In CED's newest print issue, we take a deeper dive in analyzing video quality for multiscreen delivery, speak with Ericsson's head of TV and Media Elisabetta Romano, look into SDN opportunities for MSO wide area transport networks, and dig into the...
As AT&T begins life with DirecTV as the biggest pay-TV provider and Charter stays hot on the trail with a pair of huge mergers of its own in the works, pay-TV subscriber numbers are suffering. In this issue, CED will examine ways cable can...
As the consolidation merry-go-round spins out a new industry landscape, CED looks back to the dawn of digital TV with excerpts from Marc Tayer's new book Televisionaries. Also inside: a Q&A with Cox Communications CTO Kevin Hart, transcoding for...
In this edition, we take a look at Ultra HD TV – and find that it’s best quality might not be higher resolution at 4K, but the high dynamic range (HDR) of the image. We also take a look at OLED TVs, one of the more promising new types of displays for 4K...
In this issue, we profile Sherita Ceaser, the recipient of the 2014 Women In Technology Award. CED editors attended the 2014 Cable-Tec Expo, caught up on keynotes, sampled the seminars, and sat through the sessions to bring you a comprehensive overview...
CTO RoundtablesCTO abstract expressionism: the drive to all-IP, SDN, and virtualizationFTTH: Getting the drop on connectionsGigabit networks: the story so far
Uncoiling Viper: the future of converged IP platformsIt's InGeNeOs! Every cable modem a probe!Video encoding: HEVC is actually hereWallchart: The Evolution of Multi-screen Networks
CED interviews Nathan Tracy of TE Data Communications on the data trends, and how optical interconnect can alleviate increasingly severe power/thermal issues. Data centers, video headends and hubs, and other facilities are digesting Internet traffic...
MSOs are faced with an ever-increasing amount of equipment, consuming more power, which is running faster and hotter. The SCTE has responded with a range of recommended practices and new standards designed to run video facilities efficiently and safely.
Fiber deep? You have no idea. The reach of fiber has extended far, far beyond the network level, and photonics are now critical in interconnect with routers, switchers, and similar network equipment. The industry is also investigating ways to incorporate...
Bright House Networks and Fujitsu Network Communications recently completed a field trial of 400 Gbps and 800 Gbps on a ring between Tampa Bay and Orlando, to demonstrate the use of “super channels” on a live production network. The test is another...
The Time Warner Cable CEO has spearheaded the introduction of services such as data and voice, cornerstones of not only TWC’s business, but of the cable industry as whole. He’s driven the development of multi-screen apps and services, Start Over, Look...
In 2014, CED will celebrate its 40th year covering... well, an expanding universe of things. Forty years ago, CED had a tidy little focus covering the infant cable TV business, but in the intervening decades, cable companies moved into telephony and...
CED’s readers participate in what has become one of the most dynamic markets the world has ever seen. Technologies are being introduced and are evolving at break-neck speeds. Everybody has their fingers in everyone else’s pies. Competitors pop up, fall...