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ONO heads to cloud with TiVo

Advanced television entertainment market specialist TiVo, and Spanish cable MSO ONO have confirmed the expansion of the successful TiVo deployment by leveraging TiVo’s cloud service APIs to enhance customers’ TV viewing experience on multiple screens. ONO announced the company will integrate TiVo’s service capabilities into its TV Everywhere mobile and web applications, including search and discovery capabilities and remote PVR […]

Cisco expands V2P solution

Cisco is expanding its Videoscape Virtualized Video Processing (V2P) solution to virtualise and orchestrate all functions required to produce and deliver multiscreen video. Now pay-TV operators and media companies can easily scale their video processing workflows to deliver the dozens of forms of video required for multiscreen TV. Until now, each screen and form of video required a separate video […]

ruwido turns over a new leaf

Home input devices and interaction mechanisms specialist ruwido has unveiled the ‘leaf’ remote control, which it says combines the essence of design and technology. The ‘leaf’ input device was created as a direct result of ruwido’s design and development approach: ‘thinsizing’. By launching ‘leaf’, ruwido is demonstrating its passion for the most precise technology and manufacturing, reducing all technological components […]

DOCSIS channels pass 1m in Q2

Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its 2nd quarter 2014 CCAP, CMTS, and Edge QAM Hardware and Subscribers report, which tracks cable broadband equipment and subscribers. “Easily beating last quarter’s record, combined CCAP (converged cable access platform) and CMTS upstream and downstream DOCSIS channel shipments reached 1.2 million in the second quarter of 2014, the first time total DOCSIS channel […]

Carriers name Cisco top router and switch vendor

Market research firm Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its annual Router and Switch Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey, which explores service providers’ perceptions of edge router and carrier Ethernet switch (CES) manufacturers and their criteria for choosing vendors. “The carriers participating in our latest router/switch survey tell us

Operators move security, QoS, VPN to virtual routers

Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 2014 Routing, IP Edge, and Packet-Optical Strategies: Global Service Provider Survey, which focuses on operators’ plans for moving router functions from physical routers to software routers, 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GE) adoption, usage of packet-optical transport systems (P-OTS), and the architectural changes occurring to metro networks in next-generation central offices (NG-COs). “Major […]

Broadband equipment passes $2bn in Q2

Market research firm Infonetics Research has released vendor market share and preliminary analysis from its Q2 2014 for PON, FTTH, and DSL Aggregation Equipment and Subscribers report. “Operators around the world are

Smart home systems spend to double by 2019

Spending on smart home systems and services in the US will hit $18 billion in 2014 and more than double to $39 billion by 2019 according to Strategy Analytics’ Smart Home Strategies forecast. Apple, Google and Samsung are among the big consumer brands posturing for position in the market as ADT, Vivint, Comcast and AT&T drive growth in the interactive […]

Fixed broadband investments rebounding in Brazil

Market research firm Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its newanalysis of the fixed broadband market in Brazil, tracking GPON, FTTH, and cable broadband equipment. “Spending on fixed broadband equipment in Brazil stalled in 2013 as telco operators slowed their purchases of new equipment after higher spending the prior two years. However, we expect

RDK: The Real Thing?

RDK was ‘invented’ in America and is now expanding internationally with more service providers and vendors signing up. Is it the answer for a standardised approach to interactive and multiscreen service development? Will it deliver on increased innovation and speed to market? Or is it a one-size fits all approach to suit the biggest operators; will it squeeze SME suppliers […]

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