Charter, Cisco show off cloud-based video system at CES

During this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) formally named Cisco as one of the partners for its "World Box" cloud-based video delivery system initiative. A key attribute of Charter's World Box initiative is simplicity. Unlike Comcast's (NASDAQ: CMCSA) X1 platform, which requires the change out of set-top box equipment at the consumer's home, Charter's  World Box utilizes legacy set-tops, rendering a modern, IP-based user guide in the cloud, then shuffling back the guide as an MPEG video signal to subscribers--no new high-end set-top required. Read more

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