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Nokia's 10 Gbps-capable HFC technology will enable cable to battle AT&T, Verizon for broadband dollars

BOSTON-- Nokia Bell Labs' demonstration of 10 Gbps symmetrical download and upload speeds over a existing hybrid fiber coax (HFC) cable plant will allow cable operators to more rapidly inject gigabit speeds into their networks to ward off broadband competition.

Judge tosses out suit against Comcast filed by jilted Boston affiliate

A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by Boston NBC affiliate station WHDH-TV against Comcast.

Comcast mulls selling HDR-capable Xi5 at retail

BOSTON-- As it continues to try to distance itself from the leased set-top business, Comcast is considering making its upcoming Xi5 box available for retail sale, a company rep told FierceCable.

Cox: We're 'keeping our options open' for a return to MVNO market

BOSTON-- A top executive for Cox Communications said that the company continues to evaluate whether it will launch an MVNO service, but that it hasn't made a decision either way yet.

Comcast recorded 445.8 Petabytes of traffic on its Wi-Fi network last year

BOSTON-- Comcast said it is seeing dramatic increases in network traffic on its Xfinity-branded Wi-Fi network. Specifically, Comcast's Cole Reinwand said that the operator recorded fully 445.8 million GB (or 445.8 Petabytes) of traffic on its Xfinity Wi-Fi network last year.

Technicolor: We will have VR demo for cable by Q1 of next year

BOSTON-- Cable vendor Technicolor plans to bring a working VR demonstration to next year's INTX show, a further indication of the cable industry's increasing interest in the virtual reality space in general.

Nokia demonstrates 10 Gbps symmetrical speeds over HFC

Nokia Bell Labs is claiming a world's first with its demonstration of 10 Gbps symmetrical download and upload speeds over a hybrid fiber coax (HFC) cable plant.

Comcast's Roberts: X1 OIympics presentation will be 'glimpse of the future of television'

BOSTON-- Comcast will make an unprecedented amount of Summer Olympics coverage on its NBCUniversal channels a showcase for the advanced capabilities of its X1 set-top.

RDK now deployed in more than 15 million devices

Reference Design Kit (RDK) is using INTX 2016 in Boston to tout some growth numbers within the global pay-TV market, announcing that more than 15 million devices are now running RDK, a software stack for IP set-tops, gateways and other devices.

Comcast, The Weather Company, Sling TV say mobile platforms drive changing TV Everywhere viewing behaviors

BOSTON-- While the chatter for months has revolved around the way that millennials – that coveted, 18-36 year old age demographic – view out-of-home video content, industry players Comcast and The Weather Company are finding that different TV Everywhere platforms, such as smartphones or tablets, are driving viewer behavior more than age groups do.