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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…


Industry News

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…

John Solit

@johnsolit

March 27, 2015


Industry News

Behind The Numbers: How Fast is Your Internet?

@johnsolit

March 27, 2015

This week Akamai released their latest State of the Internet report with updated broadband speeds from across the world. The report revealed five of the top ten fastest regions worldwide were US states. The map below reveals where to find the country’s top Internet speeds. This chart proves just how competitive American broadband is on a world scale….

Loretta Polk

March 19, 2015


Industry News

Cybersecurity Achieves a New Milestone

March 19, 2015

Two weeks ago we highlighted the cable industry’s continuing commitment to cybersecurity. This ongoing work reached a new milestone yesterday with the adoption of the communications sector’s ground-breaking report on Cybersecurity Risk Management and Best Practices by the FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC). With the participation of over 100 subject matter experts…