Standing out from the cloud: why agility is key in tomorrow’s TV

Written by Nick Thexton, Vice President and CTO, Service Provider Video Software and Solutions, Cisco With almost a quarter of our waking time spent watching TV, video consumption is on a definite rise. Rather than competing, different devices and platforms are proving to complement each other, collectively contributing to that growth. But our digital lives […]

February 17, 2014


The Low Rumble of the 4K Resolution Revolution

It hasn’t been all that long since HD-quality video gained widespread acceptance as an industry standard. Yet a new resolution standard is capturing the attention of the broadcast world. It’s known as 4K (or Ultra High Definition – UHD), and it offers viewers four times the picture resolution of standard HD. At CES 2014, one […]

February 20, 2013


And the (Two!) Technology & Engineering Emmys Go To….

By Jeff Seebeck, VP/GM, Video Control Plane Business Unit,Cisco …Cisco! As you can imagine, this super-charged our annual trek to Las Vegas for the International CES show, which serves as host for the fanciest-ever black tie event for tech people. (It even had a tech host – David Pogue, himself an  Emmy award winning tech […]

February 18, 2013


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 […]

Cisco and Cox at CES: Evolving Second Screen TV with Next-Gen Mobile App

Today at CES in Las Vegas, Cox Communications took the wraps off of a slate of expansions to second screen TV today, during a private press reception at the Wynn Hotel. Working with Cisco, Cox evolved their video services platform to deliver more personalized video experiences, offering their customers more of what they enjoy. While […]

December 13, 2012


Who enables over 50% of all digital cable homes in India to watch TV? We do.

By Jayant Changrani, Country Head and General Manager – India, NDS, now part of Cisco As we near the end of the calendar year, the last part of which as a newly acquired Cisco company, we’ve reached yet another milestone in India. At the end of 2011, NDS celebrated that its solutions were enabling digital […]