Copyright 2005 San Antonio Express-NewsAll Rights ReservedSan Antonio Express-NewsAugust 16, 2005 TuesdaySTATE&METRO EditionBy Sanford Nowlin, Express-News Business WriterFrom Lexis Nexis
Grande Communications Inc. -- the San Marcos-based phone, Internet and cable provider -- on Monday said it plans to put less effort into expanding its fiber-optic network and more into marketing to customers in areas it already serves.
NEW YORK -- Carl Icahn, who became a billionaire by shaking up undervalued companies, went public Monday with plans to rock Time Warner.
Exent nets Microsoft games
Exent Technologies will fatten its games-on-demand vaults with a range of popular titles after inking a deal to become the first global digital distributor of PC games from Microsoft Corp.
Comcast shores up online security
Comcast Cable is offering a set of Internet security tools to all of its 7.7 million cable modem subs for no additional charge.
The MSO is giving free access to three McAfee products: VirusScan, Personal Firewall Plus, and Privacy Service, which features parental controls that filter out inappropriate content and monitors activity to help prevent identify theft. Comcast said the package is valued at nearly $115.
Cavalier said it will offer advanced compression using Tut's Astria content processor video headend and edge-processing equipment. Tut, which is handling integration and project management for the deployment, noted that the platform supports local ad insertion and forward error correction.