Is anyone ready for expanding the spectrum on their HFC networks to 1.7 GHz? DOCSIS transport at 1 Gbps? QAM modulation at 4,096 channels?
FourthWall Media has inked a licensing agreement with Microsoft Advertising for set-top box data collection and a report processing system from Microsoft.
Even though HTML5 is still evolving, creating user interfaces using the Web-based markup language are perfectly feasible today.
There’s definitely a need for speed when it comes to the innovation cycles for new products and services.
Comcast is set to commercialize the app, which turns the second screen into a remote control and a host for interactive applications complementing what’s on TV.
Suddenlink Communications Chairman and CEO Jerry Kent will be honored with the NCTA’s Vanguard Award for Distinguished Leadership during a luncheon and awards ceremony.
Itaas has signed a license agreement for Comcast’s Reference Development Kit (RDK), which is a pre-integrated software bundle that powers tru2way, IP or hybrid set-top boxes, along with other open source components.
The partners have devised a means to enable MSOs to provide multi-screen services without major upgrades to their existing QAM and set-top environment.
Comcast’s HD video Skype service will be available to its subscribers in 10 markets, and it’s using an adapter box from Technicolor to provision the service.
The Moxi box is getting an HTML5 browser, and the company is releasing a software development kit with the relevant APIs.
The two companies have combined their products to create a means of upgrading deployed DOCSIS 2.0 and DOCSIS 3.0 devices for management control.
Shaw business has signed a multi-year deal to provide the city of Winnipeg with data networking, Internet and Wi-Fi services.
Dynamic ad insertion vendor This Technology has added former Motorola and Broadbus Technologies executive Jeffery Binder to its board of directors.
CableLabs’ booth at the upcoming Cable Show will demonstrate how cable is moving at a gallop to innovate, with everything from augmented reality to a new way to tag and ID video content.
The company has deployed Ciena’s reconfigurable switching systems and plans to extend 100G networking to its Metro networks in 2013.
After passing regulatory muster, SeaChange announced that it had completed the sale of its broadcast server and storage unit to a private investment group that has named the newly formed company XOR Media.
SeaChange International has extended the shelf life of older, QAM-based set-top boxes with the release of its Nitro Now software.
AT&T said it plans to begin trials in Atlanta and Dallas this summer.
Verizon Wireless’ HomeFusion LTE-based broadband service is targeted at markets that are unserved or underserved.
Being “restricted” to satellite distribution is merely encouragement for Dish to pursue novel strategies for providing advanced services.
Home automation services have a long way to go before they reach the level of comfort portrayed in “The Jetsons,” but service providers are ramping up their efforts to provide their subscribers with home automation creature comforts that go beyond simple security cams.
Sega Channel broke new ground in several ways: Not only did it suggest a networked future for the delivery of entertainment content, it forced cable companies to recognize the need to fine-tune their networks to accommodate new types of digital content.
Electronics is setting up shop on the cloud, with the beta opening of the LG Cloud service.
In this year’s Roundtable, our participants talk about how the ongoing evolution of the HFC network is nowhere near complete, with years of technological innovations yet to come that will support any number of new services and features.