In the past, the biggest pain point for cable was often bandwidth management, or dealing with HDTV or the digital transition. Now? The biggest pain point is competition.
Multi-screen delivery is about as complicated an endeavor as an operator can get involved in, requiring the involvement of almost every aspect of the business, from network engineering to call centers to the legal department.
Time Warner Cable's Jim Ludington has got next. Ludington, executive vice president of network national operations for TWC, will serve as Program Committee chairman for next year's SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Orlando.
Only six months after introducing its APEX1500 edge QAM, Motorola has delivered a new version with even greater port density.
Aurora Networks is touting its latest next-generation access solution for its node platform: the RQ4000-series "Remote QAM."
Imagine is showing off its new ICE Cloud Software System, a low-delay, Linux-based distributed architecture solution aimed at cloud and CDN transcoding.
GLDS and Clearleap have teamed up on a cloud-based IP content delivery system that allows service providers to create their own streaming service to connected set-top boxes, TVs and other devices.
AT&T will beat one of its LTE goals on Sunday when it turns on its mobile broadband network in six new cities and begins selling the LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9.
Juan Bravo, who has more than 15 years of experience in the broadband industry, has been appointed to national sales director for Antronix.
Attendees of the SCTE's first Capacity Management Symposium got an early jump on Cable-Tec Expo, as well as some planning tips for the migration to IP networks.
The SCTE is printing a new manual with up-to-the-minute material for engineers looking to gain certification as cable installers and technicians. The Society is also planning an online training program.
Arris is introducing a new member of its VIPr transcoders, this one with triple the channel capacity of its predecessor.
Harmonic is introducing what it's calling an Outdoor Hub, a system that cable network operators can use to extend fiber deeper into neighborhoods, and which can be installed in common cable node housings.
Casa Systems has built a new cable modem termination system designed specifically for use in multi-dwelling units and the hospitality industry.
Multi-wavelength vendor InnoTrans Communications has inked a multi-year, sole-source agreement with a large cable operator in the United States.
Senate Democrats turned back a Republican attempt to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those that send content and other services over their networks.
SureWest has dropped BigBand's switched digital video platform into its Kansas City system in order to free up bandwidth for more HD channels and pave the way for IPTV services.
It seems to be old brand week. While Motorola was reviving the Razr name, Arris has decided to affix the Moxi name to its entire whole-home product suite.
The Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet are shaping up to be potential big sellers over the holidays, but their lack of a cellular connection points to an interesting contradiction.
A contingent of cable companies is about to start offering reduced-cost broadband to low-income households with students who otherwise lack access to the Internet.
Shaw Communications has laid claim to the fastest data service in Canada with the launch of the nation's first 100 Gbps fiber-optic network.
Charter Business will be offering its business customers in the Dallas/Forth Worth area more interconnection choices, thanks to a deal to use Cologix's Dallas-based data center.
Hatfield will be based in Syniverse's global headquarters in Tampa, Fla., and will lead a global organization with operations in more than 25 countries.
Cass Cable TV, a triple-play service provider that serves central Illinois, has opted to use Adara Technologies' hosted switched digital video platform for its network upgrade.
The nearly 6 percent increase in global telecom carrier capex Infonetics expects in 2011 over 2010 is due in large part to AT&T's ramping LTE deployments, HSPA+ upgrades and investments in Wi-Fi hotspots for traffic offload.