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Content tagged with Cable posted in June 2009
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The Bauminator  | 
6/30/2009  |  Post a comment
4:30 PM A newbee from Ubee passes the CableLabs test
DTA Opposition Mounts
The Bauminator  | 
6/30/2009  |  Post a comment
1:05 PM A group that includes old cable foe Free Press argues that granting a bunch of DTA waivers will undermine the retail set-top market UPDATED 7/1
CEA Presses for CableCard Successor
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/30/2009  |  Post a comment
Consumer equipment trade body wants FCC to help create a portable downloadable security system that would succeed the clunky CableCARD
Supremes Stand Clear of RS-DVR Case
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/29/2009  |  5 comments
All systems are go for Cablevision's 'remote-storage' DVR after US High Court passes on hearing an appeal led by networks and studios
Canoe Preps ITV Ad 'Template'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/26/2009  |  1 comment
With a targeted ad product shelved for now, MSO-backed venture sets course for the Q4 launch of its first interactive ad campaign
Here Comes 'TV Everywhere'
The Bauminator  | 
6/23/2009  |  Post a comment
8:20 PM Press conference. Wednesday morning. Brass on hand. Be there
Cable Crafts 'Turbo' Option
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/23/2009  |  7 comments
CableLabs is mulling a patent claim on an 'invention' that lets customers temporarily turbo-charge speeds for big movie downloads
The Waiver Wire
The Bauminator  | 
6/23/2009  |  Post a comment
1:40 PM Wisconsin co-op wants one, while RCN and WideOpenWest get extensions... And none have to do with DTAs for a change
Comcast Braces for IPv6
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/19/2009  |  Post a comment
As the day finally approaches, Comcast says it could start residential tests this year or next
Canoe Mothballs Targeted Ad Product
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/18/2009  |  1 comment
Operational and scaling issues prompt JV to shelve first addressable ad play, but it claims Q4 interactive campaign is still a go
DTA Waiver Mania
The Bauminator  | 
6/18/2009  |  Post a comment
1:40 PM Thomson and Pace join the waiver-seeking party at the FCC
Robin Mersh, Broadband Forum COO
LRTV Interviews  | 
6/18/2009  |  Post a comment
Robin Mersh, COO of Broadband Forum, talks about broadband growth in the Asia region as well as Forum specifications that carriers want right now.
Verizon's Chuck Graff: Heat Seeker
LRTV Documentaries  | 
6/17/2009  |  5 comments
During his keynote at the Green Telecom East event in New York, Verizon's Chuck Graff announced a new program to curb the amount of heat put out by telecom equipment in its network
Cisco, Moto Go for DTA Waivers
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/17/2009  |  3 comments
Cable's biggest suppliers send their simple one-way channel zappers to the FCC for approval, but the opposition has 10 days to respond
Cablevision Holds Firm
The Bauminator  | 
6/15/2009  |  Post a comment
3:05 PM MSO to start supporting digital boxes with downloadable security in 'Phase I' areas starting July 1
Broadstripe Gets Its GEPON On
The Bauminator  | 
6/15/2009  |  Post a comment
12:05 PM Mid-sized MSO starts to attack incumbents with new fiber-fueled business services play
BroadLogic Chip Targets Altera, Xilinx
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/15/2009  |  Post a comment
Comcast-backed startup pursues new market with a dense, low-power chipset that, it claims, could produce sub-$100 'universal' edge QAMs
Cisco Won't Join FCC's DTA Dance
The Bauminator  | 
6/12/2009  |  Post a comment
10:40 AM Not yet, anyway...
CableLabs to Patch Up Enhanced TV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/12/2009  |  Post a comment
Embryonic 'I05' specs will standardize the tricky EBIF set-top 'user agent' and handle shortcomings for 'unbound' apps and advanced ads
EANTC's Carsten Rossenhövel, Part II
LRTV Interviews  | 
6/11/2009  |  1 comment
EANTC's Carsten Rossenhövel discusses Light Reading's latest test of Cisco's IP video network infrastructure. Topics covered include the test complexity, takeaways for service providers, and why so many different elements are required to provide IP video applications
Liao Puts the CE in CableLabs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/10/2009  |  Post a comment
Brought in from Panasonic, new CableLabs CEO Paul Liao will be charged with strengthening ties with the consumer electronics world
Hitachi Revamps Its Communications Strategy
News Analysis  | 
6/10/2009  |  Post a comment
Hitachi integrates its IT and telecom businesses and targets international growth as it attempts to reverse a decline in sales
Panasonic's Liao Is New CableLabs CEO
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/10/2009  |  7 comments
Panasonic CTO Dr. Paul Liao is set to take the top spot at CableLabs, a move that should boost cable's credibility in the consumer electronics world UPDATED 11:55 AM
IPTV to Grab Euro Pay TV Share
News Analysis  | 
6/9/2009  |  Post a comment
The cable sector is losing out in the race for European pay TV market share
Has CableLabs Found Its Man?
The Bauminator  | 
6/9/2009  |  1 comment
4:30 PM The rumor du jour holds that CableLabs could announce a successor to Dr. Richard Green late today
Bottleneck Buster
The Bauminator  | 
6/9/2009  |  Post a comment
11:20 AM thePlatform attempts to address a non-sexy, albeit important, issue faced by VoD and Web TV alike: automated ingest
MSOs Closing PolyCipher Headquarters
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/5/2009  |  Post a comment
Joint venture collapse suggests Comcast, Cox, and Time Warner aren't close to a downloadable system that replaces CableCARDs
EANTC's Carsten Rossenhövel, Part I
LRTV Interviews  | 
6/5/2009  |  Post a comment
"EANTC's Carsten Rossenhövel discusses Light Reading's latest test of Cisco's IP video network infrastructure. Topics covered include the test complexity, takeaways for service providers, and why so many different elements are required to provide IP video applications "
Evolution Guns for HD Box Waiver
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/5/2009  |  Post a comment
Supplier intends to seek approval of simple hi-def devices that could give smaller MSOs the drop on telco and satellite TV foes
Kudelski Walks Away… Sort Of
The Bauminator  | 
6/4/2009  |  Post a comment
8:50 AM Withdraws bid for set-top box software specialist but plans to pressure OpenTV board
EchoStar, Dish to Pay TiVo $103M
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/3/2009  |  2 comments
Patent infringement update: Federal court orders Dish and EchoStar to pay TiVo and to disable the DVR function in about 4 million set-tops
FCC Believes in Evolution-ary DTAs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
6/2/2009  |  Post a comment
Delivering another blow to the CEA, the FCC grants a waiver to Evolution Broadband for simple, one-way digital terminal adapters


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