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The Cable Show: The Connected Life Market Watch

Cisco IBSGs Service Provider VP, Scott Puopolo, discusses highlights from the Connected Life Market Watch research study that finds consumers are ready to live the connected life, and service providers are best positioned to address consumer adoption barriers.Time Warner Cable’s Chief Strategy Officer, Peter Stern sits down with Cisco IBSGs Chris Osika to discuss what their customers expect out of the Connected Life experience and how Time Warner is meeting those current and future needs.See, U.S. Consumers Are Ready to Live the Connected Life, New Cisco Survey Finds, for more information on Cisco IBSG, Time Warner Cable and the Connected Life Market Watch

Operational Excellence Quality Award and Announcement of Next Gen Set Top Box

Update from NCTA – Verizon Wireless named winner of the inaugural Cisco Joint Operational Excellence Quality Award (recognizes the service provider that best demonstrates excellence in operational metrics, cost management, and product/service performance) and explains how the new IP-enabled Cisco set tops transform consumer experiences for the Connected Life at Home.

Accelerating Service Providers’ Transition to Experience Providers with medianet Technologies

We interview Bob McIntyre, Chief Technical Officer, Service Provider Group, and discuss medianet technologies and how Cisco’s next-generation set top box will transform consumer experiences for The Connected Life at home.

Cisco at The Cable Show

Cisco at The Cable Show 2009This is my 2nd blog already? Yes, I’m about to leave for NCTA this week for a major product announcement from Cisco in the cable space. I told you about our medianet vision which was introduced last December and to many, skeptical of a vision without proof points – here’s one more proof point from Cisco!I can’t tell you about the announcement until April 1st, but I can tell you that this product will bring a very compelling end-user application for cable operators. Read More »

Introduction & The World of medianets

introductionSo this is my first blog on Cisco SP360 and I have no idea what to expect – but I do have a hunch that this might be a great platform to share, discuss and debate what I’m witnessing in the video and rich media domain around the world.To introduce myself, I’m responsible for marketing Cisco’s vast service provider video portfolio. These are exciting times to be at Cisco as the evolution towards rich media networks has its challenges and opportunities for us and many in this space. The question in my mind is if we’ll adapt fast enough and capture markets in transition or be left out to fend after legacy systems. Read More »