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Content tagged with Cable posted in March 2008
Fog Lifting on RFOG
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/31/2008  |  Post a comment
SCTE launches standards effort for 'RF over Glass,' a new architecture that will enable cable MSOs to deploy FTTP in greenfields
Turmoil at Thomson
EuroBlog  | 
3/31/2008  |  Post a comment
Sacré bleu! French vendor loses its chairman and CEO
FCC Chair to Comcast: Set a Date
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Agency Chairman Kevin Martin wants Comcast to commit to when it will end present P2P application management practices
Why Not WiMax?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/27/2008  |  Post a comment
WiMax and cable's Docsis platform speak the same technical language in many respects
Greek Altnet Bags Further Funds
News Analysis  | 
3/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Greek competitive operator ON Telecoms has raised €65 million in funding as it builds out its triple-play business
Comcast Caves In to P2P Pressure
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/27/2008  |  Post a comment
MSO agrees to move to a 'protocol agnostic' capacity management system and increase its upstream capacity in some markets
Verizon Asks FCC for FiOS Help
News Analysis  | 
3/26/2008  |  2 comments
The carrier accuses MSOs of unfairly delaying customers who want to switch video providers
CableCARD Update III
The Bauminator  | 
3/25/2008  |  Post a comment
4.5 million and counting...
IPTV Is Entering Phase II: Thomson
News Analysis  | 
3/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Thomson's new head of IPTV reckons the sector is heading for an overhaul that will result in consolidation
The Great Cable Spectrum Speculation
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Spectrum won by Cox and other companies with ties to cable could set the stage for a market-targeted wireless network buildout
Slideshow: Docsis 3.0 Strategies
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Here are some snaps from the first-ever Light Reading Live event focused entirely on Docsis 3.0
Cable MSOs Preach Capacity Over Speed
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/21/2008  |  53 comments
While cable plays catch up with Docsis 3.0, some MSO executives wonder what this whole fuss about speed is all about
Teeing Up Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/20/2008  |  2 comments
Most MSOs have plans in the cards for Docsis 3.0, but few are willing to tip their hands about where they will support it first
Telcos Favor FCC's MDU Lockup Ban
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/20/2008  |  Post a comment
Telcos and cable lobbyists are naturally taking different sides of the FCC's recent ban on exclusive access contracts in MDUs
FCC Bans Exclusive Triple-Play Deals in MDUs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/19/2008  |  Post a comment
FCC says consumers are hurt by the lack of competition when apartment owners don't have a choice of voice, video, and data providers
Voom Tunes
The Bauminator  | 
3/19/2008  |  Post a comment
Cablevision makes sure one-way 'Plug & Play' HD sets still matter
Betting on Broadcom
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/18/2008  |  Post a comment
When Broadcom's Docsis 3.0 modem silicon arrives, it could help reduce unit prices and speed MSO adoption
Dish: It's All Good
The Bauminator  | 
3/18/2008  |  Post a comment
Satco confirms 'launch anomaly' won't hinder goal of supporting 100 local HD markets and beaming 100 'national' hi-def nets by year-end
Dish Wants DVR Case Do-Over
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/18/2008  |  2 comments
Down but not out – Charlie Ergen isn't about to give up his legal fight against TiVo
Nortel, Tandberg Team on Telepresence
News Analysis  | 
3/17/2008  |  3 comments
Tandberg is looking to Nortel to provide advanced managed service capabilities to its telepresence services
Docsis 3.0 Testing Skips a Beat
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/14/2008  |  Post a comment
Vendors decide to hold off on Cert Wave 57, but modem and CMTS gear is already in for the next set of tests at CableLabs
Verizon Demos Advanced P2P Software
CTIA News Analysis  | 
3/14/2008  |  16 comments
Verizon is touting an advanced form of file sharing called P4P that can drastically reduce its costs and improve download speeds
Cox Aims for 80
The Bauminator  | 
3/13/2008  |  Post a comment
...linear HD channels in Arizona, but is not making similar commitments in other markets, at least not yet
Thomson, Ericsson Bag IPTV Deals
News Analysis  | 
3/12/2008  |  Post a comment
The IPTV World Forum kicks off with Thomson and Ericsson landing new Euro incumbent IPTV deals
Charter Gets Nibbles
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/12/2008  |  2 comments
Some of the 'informal inquiries' crossing Charter's path could be from Time Warner Cable or Comcast, analysts think
AT&T Bundles Up U-verse
News Analysis  | 
3/11/2008  |  4 comments
The carrier says U-verse's next step might involve creating combinations of features or services
Google's NIN Deal
The Philter  | 
3/11/2008  |  Post a comment
Let your fans use your music, and Google will pay you (sort of)
G'Bye-O, Vyyo?
BroadBananas  | 
3/11/2008  |  Post a comment
Company's recent restructuring plan to reduce its burn rate hasn't stopped the fire sale on its shares
FCC's MDU Rule Lives On
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/10/2008  |  2 comments
An appeals court refuses to stop an FCC rule that abolishes certain deals related to multiple dwelling units
Comcast Bits
The Bauminator  | 
3/10/2008  |  Post a comment
MSO financial chief talks bandwidth reclamation, HD expansion, Internet tiers, and the company's plans (sort of) involving wireless
FT Unit Reels In Orca
News Analysis  | 
3/10/2008  |  Post a comment
France Telecom's content security subsidiary Viaccess is to acquire IPTV middleware firm Orca Interactive for about $21M
Who's Rowing 'Project Canoe'?
The Bauminator  | 
3/10/2008  |  Post a comment
US cable's top six MSOs hope to apply serious scale to a still-secretive advanced advertising initiative
Harmonic Boards ThePlatform
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/10/2008  |  Post a comment
Transcoding deal with Comcast's media publishing subsidiary elevates the profile of Harmonic's recent acquisition of Rhozet Corp.
Nortel 'Applies' Itself in IPTV
News Analysis  | 
3/7/2008  |  31 comments
Saying that the middleware market has become commoditized, Nortel is pinning its IPTV hopes on applications
Cox-TiVo Update
The Bauminator  | 
3/7/2008  |  Post a comment
Connecticut first, Rhode Island to follow
Florida Crows Over Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/4/2008  |  Post a comment
A local branch of Comcast says its customers are Docsis 3.0-bound, but not until 2009
Navic's Next Stop: Motorolaville
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/4/2008  |  Post a comment
The interactive TV specialist, already embedded in Cisco/SA set-top footprints, obtains the keys to Motorola's cable kingdom
Net Neutrality Solution: Buy Something
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/4/2008  |  Post a comment
Caching and DPI vendors say they can sell you something to solve the Internet's great capacity crunch
Broadband Grows… but Slows
The Bauminator  | 
3/3/2008  |  Post a comment
The good: Top US MSOs and telcos added 8.5M new broadband subs in '07. The not so good: It's the lowest growth since '03


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