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Content tagged with Cable posted in August 2008
Verizon Stokes a Tru2way Stalemate
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/29/2008  |  1 comment
In latest FCC salvo, Verizon all but tells cable: We won't adopt Tru2way and you can't make us
IPTV Slump Sinks Sigma
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/29/2008  |  2 comments
A temporary stalling of the IPTV market creates some trouble for chimpaker Sigma Designs
Supercomm Returns?
The Philter  | 
8/28/2008  |  14 comments
Supercomm 2009 is on someone's mind
ComCap?
The Bauminator  | 
8/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Report: Comcast to go live with 250 gigabyte cap for excessive users on Oct. 1... UPDATED 4:00 PM
TiVo Downplays RS-DVR Threat
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/28/2008  |  1 comment
A court gave the go ahead to Cablevision's 'RS-DVR,' but TiVo says it can play a big role in cable regardless of where video is stored
Rebuilding Analog TV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/28/2008  |  12 comments
Vendors are lining up to help MSOs meet the challenge of delivering some TV signals in analog even after broadcasters cut to digital
Verizon Foes Ground & Pound in New York
News Analysis  | 
8/27/2008  |  5 comments
Verizon says it will credit some FiOS customers in New York who were 'inconvenienced' by its now two-year-old grounding controversy
Comcast Expands TiVo Footprint
The Bauminator  | 
8/27/2008  |  Post a comment
MSO launches TiVo-enabled cable set-tops in Connecticut
CEA Attacks Cable One HD Plan
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Gadget lobby says FCC should toss MSO's request to 'update' set-top rules and allow the use of future HD-capable digital terminal adapters
International Docsis
The Bauminator  | 
8/27/2008  |  Post a comment
It's time to take the Comcast blinders off for a moment and see what else is going on with Docsis 3.0 these days...
Dish Serves MPEG-4 Bragging Rights
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/26/2008  |  2 comments
Dish stakes a claim on being the first (but certainly not the last) to deliver all standard-def and hi-def fare in the new format
WildBlue's New 'Lease' on Life
The Bauminator  | 
8/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Satellite broadband player borrows a page from cable with leased option, mulls offering faster speeds in some areas of the US
FCC Dings TWC Over SDV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/25/2008  |  3 comments
A case in Hawaii serves as a warning that MSOs have to be more careful about switching to switched digital video
Broadcom Tunes Up DTV Strategy
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/25/2008  |  Post a comment
A $192.8M cash deal would be Broadcom's chance to boost its DTV standing and even give it some CableCARD-related product
The Friday Five
The Bauminator  | 
8/22/2008  |  Post a comment
Calling attention to a handful of other cable-related things that happened this week
FCC Gives DTV Relief
The Bauminator  | 
8/22/2008  |  Post a comment
Smaller cable ops get exemption, but the FCC has yet to publish the details of the just-adopted order... UPDATED 12:40 PM
Sandvine: We're Fine
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/22/2008  |  Post a comment
The FCC's wrist-slapped Comcast, but that might not mean Sandvine gets cut off from the operator
Cox Refreshes Wireless Agenda
The Bauminator  | 
8/21/2008  |  Post a comment
The major MSO not doing WiMax offers a nibble of its wireless ambitions
Wild About 'Widgets'
The Bauminator  | 
8/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Comcast teams with Intel, but will these 'widgets' show up on a set-top near you anytime soon?
Concurrent Sidesteps M&A Talk
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Concurrent Computer Corp. execs give canned, boring answers to M&A questions
FCC Puts Comcast on the Clock
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/20/2008  |  Post a comment
Comcast has 30 days to comply with a new FCC order that bans P2P app throttling... or else some vague things will happen to the MSO
Order Up!
The Bauminator  | 
8/20/2008  |  Post a comment
The FCC today posted the official order that calls on Comcast to stop its 'discriminatory network management practices'
Digeo Gets SDV-Ready
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/19/2008  |  Post a comment
Completes an interop with BigBand as the Paul Allen-backed company preps a new CableCARD-based HD DVR for deployment later this year
Freescale Doesn't Fear Broadcom
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2008  |  5 comments
Broadcom's approach won't have much impact on the market today, Freescale contends
Hitron Breaks the Docsis 3.0 Barrier
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/18/2008  |  Post a comment
CableLabs posting reveals that Taiwan-based company has become the seventh modem vendor to obtain Docsis 3.0 certification
Broadcom Adapts Chipset for DTAs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/18/2008  |  Post a comment
Company's new system-on-a-chip will be the workhorse for a new breed of digital terminal adapters tagged for deployment by Comcast
Say Wah Way
BroadBananas  | 
8/18/2008  |  Post a comment
Will Huawei's US moves put the squeeze on traditional cable suppliers?
Evolution Thinks Small
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/15/2008  |  Post a comment
A new CableCARD platform and some DTAs highlight Evolution Broadband's plan to bring smaller cable operators to an all-digital world
Carrier Scorecard: Broadband Blues
News Analysis  | 
8/14/2008  |  6 comments
Our latest quarterly tally finds AT&T, Qwest, and Verizon showing some of the weakest broadband growth seen in years
Netgear Rises to the Wideband Challenge
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/14/2008  |  Post a comment
Vendor has quietly gained Docsis modem share in the past year and hopes to grow it further using a new family of Docsis 3.0 gear
Cablevision Roadshow Update
The Bauminator  | 
8/14/2008  |  Post a comment
Report: 'Major acquisitions' off the table... but dividends are on the way UPDATED 8/18 NOON
NCTA Counters Verizon's Tru2way Claims
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/13/2008  |  Post a comment
NCTA chief challenges Verizon's argument that tru2way will throw a big monkey wrench into the telco's FiOS TV platform
Improving Its Cable 'Image'
The Bauminator  | 
8/12/2008  |  Post a comment
A 'micro-client' architecture from Silicon Image deemed 'complementary' to tru2way gets the vote at CableLabs confab
EchoStar Inks Tru2way Accord
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/11/2008  |  Post a comment
EchoStar signs recently streamlined license, thus erasing any doubts about whether Charlie Ergen is serious about entering the cable box biz
D'oh, Canada!
BroadBananas  | 
8/11/2008  |  Post a comment
Bell Canada mimics the miserable momentum of its telco counterparts south of the border
Videotron Gets the Urge to Converge
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/8/2008  |  Post a comment
Launches TV caller ID to subscribers for another $2 per month, and gives Integra5 its largest customer announcement so far
RCN & Cisco
The Bauminator  | 
8/7/2008  |  Post a comment
Connecting on Docsis 3.0…eventually
Mediacom Boosts Outlook, Preps DTV Tilt
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/7/2008  |  Post a comment
In addition to goosing full-year guidance, Mediacom says it will launch a campaign targeted at consumers who still rely on rabbit ears
Pace Pix
The Bauminator  | 
8/7/2008  |  Post a comment
Another DTA is on display
Time Warner Cable Eyeing Network DVR Case
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/6/2008  |  4 comments
Could revisit the copyright model for its Start Over service if ruling on Cablevision's Remote Storage DVR stands up
Charter Sets Course for Docsis 3.0, All-Digital
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/5/2008  |  Post a comment
MSO plans to win back spectrum for hi-def and Docsis 3.0 via a combo of switched digital video deployments and an 'all-digital' project
Verizon: No Way on tru2way
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/5/2008  |  11 comments
Telco doesn't aim to kill tru2way, but tells the FCC that the two-way platform doesn't work with its FiOS network
Curbing Capex
BroadBananas  | 
8/5/2008  |  Post a comment
Good news for Comcast, but how about its suppliers?
Court Resurrects Cablevision's Network DVR
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/4/2008  |  1 comment
MSO's 'remote-storage' digital video recorder is alive again after a higher court finds it does not directly infringe copyright rules
'Start Over' Pioneer Restarts at ActiveVideo
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/4/2008  |  Post a comment
John Callahan, a top software and video engineer with Time Warner Cable, has been named CTO of ActiveVideo Networks
FCC Throttles Comcast
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/1/2008  |  Post a comment
In a divisive 3-2 vote, the Commission orders Comcast to cease the use of its existing bandwidth management platform by year-end
BigBand Beats the Street
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/1/2008  |  Post a comment
SDV specialist could win back some credibility among investors after it posted better than expected revenues and earnings


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