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Content tagged with Cable posted in July 2007
Broadband Gets 'Lifeline' Status
The Bauminator  | 
7/31/2007  |  Post a comment
Cox is offering free Internet service to qualifying, low-income homes in Oklahoma... for a while
Houston, We Have Pre-Packaged VOD
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/31/2007  |  Post a comment
Phonoscope of Houston marks the first cable operator to secure a deal to deploy 'VOD in a Box,' a pre-integrated system for small ops
Linksys's Life Span
Craig's A-List  | 
7/31/2007  |  2 comments
It's longer than you think. It's shorter than you think
Analysts: Akamai Was Too High
News Analysis  | 
7/30/2007  |  Post a comment
Shares in the CDN have dropped more than 20 percent since the company posted in-line earnings
Quadrature Amplitude Milestone
BroadBananas  | 
7/30/2007  |  Post a comment
The 'next-gen' edge QAM race is on, but will entrants like Vecima Networks be able to keep pace with a growing field of competitors?
Vyyo Cuts Back
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/30/2007  |  Post a comment
Vyyo is slashing its workforce by 16 percent as part of a broader cost-cutting effort
Name Games
Craig's A-List  | 
7/30/2007  |  1 comment
Soon, all will be Cisco
Entropic Wires Up an IPO
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/27/2007  |  2 comments
The chip developer behind the MOCA standard for home networks is ready to go public
Conexant, Ikanos Pack 802.11n
News Analysis  | 
7/27/2007  |  1 comment
Both VDSL chip companies are tapping Atheros for some wireless LAN help
Imagine Fires Back at BigBand Suit
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/27/2007  |  Post a comment
Imagine has filed a counterclaim to BigBand's lawsuit, EETimes Europe reports
Box Deadline Fuels Comcast's Q2
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/26/2007  |  Post a comment
Comcast bought and deployed digital boxes at a dizzying pace as it prepared for the July set-top box deadline
Harmonic's Mobile Video Marriage
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/26/2007  |  Post a comment
Harmonic's Rhozet buy gives it more than 100 transcoding customers
Comcast Taps Arris for Edge QAM Initiative
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/26/2007  |  Post a comment
A new edge QAM deal could give Arris a solid foothold in the MSO's switched digital video strategy
P2P PEBKAC
Peer Pressure  | 
7/25/2007  |  Post a comment
Inadvertent sharing due to ID-Ten-T errors
MSF Offers NGN Seal of Approval
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2007  |  1 comment
The MultiService Forum is implementing an NGN equipment certification scheme to give IP systems a seal of approval
Broadband Goes Mainstream
Cable Guy  | 
7/25/2007  |  Post a comment
A new study confirms that broadband has gone completely mainstream in the US
MystroTV Revisited
The Bauminator  | 
7/25/2007  |  Post a comment
Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes has rekindled the idea of offering 'everything' on-demand, but admits the same barriers remain
FCC Awards, Denies More Box Waivers
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/25/2007  |  Post a comment
More cable operators have been awarded set-top box waivers by the FCC, though others haven't been so lucky
Italians to Separate
EuroBlog  | 
7/25/2007  |  Post a comment
Telecom Italia looks set to do the splits
Web Video Cheat Sheet
The Philter  | 
7/24/2007  |  38 comments
A new, improved video sharing guide
Intellon Plugs Into IPO Market
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2007  |  4 comments
Riding the IPTV boom, the $34M-a-year chip company plans to tap the public market
Is Nokia Siemens Tailing Tellabs?
News Analysis  | 
7/23/2007  |  4 comments
Tellabs' share price is up 8% following talk of a $7B takeover bid from Nokia Siemens, but analysts aren't crazy about the financials
Analyst: MSOs Too Wary Over Wireless
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/23/2007  |  5 comments
North American MSOs are edging their way into the wireless services market but they aren't giving it enough priority, says analyst
Motorola Seals Up Terayon
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/20/2007  |  2 comments
The book closes on one of the cable industry's most colorful and controversial vendors
Turn On Your Leading Light
News Analysis  | 
7/19/2007  |  Post a comment
Enter the Leading Lights today. Finalists to be announced on October 19. Reader's Choice submissions due August 10
Set-Top Switch Could Soften Moto's 2H
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/19/2007  |  Post a comment
Cable's rapid prep for the integrated security ban could affect Moto margins
Charter Takes Video to the Web
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/18/2007  |  Post a comment
Charter's new customer Web portal is placing a heavier emphasis on streaming video content
E-911 Proving Essential
BroadBananas  | 
7/18/2007  |  Post a comment
Cable's decision to support E-911 out of the gate has been vindicated once again
CEA Continues CableCARD Fight
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/17/2007  |  Post a comment
The Consumer Electronics Association and US cable's top lobbying arm are clashing again over downloadable conditional access systems
Waiver Central
The Bauminator  | 
7/17/2007  |  Post a comment
Who got FCC waivers and who did not? Here are the results in bite-sized form
Vendors Offer Super SIP Bundle for SMBs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/16/2007  |  Post a comment
A vendor bundle may kick-start cable's entry into the SMB voice market
As the RS-DVR World Turns
The Bauminator  | 
7/16/2007  |  4 comments
Another party has chimed in on the Cablevision RS-DVR debate, arguing that an appeal court agrees with an earlier, unfavorable ruling
Verizon Set-Top RFP Could Be Worth Billions
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/13/2007  |  2 comments
Winners could be in line for a 26.5 million set-top contract, and give telco a path toward complying with FCC ban on integrated security boxes
CommScope Gets a Boost
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/12/2007  |  Post a comment
CommScope shares got a healthy bump Thursday following an analyst upgrade tied to its pending deal for Andrew Corp.
Up for Bid on eBay: CableCARDs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/12/2007  |  Post a comment
You, too, can buy a CableCARD for the low, low price of $139.99. But buyer beware – you may be purchasing what amounts to stolen property
Going High-Def
Cable Guy  | 
7/11/2007  |  Post a comment
Two new studies show that HDTV fever is sweeping the nation
BBT Exits Alpha
The Bauminator  | 
7/6/2007  |  Post a comment
Beyond Broadband moves closer to a downloadable conditional access system and an 'open' set-top platform
Moto to Take $101M Charge
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/6/2007  |  Post a comment
Second-quarter job cuts leave Motorola with a $101 million charge
BigBand Shares on Downward Swing
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/5/2007  |  Post a comment
Nervousness about BigBand's involvement with two big customers – Verizon and Comcast – appears to be contributing to a stock slide recent weeks
Independence Day Celebration
BroadBananas  | 
7/3/2007  |  Post a comment
CEA marked July 1 as sort of an Independence Day for consumers
MRV Sags on Fiberxon Buy
News Analysis  | 
7/2/2007  |  7 comments
MRV's merger with Fiberxon is done, despite questions looming over Fiberxon's books
Carlyle Eyes Virgin
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/2/2007  |  1 comment
Reports put possible bid for cable giant by private equity firm Carlyle Partners at up to $11.7 billion before debt considerations
Verizon & Others Get Their Waivers
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/2/2007  |  1 comment
Verizon and more than 100 others obtained special waivers Friday, just ahead of the FCC's ban on set-tops with integrated security


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