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November 24, 2008  3:33 PM

Overheard: What’s another name for white space device? Brick



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
FCC, testing, white space device, Wireless

shellypalmer.jpg Unfortunately for the companies developing these devices, they've yet to demonstrate a device that...

November 24, 2008  1:30 PM

Overheard: 62% of rural America is still dialing up



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
broadband Internet, FCC, Technology, white space devices, white space spectrum

arik_hesseldahl.jpg According to a study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, released in July, only 38% of...


November 3, 2008  8:59 PM

Overheard: White space, the Dixie Chicks and wireless microphones



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
CDMA, FCC, FDMA, Technology, white space, Wireless

wirelessmicrophone.jpg As part of an ongoing effort to bar internet devices from the country's television white...


November 3, 2008  12:00 AM

Overheard: VoIP traffic engineering



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
QoS, Technology, traffic engineering, VoIP

ip_pbx_voip_call_centre-copy.jpg VoIP uses a traffic engineering term called Quality of Service (QoS) that...


October 28, 2008  11:15 AM

Overheard: Overlay ads beat out pre-roll ads for viewer’s attention



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, Marketing, Video

neuro.jpg In a study released Thursday, Google and MediaVest used NeuroFocus findings to show that overlay ads appearing in YouTube...


October 14, 2008  11:28 AM

Overheard: IPTV vs Internet TV – What’s the difference?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Internet TV, IPTV, Technology, Telecom

van_den_dam_rob2.jpg IPTV is a system where video content is transmitted in the form of IP-data packages over a closed...


October 6, 2008  12:49 PM

Overheard: LTE is like Alex P. Keaton



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
4G, LTE, Technology, WiMAX

alexpkeaton.jpg If WiMax is the hippie, grass-roots parents on “Family Ties,” LTE is closer to Alex P. Keaton.


September 22, 2008  2:58 PM

Overheard: GPON and Active Ethernet are complementary technologies



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Active Ethernet, fiber to the curb, FTTH, GPON, PON, Technology

russell-david97.gif PON (Passive Optical Network) and Active Ethernet have falsely been cast as competitive technologies...


September 2, 2008  1:23 PM

Overheard: Why P4P is doomed



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
P2P, P4P

ryan_paul.jpg Since the efficacy of the P4P protocol largely relies on the availability of network topology information,...


August 12, 2008  5:51 AM

Overheard: Monetizing web video with product placement



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cisco, Frank Rose, Video

frank_rose.jpg Sure, the YouTube explosion was fueled by amateurs, but it will be showbiz professionals who cash in on Web...


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