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Content tagged with Cable posted in March 2009
A Cable Show '09 Preview
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/31/2009  |  1 comment
Concerns about the economy are sure to take center stage, but here's a handful of hot tech topics that will also define the cable confab
Liberty Global Europe's Manuel Kohnstamm
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/30/2009  |  Post a comment
Liberty Global Europe's Manuel Kohnstamm talks about how IPTV's popularity is forcing cable operators to react and become more competitive
EchoStar Slings Its First Tru2way Set-Top
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/30/2009  |  Post a comment
EchoStar plans to sell its Sling-capable HD-DVR directly to US MSOs rather than trying its hand at retail
Moto Downloads Docsis Plans
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/30/2009  |  Post a comment
Moto adds redundancy to its downstream-dedicated CMTS blade, but says plans are underway for an upstream blade that packs in 48 ports
Drake Heats Up Digital Strategy
The Bauminator  | 
3/30/2009  |  Post a comment
8:00 AM Vendor partners up to help MSOs make the digital leap using MPEG-4 and a DCAS
AlcaLu Mad for MSO Ad Market
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/26/2009  |  Post a comment
Vendor's so jazzed about interactive media opportunities in the North American cable market that it's tuned its IPTV platform for the MSOs
Last Call
The Philter  | 
3/25/2009  |  2 comments
5:15 PM A few things you should see before heading for the bar to 'mark up the budget'
Irdeto Keys on Cable IPTV
The Bauminator  | 
3/25/2009  |  Post a comment
12:25 PM It's sure to face lots of competition, but Irdeto thinks it can help MSOs secure content as they embark on IP-based video strategies
Entropic Slashes 18% of Staff
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/25/2009  |  Post a comment
MoCA founder cuts 55 employees and scuttles an advanced network processor architecture as part of a restructuring that will cost $1.7M
For Sale: Wideband Gear
The Bauminator  | 
3/24/2009  |  Post a comment
3:30 PM How much for that Docsis 3.0 CMTS in the window?
CableCARD Update VII
The Bauminator  | 
3/23/2009  |  Post a comment
6:15 PM The top 10 US MSOs deployed just 8,000 CableCARDs for retail devices since the last time the NCTA reported in
Concurrent Upgrades for Mobile & PC VoD
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/23/2009  |  2 comments
Concurrent's the latest traditional VoD vendor to offer mobile and Web-fed video services
Startup Pushes for IPDR Adoption
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/23/2009  |  1 comment
Applied Broadband says the need for metered Internet services and advanced advertising will increase the need for IPDR technology
Japan Cablenet Swims Upstream
The Bauminator  | 
3/23/2009  |  3 comments
2:45 PM MSO taps gear from Arris to produce the first announced cable modem service that employs Docsis-based upstream channel bonding
Cox Puts NDS at Heart of Tru2way Plan
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/23/2009  |  Post a comment
Cox hires NDS to prepare 20 set-top applications for its planned tru2way launch this summer
Charter Plan Could Pay Execs $24M
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/19/2009  |  5 comments
Charter's incentive plan aims to keep four top execs from changing jobs through the bankruptcy process and beyond
Can Harmonic Relieve Cable's MPEG-2 Pain?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/18/2009  |  1 comment
Vendor claims multi-format encoder lets MSOs cram up to four hi-def feeds per channel without sacrificing video quality
The CEA vs. Cablevision
The Bauminator  | 
3/18/2009  |  Post a comment
Round 7: CEA still fighting a set-top waiver extension that gives Cablevision more time to develop a downloadable security system
Cedar Point Cuts Staff as Slowdown Bites
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/18/2009  |  Post a comment
VoIP vendor lays off 15 percent of staff as organic cable voice subscription growth continues to slow
Sony-Comcast Store Has Tru2way 'Set-Back' Box
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/16/2009  |  1 comment
It's not for sale yet, but a tru2way-certified hideaway box will be among the 'future' items demonstrated at the new Sony-Comcast store
Cablevision Eyes All-Digital Future
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/12/2009  |  4 comments
MSO isn't kissing analog good-bye yet, but it does intend to stop marketing its expanded basic tier in analog format by the end of 2009
Canoe Rows Toward Enhanced TV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/12/2009  |  Post a comment
Advanced ad venture will follow its first addressable advertising product with an interactive ad campaign based on EBIF
ITV Hookups
The Bauminator  | 
3/10/2009  |  Post a comment
Look here, look there, interactive TV partnerships are forming everywhere
Nagra Critical of Cablevision Security Plan
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/5/2009  |  Post a comment
Security firm urges FCC to amend a waiver that gives MSO more time to develop a downloadable security system based on the NDS 'key ladder'
Cable Starts to Seed All-Fiber Future
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/5/2009  |  Post a comment
Deployments and trials are underway, but the market for RFoG and other cable FTTP tech won't bloom right away, Heavy Reading says
Weakened WOW Wants Another Waiver
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/4/2009  |  Post a comment
Still pleading financial woes, WOW says it needs time to comply with the FCC's integrated security ban
BigBand Lays Cable IPTV Groundwork
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/4/2009  |  10 comments
Vendor claims MSOs can deliver IPTV services economically using new software and an architecture that completely sidesteps the CMTS
Arris Enters RFoG Fray
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/2/2009  |  4 comments
Cable vendor enters an increasingly crowded RF-over-Glass market and introduces a range of other digital video and Docsis products
Clearleap Aims to Make Web Video a Commodity
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/2/2009  |  Post a comment
Atlanta-based startup jumps in with a publishing system designed to help MSOs, satcos, and IPTV providers bridge the TV-Internet gap
Verivue Surfaces With Comcast Backing
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/2/2009  |  2 comments
Jim Dolce's new baby decloaks with a cross-platform 'media switch' and a $40 million second round led by Comcast Interactive Capital


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