Thriving amidst the growth in demand for converged cable access platforms (CCAP), Andover, Mass.-based Casa Systems is readying for an IPO.
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 is quietly developing a standalone version of LTE Unlicensed, (LTE-U), MuLTEfire, which doesn't rely on licensed spectrum.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
A young security researcher says he's uncovered a vulnerability in a Charter Communications customer service site that could expose sensitive customer information.