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Content tagged with Cable posted in May 2010
Marvell Plugs a Computer for Telcos, MSOs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/28/2010  |  2 comments
The company's all-purpose 'plug computer,' its pride and joy at the last two CES shows, is making a play for telco services and broadband video
Photos From AT&T's U-verse Tour
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5/26/2010  |  3 comments
AT&T shows off its iPad app, interactive games, 3DTV, and more ways to take your content on the go
XO's Randy Nicklas: Opex Reality Checks
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5/25/2010  |  Post a comment
XO's Randy Nicklas discusses how operational expenses are becoming a bigger deal as service providers pick packet-optical networking gear. He also says he's looking forward to Infinera providing 100G wavelength capabilities in its equipment during the second half of 2010
Ceton Plays the Waiting Game
The Bauminator  | 
5/24/2010  |  1 comment
3:50 PM Company blames parts shortages on latest shipment delay of its PC-based CableCARD tuner
Cable ONE Sizes Up EchoStar, TiVo Set-Tops
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/21/2010  |  2 comments
The MSO has yet to make a final decision, but sources say broadband-fueled TiVo and SlingLoaded EchoStar boxes are in the running
Summit Partners Pours $96M Into Casa Systems
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5/21/2010  |  Post a comment
SEC filing reveals size of the recent investment, but Casa's CEO says CMTS startup will move ahead without an exit strategy
Suddenlink Widens 107-Meg Reach
The Bauminator  | 
5/20/2010  |  1 comment
10:05 AM MSO's fastest Docsis 3.0 tier messes with two more Texas towns
Scoop! Cable ONE Makes HD-DTA Picks
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/19/2010  |  1 comment
Sources say MSO will use boxes from DMT and security from Nagravision to power US cable's first deployment of hi-def DTAs
Casa Systems May Go It Alone
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/19/2010  |  1 comment
Fresh funding and a line into China's growing cable broadband market dampen possibility that CMTS startup will seek an M&A exit
Arthur Orduna: Canoe's CTO
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/19/2010  |  1 comment
Arthur Orduna says the Canoe JV is paddling quickly toward its interactive ad debut while its new lab gives VoD some advertising oomph
Tru2way 'Phantom' Box Is a DVR Lightweight
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/18/2010  |  3 comments
ADB's next-gen tru2way-based 'set-back' box uses SDHC cards for video storage and MoCA 1.1 for whole-home DVR setups
The Cable Mobility Problem
The Philter  | 
5/18/2010  |  4 comments
11:40 AM Is mobility a product? A feature? Or something the cable industry isn't taking seriously enough?
Cable Hearts IP Video?
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5/18/2010  |  Post a comment
Jay Rolls of Cox explains why IPTV is higher on the cable ladder and why the MSO is partial to souped up, do-it-all gateways
Cable Tackles Title II, Part 2
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5/17/2010  |  Post a comment
NCTA president Kyle McSlarrow continues his interview on the top regulatory agenda items for the cable industry with Light Reading Cable's Jeff Baumgartner. In this part, CableCARD rules and moving up the window for video on-demand are the big topics
Cable Tackles Title II, Part 1
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5/17/2010  |  Post a comment
NCTA president Kyle McSlarrow discusses the top regulatory agenda items for the cable industry with Light Reading Cable's Jeff Baumgartner
Cable Hearts Apple
Contentinople  | 
5/14/2010  |  4 comments
10:30 AM Time Warner Cable chief says to expect more cable-Apple connections following the intro of Comcast's 'Xfinity Remote'
The Cable Show: Scenes From the Show Floor
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5/14/2010  |  2 comments
Here's a quick look at some of the big booths and bold companies that made noise at The Cable Show this week
The Cable Show: LA 'Speed Dating' Pics
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5/13/2010  |  5 comments
Vendors and service providers take some time to chat with our editors at The Cable Show in Los Angeles
Social TV: More Than Tweets on Screen
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/13/2010  |  2 comments
TiVo, Twitter, Cablevision, Showtime, and a Hollywood agent contemplate the future of media and TV
FCC Chairman Defends Calls for Net Neutrality
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/13/2010  |  4 comments
The FCC chairman says he won't back down from his agency's attempt to regulate the Internet
Howard Breaks From Imagine Communications
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5/13/2010  |  Post a comment
Former CEO Jamie Howard has severed ties as the video compression startup hires interim CEO and chases TV Everywhere market
Cable: Dare to Be Different, Part II
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5/13/2010  |  1 comment
Light Reading's Phil Harvey talks to Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick about the cable industry's TV Everywhere project and the urgency to take IP video all the way to the consumer
Cable: Dare to Be Different, Part I
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5/13/2010  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Phil Harvey talks to Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick about the cable industry's ability to look different from the telcos. Also, Breznick sizes up the enterprise opportunity for cable MSOs
#CS10: Cable's Next Big Thing
The Philter  | 
5/13/2010  |  6 comments
8:40 AM Had enough long hold times, tardy installers, closed networks, and bad attitudes?
Zelfy Pitches Cable on Revamping the Remote
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/13/2010  |  2 comments
Cable strategy officers respond to a startup’s pitch that mobile phones should be cable's interactive remote
The Cable Show 2010: News Roundup
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/10/2010  |  3 comments
'SelecTV' becomes EBIF's consumer handle, tru2way starts speaking some IP, Verivue confirms its first deal, and other pre-show stuff
Cable Show 2010: The Hot List
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/10/2010  |  7 comments
Cable's move to IPTV, TV Everywhere, 3DTV, wireless, and what's next for tru2way, will be among the drivers at this week's show in LA
Cox Guides Tru2way Forward
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/10/2010  |  1 comment
MSO's home-grown Trio guide will lead a premium video package featuring more HD, whole-home DVRs, and interactive apps
Harmonic Expands TV Everywhere With Omneon
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5/7/2010  |  Post a comment
Harmonic pushes cross-platform ambitions and growing rivalry with SeaChange via $274M buy of video production and playout specialist
BigBand Cuts Staff as Orders Dry Up
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/7/2010  |  2 comments
SDV growth was the lone bright spot in a dreary Q1 for BigBand, which experienced QAM price pressure and delays in IP video gear purchases
Tekelec Splashes $165M on SPIT Specialists
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
5/6/2010  |  6 comments
Double acquisition of Service Provider IT (SPIT) firms Camiant and BlueSlice strengthens Tekelec's position as a transformation player
Broadcom Dips Two Chips in 800M 'Prototype'
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5/5/2010  |  Post a comment
Company clarifies that a modem design that bonds 16 downstream channels is a 'prototype' that links two discrete Docsis 3.0 chips
Broadcom D3 Chip Approaches Gigabit Speeds
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/4/2010  |  2 comments
Broadcom's new Docsis 3.0 chip has IPTV in mind, but it's capable of producing straight 800-Mbit/s bursts in EuroDocsis environments UPDATED 8PM
Cisco Packs On Wideband Muscle
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/4/2010  |  1 comment
Cisco aims to preserve and add market share with integrated CMTS linecards that quadruple the downstream densities of their predecessors
TWC Taps Microsoft Mediaroom for IPTV Test
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/3/2010  |  11 comments
Sources say Time Warner Cable intends to 'pilot' Mediaroom in Los Angeles as it starts to develop a broader IP video migration strategy
Widevine Locks In Dish 'TV Everywhere' Deal
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/3/2010  |  1 comment
Dish swings with Widevine's DRM and adaptive streaming for a new Web-based video hub that complements its 'SlingLoaded' set-top strategy


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