Category Archives: Motorola

Speculation on the Google-Motorola Deal and TiVo

I just made a pretty damn long post about the Google buyout of Motorola Mobility. But there was one other aspect that I felt was better off in a separate post. And here it is. This acquisition has spurred talk … Continue reading

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Google’s Motorola Buy is About More Than Phones & Patents

The big news Monday was, of course, Google’s $12.5B purchase of Motorola Mobility. (Though Motorola has $3B of cash on hand, so when & if the deal closes I suppose it is more like a $9.5B deal since Google gets … Continue reading

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One Week Before the Deadline, Cox is Allowing CableCARD Self-Installs

With five says left before the August 1st deadline, Cox Communications has begun allowing customers to self-install CableCARDs, according to this post on TiVo Community from Sunday. They’ve even released self-install guides to help users with their Cisco or Motorola … Continue reading

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Motorola Releases OCAPtru2way SDK

We first heard about an OCAP SDK from Motorola last June, but haven’t heard much since then. In the meantime there have been a number of changes, not the least of which has been the rebranding of OCAP as tru2way, … Continue reading

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CableLabs Approves Motorola And Cisco Tuning Adapters

The Motorola MTR700 and the Cisco STA1520, which we knew were slated for Wave 60 certification testing at the end of June, have both passed, as reported by Multichannel News. With both major vendors’ Tuning Adapters certified, cable MSOs should … Continue reading

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