set top box
5.5 Million Video-Optimized Wireless Set-top Boxes Shipped… and Climbing!
This past January proved to be somewhat of a milestone for Cisco as we surpassed 4 million shipments of our Video-Optimized Wireless Set-top Boxes (VoWs). The momentum clearly seems to be continuing for these flexible and versatile set-tops in the home as, come May, we will have shipped over 5.5 million units. Hardly surprising really. […]
You Heard It Here First: Cox’s Contour Hits 1 Million Set-Tops
A little less than a year ago, Cox took the wraps off a beauty of a next-new version of personalized television, branded “Contour.” It’s a continuation of its service extensions earlier this year into screens “beyond the TV,” such as iPads, tablets, laptops, and smartphones. Until Contour, the app was called “Cox TV Connect,” and […]
4 Million Video-Optimized Wireless Set-top Boxes Shipped: Who Else Can Say That?
By Joe Chow, VP and GM, Connected Devices Business Unit, Cisco A milestone is a foot, and we’d like to commemorate it with this brief blog to promote our latest set-top box triumph. The milestone: Four million! That’s the number of video-optimized wireless set-top boxes now enhancing how consumers watch television, thanks to the notably […]
Cleaner, Greener Set-top Boxes Under a Landmark Voluntary Agreement
By Joe Chow, VP & GM, Cisco Connected Devices BU The Set-top box sits at the heart of our home entertainment centers, providing hours of enjoyment for the best of what’s on television. Over the past few years, it has become clear that we can do better when it comes to reducing set-top-box energy consumption. […]
Cisco Committed to CPE as Part of Overall Video Strategy
By Joe Chow, Vice President and General Manager, Connected Devices Business Unit Following Cisco’s 2Q FY ’13 earnings call last week, we received questions about our commitment to certain elements of our set-top box business. Comments were made that Cisco is walking away from low-margin deals. I would like to clear up any confusion surrounding […]