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Content tagged with Cable posted in August 2006
Genband Eyes Cable IMS Play
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/31/2006  |  Post a comment
Eying an alternative point of differentiation in the cable market, Genband is pitching SIP and IMS through its Syndeo and BayPackets combo.
DOCSIS 3.0 -- Not So Fast
BroadBananas  | 
8/31/2006  |  Post a comment
DOCSIS 3.0 means fast cable modems, but don't expect to see them flying off the shelves too quickly.
Comcast Boosts SeaChange Revenues
News Analysis  | 
8/31/2006  |  1 comment
VOD systems specialist SeaChange soars on record quarter, fueled by a major deal with Comcast that also includes an acquisition clause
Study Sees DOCSIS 3.0 Penetration Soaring by 2011
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/29/2006  |  Post a comment
ABI says penetration of DOCSIS 3.0 CMTS devices will reach nearly 60% while penetration of DOCSIS 3.0 CPE will approach 40%.
MoCA Certifies Motorola & Tellabs ONTs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/29/2006  |  Post a comment
The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) has approved its first two optical network terminals (ONTs) for last-mile networking use.
Lightspeed Unauthorized
Slide Shows  | 
8/29/2006  |  13 comments
In North Texas, we got photos of lots of ugly cabinets signaling AT&T's impending access fight with cable MSOs and CLECs
VSNL Boosts Asia Subsea Capacity
News Analysis  | 
8/29/2006  |  Post a comment
Indian powerhouse to invest over $600M in upgrading capacity on its subsea network
Verimatrix Player Puts PCs in TV-Land
News Analysis  | 
8/29/2006  |  2 comments
IPTV operators may turn to software apps to cut down on set-top costs and allow 'view anywhere' TV
CableLabs OKs First Modular CMTS Element
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2006  |  Post a comment
CableLabs has approved the first piece of equipment meeting a key requirement of the DOCSIS 3.0 standard
Siemens Scores on Home Turf
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/25/2006  |  Post a comment
German communications infrastructure giant Siemens landed Kabel BW GmbH & Co., Deutschland's third-largest MSO, as a customer.
TiVo/Cox Deal: Is It Enough?
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2006  |  Post a comment
TiVo announces a big DVR deal with Cox, but will it be enough to reverse the firm's revenue decline?
Siemens Scores on Home Turf
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2006  |  Post a comment
Kabel BW, Germany's third-largest MSO, is deploying Siemens's Surpass cable VOIP platform
Hellecommuting
Light Ranting  | 
8/24/2006  |  1 comment
2:30 PM -- Sometimes working at home is overrated
AT&T: Hold the MoCA
News Analysis  | 
8/23/2006  |  5 comments
Carrier chooses HomePNA as its official in-home networking technology
Harmonic Spends $45M on Entone VOD-Ware
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2006  |  5 comments
The cash-and-stock deal adds Entone's VOD processing software to Harmonic's cable, satellite, and telco video platforms
Chris Ruff, President, UIEvolution
LRTV Interviews  | 
8/15/2006  |  Post a comment
Chris Ruff, President of UIEvolution, says handset technology and the ability for carriers to think beyond the first generation of wireless services are some of the issues holding up a real boom in the mobile video market
Verizon Hones Home Networking
News Analysis  | 
8/14/2006  |  2 comments
FiOS customers can now share pictures, music, and – someday – video files via the home network
LR Ranks Video Sharing Sites
News Analysis  | 
8/14/2006  |  1 comment
Blip.tv, VideoEgg, and Dailymotion beat YouTube in a Light Reading evaluation of 45 Websites
Carriers Seek IP QOS Peers
News Analysis  | 
8/14/2006  |  Post a comment
New Heavy Reading research finds some carriers forming peering arrangements that guarantee end-to-end QOS
Tom Gruenwald, CTO, Tellabs
LRTV Interviews  | 
8/14/2006  |  Post a comment
Tellabs CTO Tom Gruenwald talks about the evolution of fiber access equipment, the growth of IPTV, and what services we might see in 10 years, if bandwidth growth continues
Report: Consolidation Hits ISP Rankings
News Analysis  | 
8/11/2006  |  1 comment
Ripple effects of North American ISP consolidation show up in market data from Renesys
AT&T Still Has IPTV 'Jitters'
News Analysis  | 
8/11/2006  |  30 comments
Packet loss is plaguing Project Lightspeed's IPTV service, say sources – and a few unhappy IPTV subscribers
Andrew Stays Single – For Now
News Analysis  | 
8/10/2006  |  Post a comment
Andrew has called off its merger with ADC and has rejected the all-cash offer made earlier this week by CommScope
Riding the Cable Consolidation Wave
News Analysis  | 
8/9/2006  |  Post a comment
The top eleven cable startups that could become tasty morsels for the infrastructure behemoths
MSOs Plagued by Financial Folly
News Analysis  | 
8/8/2006  |  Post a comment
Cablevisions Systems and Charter Communications had tough news for investors as they reported earnings this week
CommScope Crashes ADC's Party
News Analysis  | 
8/8/2006  |  2 comments
Cable access gear vendor CommScope has trumped ADC by tabling a higher bid for wireless equipment firm Andrew Corp.
Arris Nabs Japanese MSO for FlexPath
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/4/2006  |  Post a comment
Arris Group has snared one of its first international cable operators for its new, pre-DOCSIS 3.0 "FlexPath" wideband offering.
Equity Firms Take On KPN
News Analysis  | 
8/4/2006  |  1 comment
Cinven and Warburg Pincus create a cable powerhouse in the Netherlands, putting incumbents under pressure
Cable to Hit 11M VOIP Subscribers in '07
News Analysis  | 
8/3/2006  |  Post a comment
A new Cable Industry Insider report estimates that North American MSOs scaled the 4 million customer barrier at the beginning of June
Video Caching Steps Into the Limelight
News Analysis  | 
8/3/2006  |  Post a comment
Internet video and bandwidth constraints are making life fast and furious for content enablers and caching specialists
Coax Headroom
The Philter  | 
8/2/2006  |  Post a comment
Cable: It's not all used up
Vonage Misses the Mark
News Analysis  | 
8/2/2006  |  2 comments
The company's first public earnings report misses estimates, sending the stock down another 5 percent
Comcast VOIP Rollout Spurs Verizon FiOS
News Analysis  | 
8/1/2006  |  38 comments
Verizon is stepping up its deployment of FiOS services around the country to counter its growing loss of phone access lines
Ikanos, Mindspeed Feel the Pain
News Analysis  | 
8/1/2006  |  Post a comment
Stocks drop 20% and 14%, respectively, as investors take issue with some earnings suprises


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