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NCTA

May 13, 2015


Industry News

What’s Really In A Gigabyte?

May 13, 2015

A typical subscriber in North America downloads over 57GB of data each month, but what does that much information look like? Network usage is proliferating exponentially, driven in large part by video streaming, according to the latest Sandvine Global Internet Phenomena Report. The typical subscriber in North America consumes an average of around 57GB of data…

NCTA

May 6, 2015


INTX: The Internet & Television Expo

From Imagine Park: The Future of Better TV

May 6, 2015

Today, live from Imagine Park, there was no shortage of exciting discussion around continued enhancements to the consumer viewing experience. A roster of guest speakers at the session “Better TV: At the Intersection of UltraHD & OTT” took the audience through a series of intriguing technology demonstrations and a glimpse of the very near future…

NCTA

May 6, 2015


INTX: The Internet & Television Expo

From INTX Talks: The Ballpark Goes Broadband

May 6, 2015

When you consider that most NFL stadiums are at least 22 years old, it should be no surprise to hear that many sports venues are in the process of receiving major digital overhauls to keep up with new technologies, the demand for connectivity everywhere and the current standards of the modern fan experience. That was…

NCTA

April 29, 2015


Public Policy

Flexible Rules for Drone Technology Will Improve News, Sports, Entertainment

April 29, 2015

For decades, cable programmers have been delivering incredible content into our homes and onto our mobile devices, bringing their imagination to our screens. In order to enhance quality storytelling, programmers are constantly pushing the envelope in innovative video production techniques. That’s why NCTA, along with the National Association of Broadcasters and the Radio Television Digital…

NCTA

April 27, 2015


Technology & Devices

How Spectrum Sharing Will Lead to Better Wi-Fi

April 27, 2015

Hardly 15 years old, Wi-Fi technology has become the connective tissue binding our digital lifestyles. It was developed from the scrap heap of wireless spectrum to become one of the most critical technologies of our day. In fact, Wi-Fi carries more data than any other medium – more than 12,000 petabytes per month. The cable…

NCTA

April 16, 2015


Broadband & Internet

How Broadband Competition is Really Technology Competition

April 16, 2015

On NCTA.com’s Broadband By the Numbers page, we show that 88 percent of Americans have access to at least two wired Internet service providers and 98 percent have access to at least two mobile wireless providers. Not to mention 97 percent have access to at least three mobile providers. These are impressive stats, but only tell part of…

NCTA

April 6, 2015


Industry News

The Technology Behind Baseball on Opening Day

April 6, 2015

Here’s how the game goes from field to screen. Spring is in full swing, which means one thing: baseball is back. — And it’ll be with us through the fall; over the coming months each team will battle it out over 162 games, which equates to roughly 7,300 hours of play — plus playoffs. While you…