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The Need for Wireless Spectrum: Infographic

April 25, 2014

The incredible growth of Wi-Fi is enabling new innovation in wireless, but consumer demand is beginning to overwhelm the available spectrum. CableLabs supports its members’ efforts through technology and standards, working with the Wi-Fi community to drive forward innovations which will help to make Wi-Fi even more useful and seamless than it is today. However, […]

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DLNA CVP-2: Premium Content to Any Device in Any Room

April 25, 2014

The Need to Deliver Content on Multiple Devices. Consumers increasingly expect to consume premium entertainment content in any room and on any device of their choice: Tablets, game consoles, laptops, streaming players, etc. They don’t want their viewing experience limited to just a service provider’s supplied set-top box and connected TV. According to NPD Group/Connected […]

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Can Your Cellphone Interfere With Your TV?

April 16, 2014

Signals crossed In an ideal world signals in the air wouldn’t mingle, mix, or blend with signals on a cable. Our world would be simpler if wireless RF signals would dutifully follow separation rules. However, they are freewheeling spirits that enjoy visiting their friends in the cables. This means that using your cellphone near your […]

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A Cybersecurity Framework for the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure: How CableLabs is Helping

March 26, 2014

Over the past year there has been a significant increase in the number and frequency of cyber-attacks on major retailers, social media sites, and financial institutions.  From identity theft and credit card fraud to denial of service, these cyber criminals are starting to disrupt our lives in small but troubling ways.  What happens when those […]

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The Future of Home Networking: Putting the ‘HIP’ in HIPnet™

March 12, 2014

You’ve been hearing all the hype about IPv6 networks but don’t know why you should care.  Perhaps you’ve heard that your cable provider is delivering IPv6 service to your home but you don’t know what that means or why you should take advantage of it.  Maybe you’ve just purchased a new home router that touts […]

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SDN & NFV: Moving the Network into the Cloud

February 26, 2014

Cisco recently predicted that Internet traffic will reach 1.4 zettabytes per year by 2017. This traffic explosion is putting pressure on service providers to rein in costs while increasing capacity.  Enter Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV).  In much the same way that virtualization and Cloud have changed computing, the combination of […]

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CES 2014: Two Trends Cable Should Watch

January 15, 2014

Cable television started as a way to get broadcast television to remote locations. It evolved into the consumer technology leader it is today by finding new and non-obvious opportunities and bringing them to consumers.  Two of these opportunities were evident at CES 2014. Internet of Things The trend you are most likely to hear about […]

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Global Wi-Fi Roaming Accelerates

January 10, 2014

The days of searching for a Wi-Fi connection may soon be over as pervasive, ubiquitous wireless connectivity becomes a reality for users in major cities around the world. Wi-Fi operators are deploying millions of Access Points (APs) with public Service Set Identifiers, (SSID)s, in their networks and linking their networks together into roaming consortiums in order […]

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