Quantcast
Last updated on April 18, 2014 at 7:08 EDT

Latest Cable Internet access Stories

2010-09-30 12:38:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) announced today that The Cable Show 2011 will be held June 14-16, 2011, as part of "Cable Connection - Spring" in Chicago. The 60th annual convention and international exposition, the cable industry's premiere U.S. event, will be held at McCormick Place. The Cable Show 2011 will be co-chaired by David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer, Discovery Communications, and Jerry Kent,...

2009-05-26 02:00:00

Motorola's DOCSIS(R) 3.0 I-CMTS solution enables Virgin Media to deliver ultra fast broadband services COLOGNE, Germany, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ANGA Cable 2009 -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that Virgin Media has deployed the Motorola CMTS solution to enable the delivery of rich personalized media experiences to customers in the UK. Currently delivering broadband speeds of up to 50 megabits per second, and capable of speeds up to 200 megabits per second, Virgin...

2008-10-15 15:00:13

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) today issued a joint call for submissions for both the 2009 NCTA Technical Papers and for SCTE's Conference on Emerging Technologies. Highlights of accepted papers will be presented during Cable Connection Week - Spring, the cable industry's new biannual week of consolidated industry events to be held April 1-7, 2009, in Washington, DC. Cable Connection Week will...

2008-10-06 08:15:00

By Williams, Walt A new error message soon may pop up on computer screens: "Sorry, you've run out of Internet." That, at least, is the buzz on some Web forums and blogs over news that cable and Internet provider Comcast soon will limit residential Internet users to 250 gigabytes (GB) of data transfer a month. And Comcast is not the only cable company toying with limits on Internet usage. Time Warner currently is running a test program in Texas that limits some Internet users to as little...

2008-07-24 15:00:34

After announcing last April that the millionth illico digital television receiver had been put on the market, Videotron has just crossed another threshold of one million subscribers to cable Internet service, all categories combined. A resident of Montreal's West Island, is the millionth customer, thus helping Videotron hit this new height. "Reaching the million mark of subscribers to our Internet products is truly a sign of trust from our customers," says Manon Brouillette, Chief...

2008-07-04 09:00:19

By Greg Edwards, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 4--More than 250 readers of the Richmond Times-Dispatch tested the speed of their Internet broadband download and upload speeds and reported their results. Based on those reports, digital subscriber lines can be iffy, Verizon FiOS (fiber-optic) stays closer to the advertised speeds and Comcast cable broadband, though inconsistent, generally exceeds download expectations. Readers were asked to test their Internet speeds at www....

2008-06-27 09:02:21

By JACK GILLUM SPRINT NET SERVICE ENDS After eight years, Kevin Prodromides is getting cut off. A long-time Sprint subscriber, Prodromides signed up for the company's wireless Internet access because no one else could provide him with connectivity when he first started looking in 2000. Cable Internet wasn't available, and digital subscriber line, or DSL, service wasn't possible because his neighborhood's copper phone wires weren't built for speed. So Sprint Broadband Direct, he said,...

2008-06-25 03:02:19

Aurora Networks announced today that its Fiber Deep products are being deployed by Videotron Ltd as they roll out the next generation of their network architecture, positioning it for unlimited consumer bandwidth. This network will be deployed throughout the Greater Montreal Area, passing 1.8 million homes. Videotron is using Aurora's Fiber Deep solution to evolve its network to cost-effectively support the growing bandwidth demands of their customers both now and into the future. "We were...

2008-06-20 06:00:07

By Jack Gillum, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jun. 20--After eight years, Kevin Prodromides is getting cut off. A long-time Sprint subscriber, Prodromides signed up for the company's wireless Internet access because no one else could provide him with connectivity when he first started looking in 2000. Cable Internet wasn't available, and digital subscriber line, or DSL, service wasn't possible because his neighborhood's copper phone wires weren't built for speed. So Sprint Broadband...

2008-06-16 09:00:28

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/1e0dfb/cable_modem_benchm) has announced the addition of the "Cable Modem Benchmark" report to their offering. Cable modem continues to be the major alternative broadband platform to DSL, despite the continued strong growth in rollouts of Ethernet and fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) by telcos. Indeed, in a number of cases, cable players are starting to consolidate the latter technologies into their overall broadband network...