Cable Articles

Time Warner Cable Eyes Google-Style Ad Auction

This whole ad auction thing is taking off. Though Verizon denied that its Yellow Pages auction was inspired by Google or other search engines, Time Warner Cable had no qualms admitting AdSense as the inspiration for possible cable ad auctions.

About.com Goes Cable TV

Signaling the continuing convergence of television, Internet, and Web 2.0, About.com just inked an agreement with consumer product review network Expo TV. The agreement moves About.com informational consumer videos, previously only available online, to Expo TV’s television and broadband network.

Cisco CCNA / CCNP Home Lab Tutorial: The (Many) Cable Types And Their Purposes

One of the most common questions I get from CCNA and CCNP candidates who are setting up their own home labs is “What cables will I need?”

“Pull the Laptop off of a Table… Contest

Steve Jobs says that the world needs a new kind of power cable. That sounds really cool.

Microsoft Strikes Cable Agreement

In conjunction with the hotly anticipated holiday release Xbox 360, Microsoft announced an agreement with Cable Television Labratories, Inc. (CableLabs) that will pipe high definition digital cable programming through Windows Media Center-based PC’s without the need for a set-top box add-on.

Cable Companies Don’t Have To Share Lines

Today, the Supreme Court overturned a U.S. appeals court ruling saying that cable Internet lines are required to be open to competing Internet Service Providers.

Supreme Court Hands Victory to Big Cable Companies

A victory went to big cable companies today as the Supreme Court overturned a ruling by a U.S. appeals court, which said that cable Internet lines had to be shared with rival ISPs.

Cable Industry Wins In Supreme Court

The high court upholds a FCC ruling, saying that cable companies do not have to share infrastructure with rivals.

I Want My MTV Faster, Cable Guy!

Between 2003 and 2004, subscribers to cable broadband increased to 41 million, a 22 percent rise.

Cable Companies Unite
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The U.S. assets of Adelphia are being acquired by Time Warner and Comcast for $12.7 billion in cash and 16% of Time Warner Cable’s common stock.

Conversagent Launches Automated Service Agent For Time Warner Cable

Conversagent, a developer of customer service software solutions, today announced the launch of a branded Automated Service Agent (ASA) for Time Warner Cable called “Ask TWC”.

Surviving The Cisco Cable Jungle

One of the most confusing parts of beginning your Cisco studies is keeping all the cable types separate in your mind, and then remembering what they’re used for.

Cisco, Motorola, and Arris Cause Revenue Growth in 2Q04

Worldwide CMTS revenue grew a solid 18% from 1Q04 to 2Q04.

Yahoo Partners With Rogers Cable To Offer Broadband Service

One of the most popular portals on the Internet, Yahoo, announced a partnership with Rogers Cable and subsequent launch of Rogers Yahoo! Hi-Speed Internet service. The companies offer a combination of Yahoo’s portal services with Rogers Cable’s broadband Internet service.

Cabling Cisco Devices

Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) is a cable that has four pairs of wires twisted inside it to eliminate electrical interference. UTP cables are connected using RJ-45 connectors that have eight connector pins. The data equipment that is used for internetworking is classified as Data Terminal Equipment (DTE e.g. router interfaces) and Data Communication Equipment (DCE e.g. A WAN connects DTEs through DCE network).

Essential Network Concepts Part 2

In this article we’ll walk through the essentials of network transmissions and network cabling. This includes a look at the various cable types commonly found on LANs and their properties, as well as the methods for properly wiring devices and creating Category 5 cables.

How to Connect Two PC via SLIP Using A Null-Modem Cable on Linux

In this article we’ll describe how to connect two PC via SLIP protocol using a null-modem cable. After this procedure, the two PCs will be connected and the IP protocol will be available for interworking, so using IP applications (e.g. telnet, ftp, ping) will be possible.

DSL and Cable Modem Security

Although high speed internet access may not have reached you yet, it probably will soon. The advantages are obvious, but there’s a dark side: security. I’m not going to talk about the more general aspects of securing your system here (I’ve done that in General Security), but only specifically about the issue of clear text passwords with telnet, pop, and ftp.

Connecting to the Internet

Connecting to the Internet

This article is a basic overview to get you started. There are other articles here that cover certain details in more depth. You may also want to read:

How to advertise your business on Cable TV – Big results, low cost

Nothing gets the phone ringing and the orders coming in like lots of big media advertising. Newspapers, TV, and major Internet sites reach thousands, even millions, of potential customers around the clock.

How to Advertise Your Business on Cable TV

Nothing gets the phone ringing and the orders coming in like lots of big media advertising. Newspapers, TV, and major Internet sites reach thousands, even millions, of potential customers around the clock.