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Could Netflix Finally Be Coming To MSO STBs, Like TiVo?

Light Reading Cable has an interesting article about Netflix on MSO devices. As you may be aware, set top boxes provided by cable operators, aka MSOs, cannot offer Netflix support. That’s why a retail TiVo Premiere has Netflix, while a … Continue reading

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The Fat Lady Sings For Aria At CableOne

EchoStar just hasn’t had much luck with their Aria solution for cable. They’ve been trying to market CableCARD products to cable MSOs for a while now, including SlingLoaded models, but they haven’t been able to get much traction. Last summer … Continue reading

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The Future for Motorola and Google, Ready for Android on Your Cable Box?

Last week Light Reading sat down with Sanjay Jha and Dan Moloney of Motorola Mobility to talk a bit about the Google purchase of Motorola Mobility and what it might mean for the future of Motorola’s set-top boxes and Android … Continue reading

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EchoStar Preparing a Network DVR

EchoStar hasn’t been very successful in breaking into the US STB market. They, of course, continue to supply hardware to sister company Dish Network, but one of the objectives of splitting the companies apart was to allow EchoStar to provide … Continue reading

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Is This How TiVo Will Get Place Shifting?

Entropic Communications Inc. has made a $10 million investment in Zenverge Inc., buying their way into the video transcoding segment. So what, you ask? Entropic is the company supplying the MoCA chipsets to TiVo for the TiVo Premiere Elite and … Continue reading

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