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Content tagged with Cable posted in August 2011
Set-Tops, Modems Join in Royal Wedding
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/31/2011  |  Post a comment
Hybrid gateways are wooing MSOs by unifying TV and IP video
Comcast Faces $875M Class-Action Suit
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/31/2011  |  2 comments
Also: Rogers taps iControl, Comcast gets going with gateways, Pace heads to the cloud, another small op thinks big with SDV
DirecTV, BSkyB Lock In NDS for TV Everywhere
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/31/2011  |  Post a comment
NDS's multi-screen VideoGuard Connect DRM may help the vendor expand its presence at Cablevision and Cox and gain entry with other US MSOs
Pay TV in Store for a Rocky Q3
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/30/2011  |  Post a comment
Also: Google TV tunes up for Europe, Dish goes tailgating, Comcast's Cavalry rolls into Sacramento, MoCA makes a milestone
Broadcom Crafting PON-Speed HFC
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/26/2011  |  1 comment
Broadcom's prototype for EPON-over-Coax could extend the life of HFC and grace it with symmetrical Gigabit speeds
Cisco Keeps Hammerlock on CMTS Market
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/25/2011  |  Post a comment
The CMTS world belongs to Cisco. You're all just living in it
Small Cable Interests Call Out Google
The Bauminator  | 
8/24/2011  |  Post a comment
2:35 PM Should independent MSOs worry about Google's acquisition of Motorola? The seeds of doubt are already being planted
Time Warner Cable Checks In With IP Video
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/22/2011  |  2 comments
MSO's business unit teams with iBahn to convert QAM video to IP and chase after a budding cable opportunity: video services to hotels
Hulu Bids Could Top $2B
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/22/2011  |  1 comment
Also: Comcast drops 'Sunday Ticket' complaint, Insight CEO discusses what's next, and the SCTE calls in the vendor brass
Amazon Takes Bigger Run at Cable's VoD Biz
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/19/2011  |  7 comments
Also: Moto can't shop itself around, TW Cable puts Road Runner out to pasture, Malone dumps Barnes & Noble bid, Roku taps Hillcrest
Will Google Be Good for Cable?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/18/2011  |  5 comments
Nervousness aside, some top cable tech execs say Google's software prowess could boost the Motorola franchise
CableLabs Set to Open Bay Area Digs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/17/2011  |  8 comments
R&D house to open a San Francisco site as cable looks to tap the region's talent pool and build relationships with innovative startups
EcoFactor Goes Beyond Energy Monitoring
News Analysis  | 
8/17/2011  |  Post a comment
Cloud-based service automatically plans ahead for weather changes and is available on wholesale basis to ISPs
Google-Moto Deal Fans Cable Fears
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/17/2011  |  Post a comment
Also: Verizon might deny benefits to strikers; Suddenlink beefs up VoD; Netflix targets piracy in Spain; Limelight, Level 3 may forge CDN deal
Will Google Droid Up the Set-Top Box?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/15/2011  |  12 comments
Cable's IP video ambitions and a new class of set-tops could open the door to Android and Google TV, but would MSOs go for it?
Google Buying Moto Mobility for $12.5B
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/15/2011  |  9 comments
Google claims deal will 'supercharge' Android, but pledges that the operating system will remain open
Comcast Unit May Toss Lifeline to ViP-TV Affiliates
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/12/2011  |  1 comment
Comcast Media Center is working on ways to convert its MPEG-2 video signals to MPEG-4 for EchoStar's scrambling IPTV affiliates
EchoStar to Shut Down ViP-TV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/11/2011  |  2 comments
Avail-TVN jumps in with a program to help EchoStar affiliates make the switch before ViP-TV shuts down in September
The New Customer Premises Networks
Technically Speaking With SCTE  | 
8/10/2011  |  5 comments
12:55 PM Techs must get prepped as cable enters a new era of home networking that extends well beyond just coax
Dish Loses 135,000 Subs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/9/2011  |  Post a comment
Also: Verizon handles saboteurs, cable guys give Metaswitch the vote, ex-Comcaster becomes Stoke's CTO, small MSO goes big with Docsis 3.0
Aurora Networks Loads Up for M&A
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/8/2011  |  2 comments
Aurora says its hiring of a CFO signals that it will follow up its recent purchase of GoBackTV with other acquisitions
1M Join Netflix Canada Despite Cap Flap
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/5/2011  |  Post a comment
Also: DirecTV downplays need for Hulu, Comcast and DirecTV scrum over NFL package, Ceton's new CableCARD tuner is a go, Mediacom's new digs
Top 20 Terrible Company Names
News Analysis  | 
8/5/2011  |  16 comments
When branding goes bad: Come walk with us through a world of Twonkys, Wangyous and GameSalads – but don't step in that Skoodat!
Cisco's Videoscape Leader Resigns
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
8/3/2011  |  2 comments
Enrique Rodriguez, the exec who helped get Videoscape off the ground, resigns as Cisco unites its service provider and enterprise video businesses
Broadband Is a Commodity
Rewired  | 
8/2/2011  |  34 comments
2:15 PM An FCC speed test shows FTTH delivers the most reliable and predictable broadband, but really, the whole industry is doing better

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