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  • Two decades ago, the conventional wisdom was that the triple play of voice, video, and data was an effective way to provide value to customers and reduce churn for operators. […]

    The Continuously Evolving Video Platform

    Two decades ago, the conventional wisdom was that the triple play of voice, video, and data was an effective way to provide value to customers and reduce churn for operators. […]

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  • Hamlin and converter were synonymous in the early days of set-top boxes that extended the capability of cable television beyond the limits of broadcast TV. Tom Olson talks of his […]

    Tom Olson on Cable TV Pioneer Phil Hamlin

    Hamlin and converter were synonymous in the early days of set-top boxes that extended the capability of cable television beyond the limits of broadcast TV. Tom Olson talks of his […]

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  • Filmed in December, 2016, Tom Olson discusses how he made his way from upstate New York to Santa Clara Valley and the contributions he and his cohorts made throughout the […]

    A Classic Silicon Valley Story – The Tomco Odyssey Begins

    Filmed in December, 2016, Tom Olson discusses how he made his way from upstate New York to Santa Clara Valley and the contributions he and his cohorts made throughout the […]

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  • Set-tops, broadband privacy and retransmission consent rules were some of the topics discussed on a panel at The Independent Show moderated by ACA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Ross […]

    A Spaghetti Plate Full of FCC Rules

    Set-tops, broadband privacy and retransmission consent rules were some of the topics discussed on a panel at The Independent Show moderated by ACA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Ross […]

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  • What do a municipal utility, a traditional telephone company and a “new breed” telecom operator have in common? They were all represented on a panel moderated by 2nd generation cable […]

    Continued Growth & Faith in the Industry #Summit23

    What do a municipal utility, a traditional telephone company and a “new breed” telecom operator have in common? They were all represented on a panel moderated by 2nd generation cable […]

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  • “We are getting away from set-tops,” points out Matt Polka, president and CEO of the American Cable Association. Speaking at last week’s WEC 2016 conference, Polka was referring to the migration […]

    Worse Than a CableCARD?

    “We are getting away from set-tops,” points out Matt Polka, president and CEO of the American Cable Association. Speaking at last week’s WEC 2016 conference, Polka was referring to the migration […]

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  • “The biggest savings are operational,” says R.J. Juneau  of Maxxian.  In the above interview, filmed at the 2014 ACA Summit, Juneau talks about the operational and revenue improvements they have seen with […]

    Discovering Insights With the Data That’s Already There #Summit21

    “The biggest savings are operational,” says R.J. Juneau  of Maxxian.  In the above interview, filmed at the 2014 ACA Summit, Juneau talks about the operational and revenue improvements they have seen with […]

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  • What happens when you mix a home lighting system with a set-top box? Clark Stevens of CableLabs demonstrates this unlikely convergence of the so-called Internet of Things and how CableLabs […]

    Lights, Set-Top, Action

    What happens when you mix a home lighting system with a set-top box? Clark Stevens of CableLabs demonstrates this unlikely convergence of the so-called Internet of Things and how CableLabs […]

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  • TVF explains their approach for eliminating the set-top box in their International CES debut. Their set-top is similar in size to a USB stick and connects to an IPTV system […]

    Set-Top on a Stick

    TVF explains their approach for eliminating the set-top box in their International CES debut. Their set-top is similar in size to a USB stick and connects to an IPTV system […]

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  • Jim Funk discusses one of Roku’s newest set-tops – which is really a set-stick – that uses MHL as the interface between the TV and the set-top. In this scenario, […]

    Roku – The MSO Set-Top

    Jim Funk discusses one of Roku’s newest set-tops – which is really a set-stick – that uses MHL as the interface between the TV and the set-top. In this scenario, […]

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