The Texas Cable Association (TCA) recently issued two press releases: statement on SB 1087, which provides a more level playing field for video service providers and announcement about our new Board of Directors.
WICT Greater Texas President, Aimee Doane had the pleasure of announcing the 2011 Lone Star Award honorees during the recent WICT Greater Texas “Meet the Operator” event, held at the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio. The evening was generously sponsored by CTAM, HBO and NBC Universal. These amazing cable industry leaders will be honored at the 4th Annual Lone Star Awards celebration, to take place July 13, 2011 at the Westin Stonebriar Resort in Dallas.
On Thursday, Comcast announced they have reached a milestone with their Extreme 105 high-speed Internet which is now being offered to 40 million homes nationwide. The Extreme 105 Mbps service offers up to 10 Mbps upload speeds as well as a wireless home networking gateway that turns an entire house into its own WiFi hotspot. Made possible through DOCSIS 3.0 technology, the Extreme 105 internet service allows Comcast customers to download and surf the Web faster than ever before. “We’re powering the digital home of the future, where entire families using multiple devices can take advantage of high-bandwidth applications simultaneously ensuring they each have a great online experience,” commented Cathy Avgiris, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Communications and Data Services.
A few weeks ago, Time Warner Cable introduced a new innovation: the FREE TWCable TV app. Over 360,000 of you have downloaded the app, turning your iPadTM into a TV screen and watching selected live cable TV channels in your home with no new wires, no new TVs, and no new set-top boxes.