Set-Top-Box Revisited: How does the Gateway solution increase competition?
Broadband Plan Commentary, Expert Opinion, FCC, National Broadband Plan
April 30th, 2010
The FCC seems determined in revisiting and repairing the current CableCard rules fiasco in which it chose to mandate a universal Set-Top-Box for Cable, Telco, and DBS providers. Where does a solution lie, and is the FCC going down another road of improbable acceptance?
Set-Top-Box Quandary: Let Market Forces Rule
Expert Opinion, National Broadband Plan
January 30th, 2010
The FCC has just issued a Public Notice: Comment Sought On Video Device Innovation NBP Public Notice # 27, to spur innovation within the set-top-box market currently being served by individual Cable & Telecom companies as monthly rentals to consumers. First, these providers have invested in their own versions of set tops which interface [...]
Home Gateways: A Consumers all-in-one Network to Broadband
Broadband's Impact, Expert Opinion
January 8th, 2010
Now that the broadband experience is reaching a milestone in bridging the gap between digital content and consumers, we all may soon be accessing our Home Gateways to maximize the experience of downloading and viewing relevant content on TV’s, PC’s, Laptop’s, DVR’s, and Mobile Devices. The term Residential Gateway is not new and has [...]