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Comcast Brings Home the Bacon
BroadBananas | 10/29/2008

Top MSO is still pilfering more subs than the two largest telcos

Femto for President
BroadBananas | 10/22/2008

Why didn't anyone pitch femtocells to the McCain family?

Virgin Hopes to Get Credit
BroadBananas | 10/15/2008

MSOs with their own credit concerns are undoubtedly keeping close watch on UK cable operator's situation

Comcast Makes DTV Transition Pitch
BroadBananas | 10/9/2008

Why take your chances on over-the-air converter boxes when you can get a screaming deal on basic cable?

New Kids on the Block
BroadBananas | 10/2/2008

With TV, as with phone service, the freshest competitors tend to satisfy the most

Cable Mobile, Eh?
BroadBananas | 9/24/2008

Researcher says cable MSOs are poised to wage a wireless war in the Great White North in the coming years

WiFi an Optimum Weapon
BroadBananas | 9/17/2008

Cablevision trumps Verizon with WiFi

Phone Subs Happier Not Talking
BroadBananas | 9/11/2008

For customer service, they prefer to crawl the Web

Put a Cork in It
BroadBananas | 9/4/2008

Arris gets more than a bit of luck from the Irish...

Typo Psyhcos
BroadBananas | 8/26/2008

Feds throw the book at two 'grammar vigilantes'

Say Wah Way
BroadBananas | 8/18/2008

Will Huawei's US moves put the squeeze on traditional cable suppliers?

D'oh, Canada!
BroadBananas | 8/11/2008

Bell Canada mimics the miserable momentum of its telco counterparts south of the border

Curbing Capex
BroadBananas | 8/5/2008

Good news for Comcast, but how about its suppliers?

Comcast's Frank Response
BroadBananas | 7/29/2008

MSO trolling cyberspace for customer complaints

Big Apple, Small Bite
BroadBananas | 7/22/2008

One analyst's math shows Time Warner Cable and Cablevision are not facing a Newtonian fall as FiOS TV invades the Big Apple

Comcast May Come Up Short
BroadBananas | 7/16/2008

When it comes to dominating the Philly skyline, that is...

MoCA Late Comers
BroadBananas | 7/7/2008

The coax networking club is finally reaching critical mass within the cable industry...

Shake Your Booty, Charge Your Battery
BroadBananas | 6/30/2008

Bringing new meaning to the 'Electric Boogaloo'

Another One Bites the Dust
BroadBananas | 6/24/2008

Will Comcast's latest acquisition boost its distribution clout with studios and help tighten movie release windows?

AT&T Breaking DISHes
BroadBananas | 6/19/2008

Analyst: SEC filing indicates Dish and AT&T are closer to a divorce than a merger made in video heaven

Delinquents
BroadBananas | 6/12/2008

A word to the wise: Pay your cable bill on time during this economic downturn

Intercepted Job Search
BroadBananas | 6/3/2008

Comcast seeks 'intercept engineering' expert. The blogosphere shudders

It's About Time (Warner)
BroadBananas | 5/27/2008

Analyst suggests that a spun-off Time Warner Cable could produce nation's first blue-chip cable operator

Slingin' Hash
BroadBananas | 5/22/2008

SlingModems aside, EchoStar could really get Comcast's attention with a price-busting digital terminal adapter (DTA)

Big News Day
BroadBananas | 5/13/2008

In buying Newsday, the Dolans are sending a message to the Murdochs

Rats!
BroadBananas | 5/5/2008

Rascally rodents dine on Qwest's fiber

Hey, Big Spender!
BroadBananas | 4/28/2008

Which CE product category stands to gain the most from those tax rebate checks?

It's Not Easy Being Green
BroadBananas | 4/22/2008

When it comes to old analog TVs, coalition says it's time to get the lead out

Broadband Currency
BroadBananas | 4/14/2008

Let's ponder the links between Internet speeds and currency values...

Who Shot JR?
BroadBananas | 4/9/2008

Amdocs is expanding its OSS/BSS dynasty for a mere $45M

Pay (Your Respects) Per View
BroadBananas | 4/2/2008

Is a new (ahem)'killer app' on the way?

Billions & Billions
BroadBananas | 3/25/2008

Comcast's latest VOD milestone would make Carl Sagan proud...

Facing the Music
BroadBananas | 3/17/2008

Fears about an expansion of Cablevision music and live venue holdings have helped lead to a contracting stock price

G'Bye-O, Vyyo?
BroadBananas | 3/11/2008

Company's recent restructuring plan to reduce its burn rate hasn't stopped the fire sale on its shares

Yahoo ‘Re-Bewkes’ Microsoft
BroadBananas | 3/6/2008

Meshing Platform A with Yahoo would create a formidable advertising force

Cox Gets ABC VOD
BroadBananas | 2/27/2008

But, with a nod to the popular 'Start Over' business model, the prime time content deal includes a no ad-skipping provision

Love & Lies
BroadBananas | 2/20/2008

Hello. What is your mental state?

Open Season on Cable
BroadBananas | 2/12/2008

Verizon's VOIP patent gambit is little more than an attempt to squash residential voice competition

Cox Continues Ethernet Climb
BroadBananas | 2/6/2008

Now No. 4 in the market, MSO continues to gain ground on much larger competitors

Time Warner Cable Web 1.0
BroadBananas | 1/30/2008

A new VOD-centric site puts Time Warner Cable on a path similar to that of Comcast's Fancast.com effort

Oy With the Moxi Already
BroadBananas | 1/23/2008

Is that the scent of a fire sale of the future I'm smelling?

Imagine a Match
BroadBananas | 1/14/2008

Where have we heard this before? Maybe some operator, the biggest in the world, perhaps...

To Infinity & Beyond!
BroadBananas | 1/9/2008

Comcast's loosely defined new standard on content volume

'Webinar' Banished
BroadBananas | 1/3/2008

Does it belong in the 'school of non-thought' that paved the way for e-anything and i-anything?

The Christmas Tree Channel
BroadBananas | 12/27/2007

Shaw's digital, tannenbaum television spectacular!

One Billion Served
BroadBananas | 12/20/2007

And we're not talking Big Macs and Egg McMuffins...

Making Digital Lemonade
BroadBananas | 12/12/2007

Cablevision ad uses February 2009 digital TV transition to attract new subs. Smart move or 'scare-mongering campaign'?

Private Dancer
BroadBananas | 12/6/2007

Unworried about appeasing Wall Street's whims, Cox is investing in spectrum, both wired and wireless

MP3 Gone Wild, Too
BroadBananas | 11/30/2007

Yet another can't-miss deal from the Mainland

The Turkey Bowl
BroadBananas | 11/22/2007

Cable MSO and the NFL Network are engaged in a nasty PR battle this Thanksgiving

Broadband Census
BroadBananas | 11/15/2007

With better research data in hand, perhaps the FCC could craft more meaningful broadband policies

U-verse Capex: Pay More, Get Less
BroadBananas | 11/7/2007

That video thing over DSL isn't so easy, apparently

Comcast's Record Quarter
BroadBananas | 10/31/2007

Q3 results generally met analyst expectations, but subscriber results were disappointing

Optics Gone Wild
BroadBananas | 10/24/2007

This email caught my attention with a novel marketing claim

This BUD's for You
BroadBananas | 10/17/2007

Novel uses for Big Ugly Dishes

Comcast Gets Hammered
BroadBananas | 10/10/2007

Jim Carrey's depiction of The Cable Guy has got nothin' on this tale of a Golden Girl gone wild

Next for Arris: Why Not BigBand?
BroadBananas | 10/1/2007

In addition to filling a hole in its video portfolio, such a deal would allow Arris to go toe-to-toe with Cisco and Motorola

The FiOS Tax
BroadBananas | 9/17/2007

Some cable subs in NJ are finding that competition from Verizon is increasing their monthly cable bill

Moto Marks IP STB Milestone
BroadBananas | 9/11/2007

North America is still missing from the equation

Accessing YouTube at High Speed
BroadBananas | 9/4/2007

Beware of what you share. It could get you in deep legal trouble

Headline News
BroadBananas | 8/28/2007

Beware of those tricky, tricky, potentially stock-moving headlines...

Cox Shines in Ethernet Services
BroadBananas | 8/22/2007

Research shows Cox to be the first cable MSO to crack the top echelon of Ethernet service providers

AT&T's Jam a Pearl
BroadBananas | 8/16/2007

Webcast hullabaloo appears to be more an issue of net stupidity than net neutrality

Hello Kitty
BroadBananas | 8/6/2007

Pink armbands foisted on naughty cops to make them feel shame

Quadrature Amplitude Milestone
BroadBananas | 7/30/2007

The 'next-gen' edge QAM race is on, but will entrants like Vecima Networks be able to keep pace with a growing field of competitors?

Skype's Schtick
BroadBananas | 7/25/2007

Apparently there are limits to the 'Unlimited Calling' upgrade for SkypeOut

E-911 Proving Essential
BroadBananas | 7/18/2007

Cable's decision to support E-911 out of the gate has been vindicated once again

Flipping The Bird... On
BroadBananas | 7/11/2007

Will DirecTV's new HD-heavy satellite be the 'Death Star' cable has long feared?

Independence Day Celebration
BroadBananas | 7/3/2007

CEA marked July 1 as sort of an Independence Day for consumers

Bong Hits Buzz Kill
BroadBananas | 6/27/2007

Here's an update on Joseph Frederick, the 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus' boy

Expo-nential Tradeshow Activity
BroadBananas | 6/20/2007

Redundancy reigns when tradeshows attack

Lawful Interception
BroadBananas | 6/13/2007

With more cases like this, wiretapping may become less important for effective law enforcement

Imagine That!
BroadBananas | 6/7/2007

Following a successful IPO, it appears BigBand is wasting no time using its new heft to squash potential competitors

Cable Phone Sticker Shock
BroadBananas | 5/29/2007

Holy discounts, Batman! $655.96 a minute for long distance seems a bit steep

Speedy Gonzales
BroadBananas | 5/23/2007

Move aside, Road Runner. Broadband may be next for 'the fastest mouse in all Mexico'

Will Vyyo Fly-o?
BroadBananas | 5/15/2007

Following a lackluster Q1, Vyyo still has enough financial runway to determine if MSOs are truly bandwidth constrained

Virtue, Vice & Everything Nice
BroadBananas | 5/9/2007

Walking the floor of The Cable Show here in Sin City is always a wild and wacky experience

Kitchen Table Research
BroadBananas | 5/3/2007

Let's take a break from those interminable spreadsheets

Read Between the Lines
BroadBananas | 4/24/2007

Typically, a broadband software vendor press release is the last place to look for a nuanced message

A Win for the Windy City
BroadBananas | 4/18/2007

Will one small step for Chi-town portend one giant leap for Vyyo?

Ignore the Trolls
BroadBananas | 4/10/2007

Tim O'Reilly grabbed some headlines by calling for civility in the blogosphere through the adoption of a 'Blogger's Code of Conduct'

LR's Cable Power Play
BroadBananas | 4/4/2007

Jeff Baumgartner has taken the helm as editor of Light Reading's Cable Digital News

Naming Cable Mobile
BroadBananas | 3/29/2007

Brainstorming a brand name for the granddaddy of all oxymorons: cable mobile service

'Bong Hits 4 Jesus'
BroadBananas | 3/21/2007

Both the ACLU and religious activists are backing the 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus' boy in court

The Reptilian Reporter
BroadBananas | 3/15/2007

A three-foot black snake sends sports writers scurrying

Wearing Rabbit Ears
BroadBananas | 3/6/2007

CableLabs may help bring back those old TV rabbit ears

CMTS Now $1 Billion Business
BroadBananas | 2/28/2007

Worldwide sales of Docsis CMTS gear topped the $1 billion mark in 2006

TV: A Silent Killer?
BroadBananas | 2/20/2007

Police found the mummified body of a man dead more than a year sitting in front of a TV

GooTube Doesn't Scale
BroadBananas | 2/13/2007

Do consumers really want to watch YouTube on their TVs?

Universal Ethernet
BroadBananas | 2/7/2007

Is Ethernet about to conquer the entire universe, proving that the primordial space fabric itself is switched, not routed?

A Super Pitch on HD Shortages
BroadBananas | 1/30/2007

Moto's PR agency touts the Super Bowl HD issue and zings Scientific Atlanta

Netflix Reduces VOD Latency
BroadBananas | 1/17/2007

Netflix is finally ready to embrace the 'Net' in its name

Cablevision Optimizes Biz Connections
BroadBananas | 1/11/2007

Optimum Lightpath plugs into 2,000 commercial buildings in New York

The Sky Is Falling
BroadBananas | 1/4/2007

The sky is falling, and it is a common occurrence

Preparing for the Year of the Pig
BroadBananas | 1/2/2007

Good tidings for the cable industry with Chinese New Year around the corner

Comcast Racing Ahead, But Not Sprinting
BroadBananas | 12/20/2006

Comcast is only dating Sprint, not marrying it

It's Official: Broadband Rules
BroadBananas | 12/15/2006

It's finally official: Broadband dominates consumer Internet usage in the US

Is America Heading Straight to Hell?
BroadBananas | 12/6/2006

The richest 2% of adults in the world own more than half of the global household wealth

Taming the Telco TV Threat
BroadBananas | 12/4/2006

Wall Street needs to take a chill pill

Comcast Enters E-Tail Jungle
BroadBananas | 11/22/2006

Comcast inked a deal with Amazon.com and launched a new Comcast Store on the Web this week

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