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Casa Systems preparing for IPO, report says

Thriving amidst the growth in demand for converged cable access platforms (CCAP), Andover, Mass.-based Casa Systems is readying for an IPO.

NCTA teams with CEA to cut modem and router power use by 10%- 20%

After successfully establishing voluntary energy-efficiency guidelines for pay-TV set-tops, the NCTA and CEA are teaming up again to make modems, routers and other premises-based Internet equipment more efficient.

Qualcomm's new MuLTEfire would create LTE networks in unlicensed spectrum

Qualcomm is quietly developing a standalone version of LTE Unlicensed, (LTE-U), MuLTEfire, which doesn't rely on licensed spectrum.

Huawei and TDC Group achieve 840 Mbps downstream speed in DOCSIS 3.1 field test

Huawei said it teamed with Danish telecom carrier TDC Group to produce an 840 Mbps downstream transmission speed using 96 MHz broadband during a recent DOCSIS 3.1 field trial.

DOCSIS channel shipments up 48% in Q1, but revenue drops, says IHS Infonetics

DOCSIS channel shipments grew 14 percent sequentially and 48 percent year-over-year to 1.8 million in the first quarter, as cable operators continued to aggressively upgrade their networks.

Cable chip supplier Broadcom swallowed up by Singapore's Avago for $37B

The global chipmaking business continued to consolidate Thursday morning, with Singapore's Avago Technologies confirming its $37 billion purchase of Broadcom, a leading supplier of silicon device parts to cable, wireless and other telecom sectors.

Cisco says 80% of broadband traffic will be video by 2019

The amount of total broadband traffic is set to further skyrocket over the next four years, Cisco says, with new, denser technologies such as 4K/Ultra HD pushing video usage to account for fully 80 percent of all traffic by 2019. FierceOnlineVideo has a report on Cisco's brow-raising revelations right here.

DirecTV launches '72 Hour Rewind' feature, aims to compete with Hulu for catch-up viewing

Seeking to turn its on-demand programming into a product feature that can better compete with OTT services like Hulu, DirecTV has officially launched its "72 Hour Rewind" feature.

Comcast set to deploy 2 Gbps service in 6 more markets

Comcast is continuing its aggressive deployment of its 2 Gbps Gigabit Pro service, announcing upcoming entries into six new regions including Houston, Utah, Colorado, Oregon and parts of Washington. Comcast is also launching what it calls Extreme 250, a new 250 Mbps service using its hybrid fiber coax (HFC) network.

Charter website has huge privacy hole, security researcher claims

A young security researcher says he's uncovered a vulnerability in a Charter Communications customer service site that could expose sensitive customer information.