The 2011 class of Pacesetter Award recipients represent innovators in a number of endeavors crucial to the competitive viability of cable operators around the world, including business services, optical networking and multi-screen delivery.
Late last night, Cox Communications announced that effective today, it will no longer sell its 3G wireless service, although it will continue to provide the service to its customers until March 30.
While there may not be a clear theme emerging from this week's Cable-Tec Expo, it was standing room only at the IP Video Transition technical workshop.
Verizon Wireless' LTE network will continue to speed ahead of AT&T when it launches in 14 new cities and expands in four existing markets tomorrow.
In a Cable-Tec Expo that has largely lacked breaking news, Cox provided the two biggest nuggets to date: It’s launching a live streaming service, called Cox TV Connect, during the holiday season, and separately, it has pulled the plug on its wireless phone service.
The SCTE bestowed one of its highest honors – certainly its most secret one – to Charter Communications’ vice president of field operations Tom Gorman, naming him 2011 SCTE Member of the Year.
Arris and Cisco are pursuing a common wavelength management plan in the C-band (1550 nm), hoping that together they can head off potential problems as operators start migrating to multi-wavelength delivery using that band.
The MSO CTO Panel gave an overview of where the cable industry is at in terms of battling the competition, serving the customers and building out new networks.
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.
There are a lot of operational hurdles to consider when it comes to offering a true multi-screen experience across TVs, tablets and mobile devices, but cable operators can cut through the clutter by following a few key strategies.
The SCTE has just produced a video in its SCTE Primer Series that explains how cable companies can quickly save time and money in their field service operations.
Cogeco is using Tektronix's Sentry digital content monitor to help ensure that its video services are delivered with quality.
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.
Mike LaJoie, executive vice president and CTO at Time Warner Cable, will serve as chairman of the board of directors of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers for the 2011-12 term.
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.
RCN has deployed SeaChange International's content workflow management software to streamline video-on-demand content and metadata processing operations.
This follows a 2008 installation of Hunter in the Tampa market of the nation's sixth-largest operator.
CED's complete coverage of Cable-Tec Expo - the industry's engineering show of the year. Expo provides vital access to the latest in cable technology, products and services, and 40-plus technical sessions.
Cablevision’s Optimum Business Benefits program is now available in nearly 60 Sprint stores in the New York City metropolitan area that the cable operator serves.
Multi-wavelength vendor InnoTrans Communications has inked a multi-year, sole-source agreement with a large cable operator in the United States.
Logitech calculates that mistake cost it more than $100 million in operating profit in the year since the product was introduced.
Ubiquiti Networks, which makes Wi-Fi networking equipment, said its profit nearly tripled in its first quarter as a public company.