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Alibaba plans blockbuster IPO

June 16, 2014 11:44 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Alibaba is pulling back the curtain a little bit, providing more information about its partnership structure and financials ahead of its planned initial public offering of stock. China's biggest e-commerce company filed in May for an initial public offering in the U.S. that could top the $16 billion that Facebook and its early investors raised in the social networking company's IPO two years ago.

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Digital Hollywood - Marina Del Rey

June 13, 2014 6:37 pm | by CED | Events

Date: October 20th-23rd, 2014Location: Ritz Carlton Hotel, Marina del Rey, California

Cable Tec Expo 2014 - Denver

June 13, 2014 6:25 pm | by CED | Events

SCTE Cable-Tec Expo is the cable telecommunications engineering show of the year. In one cost-effective setting nearly 10,000 attendees annually seize the opportunity to discover and learn first-hand about the latest in cable telecommunications technology, products and services. For more than 30 years the industry has relied on Cable-Tec Expo to provide the most energizing, technical knowledge exchange of the year.

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Super Mobility Week (CTIA) - Las Vegas

June 13, 2014 6:20 pm | by CED | Events

Thousands of mobile professionals and executives, 1,100+ exhibitors, as well as 1,000+ media and analysts from across the globe will gather for this powerhouse, week-long event in Las Vegas—the most exciting city in America—to experience unrivaled networking opportunities and share leading-edge trends, discoveries and knowledge.

IBC 2014 - Amsterdam

June 13, 2014 6:14 pm | by CED | Events

Featuring an influential conference and world-class exhibition, IBC immerses 50,000+ professionals from 170 countries in an unrivalled experience which affords you the chance to trade and educate, to debate and connect, to challenge, strategise and innovate with the very companies and leaders shaping the market.

The Independent Show 2014 - Kansas City

June 13, 2014 6:09 pm | by CED | Events

The Independent Show (TIS) is an essential experience for independent cable operators, combining education, exhibits and networking opportunities in an intimate, family-friendly setting.

Wheeler expands network neutrality process to include peering

June 13, 2014 1:49 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

Wheeler for the first time made a clear distinction between ISP networks and activity on the open Internet governed by peering agreements. Consumers expect good service, he said, and peering activity affects that. He has directed the FCC to start collecting information on peering agreements.

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Roku CEO discusses state of Internet video, TV

June 13, 2014 1:22 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

"To me, it's pretty clear that all TV is going to be streamed... Things like DVD players are going to go away. Cable boxes are obviously going away, too. DVRs are just a stepping stone technology. When everything is on demand, you won't have to record anything anymore so that's going to disappear."

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AT&T accepting applications for free school connectivity

June 13, 2014 1:16 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

The non-profit organization Connected Nation has signed on to administer the selection process for AT&T’s $100 million commitment to provide free mobile broadband Internet access to select middle and high school students in Title 1 schools across the country.

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C Spire to buy business services specialist

June 13, 2014 12:49 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

C Spire said it is in the process of buying MegaGate Broadband from Cellular One. The acquisition helps C Spire with its strategy to expand its business services operations. MegaGate provides IP voice, data, and business telecommunications solutions to small and medium sized businesses throughout much of Mississippi.

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Charter to double down on live streaming channels, ponders RDK

June 13, 2014 12:38 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

After launching its Charter TV App with 130 live channels for in-home viewing in April, Charter Communications will soon more than double its roster of live channel choices. Charter is also leaning towards using the RDK for its World Box. 

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TWC’s ‘Boxless Homes” envisions a CPE-less world

June 13, 2014 12:29 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Time Warner Cable’s future may be up in the air with the Comcast deal looming but the nation’s second-largest cable operator has a plan in place for homes without its customer premise equipment for video services. Speaking at the SCTE Rocky Mountain Chapter’s symposium in Denver on Wednesday, Time Warner Cable’s Louis Williamson provided some insight into his company’s “Boxless Home” project.

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On Demand: DOCSIS 3.1 checklist

June 13, 2014 10:11 am | by CED Magazine | Videos | Comments

While full-scale DOCSIS 3.1 implementations may not occur for another few years, cable operators are currently preparing their networks. In this free, live, Google Hangout, which is sponsored by VeEX, and hosted by CED, attendees will learn about how cable operators and vendors are gearing up for 3.1 rollouts. Panelists include: Cox’s Jeff Finkelstein, The Volpe Firm’s Brady Volpe, and VeEX CEO Cyrille Morelle.

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Contributed feature: Thinking inside of the box with SDNs

June 12, 2014 3:19 pm | by Dave Martin, vice president of product management, Edgewater Networks | Articles | Comments

Network functions virtualization (NFV) is emerging as an alternative to traditional network design. Coupling NFV with a software defined networking (SDN) infrastructure can provide maximum flexibility and automation for MSOs' business service offerings.

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Genband’s Fring aims to make OTT a good thing for service providers

June 12, 2014 1:28 pm | by Jim Barthold, special to CED | News | Comments

Special Report from Genband’s Perspectives conference: Fring’s core business is allowing a service provider—including a cable operator—to take full advantage of a network that might include fixed or mobile wireless voice and definitely includes broadband as a way to give consumers the flexibility to use whatever services they may want anywhere they may want.

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