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Content tagged with Cable posted in September 2010
CableCARD Update
The Bauminator  | 
9/30/2010  |  2 comments
3:40 PM The score: 22.7M operator-supplied CableCARD set-tops, 531,000 CableCARDs in retail devices
Leading Lights Finalists: Cable Products
The Bauminator  | 
9/30/2010  |  Post a comment
11:40 AM Who made the list and why, as well as a few that almost broke through
TiVo, Roku Hook Up Hulu Plus
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/28/2010  |  3 comments
TiVo and Roku dive deeper into the premium TV world, while competitors like Boxee are still on the Hulu sidelines
Cable Subs Don't Heart the Tuning Adapter
The Bauminator  | 
9/27/2010  |  1 comment
12:45 PM TiVo survey tosses some raw meat at the FCC as it prepares to tee up some new CableCARD rules
Does HFC Have Plenty of Legs Left?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/27/2010  |  Post a comment
MSOs can squeeze another decade out of their hybrid fiber/coax nets using node splits and an upstream-fattening 'mid-split,' Moto says
CSG to Buy Intec for £237M
News Analysis  | 
9/24/2010  |  2 comments
CSG to bolster its billing capabilities, customer base, and international reach with the acquisition of struggling Intec
FCC Sets CableCARD Vote
The Bauminator  | 
9/23/2010  |  Post a comment
5:50 PM Will TiVo's 'IP backchannel' proposal for switched digital video make the cut?
TWC CEO: Reliance on Set-Tops Fading
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/22/2010  |  Post a comment
STBs may never completely go away, but TV Everywhere plays and the shift of navigation apps to mobile devices may limit their importance
Tweaking the Tuning Adapter
The Bauminator  | 
9/22/2010  |  Post a comment
1:20 PM TiVo wants to teach much-maligned tuning adapters some new tricks
Comcast God Box Also a Green Box
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/22/2010  |  1 comment
Cable operator's new CMAP box supports up to four times the narrowcast QAMs as existing gear in much less space and consumes 63% less power
NCTA Prices TiVo's SDV Idea at $22M
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/21/2010  |  Post a comment
TiVo's IP backchannel proposal would cost $600 to $800 for every device now equipped with a tuning adapter, the group claims
CableLabs Eyes a Super-Sized Upstream
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/20/2010  |  3 comments
Sources say the org is starting to apply business models on how cable can fatten the upstream pipe and put 1 Gbit/s speeds in sight
EchoStar DVR Goes Slim & Trim
The Bauminator  | 
9/17/2010  |  Post a comment
4:00 PM Meet 'Mercury,' perhaps the skinniest DVR in the known solar system
TWC Pokes More Holes in TiVo's SDV Proposal
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/16/2010  |  2 comments
Time Warner Cable says TiVo's IP backchannel approach remains untested and could cost millions of dollars to implement
TiVo Gives MoCA the Vote
The Bauminator  | 
9/15/2010  |  Post a comment
3:25 PM TiVo will use speedy coax platform in some whole-room DVR setups, but MoCA is unlikely to be its only option UPDATED 9/16 11:50 AM
FTTH Requires Culture Change, Carriers Say
News Analysis  | 
9/15/2010  |  Post a comment
Internal processes have to change if new service offerings based on all-fiber networks are to succeed
Cable Catchup
The Bauminator  | 
9/13/2010  |  Post a comment
1:25 PM Entropic preps for a blow-out Q3, the DVR-lite idea gets more traction, Arris edge QAMs invade Germany, and more
Everyone's Mad About the iPad
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/10/2010  |  1 comment
Major TV service providers are crafting strategies for Apple's latest hit, but there are key differences in how they're being executed
Celeno's Cable Breakthrough
The Bauminator  | 
9/10/2010  |  Post a comment
6:00 AM Celeno gets big WiFi win as Liberty Global prepares to hit Europe with video-optimized multimedia gateways
Intel Outside
The Bauminator  | 
9/8/2010  |  1 comment
4:45 PM Will the threat of lawsuits cause Zoran to sweeten its bid for Microtune or open an opportunity for Intel?
Zoran Targets Broadcom With Microtune Buy
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/8/2010  |  2 comments
The cable chip market is changing again as Zoran inks a deal for Microtune and looks to develop integrated SoCs for set-tops and DTVs
Cable's Long Path to IPTV Nirvana
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/8/2010  |  4 comments
CTO of Moto's Home division sees parallels between cable's journeys to digital TV and now to IP video – it'll be a step-laden grind
Q&A: Jeremy Legg, VP, Turner Broadcasting
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/7/2010  |  Post a comment
Legg walks through Turner's TV Everywhere strategy and how the programmer intends to build cross-platform into its business model
Ericsson Buys North American Integrator
News Analysis  | 
9/7/2010  |  Post a comment
Snaps up a chunk of North American strategy and technology consulting services specialist InCode
Cisco, Harmonic Rule Cable Access in Q2
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/3/2010  |  Post a comment
Cisco sits atop the global CMTS revenue heap, while Harmonic hops over BigBand in the edge QAM market, Infonetics says
Fastweb Hits 100Mbit/s
EuroBlog  | 
9/3/2010  |  Post a comment
5:45 AM Italian operator takes fast FTTH to 2 million homes and businesses
Cisco to Service Providers: Get Moving on IPv6
News Analysis  | 
9/2/2010  |  3 comments
Broadband services and mobile phones may prove the biggest IPv6 bugaboo and service providers need to get moving, Cisco says
CableLabs IDs 'Safe Harbor' Bit Rates for 3DTV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/2/2010  |  3 comments
Cable's R&D house advises MSOs and programmers how many bits they should throw at 3DTV services when using MPEG-2 or MPEG-4
Will Smaller Apple TV Spell Big Trouble for VoD?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/1/2010  |  6 comments
Apple could put pressure on cable VoD with device that sells for $99 and accesses Netflix streaming and iTunes movie/TV rentals
Cisco's CMTS Comeback
The Bauminator  | 
9/1/2010  |  Post a comment
10:35 AM Dell'Oro says Cisco was the CMTS top dog in Q2 as sales outpaced Arris's and Motorola's
EBIF Coming to DTAs
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
9/1/2010  |  2 comments
Evolution Digital intends to use EBIF as a quasi-middleware layer in DTAs for user interfaces and an array of other video apps


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