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.
Many people have by now heard of the CCAP, so here is a quick summary of what CCAP is and does.
TV is already in the process of transforming from one-way broadcast to a community platform where viewers can interact not only with each other, but also with the content owners and the brands that advertise on TV.
Many of the most important features of any electronics product are implemented directly in the silicon processors that orchestrate everything those products do. So what’s next?
SeaChange International recently chalked up another win for its multi-screen video back office and client platform, Adrenalin.
The new 802.11ac router will enable transmission rates in excess of 1 Gbps.
Companies that expect mobile and fixed devices to play a part in home network environments realize they need open APIs and other forms of connectivity.
EchoStar is abandoning its efforts to serve Tier 2 and Tier 3 cable operators in the United States with its Aria platform, which included its own brand of set-top boxes.
Bright House Networks has hit the ground running in Florida with a feature-rich home automation and security system.
The Cable Europe Labs Certification Board also announced that a CMTS from Motorola has been granted a “verified for base feature set” label.
The Minnesota service provider is trying out the integration of OTT content.
Worldwide set-top box shipments spiked upwards by 13.7 percent compared with the previous year, but revenue was nearly flat, according to a recent study by Infonetics Research.
With Knology’s 275,000 subscribers, WOW becomes the country’s 13th-largest multichannel video programming distributor.
Using low-cost servers, Android-based set-tops and a cloud-based partner, Dyyno puts TV Everywhere within the reach of small operators.
Time Warner Cable and Verizon Wireless are now offering cross-promotional bundles in Raleigh, N.C.; Kansas City; and Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio.
You do that Vudu that you do so well – Wal-Mart gets an exclusive on a box that will support its video service.
The organization makes a series of moves that will help its members better deal with IPTV, OTT and other recent networking issues.
Entone has hooked up with BTC Broadband to help provision a new hybrid TV service in Bixby, Okla.
While Comcast has opened the floodgates on its Xfinity Home service, with plans to have it launched in virtually every system by year’s end, it will also start using a second touchscreen from Technicolor.
Sony is stealthily making its game console one of the more versatile OTT boxes.
The approach has the potential to dramatically cut storage costs.
The operator uses Sigma products to manage services on its new multi-room entertainment system.
Also, Virgin Media announced it is adding TiVo boxes to some new bundles.
Shaw Business, the commercial services arm of Shaw Communications, has inked an agreement to provide Wi-Fi, Internet and networking services to BC Biomedical Laboratories.