This week, FierceCable Editor Steve Donohue is covering the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo from the show floor in Orlando, Fla. Bookmark this page for news updates from the show and more.
Thursday, Oct. 18
SCTE creates DOCSIS 3.1 working group
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers said Thursday that formed a working group focused on helping cable operators and technology vendors deploy products that support a new DOCSIS 3.1 standard that could allow for the delivery of ultrafast broadband products.
Huawei: U.S. cable MSOs interested in deploying tablets to subscribers
Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei said some of its U.S. customers have expressed interest in deploying tablet computers to subscribers that would be able to control home security services, cable set-tops and enable multiscreen video delivery.
Calling cable a 'men's club,' NCTA exec pushes SCTE Cable-Tec attendees to recruit women
Small cable operators say they also face challenges attracting younger employees
National Cable & Telecommunications Association chief of staff K. Dane Snowden called on cable executives attending the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo here Wednesday to work harder on recruiting women and minorities into an industry dominated by men.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Comcast, Cablevision, Bright House execs push cloud and IP video products at SCTE opener
Top technology executives from Comcast, Cablevision and Bright House Networks touted advanced video and voice products that cable operators can deploy by relying on cloud-based servers and the delivery of IP video in subscriber homes here Monday at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo.
Pace licenses RDK set-top design kit from Comcast
Set-top box manufacturer Pace announced that it has licensed Comcast's Reference Development Kit (RDK) for designing next-generation gateway and set-top devices.
TWC turns to Motorola for connected home management
Motorola EDGE Manager enables seamless unified data management
Motorola Mobility has been busy at this week's SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Orlando, making several announcements, chief among them that Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) is deploying the Motorola EDGE Manager to better manage connected home devices and services.