Broadband News & Features

Metro Ethernet Forum

MEF Plans Proof-of-Concept Confab

October 22, 2014

The Metro Ethernet Forum has selected six participant groups to showcase interactive proof-of-concept demonstrations at its GEN14 event ...

Zhone

Zhone Gets CE2.0 Cert

October 22, 2014

Zhone Technologies (NASDAQ:ZHNE) says its GPON solutions have now become Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE2.0) Certified by the Metro ...

Frost & Sullivan

LATAM Pay TV Poised for Growth

October 22, 2014

According to Frost & Sullivan, the Latin American pay TV services market is expected to continue its growth trajectory due to the rise in ...

DOCSIS 3.1

DOCSIS 3.1 Inches Closer and Closer

October 22, 2014

The passage of DOCSIS 3.1 from idea to proposal to a promulgated specification that is part of the daily part of the lives of cable operators has ...

Video Security

Securing 4K Video

October 22, 2014

As the cable industry implements IP-driven, cloud-based technologies for video delivery, revenue security tools are following suit. "Cable ...

Cox Communications

Cox Doubling San Diego Web Speeds

October 21, 2014

In San Diego County, Cox Communications has begun doubling the speeds of its High Speed Internet Preferred and High Speed Internet ...

TWC Enhanced DVR

TWC Debuts 6-Tuner, 1 TB DVR

October 21, 2014

Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) announced the launch of Enhanced DVR, a set-top box with improved DVR features and capacity, in New ...

BTTV

SOLVE FTTX DEPLOYMENT CHALLENGES QUICKLY WITH TE CONNECTIVITY & TVC

October 3, 2014

Operators are challenged to deploy their FTTx bandwidth expansion efforts to be able to deliver more services to their growing subscribers’ demands. To help operators speed their FTTx deployments, TVC Communications stocks TE Connectivity’s fiber optic solutions.

BTR Video Show Daily Day 3 - The Show Wraps Up

September 25, 2014

BTR Founder and Publisher Tim Hermes presents the editors' last picks of the week of must-see technology. If you're not at the show or didn't make the floor today, be sure to watch the program!

BTR Video Show Daily Day 2 - Cable-Tec EXPO

September 24, 2014

Welcome to Day 2 of BTR's Cable-Tec EXPO Video Show Dailies. Yesterday we kicked off by looking at the plant. Today that continues, and adds a focus on video, especially multiscreen: Managing it, delivering it, and monetizing it.  

BTR Video Show Daily Day 1 - What's Hot in Denver

September 23, 2014

Much of the focus for this year's EXPO is on the network, both physical and virtual. Software, SDN and NFV figure strongly in the news we've seen so far. On the physical side, plant upgrades and maintenance are as important as ever.

2014 Diamond Technology Reviews Video Showcase

September 19, 2014

In this sponsored video, see a quick one-minute presentation of many of the highest scoring products from this year's 2014 Diamond Technology Reviews, with Technical Host Elizabeth Kaye.

BTR Blogs

Ron Hendrickson, Managing Editor

Gigabit: Lots of Talk, not Much Walk ... Yet

August 13, 2014

Announcements about gigabit-speed broadband service, mostly fiber-based, have been rolling in by the truckload lately, and at first blush, it ...

Carl Weinschenk

MSOs and OTT: Best of 'Frien-emies'

July 30, 2014

The general sense is that the intense competition between cable operators and over-the-top (OTT) providers is starting to give way to a ...

Mark Johnson, Alticast

Guest Blog: RDK Application Framework Considerations

June 18, 2014

Cable operator enthusiasm for the Reference Design Kit (RDK) is growing dramatically -  and rightly so -  as major operators in North America ...

White Papers & Special Reports

Optimizing DOCSIS 3.1 Networks: The Benefit of Protocol Analysis

October 17, 2014 As many MSOs begin planning their DOCSIS 3.1 deployments, they need to also consider the tools they will require to ensure...
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Implementing Live-to-VOD Services

October 17, 2014 Today, hitting the pause button to take a quick break during a live football game is no longer just a farfetched impulse;...
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Pay TV-Optimized OpenStack Platform Maps a Viable MVPD Path to the Cloud

September 16, 2014 Consumer demand for access to pay TV services, wherever they are and no matter what device they’re using, has brought MVPD...
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Webcasts

Expo 2014 Retrospective: A Roadmap for Technology in 2015

Now that we've all had a little time to digest the many events and technologies of SCTE Cable-Tec EXPO 2014, what trends emerge as the hot topics to watch in the coming year? Join BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson and a panel of experts as they run down the trends and pick out the key takeaways from this year's show in a Special Event Webcast.

( November 4, 2014 / 03:00 PM

Featured Hangout

Goal! How Comcast Met The Challenge of Live Streaming The World Cup To Subscriber Devices

September 5, 2014

This live video chat with Vito Forlenza, Senior Director, TV Everywhere Content & Product Strategy for Comcast Cable, and BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson will examine how the Comcast team brought the World Cup to the mobile world, and successfully deployed hundreds of thousands of streams to their subscribers' devices.

Watch BTR'S Tech Breakfast - Prepping the Plant for DOCSIS 3.1

Are you getting ready for DOSCIS 3.1?

Watch BTR and its panel of experts as we explore preparations and planning inside the plant for the introduction of DOCSIS 3.1 in the coming years. Tune in and see BTR contributing writer and Cisco Technical Leader Ron Hranac moderate a forum of industry veterans.

Watch the presentation

 

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