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Energy EfficiencyTechnology & Devices

The Greenest Cable Box Ever Made

@johnsolit

May 29, 2013

Cable knows it has to continually innovate in order to compete for a spot in today’s connected home. Cable also knows a big part of that innovation has to come in the form of creating a more energy efficient set-top box. Since 2002, the tech that runs cable TV and broadband in our homes not…

Energy EfficiencyIndustry News

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…

Technology & Devices

Who Makes Cable Tech Better, Faster, and Greener?

@johnsolit

May 20, 2013

Most people don’t think about the technology that delivers cable service to their home. The goal is, after all, for customers to be able to relax and just enjoy the content. But cable technology is pretty interesting, especially as it relates to energy efficiency. There are millions of set-top boxes and cable modems in America…

Energy EfficiencyPublic Policy

Happy Earth Day 2013!

@juliannetwin

April 22, 2013

On this, the 43rd annual Earth Day, we wanted to celebrate by sharing some of the programs and initiatives the cable industry is taking part in to ensure a healthy, bright future for our planet. As an industry that provides services and equipment which are being powered for several hours every day in the home,…

Broadband & Internet

Watching TV with a Cable DVR is Surprisingly GREEN!

@johnsolit

March 29, 2013

We spend a lot of time talking about what a good value cable TV is and how fast broadband Internet has become, but in today’s #broaddata we’re sharing an entirely new reason to enjoy cable – it’s GREEN! As you can see, watching TV with a Cable DVR is one of the most energy-efficient ways…

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…