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

ARRIS’s Tom Cloonan Dives into the E-6000

May 18, 2015

In what he claims is "one of the fastest ramp-ups he's ever been involved in," Tom Cloonan, ARRIS CTO, Network Solutions visits with BTR Group Publisher Tim Hermes and shares the success of the product, its technical capabilities, deployment statistics, and its genesis as a next-gen product based on code from the field-hardened and widely-deployed C4 CMTS.

No Waiting with Connectivity Products from Wirewerks and TVC

May 14, 2015

Minimize your project time with in-stock copper and fiber connectivity products from Wirewerks – available from TVC Communications. Watch the video to learn more!

TWC Achieves Big Returns on its GIS Investment

May 1, 2015

Watch a short video to learn how Time Warner Cable (TWC) increased its business efficiency with an intelligent network model. Hear how TWC developed a network GIS that empowers over 9,000 enterprise users with accurate network information. 

Dr. Giles Wilson On Ericsson's Compression "Play"

April 23, 2015

Delivering a quality video experience to customers with lowest possible bandwidth is an equation all operators must get behind. Squeezing the most performance out of your system’s available bandwidth is obviously a game-changer as the relentless crush of demand for video services accelerates.

Watch BTR's Interview with Imagine Communications

April 14, 2015

Imagine Communications' CTO Steve Reynolds visits with BTR Publisher Tim Hermes and reflects on Imagine's marketplace plans as well as key video distribution trends, multiscreen models and more detail about the Imagine Cloud Platform for Distribution.

BTR Blogs

BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

INTX: OTT, Front and Center

05/13/2015

If you had to name just one overarching theme at this year's inaugural INTX show, it would have to be over-the-top (OTT) video: How it ...

BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

Comcast, TWC Call It Off

04/24/2015 It's official: Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) have mutually agreed to call off their proposed merger. The ...
BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

A Cable Guy Goes to NAB

04/23/2015 It sounds like the start of a bad joke - "So a cable guy goes to NAB ..." - but that's exactly what happened in Las Vegas last week. And indee...

White Papers & Special Reports

OTT and Cable: A Delicate Balance

May 28, 2015 Over-the-top (OTT) distribution models gradually will transform the video business. Indeed, it can be argued that OTT is t...
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Cloud for Video Processing

May 21, 2015 Operators and content distributors have the opportunity, if not the obligation, to differentiate from the competition by b...
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The 4K/UHD Picture Remains Fuzzy

April 30, 2015 The stores are brimming with 4K televisions. But the wide scale delivery of ultra-high definition programming that takes a...

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