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Content tagged with Cable posted in August 2010
Cable Catchup
The Bauminator  | 
8/31/2010  |  Post a comment
1:30 PM Paul Allen lawyers up, Comcast sets VoD data free, Evolution goes south, and Roku braces for Apple iTV
Lead Times Double for Docsis Modem Silicon
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/30/2010  |  3 comments
Chip shortages are causing cable modem makers to adjust forecasts, but persistent problems could put MSO inventory levels at risk
Cable Adapting to Video's Streaming Future
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/30/2010  |  Post a comment
Cable is checking out the Web TV playbook as it ponders how to deliver video to PCs, phones, and tablets via a variety of bit rates
Relax, Enjoy a Cup of MoCA
Rewired  | 
8/26/2010  |  Post a comment
5:25 PM There's little reason to get too frazzled by the home networking wars – the US is MoCA turf and will be for some time
Comcast Targets Philly With SDV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/26/2010  |  Post a comment
MSO's hometown will be among the first to get the full SDV treatment, with Motorola serving as a lead vendor
Home Networking's War of Words Rages On
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2010  |  2 comments
Summer of 2010 is hot times for MoCA and HomePlugAV, but one advocate says G.hn's time is coming
Texas Instruments Keeps Its Voice
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/25/2010  |  Post a comment
Intel didn't buy TI's VoIP tech along with its purchase of TI's cable modem biz, but an insider says Intel has secured a license for it
Another QAM-Tum Leap?
The Bauminator  | 
8/25/2010  |  Post a comment
11:30 AM Harmonic and LiquidxStream have set the edge QAM density bar, but cable's move to IPTV will likely require vendors to raise it again
Docsis 3.0 Enters the Gateway Era
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/25/2010  |  1 comment
To keep the telcos in check and to get more revenues in the door, MSOs are gearing up to deploy a new breed of wideband gateways
Harmonic Lays Claim to Edge QAM Density Crown
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/24/2010  |  2 comments
Outstrips rivals with the 'HectoQAM,' a device that packs 648 QAMs, targeting SDV, VoD, and IPTV, and sub-$100 pricing per QAM channel
Ericsson Talks Packet-Optical
LRTV Interviews  | 
8/23/2010  |  6 comments
Georges Antoun, formerly of Redback, tells us about his packet-optical philosophy
Policy Watch: Critics Pound Comcast-NBCU Deal
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/20/2010  |  Post a comment
Comments pour in at the FCC as critics and proponents file their final word on the proposed media mega-deal
Matching Up With Mediaroom
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/19/2010  |  Post a comment
Look, Ma – no servers! Broadcom's special sauce brings fast channel changes to simple DTAs and higher-end HD set-tops
Samsung Boxes Break In at Cablevision
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/19/2010  |  1 comment
Cablevision picks Samsung's tru2way HD set-tops
Boxee Eyes Over-the-Top Live TV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/18/2010  |  1 comment
Boxee adds DRM and adaptive streaming tech from Widevine, paving the way for its over-the-top box to pipe in linear and on-demand video
Rethink Combined Billing
The Philter  | 
8/18/2010  |  2 comments
10:25 AM AT&T can combine your wireless and U-verse bills. But in some cases it's more trouble than it's worth
Hollywood Fears Google TV
Contentinople  | 
8/18/2010  |  Post a comment
9:50 AM Google has met with at least four major networks, but they are reluctant to sign on
What's Intel's Next Move?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/17/2010  |  6 comments
Grab for TI's cable modem biz sets up a set-top clash with Broadcom, but is it enough to match rival's integration prowess?
BelAir's Picocell Gets a Plug
The Bauminator  | 
8/16/2010  |  Post a comment
5:10 PM Cable guys tout the business potential of BelAir's cable-optimized WiFi/3G picocell
Intel Snares TI's Cable Modem Business
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/16/2010  |  1 comment
Intel buys its way into the Docsis chipset business, giving it a line into new video gateways and putting more heat on Broadcom
Ruckus Takes a Run at Cisco & BelAir
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/16/2010  |  2 comments
Ruckus fires off a 'smart antenna' 802.11n access point optimized for HFC plants while BelAir counters with a cable-focused WiFi/3G picocell
Can Cable Save Blockbuster's Bacon?
The Bauminator  | 
8/13/2010  |  4 comments
5:10 PM It needs help now more than ever
Arris Wins at Time Warner Cable
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/13/2010  |  1 comment
Wins put big pressure on BigBand, but TWC's desired price point is a 'game-changer' for the entire edge QAM sector, analyst says
Cox, TiVo Strike a DVR Deal
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/12/2010  |  3 comments
MSO to support full-featured TiVo Premiere DVRs that integrate Netflix and other Web video apps with Cox's linear TV and VoD services
Netflix-EPIX Deal Puts Pressure on Cable
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/10/2010  |  4 comments
Deal limits when Netflix can stream EPIX's freshest fare, but latest move could create an Excedrin-sized headache for MSOs down the road
Widevine Protects Sling's Streams
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/10/2010  |  1 comment
EchoStar poised to push deeper into the service provider market with DRM-enabled set-tops and other 'SlingLoaded' devices
Liberty Global Canvassing Europe With Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/6/2010  |  Post a comment
It's on track to have wideband in 80% of its Euro-footprint by year's end as it tees up a new, souped-up all-IP video gateway
Will Netgem Revive the Hybrid TV Model?
News Analysis  | 
8/5/2010  |  2 comments
By combining OTT video with linear offerings at the set-top box, the French company is finding new global success and might hit US shores next
Cablevision to Deliver Live TV & VoD to iPad
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/5/2010  |  4 comments
MSO has some big iDeas for the iPad, but initial offering will not let customers access their video subscriptions outside the home
Ceton Completes the Crossing
The Bauminator  | 
8/5/2010  |  7 comments
11:45 AM Its first batch of CableCARD PC tuners has reached the US, but there's not enough of them to fill every pre-order
BigBand: SDV Demand Still Strong
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/5/2010  |  Post a comment
But its sales in the second quarter fail to impress and some analysts are wondering whether the company can stay independent
Tru2way Flashes Some Retail Hope
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/4/2010  |  1 comment
Cable's tru2way platform may rekindle its dwindling retail aspirations by hitching its wagon to DLNA
Nagravision Deals Itself Into CableCARD Game
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/4/2010  |  4 comments
Amid a constant swirl of regulatory uncertainty, Nagravision hopes to get CableLabs's blessing by the end of the year
TiVo Blows Into Chicago
The Bauminator  | 
8/3/2010  |  Post a comment
10:30 AM RCN continues rollout despite some (small) regulatory risks
thePlatform Gives Content Owners More Control
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/3/2010  |  Post a comment
Comcast-owned firm adds security features that make online video look more like traditional TV, at least as far as business models go
Moloney Says Hello to Moto, Again
The Bauminator  | 
8/2/2010  |  Post a comment
4:30 PM Dan Moloney is back at Motorola in a key role as the company makes plans to split into two

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