Broadband Briefs for 09/21/09

Mon, 09/21/2009 - 8:00am

TWC moves Zachariah to Ohio, Penn.
By CED staff

Time Warner Cable has named Vin Zachariah as the regional vice president of operations for northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania.

Zachariah will oversee all areas of residential operations and will have direct responsibility for field technical operations and customer care.

Zachariah previously served as Time Warner Cable’s regional vice president of operations for southwest Ohio. Prior to that, he was vice president of operations for Jackson, Miss.

UPC Broadband picks Moto for EuroDOCSIS rollout
By Mike Robuck

UPC Broadband, a European division of Liberty Global, will be using Motorola’s digital voice modems to deliver EuroDOCSIS-based services to its customers in the Netherlands, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Switzerland.

UPC Broadband, which offers triple-play services to 9 million customers in nine European countries, will use Motorola’s SBV6120E Surfboard EuroDOCSIS 3.0 digital voice modems to deliver high-speed data and IP voice and services to its subscribers. UPC is already offering its “Fiber Power” service with up to 120 Mbps in some markets with the Motorola modems.

“As a leading provider of DOCSIS3.0 solutions, Motorola’s modems are a key element in enabling UPC to provide our Fiber Power service, which is perfectly placed to meet the customer demands for increased bandwidth and multimedia experiences,” said Eric Lennon, CTO of UPC Broadband.

More Broadband Direct 09/21/09:
•  FCC chair: 'Network neutrality' means 'open Internet'
•  Comcast unleashes D3 in Colo.
•  ActiveVideo, Videon sending iTV to Web-connected devices
•  Netgear releases Stora NAS
•  Ensequence scores $20M in funding, names Low CEO
•  AT&T launches femtocell solution
•  Calif. advances tough flat-screen energy standards
•  Google: Apple exec rejected app for iPhone
•  Broadband Briefs for 09/21/09




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