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Key developments related to Reference Design Kit (RDK) deployments.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/10/2019
Altice Labs has introduced a family of broadband gateways for DOCSIS and FTTP networks that utilizes an open source software platform managed by a joint venture of Comcast, Liberty Global & Charter.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/20/2019
Xfinity Flex, now offered for free to broadband-only subs, provides streaming apps and smart home capabilities – but it's also something else.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/18/2019
Cable op has quietly launched the Contour Stream Player, Cox's twist on Comcast's Xfinity Flex video streaming product for broadband-only subs.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/18/2019
Video streaming platform features a video client, voice remote and integration with Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video and, soon, an upgrade path to Comcast's full pay-TV service.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/16/2019
Comcast pulls more engineering and software development expertise in-house for its X1 and Xfinity Flex video and smart home platforms.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/10/2019
Aiming to speed up service provider deployment cycles, Broadcom's new RDK-infused chips for video set-tops and gateways weave in new app framework and Metrological's App Store.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/28/2019
Canadian MSO debuts 'Helix' platform featuring broadband gateways, IP video clients, WiFi extenders and home networking management software originating from Videotron's X1 syndication deal with Comcast.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/2/2019
Software for broadband devices, believed to support OpenWRT, designed to help customers manage and optimize in-home WiFi, tweak router settings and pause Internet connectivity.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/5/2019
Open software venture also developing software to work with consumer premises equipment for DSL and PON networks alongside its traditional focus on DOCSIS/HFC.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/21/2019
New open source project from CableLabs focuses on 'Dual Channel WiFi' technology that can set up dedicated channels for specific apps and traffic types such as streaming video and online gaming.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/30/2019
CEO Tom Rutledge confirms that Charter's had discussions, but company currently remains committed to its own, next-gen video platform and interface.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/1/2019
The startup, with Comcast and Charter in its corner, believes its AI and machine learning-driven analysis platform steers clear of data privacy concerns raised by those that rely on deep packet inspection tech.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/29/2019
Enabling in-app upgrades and transactions without paying a tax to Google has made Android TV's 'Operator Tier' particularly attractive, industry sources say.
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