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Taking Important Strides in Implementing Energy Efficiency Agreement

May 22, 2013

The Steering Committee for the unprecedented Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement that NCTA and CEA announced last December convened its second meeting in Denver last Friday to continue implementation of the significant commitments that will lead to annual energy savings of $1.5 billion for American consumers.  All of the Agreement Signatory companies participated in the…

Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement Update

February 25, 2013

By Neal Goldberg, NCTA and Doug Johnson, CEA The unprecedented, voluntary Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement that NCTA and CEA announced last December was just the first step in the multichannel video industry’s effort to implement significant commitments that will lead to annual savings of $1.5 billion for American consumers. One outcome of the agreement…

Cablevision Begins "PC to TV Media Relay" Trial

February 26, 2010

In the past, the computer industry has offered solutions to bring together various kinds of content on one device (Think of Apple TV and Media Center PCs). It would definitely be handy to have a central way to access content, whether streaming video, stored video, photos, audio, or whatever. Earlier this week, Cablevision announced the…

Access Cable Internet While You're Out

June 12, 2009

One of the big trends in technology is mobility. It’s not enough to have a gadget or a service, you have to be able to take it with you and use it on-the-go. This has not been the traditional province of cable operators, who have typically provided services to homes and businesses. But that’s been…

Verizon and Parlor Tricks

May 1, 2009

Earlier this week, Cablevision announced Optimum Online Ultra, a new high-speed Internet product that uses the DOCSIS 3.0 standard to deliver speeds up to 101 Mbps. This is very exciting news, especially when you connect this announcement to the cable operators who have deployed wideband service over the past year – Comcast, Charter and Cox…

The Cable Show

Video's Online Adventure

May 2, 2007

Earlier this week, I caught up by phone with Will Richmond. As some of you may know, Will is a cable and technology industry veteran, having spent the first eight years of his career at Continental Cablevision, where he served as VP Business Development at the Pilot House corporate office. At Continental, he was bit…