How Do You Turn Wi-Fi Challenges Into Opportunities?

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In today’s environment, providing an unmatched broadband experience must include everything from providing your subscribers with the best broadband package, an error-free bill, a great in-home subscriber experience, and a pleasant call should they need to contact customer service. And, with data-intensive video usage patterns...Learn More

Parks: 70% of Data Traffic in the Home Carried by Wi-Fi

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More than three-quarters of U.S. broadband households use Wi-Fi for in-home network connectivity, according to Parks Associates research about in-home wireless data and the internet of things (IoT). Wi-Fi is doing the large majority of work when it comes to home networking and data transport...Learn More

Wi-Fi TimeSync Aims to Heighten Multi-Media Experience

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Digital home entertainment buffs should have their pick of new devices and equipment to choose from at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. That includes the debut of Wi-Fi TimeSync, firmware that enhances whole home or room entertainment by improving distribution of high-quality digital audio,...Learn More

Comcast Wi-Fi Gateway Now Supports Bedtime Mode, Voice Control, User Metrics

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Comcast today announced a range of sophisticated capabilities for the Comcast Wi-Fi gateway, including voice control, user metrics and the ability to create rules and schedules, such as a bedtime mode that prevents Wi-Fi use during certain hours. End user data such as information about...Learn More

ABI: Broadband Provider Residential WiFi Investment Must Increase

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Broadband provider residential WiFi investment must increase, according to ABI Research. If broadband providers do not make that move, they risk losing subscribers because they may be unable to cope with ongoing growth in in-home connected devices and usage, researchers said. Mesh network systems similar...Learn More

G.hn Aims to Provide Plug-and-Play Gigabit Home Networking

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One common challenge in today’s emerging gigabit broadband environment is extending that ultra-broadband experience throughout the home through gigabit home networking. After all, what good is ultra-broadband service if it only makes it to the side of the home? Enter G.hn, which aims to leverage...Learn More

MoCA Network Speeds Set to More Than Double

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The latest Multimedia Over Coax Alliance specifications call for MoCA network speeds to increase 2.5 times over current levels. MoCA 2.5, released April 13, boosts MoCA home network speed as high as 2.5 Gbps and improves on network management and security features of earlier versions,...Learn More

IDC: IoT Early Adopters Likely to Stream Video on Home Network

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Applications of Internet of Things (IoT) technology in home entertainment can open the door to broader adoption of home IoT devices and application services, according to new market research about IoT early adopters from IDC. Nearly 3 in 10 of those with a home network...Learn More

Comcast Brings Discounted Internet to Public Housing Through ConnectHome Program

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March 24, 2016 — PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast today announced a pilot program with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative to attack the digital divide for public housing residents. Eligibility for Internet Essentials, Comcast’s acclaimed, high-speed Internet adoption program, will be immediately...Learn More

Midco Announces Release of Whole Home Wi-Fi System

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March 2, 2016 – Sioux Falls, SD: Midco® has announced the release of Whole Home Wi-Fi, a service that strengthens and extends wireless Internet signals. Midco is the first U.S. company to use the AirTies intelligent mesh system to create improved in-home Wi-Fi coverage. “With...Learn More

Monitronics/ Consolidated Communications Deal: A New Option in Home Security and Control

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Consolidated Communications Inc. (CCI) is trying a new approach to the home security and automation market. The news came to light in a press release from Monitronics — a security company serving customers throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico — about a new Monitronics/...Learn More

Comcast Xfinity Home EcoSaver Energy Management is Cloud-Based

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Comcast and Earth Networks are bringing ¨Big Data¨ analytics into U.S. homes via the cable MSO’s Xfinity Home platform. Aiming to help consumers save money by cutting down on electricity use, the partners announced that Earth Networks’ WeatherBug Home software-as-a-service (SaaS) will provide the data...Learn More

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