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Content tagged with Cable posted in March 2012
Verizon Sizes Up New Wireless Video Service
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/30/2012  |  6 comments
Also: Synacor does more for BendBroadband; Comcast tweaks Xbox 360 FAQ; SeaChange has a new CTO; RGB lights up MPEG DASH
Sales Grow, Profits Shrink at ZTE
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3/28/2012  |  Post a comment
The Chinese vendor's 2011 revenues were up 23%, but margins took a massive hit
Cisco to Buy SPIT Specialist
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/28/2012  |  1 comment
Acquisition of ClearAccess will give Cisco in-house expertise in the monitoring and management of home gateways and mobile devices
Cisco, Alticast Box Up Videotron Deal
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/28/2012  |  3 comments
Also: Cox calls usage-based broadband hint an 'error'; Rogers rolls VoD ads; mPortal scores at TW Cable; Aurora gets northern exposure
Comcast's Xbox App Raises Net Neutrality Concerns
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/27/2012  |  8 comments
Also: NDS target of UK video security scandal; Alticast names CTO; Netflix won't resurrect Terra Nova
The Case for EPON-Over-Coax & CCAP Coexistence
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/26/2012  |  16 comments
Cable engineers make the case that the two next-gen access projects will work together
Australia's (Safe) Bet Against Huawei
The Philter  | 
3/26/2012  |  42 comments
1:15 PM What does leaving Huawei out of the national broadband network project say about Huawei's big telco customers around the world? Why do those companies trust the vendor?
Comcast Issues CCAP RFP
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/21/2012  |  2 comments
Comcast begins equipment selection process as the MSO prepares to deploy CCAP on a small scale later this year
Comcast: Seamless Transition Key to IPv6
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3/21/2012  |  Post a comment
Comcast Preps for CCAP Rollout
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/21/2012  |  Post a comment
Comcast's Jorge Salinger says the MSO has conducted an operational-readiness trial for the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) and has issued an RFP in advance of a small-scale deployment later this year
TW Cable: IPv6 Ready to Rock
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3/20/2012  |  Post a comment
TW Cable's Lee Howard explains the company's long road to debugging IPv6 and its decision to choose native dual-stack technology to manage the transition from IPv4
MSOs Poised to Pass 100M Homes With Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/20/2012  |  Post a comment
Nearly 73% of all cable homes will be passed with Docsis 3.0 by the end of 2012, according to Heavy Reading's new forecast
Motorola Plugs a CDN Hole
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/20/2012  |  1 comment
Also: Set-tops to take a power-saving nap; US cable dominates broadband in 2011; DirecTV eyes Ultra-HDTV; Mediacom slashes service windows
Intel's New Set-Top Chip Packs More Punch
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/19/2012  |  3 comments
An Intel exec claims the new CE5300 chip will bring 'PS3-level' performance to set-tops and video gateways
EchoStar Pays $18.9M to Settle NDS Suit
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/19/2012  |  3 comments
Also: Moody's doesn't like Aereo's chances; Senate sets Verizon-cable hearing; cable fights set-top energy mandate; TiVo CTO resigns
Cable Tackles Impending Energy Crisis
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/16/2012  |  1 comment
Cable's figured out that it has an energy problem on the horizon. Now, comes the hard part ... solving it
Dish Launches 'Hopper' DVR
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3/16/2012  |  Post a comment
Also: Analyst offers pros/cons of Cisco-NDS deal; Xbox 360 ready to take HBO GO for a spin; new Roku HD box reaches the feds
Cisco's Video Game-Changer
The Bauminator  | 
3/16/2012  |  5 comments
9:40 AM How Cisco's $5B play for NDS could alter the global pay-TV landscape
Comcast's Strategy Chief Calls a Power Play
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/15/2012  |  3 comments
Mark Coblitz says the cable sector's growth is at risk if it fails to create an energy plan that covers future bandwidth demands and cloud services
Buckeye Fights U-verse With IP-Fueled Gateways
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/14/2012  |  1 comment
Tier 2 MSO taps Arris's Moxi QAM/IP video gateways as it looks to win back customers and kick off an IP video migration plan
Intel May Launch a Virtual MSO
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/13/2012  |  5 comments
Also: Synacor posts Q4 profit; Docsis modem maker expands into small cells; cable guys give high marks to Coincident
Diller Braces for Battle With Broadcasters
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/12/2012  |  5 comments
Also: Ex-SeaChange President reportedly headed to Cablevision; court OKs Entropic-Trident deal; DirecTV's streaming plan; Charter's guarantees
Broadcom Helps Cable Operators Go OTT
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/12/2012  |  Post a comment
Broadcom hits the low and high end with DTA chips that add Ethernet, and a gateway SoC that keeps Web-borne security threats at bay
Will Moto Go Back to the Future?
The Bauminator  | 
3/9/2012  |  4 comments
4:45 PM One rumored scenario has Edward Breen making a play for Motorola's cable business and spawning the second-coming of General Instrument
Motorola Pushes Ahead on Cable Access
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/9/2012  |  Post a comment
The fate of Moto's cable business may be in flux, but the vendor is plowing ahead with its CCAP development plans
The Rural vs. Urban FTTx Myth
LRTV Documentaries  | 
3/9/2012  |  Post a comment
Google's Milo Medin says there is no rural vs. urban debate when it comes to building a fiber-to-the-home network. It's just that some cities make the cost of building too high
Should We All Share One Network?
LRTV Documentaries  | 
3/9/2012  |  Post a comment
Google's Milo Medin discusses why he finds monopolies distasteful and why infrastructure competition is needed, even though it seems inefficient to overbuild other networks
Google's Milo Medin: ARPU Is Not Infinite
LRTV Documentaries  | 
3/9/2012  |  Post a comment
Google's Milo Medin reminds us that cutting network costs makes sense because the average revenue per user that any one service provider can extract from its customers is limited
Why Google Will Dump Moto's Cable Biz
The Bauminator  | 
3/8/2012  |  2 comments
2:05 PM It's not just about set-tops. Google may saw off and try to sell the rest of Motorola's cable business
Google Gets OK for Video Over Fiber
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/8/2012  |  5 comments
Also: Roku seeks expansion cash; Comcast VoD joining TiVo in April; another Cablevision exec exits; Cox expands IT service
Netflix Goes Fishing for Cable Deals
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/7/2012  |  8 comments
Also: Google may unload Moto's STB biz; Cox's new COO; HughesNet eyes faster satellite broadband; ABC Family gets iOS-friendly
Diller's Aereo Under Legal Attack
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/2/2012  |  2 comments
Also: Apple's pay-TV plan hits a media roadblock; MSOs push for basic tier lockup; ex-SeaChange CEO resurfaces; ONO does more TiVo
Cisco Tops CMTS Market
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/1/2012  |  Post a comment
CMTS downstreams surge in 2011, but vendors could have cause for concern as the cost per port plummets

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