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In case there was any doubt that gigabit internet access is spreading like wildfire in the US, Cox has revealed plans to introduce an ultra-fast service of its own. The cable provider tells Bloomberg that it hopes to have 1Gbps speeds available by the end of the year, with news of the initial mark...

April 30th 2014 at 11:54pm 0 Comments
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FCC honcho Julius Genachowski has come out in favor of usage-based pricing for your broadband. At this year's Cable Show, he said that he supported the sort of usage caps that Comcast adopted last week and hoped that such plans would reduce costs for those who use less internet. Comcast's new prici...

May 24th 2012 at 5:21am 0 Comments
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Motorola is demonstrating how it expects TVs of the future will work with its DreamGallery concept. Powered by the company's Medios cloud-service, the display is designed to let you browse content as if it was the internet -- with bookmarks, personalized recommendations and interactive search tool...

May 21st 2012 at 1:42pm 0 Comments
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When it comes to supergroups, The Traveling Wilbury's haven't got anything on these guys. Bright House, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox and Time Warner are teaming up to share around 50,000 metro WiFi hotspots for their customers, under the banner of "CableWiFi." New York City and the Tri-State area, Lo...

May 21st 2012 at 7:26am 0 Comments
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Just in case the PR glamour shots weren't enough for you, Zatz Not Funny has posted these raw & in-person pics of the two new TiVo set-top boxes from The Cable Show. Unfortunately the bad news is there's still no word on whether these will ever be made available for end users to purchase on t...

June 16th 2011 at 3:44pm 0 Comments
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The latest announcement at the 2011 Cable Show comes from the seemingly unlikely pairing of Comcast and Skype, who have arranged to enable video calls through the cable box. All it takes is a camera, adapter and 'specially-designed remote' to turn HDMI-equipped Comcast boxes into Skype-on-TV mach...

June 14th 2011 at 6:48am 0 Comments