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Time Warner Cable sheds light on cloud-based guide

October 27, 2011 2:18 pm | by Mike Robuck | Blogs | Comments

During its third-quarter conference call this morning, Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt said the company has deployed a cloud-based user guide in parts of Syracuse, Dallas and Los Angeles.

Comcast’s metro Ethernet connects Ill. school district to cloud

October 26, 2011 1:45 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

It’s a textbook example of how Comcast can deliver cloud-based services while also cutting the bottom line through virtualization.

U.N. panel sets target to connect poor to broadband

October 26, 2011 1:36 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A United Nations panel has given governments a target of connecting half of the world's poor citizens to broadband Internet by 2015.


Pioneer picks Amino’s DVR boxes for IPTV service

October 26, 2011 1:30 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Pioneer Telephone Cooperative has selected a DVR set-top box from Amino for its IPTV service.

A shave and a service cut – two bits

October 26, 2011 12:12 pm | by Brian Santo | Blogs | Comments

People still fear that cord-cutting may yet develop into a phenomenon, but the evidence is that it isn’t happening much.

Cablevision rings up click-to-call from Web browsers

October 25, 2011 2:49 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Cablevision voice customers now can dial-up phone numbers from a browser.

Knology tunes in DOCSIS 3.0 tiers in Montgomery, Ala.

October 25, 2011 2:47 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Current residential and business customers were upgraded to DOCSIS 3.0.

RGB, itaas, Verimatrix team on TV Everywhere

October 25, 2011 2:45 pm | by Brian Santo | Product Releases | Comments

The joint solution will help service providers jump in quickly.


Sprint plans 2013 LTE Advanced launch

October 25, 2011 2:42 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Sprint will use the airwaves to launch LTE Advanced in the first half of 2013.

Netflix’s stock plunges on brutal Q3, somber outlook

October 25, 2011 2:38 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Netflix jolted its shareholders again with its third-quarter financial report.

4G: Good timing for consumers

October 25, 2011 2:32 pm | by Monica Alleven, Wireless Week | News | Comments

4G is going mass market, and it couldn’t be at a more opportune time.

C Spire ramps expansion for LTE prep

October 24, 2011 1:48 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

C Spire Wireless is pouring an additional $10 million into its network to harden its CDMA infrastructure ahead of its planned LTE launch.

Netflix to provide service to the U.K., Ireland

October 24, 2011 1:47 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The company will start offering access to movies and TV shows early next year.


Report: Google mulling role in possible Yahoo bid

October 24, 2011 1:46 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google is exploring the possibility of helping to finance a possible deal by others.

Fibertech Networks picks Ciena to provision backhaul network

October 24, 2011 1:44 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Fibertech Networks has teamed up with Ciena for the build-out of a mobile backhaul network for an unnamed wireless service provider in Connecticut.

Sprint nixes unlimited for data-only services; smartphones spared

October 21, 2011 2:18 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Apparently that time has come – but only for some of its devices.

Verizon will depend on LTE for growth

October 21, 2011 1:52 pm | by Brian Santo and Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Verizon’s Q3 was buoyed by postpaid subs and LTE devices.

STMicroelectronics supplies cable modem chip to Chinese op

October 21, 2011 1:43 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Gehua Cable will include the STi7141 in set-top boxes for all of its subscribers.

In the media: Cogeco charges subscribers $50 to upgrade to D3 tiers

October 21, 2011 1:30 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Cogeco has been pushing the envelope on its DOCSIS 3.0 rollouts.

Sidera Networks expands colocation facility in Philly

October 21, 2011 1:14 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Sidera announced this week that it has expanded its network into a corporate center in Virginia.

Cisco snags BNI Video for $99M

October 20, 2011 3:57 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Cisco is forking out $99 million in cash and retention-based incentives.

AT&T U-verse TV growth slows in Q3

October 20, 2011 3:50 pm | by Brian Santo and Andrew Berg, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Overall profits slide; iPhone sales flat.

9 MSOs to square off in Expo IP Challenge

October 20, 2011 3:45 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Nine cable operator engineers and operations professionals will go toe to toe.

CableLabs offers toolset for testing ad systems

October 19, 2011 4:25 pm | by Brian Santo | News | Comments

The DPA Toolset emulates complex ad environments.

Building the iTV brand: Canoe releases guidelines for ExpandTV

October 18, 2011 4:16 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

In an effort to promote interactive television among networks, advertisers and cable operators, Canoe Ventures has released usage guidelines for ExpandTV.

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