Monthly Archives: May 2010

FCC Chairman Lauds Cable for Broadband Capital Investments

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski spoke to the cable industry this morning at The Cable Show, applauding the industry for the massive capital investment made in creating broadband networks across the nation.  During a conversation with NCTA President & CEO Kyle McSlarrow, Genachowski said “We wouldn’t be here talking about broadband, talking about adoption, […]

CIO.IT: We have a winner.

The Cable Show’s annual CIO.IT program offers panel discussions and networking events that offer focused insight to IT professionals from every industry sector. This year, the track featured the first-ever CIO.IT | Competition, a competitive program of solution-based presentations scheduled for the CIO.IT program. The CIO judges have made their decisions: In what has turned […]

Spotlight on EBIF: Bringing Interactivity to the Marketplace

A stroll around The Cable Show floor reveals at least a dozen interactive TV services built on a specification called EBIF, or Enhanced TV Binary Interchange Format.  EBIF is the central building block for Comcast’s eye-popping new service, Xfinity Remote, built for the iPad and designed to allow customers to view content on the iPad […]

The Big Buzz: Xfinity Remote

The buzz of the day on Wednesday was the video below that Comcast’s Brian Roberts showed during today’s General Session. Watch and be amazed. You can read more about this product at the Comcast Voices blog.

The New Breed of Digital Citizen

We now live in the digital age. But it still a period of transition and we continue to adjust expectations for modes of behavior and struggle to understand what values should be kept from the old age and what new values should be developed for modern times. To that end, a new term has begun […]

The Future of Cable Discussed at Cable Show General Session

Yesterday, former FCC Chairman Michael Powell led Marc Andreessen, Time Warner’s Jeffrey Bewkes, CBS’ Leslie Moonves, Comcast’s Brian Roberts, and Fox Filmed Entertainment’s Tom Rothman through a wide ranging, free flowing, and spirited discussion of the future of content at The Cable Show’s second general session. To start the conversation, Powell asked Brian Roberts if […]

Tweet It To Win It: Wednesday’s Contest

For today’s contest we are going to do something a bit different. Instead of whoever tweets the most we are going to do a bit of a scavenger hunt. Whoever is the first to post to twitter all three of the following pictures (make sure to use the #CS10 hashtag) wins a $100 gift certificate […]