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Content tagged with Cable posted in March 2010
Comcast Courts Early 3DTV Adopters
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/31/2010  |  Post a comment
Only 'thousands' of consumers likely to be equipped to view The Masters in 3D, but Comcast hopes to set the stage for more 3DTV activities to come
WOW Gets D3 Ball Rolling
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/31/2010  |  Post a comment
Competitive cabler WideOpenWest has 'converted' 20% of its gear for Docsis 3.0, but is mum on what speeds will grace its wideband products
EPIX Gains Traction With 'TV Everywhere' Model
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/30/2010  |  Post a comment
Premium programmer still has some big deals to land, but its hybrid, broadband-enhanced distribution model has helped it score early on
French Fried DTAs
The Bauminator  | 
3/30/2010  |  Post a comment
1:30 PM LogiWays tries its hand at obtaining the FCC's blessing on cheap channel-zappers
Shaw Vetting FTTH for All New Builds
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/29/2010  |  1 comment
Shaw's 1-Gig trials in Vancouver and Calgary will lay the foundation for an FTTH architecture the MSO intends to someday use in greenfield situations
Suddenlink: US Cable's New Speed King?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/26/2010  |  Post a comment
MSO 'did not issue' possible leaked announcement that it is launching a 107-Meg Docsis 3.0 tier in Texas on Monday
Living in an Immaterial World
The Bauminator  | 
3/24/2010  |  Post a comment
3:50 PM Widevine and Verimatrix settle their video security patent spat, but a king's ransom wasn't paid
Hillcrest: Hulu May Be Is Blocking 'Kylo' TV Browser
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/22/2010  |  Post a comment
Update: Hillcrest says Hulu confirmed with it directly that the Web video JV is preventing the 'Kylo' browser from playing Hulu videos
Imagine Seeking a New CEO
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/19/2010  |  Post a comment
Jamie Howard will become a board member after video tech startup finds a replacement and expands into the Internet and mobile video markets
Comcast Unit Sizes Up 4:1 HD Compression
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/19/2010  |  Post a comment
The Comcast Media Center conducted a bakeoff this week to evaluate video gear that can pack four MPEG-2 streams into one 6MHz channel
FCC Approves More Chinese DTAs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/19/2010  |  Post a comment
Coship becomes the second China-based supplier to win FCC approval for simple channel-zappers that are becoming key to cable's analog reclamation
MoCA Eyes Europe
The Bauminator  | 
3/18/2010  |  Post a comment
5:35 PM Its new land of plenty?
Ceton Delays CableCARD PC-TV Tuner
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/18/2010  |  Post a comment
Ceton's taking pre-orders for the InfiniTV4 tuner for Windows Media Center PCs, with shipments slated to begin May 31
DT Revamp Puts FTTH in Focus
News Analysis  | 
3/17/2010  |  Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom has unveiled its new strategy, with a focus on five growth areas and a target of millions of FTTH homes by 2012
Weighing the FCC's Gateway
The Bauminator  | 
3/17/2010  |  Post a comment
12:15 PM The NCTA doesn't hate on it, while DirecTV thinks the approach would hinder, not hasten, set-top innovation
FCC Floats 'Simple' Gateway, CableCARD Rules
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/16/2010  |  3 comments
FCC aims to spark a competitive set-top market by requiring all TV service operators to start using a dumbed-down bridging device by 2013
Gateway to Heaven or Hell?
The Bauminator  | 
3/15/2010  |  2 comments
5:10 PM FCC's network-neutral 'gateway' plan is an approach that's fabulous or flawed, depending on the party
CableLabs Specs Tru2way Set-Back Box
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/12/2010  |  Post a comment
Cable's R&D arm has quietly released the technical baseline for a new tru2way-based 'thin chassis' box that has retail ambitions
Cable's Seven-Fold Path
The Bauminator  | 
3/12/2010  |  Post a comment
4:20 PM To retail Nirvana...
Zoom Grooms D3 Modem for Retail
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/11/2010  |  Post a comment
Motorola's Docsis 3.0 modems will soon have some company on retail shelves after Zoom's model gets blessed by CableLabs
Comdex Virtual
Craig's A-List  | 
3/10/2010  |  3 comments
3:30 PM Admit it; you miss the old days
Liberty Exec Details D3's 'Sweet' Economics
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/10/2010  |  Post a comment
Liberty Global's Timothy Burke says wideband network build-outs are averaging $20 per home passed, and modem costs keep dropping
Cable ONE Looks to Pump Up HD-DTA Volumes
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/9/2010  |  Post a comment
MSO tells FCC it will need to deploy 'at least' 200,000 HD-capable DTAs to get unit prices in the desired $50 range
BigBand Wants to Speed Up the Tempo
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/8/2010  |  Post a comment
CEO insists big exec shakeup makes vendor leaner and meaner, while analyst says CFO switchout could end speculation that BigBand is seeking a buyer
TiVo's Global Gaze
The Bauminator  | 
3/8/2010  |  Post a comment
10:30 AM With Conax deal in tow, DVR pioneer will seek out more worldly deals
BigChanges at BigBand
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/4/2010  |  Post a comment
The COO and SVP of global sales resign, and the company separates the roles of CEO and chairman of the board
Comcast's Jorge Salinger: New Access Attitude
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/2/2010  |  Post a comment
Jorge Salinger, VP of Access Architecture at Comcast, talks about how to move the industry toward building a consolidated access device that allows for a higher density of QAMs per RF port – or a really fat bandwidth pipe, if you will
Vendors Plan for Comcast's 'God' Box
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/2/2010  |  Post a comment
Arris, Cisco, and Motorola all expect to build and compete for the Converged Multiservice Access Platform business


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