Verizon to 'Enhance' CableCard for IP

Spangler, Todd
September 2007
Multichannel News;9/17/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 37, p10
The article reports that Verizon Communications has started the building of hooks for Internet Protocol video on top of CableCard technology. According to Verizon, its goal is to let the company's FiOS television service comply with the United States Federal Communications Commission's ban on set-tops with integrated-security functions.


Related Articles

  • CableCard Ready -- or Not. Spangler, Todd // Multichannel News;6/25/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 26, p2 

    The article reports on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) ban on integrated set-tops. Cable operators like Verizon Communications filed for a waiver to the set-top ban indicating it needed an exemption from the rule stating that it provides wireline competition to cable. Moreover, the...

  • Verizon: We Need 3 Years. Spangler, Todd // Multichannel News;8/6/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 31, p8 

    The article reports that the Federal Communications Commission gave Verizon Communications Inc. at least one year before the company would have to comply with the agency's ban on set-tops with integrated security functions. Verizon wants more time and has asked the agency until 2010 to comply...

  • Set-top waiver requests gathering momentum.  // CED;Nov2006, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p12 

    The article reports on the request of Charter Communications Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to waive a ban on the distribution of digital set-tops with integrated security. These companies complain about the technical and compatibility issues...

  • FCC.  // Daily Variety;6/3/2003, Vol. 279 Issue 40, p26 

    Reports on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's rules for the television industry. Changes in duopoly rules; Change in national ownership limits; Replacement for the broadcast-newspaper and radio-television cross-ownership rules.

  • Building up competition.  // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);11/30/2007, Vol. 54 Issue 63, p14A 

    The author reflects on the turf war between Cablevision System Corp. and Verizon for television service in New York. He commented that the big winner of the turf war is supposed to be the consumer, however, that was not the case. He stressed that a confusing state video license system gives many...

  • Verizon Seeks FCC Help In Fight for NY Sports Rights. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;3/27/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p42 

    Reports on the formal complaint filed by Verizon Communications with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. Allegations of Verizon against Cablevision Systems Corp.; Competition between Verizon and Cablevision; Failure of Verizon to negotiate carriage deals with the Yankees Entertainment &...

  • Verizon Watch:.  // CableFAX Daily;9/25/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 185, p2 

    The article focuses on the issues concerning Verizon Communications Inc. The New York Public Service Commission has confirmed the video franchises of Verizon in the villages of Lynbrook and Mineola on Long Island and in Clarkstown. Meanwhile, Boxborough, Massachusetts has granted the company a...

  • FiOS TV.  // CableFAX Daily;10/3/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 191, p1 

    Reports on the efforts of Verizon Communications to expand its FiOS TV service in Texas. State-issued franchise application filed by Verizon; First community in the state to award a video franchise to Verizon.

  • Verizon petitions FCC, keeps rolling out FiOS.  // CED;Sep2007, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p8 

    The article reports on the petition of Verizon to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in July 2007 to change the deadline of its transition to all-digital television transmission. Verizon has asked FCC to allow them to execute the transition within a year instead of the former...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics