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Content tagged with Cable posted in July 2008
Dish to Serve Up 1080p
The Bauminator  | 
7/31/2008  |  Post a comment
Satco revs up plans for the Rolls Royce of hi-def formats...
Euro Telcos Ramp Up IPTV Subs
News Analysis  | 
7/31/2008  |  Post a comment
Europe's IPTV subscriber base is continuing to grow, but as FT, Telefónica, and BT unveil their financials, the news is not all good
Cablevision Begins Wideband Assault
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/31/2008  |  Post a comment
MSO is rolling out Docsis 3.0 services and a massive WiFi canopy
U-verse Wishlist
The Philter  | 
7/31/2008  |  15 comments
Five ways to improve U-verse
Comcast Rings the Telcos' Bell
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/30/2008  |  Post a comment
Advanced service subscriber growth slowed in Q2, but much of what Comcast gained came right off the hide of telcos
Harmonic Sinks on Soft Guidance
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/29/2008  |  Post a comment
Investors send stock down almost 19% after video tech specialist issues conservative guidance for the second half of 2008
Entropic Plunges on Broadcom Fears
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/29/2008  |  1 comment
A pending PON chipset from Broadcom could give Entropic its first tough competition
CMC, Moto Adapt to One-Way DTAs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/29/2008  |  Post a comment
Upgrades from Comcast Media Center and Motorola will enable smaller MSOs to reclaim analog using digital terminal adapters
BBT Update
The Bauminator  | 
7/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Live system demos and newly signed set-top and headend partners, but clash with the CEA persists...
FCC's Martin Is Ready to Pounce
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/28/2008  |  97 comments
Like a kitten taking on a helpless ball of yarn, the FCC boss has reportedly secured enough votes to do absolutely nothing to Comcast
tru2Way Tallies Two More
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Pour a couple more shovelsful of sand on DCR+. LG and Funai are the latest consumer electronics giants to sign the tru2way MOU
Mark Cuban: tru2way Should Be More Open
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Mark Cuban says cable needs to open up and take on an 'Internet mindset' with its deployment of tru2way
Mark Cuban on tru2way: Open It Up
The Bauminator  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Says cable's attempt at an 'open,' uniform digital platform has potential, but still looks and smells a lot like a 'walled garden'
Investors Grill Ikanos; Chip Biz Is No Picnic
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
The new CEO gets put on the defensive as investors start rumbling about profitability
Buckeye First to Test 'HITS AxIS'
The Bauminator  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Centralized interactive television platform helmed by Comcast and Motorola targets smaller operators and aims to support tru2way
Thomson Nabs AlcaLu Exec for CEO Role
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
French video systems vendor Thomson turns to Alcatel again to strengthen its management team
Videotron Plants 'Fiber Deep'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Canadian cable operator is rolling out a new architecture that reduces node sizes and boosts capacity
Ikanos Flips CEOs
Craig's A-List  | 
7/23/2008  |  2 comments
Mission: get the top line growing
Verizon Brings GPON Home
News Analysis  | 
7/23/2008  |  1 comment
New 175-Mbit/s home gateways aim at making FiOS customers ready for GPON speeds
Broadcom Shrugs Off Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/23/2008  |  Post a comment
The new cable spec won't be a story until 2009, the chipmaker says -- effectively conceding the market to TI
Cisco Pays $120M for Pure Play
News Analysis  | 
7/23/2008  |  Post a comment
Cisco is buying home networking management specialist Pure Networks for $120M
IPTV World Forum, Day 2
The Philter  | 
7/23/2008  |  2 comments
More text updates from the IPTV World Forum North America in Chicago
Mulling Metered Models
The Bauminator  | 
7/23/2008  |  Post a comment
Regulatory filing indicates that a complementary metered Internet model is still on the table at Comcast
CommScope Consolidating Foreign Ops
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/22/2008  |  Post a comment
US-based company is proposing moves in Europe and Australia that could affect about 5% of its workforce
Cap Lock?
The Bauminator  | 
7/22/2008  |  Post a comment
Consumers considering Time Warner Cable's 'Price Lock Guarantee' in Beaumont had best check the fine print...
IPTV World Forum
The Philter  | 
7/22/2008  |  1 comment
Keep checking this page for text updates from the IPTV World Forum North America in Chicago
Time Warner Cable Faces FiOS Attack
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/21/2008  |  1 comment
FiOS could reach New York starting Aug. 1, and analysts differ on how much trouble that means for TWC
Cable Group Faces DCAS Debate
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/18/2008  |  Post a comment
A cable consortium's 'downloadable' conditional access is getting static from the Consumer Electronics Association at the FCC
CableLabs Stamps SDV Tuning Adapters
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/18/2008  |  Post a comment
New device will help some TiVo and digital TV owners who use CableCARDs to view channels delivered in an MSO's 'switched' tier
Raising a Ruckus With U-verse
Slide Shows  | 
7/18/2008  |  3 comments
We take a not-yet-released wireless networking system and add it to an already-running IPTV installation
Can TiVo Cash In on Broadband Video?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/17/2008  |  Post a comment
Analysts are mixed about whether the latest bells and whistles to grace TiVo's stand-alone TiVo DVRs will translate into sub gains
Comcast May Come Up Short
BroadBananas  | 
7/16/2008  |  Post a comment
When it comes to dominating the Philly skyline, that is...
Cox Builds a Backbone
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/15/2008  |  12 comments
After taking the 'leased' path early on, Cox is building its own speedy IP backbone, projecting to have it completed by year's end
Comcast Unit Declares Spectrum's End Is Near
The Bauminator  | 
7/15/2008  |  Post a comment
The old sports venue, not the cable operator's bandwidth situation…
Mark Cuban to Speak at Light Reading Live Event
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/11/2008  |  Post a comment
HDNet founder and president will help kick off LA conference will lively discussion on hi-def, Internet video, and time-shifted TV
Martin Not in a 'Fine' Mood
The Bauminator  | 
7/11/2008  |  Post a comment
Instead, proposal from FCC Commissioner would make Comcast stop its present throttling practices in a 'reasonable time frame'
FCC's Martin Ready to Penalize Comcast
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/11/2008  |  Post a comment
Report says FCC Chairman is circulating a proposal that would impose sanctions against the MSO for allegedly 'blocking' some P2P traffic UPDATED 4:20 PM
Euro Stock Watch: Thomson Up, Tiscali Down
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/10/2008  |  Post a comment
Share price joy for French IPTV vendor Thomson, while triple play service provider Tiscali's stock heads south
RCN Unveils Wideband Plans
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/10/2008  |  Post a comment
Competive cable MSO tells investors it will 'probably' roll out Docsis 3.0 by the end of 2009
Arris Dives on Q2 Warning
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/9/2008  |  Post a comment
Stock drops after vendor blames expected second quarter shortfall on 'maturing demand' for cable voice modems
Just Passing Through (Analog TV)
The Bauminator  | 
7/8/2008  |  Post a comment
New Zenith DTV converter might give 'low-power' television stations a reason to cheer
MoCA Late Comers
BroadBananas  | 
7/7/2008  |  Post a comment
The coax networking club is finally reaching critical mass within the cable industry...
What's Next for Vyyo?
The Bauminator  | 
7/7/2008  |  Post a comment
Sale or salvation?
Comcast Gives Thomson Nod for DTAs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/7/2008  |  Post a comment
Thomson is the first vendor, but certainly won't be the last, to announce a digital terminal adapter purchase deal with Comcast
FT's Notable New Friend
EuroBlog  | 
7/3/2008  |  Post a comment
France Telecom has a powerful new ally - Microsoft. Watch out...
Comcast Expands SDV Test Pool
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/2/2008  |  Post a comment
Cisco and Motorola get the call for switched digital video pilots taking place in Minneapolis and St. Paul
PacketFront Takes On AlcaLu, Cisco
News Analysis  | 
7/2/2008  |  2 comments
Swedish FTTH equipment vendor will use new €26M cash injection to go head-to-head with Cisco and AlcaLu in the FTTH market
Tru2way Glass: Half Full or Half Empty?
The Bauminator  | 
7/1/2008  |  Post a comment
Or maybe it's a bit of both, according to a new forecast that appears to hit and miss on a few important things...
Vyyo on Life Support
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/1/2008  |  3 comments
The 3 GHz spectrum overlay specialist says it could be lights out if it's unable to raise more funds in the next three months
Docsis 3.0 Gear Tracker III
The Bauminator  | 
7/1/2008  |  Post a comment
It's time to refresh the list of equipment that has passed muster at CableLabs


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