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Content tagged with Cable posted in May 2012
Aereo Fights for Its Life
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/31/2012  |  3 comments
Also: TiVo posts loss but adds subs; In Demand hops on Comcast's CDN; Comcast's cloud-based voice platform rolls into Michigan
Ex-HP CTO Named CableLabs CEO
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/30/2012  |  1 comment
Phil McKinney has come out of HP 'retirement' to head up the cable industry's Louisville, Colo.-based R&D house
Where Will Comcast's X1 Land Next?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/30/2012  |  Post a comment
Atlanta, Denver and Philadelphia are among the markets that could get Comcast's next-gen video product before the end of 2012
Back to the Future on Unbundling
Rewired  | 
5/29/2012  |  3 comments
11:50 AM TM Forum's Willetts sees US and Western Europe failing at broadband because regulators and financial analysts are stuck in old patterns
The Cable Show 2012: Seven Big Takeaways
The Bauminator  | 
5/25/2012  |  5 comments
The meaning of Comcast's X1, the industry's Wi-Fi ambitions, and an emerging cable tech battle are among the items on my list
The Cable Show 2012: Photos From Boston
Slide Shows  | 
5/24/2012  |  Post a comment
Missed this year's big to-do in Beantown, or want to relive part of it? We've got you covered
Aereo's Service Wins a Reprieve (for Now)
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/24/2012  |  3 comments
Also: Cable Show attendance dips; ActiveVideo rolls its video cloud; MaxLinear goes inside Intel's D3 chips; Minerva flirts with cable
CableLabs Nears End of CEO Search
The Bauminator  | 
5/23/2012  |  1 comment
3:15 PM Cable's R&D house is expected to appoint a new leader soon, and the rumor is it will be someone from the Silicon Valley
Huawei Courts US Cable
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/23/2012  |  1 comment
Huawei's MSO chief explains how it's helping US cable operators evolve their networks beyond Docsis 3.0 and into the world of EPON Protocol over Coax
Google Closes $12.5B Motorola Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
5/22/2012  |  3 comments
Sanjay Jha steps down as CEO of Motorola Mobility, but Dan Moloney will continue to run Moto's Home unit
TWC CEO Heaps More Dirt on the Set-Top Box
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/22/2012  |  6 comments
Glenn Britt still thinks the set-top's days are numbered as cable migrates to IP video and branches out to more IP-connected devices
Comcast's Set-Top Software Kit
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/21/2012  |  Post a comment
itaas President and CEO Vibha Rustagi explains how Comcast's Reference Development Kit (RDK) could get cable closer to a new standard for next-gen set-top boxes
Comcast's X1 Video Platform Lands First in Boston
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/21/2012  |  Post a comment
Beantown will be the first market to get Comcast's next-gen hybrid IP/QAM video platform, but you knew that already...
TiVo & Pace Debut Docsis 3.0-Powered Gateway
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/21/2012  |  Post a comment
Also: Vendors align with Comcast's set-top kit, Intel shows new D3 chip; Moto secures TWC's IP video streams; Nagra gateway goes multi-screen
The Docsis Addendum
The Bauminator  | 
5/21/2012  |  Post a comment
8:30 AM A potential addition to the Docsis 3.0 specs could set up a fight with the IEEE's budding EPON Protocol over Coax standard
Cable Goes Big With Wi-Fi Roaming
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/21/2012  |  4 comments
Comcast, Bright House, Cablevision, Cox and TW Cable will let their high-speed Internet customers access more than 50,000 Wi-Fi hotspots
Motorola Doubles Up on CMTS Downstreams
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/18/2012  |  Post a comment
Moto extends the life of its CMTS as it continues to develop products for CCAP, cable's next-gen access architecture
Comcast to Raise Caps, Test Overage Fees
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/17/2012  |  2 comments
Comcast will kill its static 250GB cap and test new policies that will raise the limit to at least 300GB, but apply overage fees
Terayon Founder Plans Access Revolution
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/17/2012  |  Post a comment
Shlomo Rakib has quietly launched Cohere Technologies, a startup that aims to bring some radical changes to cable's access network architecture
The Cable Show Opens Up to Outsiders & Rivals
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/17/2012  |  Post a comment
Beyond the usual names and faces, execs from Netflix and Verizon Wireless will enter cable's den at next week's big show in Beantown
Intel's New Docsis 3.0 Chip Guns for 1-Gig
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/16/2012  |  Post a comment
Hitron is among the first to use a "media gateway" D3 chipset from Intel that can bond 24 downstream channels and eight upstream channels
AT&T, US Cellular Eye Cox's 700MHz Airwaves
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/16/2012  |  1 comment
Also: ESPN predicts big TV Everywhere numbers; Cisco, Comcast execs join Adobe board; Avail-TVN splices VoD ads
Could Aereo Deflate the TV Business Model?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/15/2012  |  7 comments
Also: Hillcrest's TV browser goes open source; Foxconn squashes Apple TV rumor; EchoStar's new broadband bird is prepped for launch
Cisco Hints at What Comes After Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/14/2012  |  3 comments
Docsis 3.1? 4.0? Whatever the designation, Cisco says CableLabs is developing a new spec that will beef up cable's feeble upstream path
Cable's Big Streaming Party
The Bauminator  | 
5/11/2012  |  Post a comment
6:30 PM At The Cable Show, here's one way MSOs will try to show the feds how the cable industry is playing nice with the CE guys
CCAP Market Is Cisco's & Arris's to Lose
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/10/2012  |  2 comments
Cisco, Arris, Harmonic and Motorola head the cable access market but don't expect the next-gen access platform to spawn many new challengers
Can Charter Repeat the Video Feat?
The Bauminator  | 
5/9/2012  |  7 comments
11:25 AM Charter added video subs for the first time in five years in the first quarter, but was it a blip or a trend in the making?
Dish Snaps Up Some LightSquared Debt
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/9/2012  |  Post a comment
Also: Verizon questioned about wireline commitments; SeaChange teaches old set-tops some new tricks; Comcast notches a MetroE win
Ruckus Gets a Piece of Cable's Wi-Fi Action
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
5/8/2012  |  2 comments
Time Warner Cable taps Ruckus as a new source for Wi-Fi gear as the MSO ramps up hot spot deployments in Los Angeles
Comcast Streams ESPN (Almost) Everywhere
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/8/2012  |  6 comments
Also: Charter and DirecTV add video subs in Q1; cable campaign plays up TV Everywhere; Sigma seals up Trident's digital TV chips
Cablevision May Cook Up a Netflix Competitor
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/4/2012  |  1 comment
Also: HBO GO will soon be on Fire; Discovery buys Web TV startup; Comcast-TiVo combo coming to Boston
FCC Lengthens Review of Verizon's Spectrum Deal
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/2/2012  |  1 comment
Also: Mark Cuban, Gary Lauder invest in Flingo; Technicolor weighs minority offer; LG preps two HDTVs for Google TV
Adelphia Scandal Victims Get $728M
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/1/2012  |  2 comments
Also: SeaChange gets a permanent CEO; new DirecTV unit targets mobility and apps; Affinegy, like Cisco, buys into TR-069


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