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More Than 70 State Legislators Experience the Future of Connectivity at CableLabs

November 7, 2019

For the past several years, CableLabs has annually hosted a large group of state legislators from dozens of states across the country to discuss the future of broadband connectivity. It was our privilege to repeat that honor recently, both to showcase the cable industry’s innovation roadmap and to listen to the interests and concerns of […]

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Driving Increased Security in All IoT Devices

September 18, 2019

CableLabs engages with the IoT industry and the broader stakeholder community, including governments, to help drive increased IoT device security.  The rapid proliferation of IoT devices has the potential to transform and enrich our lives and to drive significant productivity gains in the broader economy. However, the lack of sufficient security in a meaningful number […]

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Driving Global Connectivity Well Beyond Cable Technology

April 15, 2019

CableLabs participates in more than 30 unique standards organizations, industry consortia, and open source efforts.  CableLabs is focused on developing innovative technologies, not only in the performance of cable’s hybrid fiber coax (HFC) networks, but also in many areas that extend beyond the traditional cable network, including wireless (both licensed and unlicensed), cybersecurity, network function […]

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The Gigabit Internet Dream Continues to Expand

November 1, 2018

Cable gigabit service availability continues to expand – as of June 2018, 63% of U.S. housing units – 74% of the cable broadband footprint – had gigabit service or better available from their local cable operator. This is up seven percentage points in just three months and has expanded by 16X in 18 months. Cable […]

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#EEDay2018

October 5, 2018

Today is Energy Efficiency Day, a collaborative effort of regional and national organizations working to promote energy efficiency. CableLabs has been a strong supporter of energy efficiency for many years and is involved in a number of related initiatives: CableLabs leads the technical efforts for three highly impactful energy efficiency Voluntary Agreements (VA) in North […]

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Legislators at the Labs

October 3, 2018

Eighty politicians walked into a lab… That’s not the start of a joke, it was actually the start of our week here at CableLabs! We were excited and honored to host state representatives and senators from across the U.S. on Monday, and to show them the exciting innovation happening in the cable industry. Our day […]

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A Super-Fast, Super-Connected Wireless Future Requires a Balanced Spectrum Policy

August 15, 2018

This article was originally published by Morning Consult on Aug. 9, 2018. You can find the post here.  Recently, the Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on the race to 5G, exploring how we can harness the power of wired and wireless broadband to drive transformative communications innovation, and what the government can do to support and […]

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A Milestone in Wi-Fi / LTE-U Coexistence

September 21, 2016

Today is an important milestone for unlicensed spectrum coexistence – the Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) has released its plan for testing how well LTE-Unlicensed coexists with Wi-Fi. This culminates many months of work by many expert engineers within the WFA and its membership, including CableLabs staff. The outcome is that we now have a definitive set […]

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Liberty Global and CableLabs Join MulteFire Alliance

September 21, 2016

Today, CableLabs is taking a significant step to drive the development of next-generation wireless technology. We are excited to announce that, along with our member Liberty Global, we are joining the MulteFire Alliance, an open consortium dedicated to making mobile technologies more widely available for use in shared, unlicensed spectrum. MulteFire is based on 3GPP […]

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Approaches to Increasing Wireless Spectrum

May 13, 2014

At the 2014 Cable Show, one of the hottest topics was Wi-Fi. It doesn’t take long to realize how important access to this suddenly precious resource really is: Studies indicate that the number of wirelessly connected devices will triple by 2020, to a mind-blowing 30 billion devices. [Related: Wireless Spectrum Infographic] And with each new […]

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