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Strategy Analytics: Broadband Operator Profits Threatened by Price Cutting

Strategy Analytics: Broadband Operator Profits Threatened by Price Cutting


Tariff Cuts Need Precise Targets


Boston, MA - October 20, 2009 – Broadband operators stand to lose revenues and profits, unless they precisely target new tariff and service bundles by market segment. Research from the new Strategy Analytics Tariff & Revenue Strategies Service (TRS) warns service providers to be wary of commodity pricing as competition heats up. more

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Move Networks Hires AT&T U-Verse Executive

Guy Beverlin Joins as Executive Vice President, Operations; Brings Record of

Industry Success to Build Move`s World Class Operating Capabilities


AMERICAN FORK, Utah — Move Networks, a global provider of comprehensive “television over the Internet” and IPTV solutions, announced today that it has appointed Guy Beverlin to the position of Executive Vice President, Operations. Beverlin, who has a proven record of designing and building world class operations centers of excellence, will lead the continued build out of Move`s network and operations capabilities. more

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Level 3 First to Deliver Uncompressed High-Definition TV Signal From Major Professional Sports League Event to Broadcast Studio

Level 3 First to Deliver Uncompressed High-Definition TV Signal From Major Professional Sports League Event to Broadcast Studio


Level 3 Delivering Broncos Home Games During 2009-2010 Season


BROOMFIELD, Colo., October 08, 2009


Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) has announced that it is delivering Denver Broncos home games from Invesco Field in Denver to the game’s broadcaster using an uncompressed high-definition (HD) video feed. Level 3 delivers the signal entirely on its fiber-optic network and is the first in the broadcast industry to enable end-to-end delivery of uncompressed HD video. more

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Cincinnati Bell Selects Motorola’s FTTH and Video Delivery Solutions to Provide Advanced Television and Broadband Experiences to Consumers

Cincinnati Bell Selects Motorola’s FTTH and Video Delivery Solutions to Provide Advanced Television and Broadband Experiences to Consumers


Motorola’s field-proven GPON and RF video solutions to provide highest quality video and broadband services to Cincinnati Bell subscribers


HORSHAM, Pa – September 22, 2009 –Motorola Inc. (NYSE:MOT) Home and Networks Mobility business today announced that Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) has selected Motorola’s gigabit passive optical network (GPON), edge modulation, encryptor and encoding solutions for deployment in its fiber network. Cincinnati Bell’s fiber network will enable the delivery of rich personalized media experiences and support multiple high-speed broadband service tiers and advanced video services including the highest quality high-definition TV (HDTV), video-on-demand (VOD) and standard definition television programming available to consumers today. more

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Akamai Unveils the Akamai HD Network

Industry’s first unified network to deliver high definition (HD) quality video online at broadcast-level audience scale for the most popular runtime environments: Adobe® Flash® technology, Microsoft Silverlight, and the iPhone

Press conference to unveil the new technology and demo at 1 p.m. EST today; register at www.akamai.com/hdnetwork


CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM - News), the leader in powering video, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, today announced the Akamai HD Network, its next generation video delivery offering and the first platform to deliver HD video online to viewers using Adobe Flash technology, Microsoft Silverlight, and to the iPhone, at broadcast-level audience scale. The Akamai HD Network is the only solution that supports live and on-demand HD streaming with a highly-personalized and interactive online experience that matches and complements HD television. more

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Skitter, Inc. Partners with NTTC to Provide TV Content Licensing to Telcos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2009 (Atlanta) - Skitter, Inc. and the National Telco Television Consortium, LLC, (NTTC) today jointly announced a partnership to provide content licensing, programming services and marketing support to telecommunications service providers using the Skitter.TV video platform. NTTC will work with Skitter.TV customers to help secure both national and local broadcast and cable content licensing, advise the service provider on TV channel line-up packaging for their unique market demographics, and provide pre- and post-deployment marketing assistance. more

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Advanced Media Technologies Named as Channel Partner for Hitachi Node+ZeroTM RFoG Solution

– AMT will serve as stocking distributor for Hitachi RFoG solution in United States –


ATLANTA, GA, September 28th, 2009 – Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc., a leading supplier of Fiber-to-the-Premises solutions, today announced that Advanced Media Technologies (AMT) will serve as a stocking distributor for Hitachi’s Node+Zero Radio Frequency over Glass (RFoG) product family in the United States. AMT will support cable television and other communications network operators with Hitachi’s single-fiber RFoG solution, enabling network operators to deliver video, data and voice services via optical fiber and realize significant savings in network operations and maintenance costs.


“Hitachi is pleased to have AMT as a channel partner,” said Rick Schiavinato, Hitachi vice president of sales and marketing. “AMT is well known as a top-tier supplier to cable television network operators and for providing outstanding customer service. They will be a tremendous asset as we expand the market more

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ACCESSKEY IP HIGHLIGHTS SET TOP BOX SYSTEM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., September 23, 2009 (Globe Newswire via COMTEX) — AccessKey IP, Inc., (OTCBB: AKYI) the developer, designer and producer of advanced entertainment and communication devices, detailed today some of the highlights and technical developments of their set top box project.

AKYI Vice President of Technology Craig Erickson stated, “We have pioneered solutions and cutting edge technology for tomorrow‟s demands. The system that we have developed is unique in the IPTV industry and exists nowhere else. AKYI‟s Set Top Box (STB) combined with our secure, patent pending USB conditional access key will take IPTV delivery to the next security level and also enable STB type operations on your PC.” According to Erickson, “This system combination does not rely solely upon MAC & IP addressing, which can be spoofed (faked). Instead, it uses 1024bit RSA more

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MaxLinear Announces MxL703RM, Its Third Generation Silicon Tuner for Mobile TV Applications

MxL703RM Measures Just 1.57mm x 1.57mm; Power Consumption Cut by 30%


Carlsbad, Calif. – Sept. 1, 2009 – MaxLinear Inc., a fabless semiconductor company developing all complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) broadband radio-frequency (RF) & mixed-signal integrated circuit (IC) solutions for consumer markets, today announced the next-generation of TV tuner for mobile applications, the MxL703RM, one of the world’s smallest silicon TV tuner products.


The MxL703RM is aimed at ISDB-T 1-segment applications for mobile TV reception in Japan and Brazil. Measuring only

1.57mm x 1.57mm in dimension, the MxL703RM surpasses its predecessors, MaxLinear’s MxL7001/MxL7002, which

were amongst the smallest silicon tuners available for the mobile TV market. Using a standard CMOS process technology, the MxL703RM consumes less than 50 mW of power, increasing battery time and minimizing heat dissipation - two very important criteria for mobile TV applications.


With its extremely small size, low more

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Infonetics: Residential voice, video and data services to hit $300 billion by 2013

PRESS CONTACT:

Diane Myers

Directing Analyst, Service Provider VoIP and IMS Infonetics Research

408.583.3391

diane@infonetics.com

http://twitter.com/dianemyers


Infonetics Research: Residential voice, video and data services to hit $300 billion by 2013


Campbell, CALIFORNIA, September 17, 2009–Market research firm Infonetics Research today released a new market share and forecast report, Residential Voice, Data, and Video Services in North America: Market Outlook.


“With hundreds of service providers marketing services to residential voice, data, and video consumers, the market is dominated by AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast in the US and Bell Canada and Rogers in Canada. AT&T is the market leader with 17% of total services revenue. With the residential services market forecast to reach $300 billion by 2013, fueled by broadband and video services, we are expecting a hard-fought battle between the ILECs and the cable operators,” observes Diane Myers, Infonetics Research’s directing analyst for service provider VoIP and more

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