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Content tagged with Cable posted in June 2007
Spec Combo Could Boost Cable IPTV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/28/2007  |  Post a comment
CableLabs is looking to marry Docsis 3.0 with OpenCable, a move that could allow MSOs to deliver IPTV apps and services
Report: IPTV Competitors Are Over-the-Top
News Analysis  | 
6/28/2007  |  6 comments
Could Joost and YouTube force carriers to open their IPTV networks?
CommScope Comes Back for Andrew
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/27/2007  |  1 comment
For the second time in a year CommScope plans to buy Andrew Corp., but this time the price tag is 50% higher and it's nearly all in cash
MSOs Struggle With Set-Top Change
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/26/2007  |  Post a comment
The coming ban on set-tops with integrated security could create a financial hardship for smaller cable operators
Slideshow: SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2007
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/26/2007  |  Post a comment
Bandwidth was the big issue, but the Nintendo Wii was the big draw at the 2007 Cable-Tec Expo in steamy Orlando
Proxies Push for Terayon-Moto Marriage
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/25/2007  |  Post a comment
Recommendations from two influential proxy firms should dispel any rumors that the Terayon-Motorola marriage is in jeopardy
Kelly Egan, VP Business Development, Swarmcast
LRTV NXTcomm  | 
6/22/2007  |  Post a comment
Kelly Egan of Swarmcast says his company's service is complementary to what content delivery networks can provide
RFOG Update
The Bauminator  | 
6/22/2007  |  Post a comment
We've confirmed that some top cable engineers got together Wednesday to get the 'RF-Over-Glass' standards project rolling
Another Closing, Another Show
Cable Guy  | 
6/22/2007  |  Post a comment
Here are a few tidbits from steamy, stormy Orlando
ADB Aims for US Set-Top Market
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/21/2007  |  Post a comment
With the OCAP and CableCARD stars aligning, ADB believes the time is right to re-enter the US cable set-top market
M&A Rash
EuroBlog  | 
6/21/2007  |  Post a comment
You can get a cream for that, you know...
NXTcomm Day 2: Content
LRTV NXTcomm  | 
6/21/2007  |  Post a comment
They've been talking about it for ages, but carriers are finally in a position to take on the more traditional content providers. But do telcos have the X-factor? Motorola CEO Ed Zander keynotes. And an update on IPTV
NXTcomm History, Part IV
The Philter  | 
6/21/2007  |  Post a comment
Meet Mr. Stiff
Bandwidth Dogs Digital Transition
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/20/2007  |  2 comments
In addition to freeing up shelf space for HDTV services, operators must also accomodate the February 2009 digital TV transition
Expo-nential Tradeshow Activity
BroadBananas  | 
6/20/2007  |  Post a comment
Redundancy reigns when tradeshows attack
IneoQuest Aims for IPO
NXTcomm News Analysis  | 
6/20/2007  |  Post a comment
Video test system vendor's CEO says an IPO is on the roadmap as IneoQuest's customer list grows beyond 300
Show Stuff: Is It Good, or Is It Wack?
The Bauminator  | 
6/20/2007  |  Post a comment
I dumpeth my in-box upon thee...
HBO Bets Big on MPEG-4
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/20/2007  |  Post a comment
Attention cable operators: A flood of MPEG-4-based HDTV content is coming your way courtesy of HBO
NXTcomm History, Part III
The Philter  | 
6/20/2007  |  Post a comment
A party artifact
Cisco Meshes With Cable
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/19/2007  |  Post a comment
Cisco has unveiled a WiFi-based mesh system that will allow cable MSOs to deploy and market wireless Internet and backhaul services
Verizon: HD VOD Is Coming
NXTcomm News Analysis  | 
6/19/2007  |  58 comments
Verizon CTO Mark Wegleitner says that HD VOD is in development and that the FiOS network has the capacity to bring it home
NXTcomm History, Part II
The Philter  | 
6/19/2007  |  Post a comment
Huawei jobber accused of spying
Universal Edge QAM Market Heats Up
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/19/2007  |  Post a comment
Good question: Who's entering the market with a next-gen or 'universal' edge QAM? Better question: Who isn't?
Terayon Expands CherryPicker Lineup
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/18/2007  |  3 comments
Terayon says the CAP-1000 has enough horsepower onboard to rate-shape high-definition MPEG-4 video streams
NXTcomm History, Part I
The Philter  | 
6/18/2007  |  Post a comment
Remembering Ed Wrankle
SA Pitches Cable PON
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/15/2007  |  4 comments
Scientific Atlanta's D-PON gives MSOs an option for those home developments that insist upon FTTP
BroadLogic Collects More Cable Cred
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/15/2007  |  Post a comment
BroadLogic's product plans got a big push following a new round of funding led by Comcast Interactive Capital
Tracking the Couch Potato Wars
Cable Guy  | 
6/15/2007  |  Post a comment
The next couple of years look pretty sweet for MSOs, but watch out beyond that
Telcos Consider the Splits
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2007  |  18 comments
Carriers and regulators are looking to create separate business divisions to house incumbent fixed-access networks
Comcastic Island
Craig's A-List  | 
6/14/2007  |  1 comment
No, seriously, that's the name of Comcast's theme park
M-CMTS: Turning Japanese
The Bauminator  | 
6/14/2007  |  Post a comment
Based on what's been revealed so far, most M-CMTS deployment activity is occurring overseas
CableLabs Specs Broadband Wiretaps
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/13/2007  |  Post a comment
New spec lets cable MSOs assist law enforcement agencies with wiretaps on high-speed broadband connections
Virgin Revamps DNS Strategy
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/13/2007  |  3 comments
UK cable operator says a small investment in DNS gear will make its broadband service more responsive and its network more secure
Boxing Up 'Seven-Oh-Seven'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/12/2007  |  Post a comment
Cable's key set-top suppliers say they are gearing up for the rapidly approaching ban on boxes with integrated security
State Video Franchise Push Grows
News Analysis  | 
6/11/2007  |  Post a comment
As telcos' frustration with the video franchising process grows, the push for statewide franchise legislation becomes more intense
RGB Takes Aim at Imagine
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/11/2007  |  Post a comment
RGB has jumped into the variable bit rate VOD game, aiming to improve bandwidth efficiency
SeaChange Shares Slip on Q1
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/7/2007  |  Post a comment
A disappointing first quarter and a tepid outlook for the second quarter sent SeaChange shares reeling today
The Slow Road to PacketCable 2.0
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/7/2007  |  1 comment
CableLabs may have just issued an RFI on PacketCable 2.0, but there's plenty of road to travel before MSOs will deploy it
Imagine That!
BroadBananas  | 
6/7/2007  |  Post a comment
Following a successful IPO, it appears BigBand is wasting no time using its new heft to squash potential competitors
CableLabs Sets PacketCable Deadline
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/6/2007  |  Post a comment
Vendors need to get their act together by July 13 if they want to participate in the PacketCable 2.0 RFI
Controlling OCAP
The Bauminator  | 
6/6/2007  |  Post a comment
Universal Remote Control is trying to ensure that cable subs will enjoy a true 'hands on' experience when MSOs begin deploying OCAP
Musical Service Providers
Light Ranting  | 
6/6/2007  |  3 comments
Verizon to Comcast and back to Verizon. With some DirectTV thrown in, too
BigBand Throws the Book at Imagine
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/5/2007  |  3 comments
BigBand has filed suit against Imagine Communications, a company run by former BigBanders
C-COR Divests Outside Plant Unit
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/5/2007  |  Post a comment
C-COR is selling off its Outside Plant and Installation Services unit for $7M
Cingular Capex Cure Coming?
NXTcomm News Analysis  | 
6/5/2007  |  Post a comment
Capex from Cingular is expected to ramp up in the second half of this year according to one Wall Street analyst
Comcast Puts SDV Vendors to the Test
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/4/2007  |  Post a comment
C-COR, Harmonic, Motorola, and Scientific Atlanta are said to be in Comcast's 'early stage' switched digital video tech trials
FierceWormFood
The Philter  | 
6/1/2007  |  Post a comment
Game over for FierceGameBiz
New, Cool RealPlayer
Contentinople  | 
6/1/2007  |  Post a comment
It's also lawyer-bait
Cablevision to Try, Try Again
The Bauminator  | 
6/1/2007  |  Post a comment
Cablevision is following through on its threat to fight an earlier court decision that put the brakes on its 'Remote Storage' DVR


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