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

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.

Watch BTR's Interview with Verimatrix

April 14, 2015

Verimatrix's CTO Peta Peterka visits with BTR Publisher Tim Hermes to discuss revenue security for service providers including OTT. He also gives BTR a run-down of Verimatrix' key products, including the new VCAS Ultra revenue security platform.

Helping Cable and Telco Service Providers Drive Incremental Revenue

April 6, 2015

Imagine Communications delivers solutions for service providers that address the changing consumer needs to enable video consumption anywhere, anytime and on any device and can drive increased revenue with dynamic, targeted advertising.

Sneak Peek: Verimatrix Explores the Connected Future of Pay-TV Revenue Security at NAB 2015

April 6, 2015

Verimatrix will define the connected future of revenue security at NAB 2015 with the introduction of an innovative, cloud-based revenue security engine for system management, monitoring and analytics that optimizes solution performance and reduces operational expenses.

BTR Blogs

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...
BTR Senior Editor Carl Weinschenk

The Unbundling End Game

04/01/2015

Cable operators better watch out. The conditions that have kept their bread-and-butter revenue generating business safe and secure are ...

White Papers & Special Reports

Test, Measurement & Monitoring Grows More Complex…And More Vital, Part II

March 30, 2015 March is Test, Measurement and Monitoring month at Broadband Technology Report. TM&M is among the most important activ...

Test, Measurement & Monitoring Grows More Complex…And More Vital, Part I

March 25, 2015 Test, Measurement and Monitoring always was an important topic for cable operators. It is growing more central as operator...

5 Steps to Solving the TV Everywhere Dilemma for Operators

March 5, 2015 We are in the midst of a massive shift in how and where television viewers access their favorite shows and programming tie...
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