Diamond Technology Reviews

2014 Diamond Technology Reviews

The 2014 Diamond Technology Reviews Elite Are Here

September 10, 2014

BTR's Diamond Technology Reviews, now in its tenth year, is a technology recognition program wherein vendors serving the broadband cable ...

Ciena 8700

Ciena 8700 Packetwave Platform

September 10, 2014

Ciena was not only awarded 5 Diamonds for its 8700 Packetwave Platform, but it also was named this year's Diamond Technology Reviews ...

Aurora UniPHY

Aurora Networks UniPHY Converged Services Platform

September 10, 2014

The UniPHY converged services platform from Aurora Networks - a Pace Company - addresses operators' needs to unify ongoing bandwidth ...

Aurora DR3450N

Aurora Networks Universal Digital Return Receiver, DR3450N

September 10, 2014

The DR3450N is the newest addition by Aurora Networks - a Pace Company - to its Universal Digital Return family. It can support up to 100 ...

Harmonic Electra XVM

Harmonic Electra XVM

September 10, 2014

The software-based Electra XVM is a fully converged, broadcast-ready, virtualized media processor that integrates real-time encoding ...

BTTV

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

Big Week for Big Internet

08/13/2015 This week has been a busy one for Internet news, particularly gigabit and faster. In the last few days, Cox has launched gigabit service in ...
BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

Churn and King Content

08/03/2015 As much as we like to focus on technology, there's no getting around the fact that in the video world, content is still king. And nowhere is that ...
BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

Welcome to the New BTR-V!

06/01/2015 Hello, and welcome to BTR's newest product, BTR-V. The "V" is for video, specifically advanced video technologies that cut across industry ...

White Papers & Special Reports

Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) to the Home

August 27, 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...

Test & Measurement in Today’s Wireless World

July 22, 2015 In this sponsored Special Report from Trilithic, you will learn: How wireless got to where it is today What we’ve learn...

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