In the Home

Technology applications inside the customer premises



NETGEAR Claims 5 Gbps via New WiFi Router

October 3, 2015

NETGEAR (NASDAQ:NTGR) has introduced a home WiFi router, the Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart WiFi Router (R8500) designed to deliver ...

Pico Digital

Pico Aims to Ease the Digital Transition

October 3, 2015

At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans, Pico Digital will focus on solutions designed to reduce the cost of transitioning to digital. Pico's ...


TELUS Demo Goes Big ... AND Goes (Smart) Home

October 1, 2015

Canadian service provider TELUS (TSX:T) is bringing its life-sized "Future Home" to Edmonton, Alberta, to demonstrate the potential of its ...


New TiVo 4K Box Skips Ads

September 30, 2015

TiVo (NASDAQ:TIVO) has introduced the TiVo BOLT, which has a SkipMode feature designed to let viewers skip entire commercial breaks in ...


Picture-in-Picture ... in Picture, in Picture

September 30, 2015

4SeTV has introduced an over-the-air (OTA) video streaming device intended to allow four-in-one viewing. The OTA networked TV tuner is ...


Optical Testing Made Easy with AFL's FlexScan OTDR

October 6, 2015

At Cable-Tec Expo, be sure to swing by AFL's booth (1027) to check out their new FlexScan OTDR with LinkMap and SmartAuto. The pocket-sized OTDR automatically selects the optimal settings to troubleshoot an existing network or characterize a new one. Color-coded icons highlight faults and recommend corrective actions. The instrument also includes a visual fault locator, optional source and power meter, and Bluetooth and WiFi communications.

Verimatrix MultiRights Streamlines Multi-DRM Compliance

October 6, 2015

2015 Diamond Technology Reviews are in and this year feature some of the industry’s top products as determined by an impartial team of judges from leading technology companies. Verimatrix scored an impressive 4 Diamonds for their MultiRights Product, part of the VCAS Security Platform.

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.

BTR Blogs

BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

BTR's Top 5 (or so) Expo Tech Trends

October 7, 2015 If you're looking for cable technology trends, the SCTE's Cable-Tec Expo is the one-stop shop. Now in its 33rd year, Expo is the venue to see ...
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 ...

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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