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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…


Industry News

Celebrate Earth Day by Watching TV

@juliannetwin

April 22, 2015

Happy Earth Day! People everywhere are finding ways to make cities greener, fight climate change, and support renewable energy solutions. And in the wonderful world of technology, building and upgrading devices with energy conservation in mind is just as important. The cable industry views energy efficiency as a strategic imperative that is good for our…

John Solit

@johnsolit

April 10, 2015


Industry News

Gigasphere: The Technology Behind Gigabit Broadband

@johnsolit

April 10, 2015

Recently we announced “Gigasphere,” the new consumer-facing name representing DOCSIS 3.1 technology. DOCSIS 3.1 is the technology specifications developed by CableLabs that enables broadband speeds up to 10 gigabits per second, reduces network delays due to congestion, and improves cable modem energy efficiency. For something so impressive, it certainly deserves a better name than DOCSIS…


Industry News

A Look Inside U.S. TV Households

@juliannetwin

April 8, 2015

Nielsen’s latest The Total Audience Report dives into the changing TV and media landscape with increased competition among the growing list of services. One of the most interesting charts in this report looks inside U.S. TV homes to see what other services consumers are adopting. What stands out to us is that 75% of U.S. homes…

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…


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Online Video Rides Mobile Tidal Wave

@juliannetwin

April 3, 2015

TV Everywhere has expanded the video experience to any screen, at any time, and anywhere. And mobile online video viewing in particular is leading the way. Adobe’s recently released U.S. Digital Video 2014 Inaugural Report captures this fascinating online video trend. When it comes to authenticated video, which includes online apps and websites that require…

John Solit

@johnsolit

April 2, 2015


Industry News

Comcast Ups Cable’s Gigabit Parade

@johnsolit

April 2, 2015

Cable’s plan to deliver gigabit broadband speeds to residential customers has been in the formative stages for years as improved technology is making wide-scale deployment more possible. But even before the next generation software platform known as Gigasphere is market ready, several cable operators are pushing ahead with significant gigabit offerings. Last year Brighthouse announced…