Bright House Networks employee James Simmons won the SCTE Cable-Tec games, outpacing a field of 28 cable technicians, the Society of Cable & Telecommunications Engineers said Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FierceCable Editor Steve Donohue covers the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo from the show floor in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 17-19. Bookmark this page for news updates from the show and more.
Comcast, Suddenlink Communications, BendBroadband and other cable operators that have deployed set-tops from Chinese manufacturer Huawei are facing pressure to cut ties to the company following the release of a House Intelligence Committee report earlier this week that said Huawei and telecom supplier ZTE could pose a national security threat.
CableLabs and the Society of Cable Engineers said Thursday they will detail efforts to develop a new DOCSIS 3.1 specification for delivering ultrafast broadband services at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo later this month.
With the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo coming up in Orlando, Fla., in a few weeks (Oct. 17-19), more vendors are poised to unveil and promote their next-generation Converged Cable Access Platform platforms at the event.
New CableLabs CEO Phil McKinney will speak at an industry roundtable session at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo next month with top executives from the National Cable & Telecommunications Association and Time Warner Cable, the Society of Cable and Telecommunications Engineers said Wednesday.