Cox Communications is considering licensing Comcast's Reference Design Kit to help speed the rollout of advanced digital cable services, VP of Video Product Development and Management Steve Necessary said Tuesday.
While many industry observers have expected that it would be several years before pay TV providers could deliver programming in the new 4K Ultra HD format, Comcast is running a demonstration here at The Cable Show this week that shows how it could stream Ultra HD programming to subscribers by installing PCs at cable headend facilities.
Just 60 days after closing on its $2.35 billion acquisition of Google's Motorola set-top box business, Arris executives at the NCTA Show told a group of reporters that the combination of the two companies has resulted in an expanded customer base and clear vision for the future.
TiVo stock dropped more than 17 percent Friday after it announced that it would collect $490 million from the settlement of patent disputes with Time Warner Cable and rival DVR manufacturers Cisco and Motorola Mobility.
French IPTV and VOD software provider EONA is using Arris technology to secure premium content that it's delivering to 45 hotels and hospitals in seven countries.
Arris released data collected from cable operators using its workforce management product, WorkAssure, that shows dispatchers and field technicians have been able reduce repeat service calls and time spent driving to subscriber homes with a system that relies in part on supplying technicians with GPS-enabled tablets and smartphones.
Comcast, Arris and connected TV and mobile phone manufacturer LG are among the industry players that will showcase multimedia products at The Cable Show in a new exhibit called The Observatory, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association said Monday.
Arris said increased spending from Time Warner Cable and international cable operators boosted its results for the first quarter.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt and Liberty Global CEO Michael Fries are among the top industry executives who will speak at The Cable Show convention in June, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association said Thursday.
It's difficult to say that Motorola is an iconic brand in cable and IPTV, since it only became a big-time vendor after it acquired cable pioneer General Instrument. On the other hand, when new owner Arris removes the brand name from its product line within a year, it will mark yet another paradigm shift for a former industry duopoly.