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Synacor, Grande Ink Multiyear Renewal

September 17, 2015

Synacor (NASDAQ:SYNC) announced a multiyear agreement with Texas-based cable operator Grande Communications. The deal - a ...

Imagine Communications

Imagine Integrates ad content ID Standard

September 16, 2015

Imagine Communications is integrating its Landmark Agency system with Ad-ID, the advertising industry standard developed by the ...

NetCracker Technology

CableSouth Expands NetCracker BSS Deal

September 15, 2015

NetCracker Technology says it has extended and expanded its partnership with CableSouth Media3. The OSS/BSS vendor will continue ...

CATV Training Institute

CATV-TI Intros Customer Service Course

September 14, 2015

The CATV Training Institute has introduced its "Customer Satisfaction" course. The course is intended to guide field technicians through ...

Ericsson to buy Envivio

September 10, 2015

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) says it has agreed to buy software-based video encoding company Envivio (NASDAQ:ENVI) for $4.10 per share in cash (approximately $125 million total). If consummated...


Three Questions with Cox' Kristine Faulkner

August 26, 2015

Kristine Faulkner, Cox Communications' vice president/general manager, Home Security & Smart Home, chats with BTR's Ron Hendrickson about why the time is right technologically for cable to offer home security, current and emerging home networking technologies, and "gotchas" to watch out for.

Three Questions with Cox' Steve Rowley

August 26, 2015

Steve Rowley, senior vice president of Cox Business, speaks with BTR's Ron Hendrickson about the changing landscape for business services, predominant and emerging technologies for serving both SMBs and larger enterprises, and some pointers for cable operators looking to get into business services.

Three Questions with Cox' Kevin Hart

August 26, 2015

Cox Communications Executive Vice President and CTO Kevin Hart chats with BTR's Ron Hendrickson about gigabit, fiber, DOCSIS 3.1, recent changes in video technology, and emerging technologies to keep an eye on.

Test and Measurement Leaders Video Series, Part III: VeEX

August 21, 2015

Watch the video to learn about the latest solutions from VeEX, a global leader in Telecom, CATV, Fiber and Broadband Access test solutions.

Test and Measurement Leaders Video Series, Part II: Viavi Solutions

August 21, 2015

Watch the video to learn about the latest solutions from Viavi Solutions, a leading provider of test and measurement solutions for service providers.


BTR Blogs

BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

The Future Is Here, and It's OTT

October 5, 2015 OK, that over-the-top (OTT) appears to be the future of video isn't really news any more. What is news is that it's accelerating, and in places ...
BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

DOCSIS 3.1: Just about There

September 23, 2015 DOCSIS 3.1 is edging closer to reality - or more properly, to availability. The latest DOCSIS 3.1 interop, held at CableLabs earlier this week ...
BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

Feds: Broadband Is a Utility

September 22, 2015 The writing's been on the wall for a while, but now it's 10 feet tall and in neon letters: The Feds regard broadband as a utility, with all the ...

White Papers & Special Reports

Cloud Based DVR - Business Brief

September 25, 2015 TV has changed dramatically. No more are we tied to the living room and a network schedule to enjoy a favorite program. Te...

Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) to the Home

September 14, 2015 CCAP is getting a lot of attention due to its ability to reduce costs for operators and better meet bandwidth needs for IP...

Dynamic Ad Insertion Extends Monetization Opportunities

July 30, 2015 Video on demand (VoD) has become a consistent moneymaker for video content providers. However, until recently VoD hasn't f...


2015 Cable-Tec Expo Wrap-Up

Whether you couldn't make it to Cable-Tec this year or want to see if you missed anything while you were there, you'll want to join BTR editors Stephen Hardy and Ron Hendrickson as they reveal their picks for the most important happenings at the show. They'll cover announcements, emerging trends, and perhaps one or two rumors. Expect to learn wh...
( October 22, 2015 / 02:00 PM

How CCAP is changing the landscape of service deployment and testing within the home environment

How does CCAP extend to the home, adding capacity and flexibility to provide new and improved services? This webinar, sponsored by Viavi Solutions, discusses the benefits of CCAP in the home, including what this new environment will look like from the customer and operator perspectives. It will address implementation methods, showing the di...
Date: September 30, 2015
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Featured Hangout

Three Technologies, One Conversation

October 28, 2014

Join BTR in an exclusive Google Hangout for a wide-ranging 30-minute informal discussion of the latest in multiscreen video, home gateways, and testing/monitoring of DOCSIS 3.1 and fiber networks.
Sponsored by Alticast, Hitron Technologies, SCTE, and VeEX.

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