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Content tagged with Cable posted in March 2013
Will Malone Take a Bigger Run at Ziggo?
The Bauminator  | 
3/28/2013  |  Post a comment
Don't expect anything more to pop for a while, but one analyst sees John Malone & Co. as the 'logical, ultimate acquirer of Ziggo' if the price is right
Supreme Court Ditches Comcast Antitrust Suit
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/28/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: What would drive Ericsson to buy Microsoft's Mediaroom?; FCC IPTV closed captioning approach; Buckeye takes Moto to the edge
Photos: Cable Wi-Fi – A Whole New Ballgame
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/28/2013  |  9 comments
Cable operators are outfitting sporting venues with free Wi-Fi as a way to tout their broadband services. Here's what Comcast has cooked up at the home of the Philadelphia Phillies
Euronews: Swisscom Upgrades to 100G
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2013  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Russians vie for Tele2 unit; Liberty takes Ziggo stake; Nokia fined over Indian tax row
Making Room for Docsis 3.1
The Bauminator  | 
3/27/2013  |  1 comment
Cable operators will need to free up at least 24MHz of spectrum for Docsis 3.1. But why is that the magic number?
Arris/Moto Combo Poised to Sneak Up on Cisco
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/27/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Intel talks OTT with major programmers; Deluxe lands Starz TV Everywhere deal; Comcast's X1 heads to the Mile High City
Arris & Moto Dominate D3 Modem Market in 2012
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/26/2013  |  Post a comment
Arris and Motorola led Docsis 3.0 CPE revenues in 2012, but others could gain ground in the shift to wireless and video gateways
Comcast's X1 Sets Sights on Nation's Capital
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/25/2013  |  1 comment
Washington, D.C., appears poised to become the ninth market to deploy Comcast's IP-capable, next-gen video service
All-Fiber Ain't Necessarily Cable's End Game
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/25/2013  |  Post a comment
Incremental tweaks that boost the capacity of HFC networks will postpone cable's need to pull fiber all the way to the premises, says Motorola exec
CableLabs CEO Preaches Speed & Innovation
News Analysis  | 
3/22/2013  |  Post a comment
New CableLabs President and CEO Phil McKinney explains how the R&D house is working to become a leaner, meaner and much more focused innovation machine
Photos: Cable Next-Gen IP Strategies 2013
Slide Shows  | 
3/22/2013  |  Post a comment
What's new now and on the horizon for Docsis 3.1, CCAP and cable's IP video transition took center stage at this week's Light Reading Live event at The Cable Center in Denver.
CCAP Sales to Top $1B by 2017
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/22/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Comcast gives free Wi-Fi to Phillies fans; HBO CTO takes a shot at 4K and 3DTV; Aereo's courtroom setback; Broadcom and Entropic advance their China broadband strategies
Cox Amps Its Cable Plant
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/21/2013  |  Post a comment
Cox's John Civiletto explains how the operator is getting the most out of its 1GHz network and what options still remain in Cox's bandwidth toolbox
Pay-TV Adds Trailed Housing Growth in 2012
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/21/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Virgin Media adds a TV Everywhere tech partner; Com Hem gets a shot of Adrenalin; GCI turns on TiVo
Major Cable Players Rally Around CCAP
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/20/2013  |  Post a comment
Comcast has started a handful of 'pilot' deployments, while TW Cable and Bright House prepare to field test cable's next-gen access platform later this year
Google Fiber Makes Another Connection
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/20/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Comcast seals up the rest of NBCU; CableLabs taps innovation VP; consumers record (but don't always watch) lots of TV shows; Comcast's Heartland gets a business services VP
Docsis 3.1 Stays on a Fast Track
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/19/2013  |  Post a comment
CableLabs is on track to complete the 3.1 specs this year, paving the way for the first products to appear in 2014, with deployments to follow in 2015 and 2016
Piloting CCAP
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/19/2013  |  Post a comment
Jorge Salinger of Comcast says the operator has moved beyond the trial stage and is now starting to pilot equipment and services that take advantage of the emerging Converged Cable Access Platform
Ivi Finally Swallows Its Poison
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/19/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: HD-DTA deployment snag hits Entropic's Q1; FTC clears Charter-Cablevision deal; Hillcrest goes inside Intel's set-top kit; Rovi and LG pass the peace pipe
Virgin Plugs Concurrent Into Its Video CDN
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/18/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Verizon aims to tweak the pay-TV model; AT&T bundles CE gear, springs two iTV apps; analysts rekindle DirecTV-Dish merger and Cablevision sale chatter
What's on Tap for Docsis 3.1 & CCAP?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/17/2013  |  Post a comment
The latest developments in cable's ever-evolving broadband access network will head up this week's Light Reading Live event at The Cable Center in Denver
Netflix Sets Sights on 4K/UltraHD Streaming
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/15/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Hulu CEO IDs his (possibly temporary) successor; Invidi inks a Comcast deal; vandals target Suddenlink; FiOS TV expands its streaming slate
Retrans Fees Take Center Stage at ACA Summit
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/14/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Netflix gets social, Europe's Wi-Fi future, and much, much more
Euro Cable Players Prep Wi-Fi Push
News Analysis  | 
3/13/2013  |  1 comment
Europe's cable operators have the specifications and the will to enable Wi-Fi roaming, says Cable Europe Labs chief
Comcast Launches Tech R&D Fund
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/12/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Analyst expects a Charter turnaround; Aereo to broadcasters – prove how we're hurting you; Avail-TVN's new name; Cablevision CFO adds duties
Netflix ISP Shame Game Goes Global
The Bauminator  | 
3/11/2013  |  3 comments
Netflix's ISP rankings add seven countries, and, once again, Open Connect members tend to secure the pole position for video streaming speed
TiVo Mini Ready to Go Big at Retail
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/11/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Reviewer gives Dish Hopper DVR the edge over Comcast's X1; Titan preps cable's upstream for Docsis 3.1; VOO and SeaChange get Cable Congress kudos
New DTA Will Extend Cable TV to Retail Devices
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/11/2013  |  1 comment
Broadcom's latest DTA chipset aims to help major US MSOs ship encrypted live TV streams to Boxee boxes, smart TVs and other IP-connected retail video devices
Motorola Home Not Part of 1,200-Job Cut
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/8/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: European cable shows love for Comcast's RDK; HEVC to be big on smartphones first; Google Fiber does 3DTV; QuickPlay pitches 'off-the-shelf' TV Everywhere platform
DirecTV Might Sack Its NFL Exclusive
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/7/2013  |  1 comment
Also: Rovi and Hulu pass the peace pipe; Aurora takes over a piece of Harmonic; FreedomPop puts some pressure on cable ISPs
What's Cookin' at Cable Congress
News Analysis  | 
3/6/2013  |  Post a comment
What were the hot topics at the London Cable Congress Show? M&A, TiVo, customer experience and wireless were in the mix
Roku Debuts Streamer, Adds TWC App
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/6/2013  |  1 comment
Also: RCN pitches the TiVo Stream for $4.95 per month; Cisco Videoscape invades Europe; more moves at Charter
Beyond Cable's Tech Obsession
EuroBlog  | 
3/5/2013  |  1 comment
For cable operators, the next step should be about more than just networks, speeds and screens
Comcast Extends Its Pre-Paid Model
The Bauminator  | 
3/5/2013  |  1 comment
A new program for lower-income families indicates Comcast might be planning to expand on its pre-paid consumer trials
Euronews: CEO Quits Over Liberty Deal
News Analysis  | 
3/5/2013  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Nokia shares drop following Stoxx move; Pace results; NSN does CEM in the Lebanon
NBCU 'Full Freight' Talk Hints at Virtual MSOs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/4/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Xbox streams a movie premiere; Videotron defends its Netflix-like service; NCTA offers a history in cable capex spending
Comcast Won't Throttle Suspected Pirates
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
3/1/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: UPC Cablecom fends off Horizon TV complaints; Dish scores a hollow victory against Disney; Telefonica plays around with 4K TV


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