Cox CTO Kevin Hart sees future in 1 Gbps data, cloud DVRs

Kevin Hart, CoxKevin Hart, EVP and CTO for Cox Communications, sees the potential for next-generation services such as 1-Gig Internet and cloud-based DVRs as weapons to more effectively battle offerings like AT&T's (NYSE: T) U-verse and CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) Prism services. Being nascent technologies, Hart says the move to cloud-based DVR and delivering 1 Gbps speeds via DOCSIS 3.1 will be done on an evolutionary basis. Steve Donohue, editor of FierceCable, recently talked to Hart about these trends in a Hot Seat interview. Read more


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