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Video Series: The HFC Network Evolution, Part III

June 29, 2015

Watch the video to hear Cisco's Todd McCrum discuss the node as a platform. Make sure and watch part I and part II of the video series to learn more about the evolving HFC network.

Three Questions with Comcast's Eric Schaefer

June 24, 2015

Comcast's senior vice president and general manager of communication, data and mobility services, Eric Schaefer, chats with BTR's Ron Hendrickson about the MSO's Gigabit Pro 2 Gbps high-speed Internet service, its underlying technologies and deployment plans, and the company's plans and experiences with DOCSIS 3.1.

Video Series: The HFC Network Evolution, Part II

June 22, 2015

Watch the video to hear Cisco’s Steve Condra discuss the future of HFC networks. Be on the lookout for part III in this special three-part video series next week.

Time Warner Cable Logra gran retorno con su inversión en SIG

June 17, 2015

Escuche como TWC desarrolló un Sistema de Información Geográfica de redes (SIG) que habilita a más de 9,000 usuarios con información de red precisa. Aprenda como esto permitió tomar mejores decisiones y le dio agilidad al negocio resultando en...

Video Series: The HFC Network Evolution, Part I

June 16, 2015

Watch the video to hear Cisco’s Mike Whitley discuss HFC networks today and paving the road to one gigabit architecture. Be on the lookout for part II in this special three-part video series next week.

BTR Blogs

BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

Welcome to the New BTR-V!

June 1, 2015

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

BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

INTX: OTT, Front and Center

May 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

April 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

April 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 indeed ...

BTR Senior Editor Carl Weinschenk

The Unbundling End Game

April 1, 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

A Silver Lining in the Cloud

June 26, 2015 Cable operators have aggressively adopted cloud networking and related virtualization concepts to serve both residential a...

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...

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...

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...

Webcasts

Test & Measurement in a Multiscreen World

The provision of any service/anywhere presents test and measurement challenges for cable operators that mix the old and the new. In this webinar, the first of two focusing on test and measurement in July, we examine how operators can ensure that their multiscreen service rollouts proceed smoothly and maintain the expected quality of experience. You’ll hear recommendations specific to the latest adaptive bit rate (ABR) and encoder boundary point (EBP) specifications, particularly around alignment and drift, as well as recommendations for packaging files together for testing of alignment prior to origin.  You’ll also discover the important role RF test continues to play in premises certification, leakage and ingress detection, and avoiding interference among the subscribers’ various devices.

( July 14, 2015 / 02:00 PM

INTX 2015: The Cable Show Branches Out

The old NCTA Cable Show has morphed into INTX, the Internet and Television Exposition. What's new? What's not? What's it all mean?  Join BTR Publisher Tim Hermes and Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson for a discussion of the tech, trends and buzz at this year's INTX in Chicago.

May 14, 2015

Featured Hangout

Three Technologies, One Conversation

October 28, 2014

Join BTR in an exclusive Google Hangout for a wide-ranging 30-minute informal discussion of the latest in multiscreen video, home gateways, and testing/monitoring of DOCSIS 3.1 and fiber networks.
Sponsored by Alticast, Hitron Technologies, SCTE, and VeEX.

Featured Podcast

Cox's Guy McCormick on QoS and QoE

November 5, 2014

Listen as Carl Weinschenk, Senior Editor for Broadband Technology Report, and Guy McCormick, Cox Communications' Senior Vice President of Engineering, discuss QoS and QoE.

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