Cable / Telecom News

Cable’s tech chiefs hail IP video upgrade; it’s coming soon

NEW ORLEANS – The cable industry's long-awaited transition to all-IP video world is finally becoming a solid reality after years of brave talk.At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo show in New Orleans last week, Comcast CTO and EVP Tony Werner said North America's largest MSO has firmly put its stake in the IP video future. Speaking in the show's opening general session, Werner boasted Comcast will have all of its linear and VOD services available over IP by the end of the next March.In fact, Werner revealed that 95% of Comcast's vast U.S. cable footprint already has all of its video...