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Humax expands RDK device lineup, encroaches on CommScope's and Technicolor's turf

Vendor intros 4K set-tops, smart speakers and DOCSIS and GPON gateways based on an open source platform managed by Comcast, Charter and Liberty Global.

Cable capacity spending perked up in Q4, Casa says

Meanwhile, wireless revenues derived from Casa's acquisition of NetComm are starting to help the network gear and software company diversify its business.

Cisco shifts next-gen cable amp business to ATX Networks

ATX is set to build Cisco GainMaker-compatible amps and take over a key piece of the cable access market as Cisco puts more focus on software and remote PHY devices for cable's pivot to distributed and virtualized networks.

Intel in talks to sell home connectivity unit to MaxLinear

Qualcomm and MediaTek have also held talks about the Intel unit, which makes DOCSIS silicon and chips for WiFi and smart home products, industry sources said.

Altice USA makes mobile, gigabit, M&A waves

Fourth-largest US cable op enjoys first big wireless quarter and swings deal for smaller New Jersey cableco while rolling out 1-Gig service and reports otherwise mixed Q4 results.

Harmonic Gains More Ground With 'CableOS'

The vendor said it struck deals with two more international tier 1 cable operators for its virtualized cable access platform, and has commercial deployments of CableOS underway with 23 operators in all.

Cable Access Hardware Revenues to Dip as Virtualization Takes Hold – Analyst

Sector set to see a 2% drop in revenues through 2024 amid a decline in revenues for a broader broadband access equipment market that includes DSL and FTTP, Dell'Oro predicts.

Charter to Add 5G to the Menu in Q1, Will 'Likely' Be a Participant in CBRS Auction

Charter hauls in 288,000 Spectrum Mobile lines in Q4, extending its total past 1 million. Cable op also lost 101,000 video subs and added 339,000 broadband customers in the period.

Huawei's Brave Face Is Unconvincing in the Wake of a UK Clampdown

Chinese vendor paints positive picture as it faces supply restrictions in 5G and fiber access network rollout plans, but this is bad news for the tech firm.

Casa Boosts Revenue Guidance, Another CFO Quits

Shares are up 25% Friday after the cable and wireless tech vendor raises 2019 revenue guidance, but doesn't explain why.

DOCSIS 4.0 Specs Near the Finish Line

A draft of the new specs are expected to be done by the end of January, ahead of a public release that could occur by the end of March, industry sources say.

Rogers Still Seeking Ignite TV Spark

Rogers' video sub losses moderated in Q4, but the big Canadian MSO continues to shed TV customers at a steady clip after completing its rollout of Ignite TV, a syndicated version of Comcast's X1 video platform.

Verizon Teams With Google Stadia to Pump 1-Gig Fios

Partnership bundles 1-Gig Fios with the Stadia Premiere Edition package, with a focus on 4K resolution and plans for Verizon to pitch similar perks to new Verizon 5G Home customers.

Charter Goes Out-of-Footprint With New Internet Service for Large Businesses

Spectrum Total Connect focused on large, national business customers that require connectivity inside and out of Charter's 41-state footprint.

LR & SCTE Expand Partnership on Tech Webinars

Following a successful inaugural year, Light Reading and SCTE•ISBE will team up again in 2020 to produce monthly 'LiveLearnings for Professionals' webinars on cable tech topics, starting with a Jan. 16 session on cable's fiber progress.

CES 2020: Comcast Pitches Free Cybersecurity to 18M Broadband Subs

Cable op also details a new multi-Gig-capable 'XB7' gateway that is equipped with WiFi 6 and low-latency features tailored for online gamers.

Cable '10G' Field Trials on Tap for 2020

And DOCSIS 4.0 specifications are expected to be completed in early 2020, CableLabs exec says.

What's Bright, Shiny & Not GEM?

Cable operators are expanding their business services reach well beyond the traditional government, education and medical sectors to take in verticals like hospitality, agribusiness and even e-gaming.

Cable's Greatest Hits of 2019

Here's a curated recap of some of the top tech news and trends for cable, including the '10G' initiative, MSO mobile moves and the industry's troubled and complicated relationship with pay-TV.

Cisco Prepares to Unplug Its Cable Amps

End-of-sale and end-of-life alerts for 'GainMaker' cable amplifiers spur speculation that Cisco might pursue a licensing partnership with a third-party partner to sell and manufacture those products.

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