Cable May Get WiMAX Option
- Mobile WiMAX + 700-MHz Spectrum + Cable: Perfect Together. Barthold, Jim // Telecommunications - Americas Edition;Jun2006, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p27
This article discusses the convergence of three technologies, namely IEEE 802.16e mobile WiMAX for fixed broadband wireless, cable television networks, and 700-MHz radio spectrum from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Cable companies have the interest, the money, and the...
- Sprint Nextel choose WiMAX, but operational issues linger. Hill, Kelly // RCR Wireless News;8/14/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 33, p1
This article reports on the decision of Sprint Nextel Corp. to use WiMAX as its choice of network technology. Sprint Nextel executives mentioned time to market as one deciding factor in their technology of choice. Possible partners for its WiMAX technology include fixed-wireless broadband...
- Pricier movies, minis in works at Showtime. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;9/10/2001, Vol. 273 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the cutback in the number of original movies by Showtime from 35 to 24 a year in the United States. Plans to allocate larger budget percentage to original series and expensive movies and miniseries; Variation in the network's license fee on the movies.
- The WiMAX roller coaster ride. Wieland, Ken // Telecommunications;Jan/Feb 2008, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p32
The article discusses developments concerning the WiMax network standard in the U.S. According to the author, questions on the growth potential of the technology arose after the split of the Sprint Nextel-Clearwire partnership to roll out a mobile WiMax network in the U.S. Major providers are...
- Sprint: WiMax Coming Soon. // Red Herring;1/9/2008, p8
The article unveils the plan of Sprint Nextel to launch commercial services for its next-generation WiMax high-speed wireless network at the end of April 2008. According to Barry West, chief technology officer of Sprint Nextel, the company will sell the service at reasonable rates with options...
- Issues, Answers and Cable-Tec Expo. Bowick, Christopher J. // Communications Technology;Mar2006, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p56
The article discusses issues pertinent to the cable technology industry during the convention of the Society of Cable Television Engineers (SCTE). Regional Bell companies have been in persistent efforts to compete in delivering the triple-play bundle of voice, video, and data. Direct broadcast...
- Pop, Culture, No TV: NBCU Pulls the Plug on Trio. Brady, Shirley // CableFAX Daily;11/22/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 227, p1
The article reports on the plan of cable television network NBCU Cable to re-launch Q1 as broadband-only entity at Bravo.Com in the U.S. The network's rival Trio has licensed original content opposite to its television brand.
- Networks Tread Into Broadband Content. Pendleton, Jennifer // Multichannel News;10/23/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 43, p44
Focuses on cable television networks' offering of broadband programming in the United States as of October 23, 2000. Discovery Channel's broadband program 'Inside the Space Station' Independent Film Channel's plan to produce a television program that will also run on the company's Web site.
- No Slowdown for High-Speed Internet. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;10/24/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p32
Reports on the growth of broadband Internet services from cable and telephone companies in the U.S. as of October 2005. Background on the business plans of Google; Increase in the application of wireless fidelity systems; Broadband subscribers of various cable television networks.