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Content tagged with Cable posted in July 2010
TDVision Wants to Fill Up Cable's 3DTV Glass
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/30/2010  |  Post a comment
Tech firm pitches encoding process that can generate full-resolution, hi-def 3DTV signals without busting MSO bandwidth budgets
Panasonic Tunes Out Tru2way TVs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/30/2010  |  3 comments
Tru2way's retail pursuits hang by a thread, though hope may be found in 'set-back' boxes that can be paired with TVs via HDMI
Everyone Hearts the Tuning Adapter!
The Bauminator  | 
7/29/2010  |  1 comment
5:10 PM Tired of hearing complaints about the much-maligned tuning adapter? Some Cox subs seem downright giddy about them
Even Steven
The Bauminator  | 
7/29/2010  |  Post a comment
11:00 AM Cedar Point starts to reach parity overseas
Technicolor Lands Verizon Gateway Deal
News Analysis  | 
7/29/2010  |  Post a comment
French vendor (formerly Thomson) lands home gateway deal at Verizon, extends at DirecTV, and updates on its financials
Arris Falls on Mixed Q2
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/29/2010  |  Post a comment
Arris warns of a CMTS purchasing slowdown just as Docsis 3.0 CPE shipments begin to speed up
Ceton Ready to Fire Live Bullets
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/28/2010  |  1 comment
Following earlier delays, the vendor's CableCARD-powered PC-TV tuners are now poised to reach US shores by the middle of next week
Report: 3DTV Not Ready for Prime Time
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/28/2010  |  2 comments
Some MSOs may be jumping on the 3DTV bandwagon now, but cable can afford to wait until the tech matures and consumer adoption grows
Major MSOs on Cusp of TV Everywhere Era
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/27/2010  |  Post a comment
Turner exec says cable ops, telcos, and satellite TV providers are poised to go wide with TVE by the end of this year and into 2011
Comcast's Target: 105-Meg D3 Downstream
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/27/2010  |  3 comments
More hard evidence emerges that the MSO's close to launching a residential wideband tier that offers 105-Mbit/s bursts
Moto, BigBand Play Small Ball With SDV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/27/2010  |  1 comment
Moto says hosted SDV will bring the technology to the Tier 2/3 crowd, but rival BigBand questions if the approach can handle the load
ISPs Shamed by UK Broadband Speed Tests
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/27/2010  |  Post a comment
Research commissioned by regulator Ofcom shows gap between advertised DSL speeds and reality is growing as cable operator Virgin Media shames ISPs
Rumor: BT Preps Femto Offer
Rumors  | 
7/27/2010  |  1 comment
Cracks Emerge in the Moto-Cisco Duopoly
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/26/2010  |  Post a comment
Comcast Media Center offers Tier 2 and 3 cable ops a DVB-based digital video option that pairs Evolution HD-DTA boxes and Conax security UPDATED 7/27 11:50 AM
Pace Makes $475M Move on 2Wire
News Analysis  | 
7/26/2010  |  Post a comment
Set-top box specialist sees way into Tier 1 carriers in US with home gateway vendor acquisition
BBT Buys Into Boxes
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/26/2010  |  Post a comment
Cable group has no long-term set-top plans, but bought R.L. Drake's box assets to speed adoption of its downloadable security system
MSO Hangs 10 on MPEG-4 Wave
The Bauminator  | 
7/26/2010  |  Post a comment
6:30 AM NewWave ready to take the plunge as it taps into Avail-TVN's linear, VoD, and PPV service trio
Comcast's 'Project Infinity' Takes Flight
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/23/2010  |  1 comment
MSO's video CDN is running in Philly, with 25,000 on-demand choices on deck and the ability to serve up more than 100,000 on the horizon
IP, IP, Ooray!
The Bauminator  | 
7/23/2010  |  Post a comment
10:25 AM IP technologies and debates set to dominate SCTE's Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans
Northern Exposure for Ex-CableLabs Chief
The Bauminator  | 
7/22/2010  |  Post a comment
12:45 PM Canadian MSO elects Dr. Richard Green to its board, or so says the newspaper ad
SCTE Hires CTO to Help Fill Cable's IP Void
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/20/2010  |  Post a comment
Docsis vet and former Broadcom and Motorola engineer Daniel Howard is charged with beefing up the industry's IP IQ
Consortium Labels Its TV Everywhere Locker
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/20/2010  |  Post a comment
DECE locks in 'UltraViolet' as the consumer brand for a digital rights locker that has big cross-platform aspirations
Will Moto-NSN Deal Reopen the Set-Top Doors?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/19/2010  |  Post a comment
The structure of the wireless deal could open opportunities for Huawei and others that want a big piece of the US set-top and modem markets
Huawei Wins Managed Services Deal in Spain
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/16/2010  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor to supply VoIP and IMS capabilities to Spanish cable operator, and run its voice network for next seven years
Tyco Snaps Up ADC for $1.25B
News Analysis  | 
7/13/2010  |  5 comments
Tyco Electronics to add ADC's broadband access portfolio to its Network Solutions business
CableLabs Tuning Up TV Everywhere Specs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/12/2010  |  Post a comment
With new interface specs Cablelabs seeks to scale the way MSOs and programmers authenticate and authorize subs for TV Everywhere services
Ceton Steps Forward
The Bauminator  | 
7/12/2010  |  12 comments
10:40 AM Says its CableCARD-fueled PC-TV tuner has reached production, but stays mum on launch timing
Netgear's Bash
Craig's A-List  | 
7/9/2010  |  1 comment
5:00 PM Party in an art gallery. Of course we went
No Tru2way? No Problem
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/9/2010  |  Post a comment
SeaChange says its TiVo VoD play is ready for its close-up, a move that might further weaken the tru2way market and threaten Cisco and Moto
Netgear Can't Set TiVo Free
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/9/2010  |  1 comment
The upcoming ReadyNAS Ultra sure sounds like it could be a 'TV Everywhere' option for TiVo – but alas, DRM gets in the way
Cisco Interviews... Me?!
The Philter  | 
7/8/2010  |  7 comments
4:25 PM Cisco's social networking maven quizzes me on social media, publishing, and Light Reading's evolution
TiVo's Crafting a Whole-Home DVR
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/8/2010  |  2 comments
The company is developing hardware for a multi-room DVR for MSOs, and it's left the door open for a retail version
Suddenlink Boxes Up TiVo Deal
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/8/2010  |  Post a comment
TiVo Premiere DVR and future non-DVR boxes to be 'customized' to work with MSO's VoD platform, but tru2way isn't involved
Comcast Moving On Move Networks Alternative
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/7/2010  |  Post a comment
Amid shakeup at Move, MSO and the vendor work on a 'transition plan' that will shift Web-fed, premium Xfinity TV fare to a new media player
Musical Chairs
The Bauminator  | 
7/7/2010  |  Post a comment
11:50 AM The SCTE didn’t have to look far to find a new program committee chairman for its big show in The Big Easy
Comcast: DTAs Can Be 'Force-Tuned'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/6/2010  |  3 comments
MSO contends the capability doesn't turn inherently one-way DTAs into 'interactive' devices, but will the FCC agree?
Pirelli Tires of Broadband
EuroBlog  | 
7/5/2010  |  2 comments
6:00 AM To sell gateway, set-tops business
Docsis 3.0: It's More Than Speed
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/5/2010  |  2 comments
Big burst speeds dominate the D3 headlines, but MSOs will need to tap into wideband's other features to take it beyond early adopters
Cable Winks, Giggles at TR-069
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/2/2010  |  Post a comment
Cable's playing kissy-face with a standard born out of DSL as MSOs gird for a massive deployment shift toward Docsis 3.0-powered gateways
TiVo Hopes to Reign in Spain
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/1/2010  |  Post a comment
DVR pioneer's global hopes rise after ONO, Spain's largest cable operator, picks TiVo software to run on broadband-connected Cisco boxes


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