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Content tagged with Cable posted in February 2013
Cablevision Feels Sandy's Wrath in Q4
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/28/2013  |  5 comments
Also: D-Link scored Docsis 3.0 stamps; DirecTV sets sights on 4K TV; The spectacle! The pageantry! The … Flixies?
Arris CMTS Shipments Leap Past Cisco in Q4
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2/27/2013  |  3 comments
But Cisco, for the first time, was tops in edge QAM revenues in the period, which capped off an overall down year for cable access gear spending
TiVo Q4 Cable Revenues Soar, But Still Sees Red
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2/27/2013  |  2 comments
Also: Kabel Deutschland to rev up bandwidth and Docsis 3.0 upgrades; cable's Tier 2/3 M&A frenzy continues as TDS snaps up Baja Broadband
Comcast Unit Packs More TV Into Less Space
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2/25/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Dish hops around Fox advertising snub; FiOS TV tunes up its TV Everywhere lineup; smart TVs on the rise
Charter Says No to DTAs
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2/22/2013  |  1 comment
Charter will lean on fully functional, interactive boxes, not one-way channel-zappers, to fuel its big all-digital transition
Fox Attacks Dish's New Video Slinger
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2/22/2013  |  1 comment
Also: Charter sheds 36,000 video subs, but gains elsewhere; Cablevision to tack on sports fee; Cox raises broadband caps; Genachowski speculation begins
FCC Rule Could Boost Cable's Wi-Fi Plans
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2/21/2013  |  3 comments
Also: Nielsen sets plan to measure OTT; Sony's PS4 preview fails to impress; BigBand co-founder's new gig; Google Glass – the next TV Everywhere platform?
Verizon FiOS Offers $10 Quantum Speed Leap
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2/20/2013  |  4 comments
Also: Suddenlink rolls TiVo Mini to 100-plus markets; Rogers tries unlimited data promo; weekends are prime time for Comcast's video downloader
Aurora's Value Proposition
The Bauminator  | 
2/19/2013  |  Post a comment
Harmonic is eager to exit its declining, low-margin cable access business. So, why is Aurora so keen to snap it up?
Cisco Commits to Set-Top Sector
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2/19/2013  |  3 comments
Also: Kabel Deutschland M&A proposal hits a snag; Verimatrix to secure Com Hem's TiVo-powered IPTV platform; Tata Sky tunes in Technicolor set-tops
Harmonic Sells Cable Access Unit for $46M
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2/19/2013  |  3 comments
Harmonic will apply all its focus on video processing and CCAP as Aurora Networks picks up its lower-margin line of nodes, amps and transmitters
Comcast Pitches Pre-Paid Internet Service
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2/18/2013  |  12 comments
Comcast has quietly introduced a pre-paid, 3-meg service in the Philly area led by a $69.95 'starter kit' that includes a modem and 30 days of access
Satellite Delivers Most Honest Broadband
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2/17/2013  |  2 comments
Also: SCTE swaps dates and place for Cable-Tec Expo; Comcast gets the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 label; ex-CableLabs chief strategy officer resurfaces
VoD Trends: Quality Over Quantity
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2/15/2013  |  Post a comment
Comcast is the marquee customer for a new video processing system from Elemental that can boost VoD quality with fewer bits
Comcast Preps a Docsis Speed Bump
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2/15/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Netflix dodges a bullet; TiVo flips on Flingo; Intel tests its OTT TV service; will DirecTV's new sports fees bring back Sir Charge?
HBO GO Gets Some AirPlay on Apple TV
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2/13/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Comcast lets subs watch Fox in and out of the home; GCI stages TiVo invasion; Liberty expands Horizon TV; Suddenlink does a decade
Comcast Whiffs on Video Subs But Scores NBCU
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2/12/2013  |  3 comments
Comcast narrowed video losses, raked in a big profit, and struck a deal to buy the rest of NBCU for $16.7 billion. All in a day's work...
Intel Preps Its Internet TV Service
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2/12/2013  |  6 comments
Intel will take on one of its key technology partners, cable, when it launches a fully fledged over-the-top video service later this year
DoJ Wants a Closer Look at Arris-Moto Deal
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2/12/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: ThinkAnalytics stays on a tear; Cablevision signs SMB sales partner; Starz keeps Sony flicks through 2021
Cablevision, Suddenlink Climb Netflix's Rankings
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2/11/2013  |  2 comments
In the eyes of Netflix, Cablevision and Suddenlink are the top-ranked cable ISPs, trailing only Google Fiber. All three happen to be members of Netflix's private CDN club
Comcast Checks Into a New Revenue Stream
The Bauminator  | 
2/11/2013  |  2 comments
Can Comcast make a successful run at servicing hotels while companies like LodgeNet struggle?
Allegiance to Close Kansas Systems
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2/8/2013  |  1 comment
Also: Suddenlink goes whole-home with the TiVo Mini; Comcast clamps down on tablet and smartphone security
Arris: CCAP Revenues Start to Trickle In
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2/7/2013  |  1 comment
The company reports on the status of its CCAP-capable E6000 and updates investors on the Motorola Home acquisition
Comcast to Shelve 'PowerBoost'
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2/6/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: CBS reveals Super Bowl streaming stats; Sir Richard in for a big payday; Redbox/Verizon JV gets an Xbox exclusive; Metrocast taps Sidera for 100G upgrades
Liberty Makes $23.3B Play for Virgin Media
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2/5/2013  |  1 comment
John Malone's set to take on Rupert Murdoch in the UK and become the world's largest cable operator, outdistancing Comcast's video sub base by 3 million
Liberty Global, Virgin on Divergent Video Paths
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2/5/2013  |  1 comment
Also: Google Fiber preps for Missouri rollouts; cable's Canoe paddles ahead on VoD ads; Super Bowl streaming usage was not so super
Liberty, Virgin Media in Takeover Talks
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2/5/2013  |  4 comments
Virgin Media share price leaps 15% as takeover talks with Liberty Global are revealed
Zenverge Eyes More Streams for More Screens
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2/4/2013  |  1 comment
Zenverge is working on new gateway/set-top silicon that can transcode six or more individual HD streams – up from the four its chips can handle now
STMicro Chips In for Comcast's RDK
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2/4/2013  |  1 comment
Also: Time Warner, Comcast might bid for German broadcaster; CableCARDs still not hot at retail; Dijit snares fellow social TV startup
TW Cable to Double Down on Wi-Fi in 2013
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/1/2013  |  1 comment
The operator expects to more than double its Wi-Fi footprint in 2013, which is good news for Cisco, Ruckus and Ericsson
Apple TV Set to Land HBO GO
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2/1/2013  |  1 comment
Also: Brightcove swaps out CEOs; DirecTV invests in TV Everywhere ad-splicing partner; CEA dumps CNET, restores Dish's Best of Show honor


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