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The Friday Five
The Bauminator  | 
5/30/2008  |  Post a comment
Dish fires back at TiVo, Comcast.net hackers speak... and a handful of other items that caught our attention as the week draws to a close
Britt: Docsis 3.0 Coming to NYC
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/30/2008  |  Post a comment
Verizon hopes to take a bite out of The Big Apple with FiOS, but Time Warner Cable is already making plans to bite back
SeaChange Software Strategy Surges
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/30/2008  |  Post a comment
VOD vendor beats the street, buoyed by additional backoffice software deployments with Comcast and Cox
Matt Polka, President, American Cable Association
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/30/2008  |  Post a comment
Matt Polka is in touch with the small and mid-sized cable operator and, interestingly, their concerns are too terribly different from that of Comcast and others. The telcos and satellite operators are going hard after their core video businesses, forcing them to branch out and be more creative.
The U-verse Experiment
The Philter  | 
5/30/2008  |  5 comments
I switched. Here's how it's going so far
FiOS Evolves Again
Raynman  | 
5/29/2008  |  6 comments
But not enough
Hackers Smack Comcast.net
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/29/2008  |  Post a comment
The moral: Change your passwords frequently, especially if you're Comcast
TiVo Sees Dish Drama Dissolving
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/29/2008  |  Post a comment
The DVR patent infringement case isn't likely to reach the Supreme Court, TiVo execs say
Blame Microsoft
The Bauminator  | 
5/29/2008  |  Post a comment
Moto learns a big lesson from early Docsis 3.0 deployments
The Death of the Set-Top Box?
The Bauminator  | 
5/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Umm, no...
Truly tru2way
LRTV Documentaries  | 
5/28/2008  |  Post a comment
The promise of tru2way is closer to becoming a reality. This move to a common software platform could let cable companies, programmers, and gadget makers provide a real interactive TV experience, even without requiring a set-top box. The transition might be painful at first, but the payoff should be huge if the services come anywhere close to measuring up to the hype. In this video, hear perspectives from Cox Communications Inc., Comcast Corp., CableLabs, and the editors of Cable Digital Ne
Sony Supports tru2way
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Sony and six major US MSOs sign a memo involving tru2way that could result in TVs that get cable services with no need for a set-top
Do the Telcos Fear tru2way?
News Analysis  | 
5/27/2008  |  Post a comment
With cable MSOs rolling out tru2way, AT&T says its 'been there done that' while Verizon feels a little left out
Cable vs Telco
LRTV Documentaries  | 
5/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Cable companies have more reach, deeper video-on-demand (VOD) plans, and the ability to install services faster in residential neighborhoods. But not everyone thinks the cable companies have the long term advantage. From The Cable Show in New Orleans, we get perspectives from Heavy Reading, Cox Communications Inc., and The American Cable Association (ACA), as well as the outspoken editors of Cable Digital News and Light Reading
All's 'Fair' in Love & Bandwidth Management
The Bauminator  | 
5/23/2008  |  Post a comment
Comcast has outlined its concept for a 'protocol agnostic' platform, and the vendors appear ready and willing to lend a helping hand
Time Warner Cable Joins the MoCA Club
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/23/2008  |  Post a comment
But based on Cisco's MoCA-powered set-top roadmap, the MSO's largest box supplier doesn't see large-scale volumes until sometime next year
Secustream Skirts DRM Debate
News Analysis  | 
5/22/2008  |  1 comment
Telenor's Conax subsidiary acquires a tiny startup that says it's got an alternative to DRM
Cashing In on Docsis 3.0
The Bauminator  | 
5/22/2008  |  Post a comment
How much is Arris's gear deal with Comcast worth this year? One analyst takes a stab at it
Slingin' Hash
BroadBananas  | 
5/22/2008  |  Post a comment
SlingModems aside, EchoStar could really get Comcast's attention with a price-busting digital terminal adapter (DTA)
Dish Box Will Bake In Sling
The Bauminator  | 
5/22/2008  |  Post a comment
What, you thought cable would get the first crack at this?
PHOTOS! The Cable Show, Part II
NCTA News Analysis  | 
5/21/2008  |  2 comments
Our second photo series from The Cable Show finds no shortage of sports legends, TV journalists, and sexy show hosts
Set-Top P2P?
The Bauminator  | 
5/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Hey, you with the nifty tru2way box! Wanna join cable's managed P2P network?
Cisco Doubles Up for Cable
NCTA News Analysis  | 
5/21/2008  |  Post a comment
The digital terminal adapter (DTA) isn't the only digital-to-analog subscriber-side box Cisco is developing
Optimized Networks
LRTV Documentaries  | 
5/21/2008  |  Post a comment
It's not just consumer behavior that is driving cable operators to maximize their networks for higher capacity and performance, but also ever increasing competition from telcos. LRTV looks at some of the new technologies, such as Docsis 3.0, that helping them in this battle royal.
PHOTOS! The Cable Show, Part I
NCTA News Analysis  | 
5/21/2008  |  6 comments
Content is king and celebrities run wild at The Cable Show in New Orleans
Content to the Consumer
LRTV Documentaries  | 
5/21/2008  |  Post a comment
While the consumer may be driving the method and manner that their content is delivered, what is the business model that supports this? New technologies such as switch digital video allow cable operators to target ever more specific demographics and thus increase the value of their advertising. Just as important, the 'Next 40 Channels' become a a very important revenue opportunity.
Tony Werner, CTO, Comcast
LRTV Soundbites  | 
5/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Tony Werner, CTO, Comcast
The Best Telecom Analysts
Raynman  | 
5/20/2008  |  Post a comment
Who made the best calls in 2007?
New Moxi Boxi
The Bauminator  | 
5/20/2008  |  Post a comment
Visual evidence that Digeo once again has a viable set-top product for the cable industry
Video Quality
The Philter  | 
5/20/2008  |  1 comment
The eyes have it
DTAs on Parade
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/20/2008  |  2 comments
Cisco, Motorola, and Thomson are all showing off simple digital terminal adapters here at the show, but Pace Micro is not
Nokia Siemens Preps Hosted IPTV
News Analysis  | 
5/20/2008  |  1 comment
Nokia Siemens Networks is planning the launch of a hosted IPTV service for telco TV hopefuls, with AlcaLu not far behind
Carrier Scorecard: What Recession?
News Analysis  | 
5/19/2008  |  Post a comment
The stalling US economy might be getting ready to take a swing at AT&T, Qwest, and Verizon
Comcast Buying Arris Docsis 3.0 Gear
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/19/2008  |  Post a comment
And the MSO is already putting Docsis 3.0 to the test in at least two more markets, by the way
New and Improved?
The Bauminator  | 
5/19/2008  |  Post a comment
I don't have ICTV to kick around any more…
MSOs Open Up on Tru2way
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/19/2008  |  Post a comment
Comcast and Time Warner Cable outline deployment plans for the industry's much ballyhooed 'open' digital video platform
What Is tru2way's True Potential?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/19/2008  |  Post a comment
Panasonic is jumping into the tru2way market and it insists it has looked before leaping
Comcast Denied Set-Top Waiver (Again)
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/18/2008  |  Post a comment
MSO comes out on the losing end of its protracted fight for a waiver on low-end set-tops with integrated security
The Cable Show: A Five Item Preview
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/17/2008  |  Post a comment
Cable's big gig is just about to kick off in The Big Easy. Here's a handful of things we'll be focused on as we try to penetrate the noise
Cable Makes Big 'tru2way' Play
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/16/2008  |  Post a comment
Cable is trotting out its 'open' platform at The Cable Show, but don't expect tru2way-powered devices to be a retail hit right away
Cable Makes a Comeback
The Bauminator  | 
5/15/2008  |  Post a comment
Study says MSOs signed on more high-speed subs in Q1 than the telcos for the first time since, well, a very long time ago…
CMC Plays Host to iTV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/14/2008  |  Post a comment
The Comcast Media Center believes a new centralized system will ensure that smaller MSOs aren't left off the tru2way train
Dish Sibling to Sling Product at Cable
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/14/2008  |  Post a comment
New Docsis-powered SlingModem is cool for cable, but it's sold by a company with ties to the big MSO's most hated enemy
BroadLogic Trims D-to-A Costs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/13/2008  |  Post a comment
New refinements could reduce costs for the OEM partners looking to build digital-to-analog gateways
Does Piracy Aid Content Owners?
Raynman  | 
5/13/2008  |  2 comments
One Internet video exec suggests it might
NDS Navigates Its Way Into Cox
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/13/2008  |  Post a comment
Cox will use a new user interface on high-end set-tops powered by tru2way and an interim software/middleware platform called 'OnRamp'
Charter Keeps Wireless Options Open
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/12/2008  |  Post a comment
MSO is less committal about its wireless plans than it is about Docsis 3.0 and its rollout of switched digital video and hi-def VOD
SeaChange to Restart & Personalize VOD
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/12/2008  |  Post a comment
VOD upgrades allow MSOs to restart shows in progress and help consumers personalize their on-demand programming lineups
The Friday Five
The Bauminator  | 
5/9/2008  |  Post a comment
Calling attention to a handful of other cable-related things that happened this week...
Docsis 3.0 Gear Tracker
The Bauminator  | 
5/9/2008  |  Post a comment
Which vendors and product models have obtained the green light from CableLabs?
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