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SDV Deployment Snapshot

After Cox Communications Inc. disclosed its intensions to deploy bandwidth-saving switched digital video (SDV) technology in three markets in tandem with BigBand Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: BBND) Wednesday morning, it seemed it was high time to pull together a list of who we believe is deploying SDV, where they are deploying it, and with whom. (See Cox Flips BigBand's DV Switch .)

Table 1: Switched Up
MSO Market Primary SDV Vendor Digital Cable Platform
Cablevision Systems New York City and immediate suburbs* BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
Cox Communications Northern Virginia markets***** BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
Cox Communications Orange County, Calif.** BigBand Networks Motorola
Cox Communications Phoenix, Ariz.** BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
Comcast Denver, Colo. (technology trial) C-COR, Motorola, Harmonic Motorola
Comcast Cherry Hill, N.J. (technology trial) Scientific Atlanta Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Albany, N.Y. ** Scientific Atlanta Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Austin, Texas* BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Binghamton, N.Y. **** BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Columbia, S.C.* BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Green Bay, Wis.* BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Greensboro, N.C.* BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Kansas City, Mo.**** BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Milwaukee, Wis.** BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Carolina North Carolina systems (Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte, Wilmington)*** Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Oceanic (Hawaii)*** Scientific Atlanta Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Portland, Maine* BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Rochester, N.Y.** Scientific Atlanta Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable San Diego, Calif.*** Scientific Atlanta Scientific Atlanta
Time Warner Cable Syracuse, N.Y.* BigBand Networks Scientific Atlanta
* Commercially deployed
** Installing system
***Contract awarded, SDV not yet installed/deployed
**** Installation/deployment status not yet known
***** Full deployment expected in next 30 days


Source: The companies and Cable Digital News research.




Know of any that should be added to this list or anything here that could use some altering? If so, just send us the good word.

— Jeff Baumgartner, Site Editor, Cable Digital News

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