010  |  Post a comment
Infonetics says a hearty sales surge in Q4 allowed Arris to keep its newly gotten edge over perennial market leader Cisco
MSO Taking the MPEG-4 Plunge
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2/23/2010  |  Post a comment
Zito Media, an MSO run by former Adelphia exec James Rigas, hopes to get the most bang out of its limited bandwidth as it upgrades to digital
Comcast Eyeing 250-Meg Docsis 3.0?
The Bauminator  | 
2/22/2010  |  Post a comment
11:00 AM Comcast's reported exploration of a 250-Mbit/s service may indicate the MSO's considering an IPTV simulcast
PPC Plucks Evolution Broadband
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/18/2010  |  Post a comment
But Evolution Digital will remain independent and continue to develop and sell DTAs, TiVo boxes, and headend systems to Tier 2 and 3 cable MSOs
TiVo: Cable Should Love It Some IP
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2/18/2010  |  Post a comment
TiVo, still no fan of tru2way, says an upstream IP path to cable headends and metadata can remedy the ills of the retail set-top market
Shaw Preps 1-Gig Jig
The Bauminator  | 
2/18/2010  |  2 comments
11:30 AM Canadian MSO pulls a Google with speedy fiber trial
Synacor Sizes Up ‘TV Everywhere’
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2/18/2010  |  Post a comment
Synacor's crafted an authentication system that could apply to MSO video portals as well as sites operated by programmers
Moto: S-CDMA Starting to Spread
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2/16/2010  |  Post a comment
CMTS maker says MSOs in the US, South America, Europe, and Asia have switched on the upstream-boosting technology
CBS Mulls 'March Madness' Cross-Platform Play
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2/12/2010  |  Post a comment
CBS Sports.com GM & SVP Jason Kint says he's exploring ways to bring the popular 'March Madness On Demand' service to broadband-fed TVs
Moto Wants to Do the Splits
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2/11/2010  |  Post a comment
The sale is off! Moto now plans to spin its mobile phone and set-top biz and its mobile networks unit into two independent, publicly traded companies
Branson Ups Battle With BT
EuroBlog  | 
2/11/2010  |  Post a comment
2:45 PM Goateed entrepreneur aims to be a bigger pain in BT's rear end
Arris Expects Less From Comcast in 2010
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2/11/2010  |  Post a comment
Vendor expects sales to Comcast to be down this year, but is hopeful that shipments to Time Warner Cable and other MSOs will more than fill the gap
Cable to the Core
The Bauminator  | 
2/11/2010  |  Post a comment
10:40 AM Cable Digital News is now Light Reading Cable – here's why
Avail-TVN Readies 'TV Everywhere' Platform
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2/11/2010  |  Post a comment
Avail-TVN says it's closing in on trials with some major cable networks that are eager to boot up cross-platform video plays
Google's Pointy Stick
The Bauminator  | 
2/10/2010  |  1 comment
3:00 PM Will Google's fiber 'experiment' accelerate cable's development of Docsis 4.0 and a move toward gigabit speeds?
Cisco Alters CMTS Vision With '20/20' Card
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2/10/2010  |  Post a comment
Cisco is peddling a new line card that signals a move toward an 'integrated' CMTS architecture
TI's Wideband Breakthrough
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2/9/2010  |  Post a comment
Broadcom's no longer got dibs on the only Docsis 3.0-certified products capable of pumping out downstream speeds of 320 Mbit/s
EBIF Gets an Upgrade
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2/9/2010  |  Post a comment
New IO6 specs from CableLabs add support for unbound ITV apps, but EBIF vendors don't believe the upgrade will require a major overhaul UPDATED 5:35 PM
DTAs Getting Smaller, Cheaper & 'Universal'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/8/2010  |  1 comment
Comcast's already trialing a version 4.0 digital terminal adapter based on new Broadcom chips that can run Moto and Cisco content protection schemes
Jinni Puts Cable Guys in the Mood
The Bauminator  | 
2/8/2010  |  Post a comment
5:05 PM Cablers at CableLabs 'Innovation Showcase' view Jinni's mood-based video finder as the idea most likely to succeed
BelAir Backhauls Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/8/2010  |  Post a comment
Cablevision among the early takers for a wideband-capable WiFi access point optimized for wireless video and voice applications
Huawei Gets Box Break at the FCC
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2/3/2010  |  Post a comment
FCC blesses two DTAs from Huawei and three more from Evolution, while another Chinese vendor, CoShip, guns for a box waiver of its own
Clearleap Marries Web TV With EBIF
The Bauminator  | 
2/3/2010  |  Post a comment
9:05 AM Clearleap and FourthWall Media give EBIF some video chops
G.hn Gets Some Love
The Bauminator  | 
2/1/2010  |  Post a comment
11:40 AM DirecTV picked MoCA for multiroom DVRs, but it's also testing out G.hn, an emerging challenger


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