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Technicolor: We will have VR demo for cable by Q1 of next year

BOSTON-- Cable vendor Technicolor plans to bring a working VR demonstration to next year's INTX show, a further indication of the cable industry's increasing interest in the virtual reality space in general.

Nokia demonstrates 10 Gbps symmetrical speeds over HFC

Nokia Bell Labs is claiming a world's first with its demonstration of 10 Gbps symmetrical download and upload speeds over a hybrid fiber coax (HFC) cable plant.

Comcast's Roberts: X1 OIympics presentation will be 'glimpse of the future of television'

BOSTON-- Comcast will make an unprecedented amount of Summer Olympics coverage on its NBCUniversal channels a showcase for the advanced capabilities of its X1 set-top.

RDK now deployed in more than 15 million devices

Reference Design Kit (RDK) is using INTX 2016 in Boston to tout some growth numbers within the global pay-TV market, announcing that more than 15 million devices are now running RDK, a software stack for IP set-tops, gateways and other devices.

Comcast, The Weather Company, Sling TV say mobile platforms drive changing TV Everywhere viewing behaviors

BOSTON-- While the chatter for months has revolved around the way that millennials – that coveted, 18-36 year old age demographic – view out-of-home video content, industry players Comcast and The Weather Company are finding that different TV Everywhere platforms, such as smartphones or tablets, are driving viewer behavior more than age groups do.

Comcast takes Wi-Fi mobile: Cable operator to outfit trucks with portable hotspots, microwave backhaul

BOSTON-- Comcast announced today with Ericsson that it will deploy cargo vans outfitted with Wi-Fi access points in order to provide Xfinity-branded Wi-Fi services at community activities, sporting events and emergency response initiatives.

8X8, Vonage take hold of UCaaS market, says research firm

8X8 is holding its status as the unified communications as a service (UCaaS) market through its dominant position with small businesses and a growing presence in medium and large businesses. "8x8 maintains its leadership due to its large installed base of UCaaS seats, financial position and continued execution on its market strategy," said Diane Myers, senior research director for VoIP, UC and IMS at IHS Technology.

Sprint ropes in Ethernet over Copper, Ethernet over DOCSIS into Ethernet strategy

Sprint is looking to bolster its Ethernet strategy by offering customers the option to access two new options-- Ethernet over Copper (EoC) and Ethernet over DOCSIS (EoDOCSIS)-- via its growing array of access network partners this summer.

For operators, no 'one size fits all' on path towards digitisation

A panel of leading telecoms executives agreed that communications service providers will all be digital one day, but the routes they take and the types of service providers they become may not necessarily be the same.

Comcast tells FCC it's not "feasible" to run its network code on third-party set-tops

Comcast this week met with the FCC to spell out its various objections to the agency's proposed new set-top rules. The MSO told FCC officials that it's not "feasible" for Comcast's network code to run on third-party devices without its applications.
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