From a field of 28 contestants, Comporium Group's Greg Brakefield emerged as the overall winner of the SCTE International Cable-Tec Games earlier this week.
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.
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.
Only six months after introducing its APEX1500 edge QAM, Motorola has delivered a new version with even greater port density.
This follows a 2008 installation of Hunter in the Tampa market of the nation's sixth-largest operator.
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Logitech calculates that mistake cost it more than $100 million in operating profit in the year since the product was introduced.
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.
Cisco Systems is showing signs of pulling a turnaround, exceeding analyst sales expectations for the second quarter in a row.
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.
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.
The Comcast Business wideband tier features up to 100 Mbps on the downstream and 10 Mbps on the upstream, which is up to 60 times faster than download speeds for a T1 line.
The company has long talked about being in the TV business. The issue was whether it would voluntarily restrict itself to over-the-top (OTT) content or attempt to compete with multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs).
Outdoor Wi-Fi is the new black when it comes to data services for cable operators. Not only does Wi-Fi reduce customer churn in the face of increased competition from telcos, it does so by leveraging the existing DOCSIS plant while laying the groundwork for new revenue services in the future.
At a keynote address at TelcoTV, during the last question he fielded at the concluding Q&A session, the last thing Verizon senior vice president of consumer product management Eric Bruno said immediately before thanking the audience and leaving the stage was an offhand-sounding comment that Verizon might start offering Home Control nationally.
In the old days, “video display” used to mean “the TV” – more specifically, an analog input standard-definition TV. But that has all changed now. Today's new televisions are digital, and video viewing is becoming more popular on PCs, tablets and smartphones, creating a broader category of video display devices. These new devices are different from the old one in many ways, but one way in particular is that they’re not designed to support an interlaced (i) video format.
With the launch of new consumer services, companies face business and technical challenges that impede time to market and successful deployments. Multi-screen app development for the cable TV industry is no different. Some unique business and technical challenges must be addressed to take advantage of the “appmania” that is sweeping the CE industry.
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Comcast is still mulling the fine print of its Xcalibur service, including price point and whether it will be a premium-only offering, but the IP- and cloud-based service is headed to a major market next year.
Calix has expanded its portfolio of VDSL2 products complementing its Ethernet Unified Access Platform (ESAP), aimed at covering some of the few remaining density options that clients might require.
Cable video gateway deployments will grow from less than 700,000 units in North America and Europe to more than 10 million by 2016.
Virgin Media has consolidated 20 different equipment inventories onto a single inventory control system provided by Convergys.
MobiTV is banking on its cloud-based video platform to provision TV Everywhere-type services for cable, satellite and IPTV video providers.