The cable industry is responding to consumer demands and countering the competition with a heavy arsenal of services and features. At The Cable Show, there were numerous examples of how the cable industry is rapidly evolving to improve the consumers experience while adding cash to the bottom line.
After proving out the technology, and an economic downturn in 2010, businesses are purchasing IP telephony like never before. The business benefits from decreased costs, more efficient networks and increased productivity have driven demand to what has now become a robust market with mainstream technology.
Zhone introduces a green, GPON-based FiberLAN suite; Vytran adds new splicers to its CAS-4000 Series; and DragonWave ups spectral efficiency.
WaveDivision Holdings, which operates cable operator Wave Broadband and data provider Astound Broadband, is being sold to two private equity firms and members of its management team.
Arris and Kabel Deutschland proved there’s plenty of mileage left in DOCSIS 3.0 by reaching a downstream speed of 4.7 Gbps in a field trial that used existing standards, technology and hardware.
Comcast’s cloud-based VoIP service for businesses, Comcast Business VoiceEdge, is now available across Michigan.
Verizon CTO Tony Melone turned away from the wireless industry's sometimes hyperbolic optimism about new technologies during an investor conference.
After buying nine companies since 2006, Windstream said that it is streamlining management positions by cutting 375 to 400 jobs.
Charter drops in 20 more HD channels in Michigan, for a total of 100.
Sprint plans to shut down its iDEN network as early as June 30, 2013, allowing it to reuse the service's spectrum for LTE.
Residential gateways are adding to service providers’ bottom lines by enabling new services.
UXP Systems and Motorola Mobility bested 35 other companies to win The Cable Show’s CIO.IT | Competition 2012 in Boston.
Nine leading senior, consumer, disability and minority organizations are calling on FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to allow states seven additional months to modernize the Universal Service Fund’s (USF) Lifeline program.
Comcast has added some new bells and whistles to its Xfinity Voice service, including the ability to make free phone calls over a home or public Wi-Fi hotspot.
Even though HTML5 is still evolving, creating user interfaces using the Web-based markup language are perfectly feasible today.
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.
Kanouff worked her way up to president at SeaChange International prior to leaving the company to join Cablevision.
After it killed it, the House resurrected a bill that would ban taxing Internet access in New Hampshire.
Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo revealed more than had previously been released about the company's plans to launch data sharing plans
After previous deployments by Comcast and Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications is on the scoreboard now that it has rolled out its cross-promotional effort with Verizon Wireless in Oklahoma.
Rogers Business Solutions is now offering its SIP trunking services to enterprises in Canada that are seeking scalable voice services while using less equipment.
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.
Cox Communications has developed a new internal channel for Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
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.
Mediacom Communications released unaudited financial results for the first quarter, which included a boost in data subscribers that somewhat offset its basic video subscriber losses.