The key benefit of Ultra HD, or 4K, is that it offers twice the resolution of HD. However, this may not be as big of a deal as originally assumed. What may be considered the most impressive . . .
The lengths that operators are willing to go in order to successfully migrate to an all-IP...
Cloud computing has been around for years, but only recently has it begun playing a significant...
Imagine Communications now offers a cloud-based video platform for multi-screen video distribution. The CloudXtream enables the delivery of VOD, cloud DVR, and live video. Components of the modular . . .
OTDR modules have been added to VeEX's modular multiservice test and measurement system (RXT). The RXT-4100 and 4112 OTDR series modules feature several optical test functions, including an OTDR for . . .
Elemental Technologies has added statistical multiplexing to its bag of tricks with a software-based, multi-codec, multi-resolution statmuxer. The company is positioning the Elemental Statmux as a . . .
Deviser Instrument's Profiler line includes the E7000B and E7000L RF/Optic Cable & Antenna Analyzers, and the E8400B and E8600B Spectrum Analyzers. The cable and antenna analyzers can measure . . .
The AC1600 modem router by Netgear is for VDSL/ADSL networks, and is compatible with ADSL2+ connections. It can support more than ten devices including smartphones, laptops, smart TVs, and Blu-ray . . .
Harmonic's ProView 7100 is a multi-format integrated receiver-decoder, MPEG stream processor and transcoder that supports the HEVC standard. The new model offers MPEG-2 and AVC transcoding within . . .
LTE-Unlicensed is a standard being developed by 3GPP so that cell phone operators such as Verizon and T-Mobile will be able to use unlicensed spectrum around 5 GHz. The co-existence of Wi-Fi and . . .
Ciciora compares the differences, and similarities, between cable companies and newspapers when debating network neutrality by drawing comparisons between operators and editors . . .
A clearly defined career path, feeling proficient on the job, and compensation tied to professional certifications are the three most important things to employees who consider staying with their . . .
Energy management has been identified as a strategic concern within the cable industry. Key enablers of continued growth and increased reliability are access to reliable local power sources and an . . .
Several high-profile hybrid IP gateway products, including Comcast’s X1, DirecTV’s Genie, and Liberty Global’s Horizon, shipped in record numbers last year. These products are projected to be in . . .
Subscription IQ: The pricing models that succeed do so because they bill you in a way that makes services feel free. You’re free-wheeling, free-dealing, free-riding until for some inane technicality, your credit card doesn’t go through.
The $500 million impact of signal theft in the early 80s ran all the way up to $4.7 billion by the early 90s. However, ambiguity reigned as no one was able to track the exact toll of . . .
Strife in the workplace. Headlines about generations in the workforce play up the differences among Baby Boomers (born 1946-1965), Generation X (born 1966-1980) and Millennials (born 1981-2000) . . .
On this day in 1883, Oscar Hammerstein patented his cigar rolling machine. As a young man, Hammerstein moved to New York City from the Kingdom of Prussia (now Poland) in 1864. He began working at a cigar factory and eventually worked his way to becoming a cigar maker.