SDV Deployment Snapshot

Here's a glance at who's deploying switched digital video, where it's being deployed, and with whom

Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor

August 22, 2007

3 Min Read
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





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

About the Author(s)

Jeff Baumgartner

Senior Editor, Light Reading

Jeff Baumgartner is a Senior Editor for Light Reading and is responsible for the day-to-day news coverage and analysis of the cable and video sectors. Follow him on X and LinkedIn.

Baumgartner also served as Site Editor for Light Reading Cable from 2007-2013. In between his two stints at Light Reading, he led tech coverage for Multichannel News and was a regular contributor to Broadcasting + Cable. Baumgartner was named to the 2018 class of the Cable TV Pioneers.

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