CableLabs announces PeerConnect Registry–2 years after going into operation


Two years after starting operations, CableLabs has officially announced the PeerConnect registry, a service to facility end-to-end IP communications.  The service provides a telephony number translation service for IP, enabling cable companies to distribute numbers and other IP session routing information to enable direct IP voice, video, SMS, and other SIP-based communications forms. Comcast, […]

@Cableshow tweets about HD voice exhibits at The Cable Show 2011


According to the Twitter representative (tweeting? Tweeter?) of The Cable Show (, Metaswitch Networks and CableNET – the technology showcase area for CableLabs – will both be featuring HD voice.

@Cableshow sent the following tweet in response to a @DougonIPComm message earlier in the day wondering if cable execs would be talking about HD […]

Editorial: Maybe Verizon, cable industry can show off HD voice and CAT-iq to Congress?


On January 11, 2011, the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory (ICAC) will hold its 14th annual Kickoff Reception & Technology Exhibition at the Hart Senate Office Building.

The exhibition “provides Members of Congress and their staff the opportunity to put their hands on the technologies” that are changing lives and influencing policy.

More information […]

CableLabs announces HD Voice interoperability event–11 participants


CableLabs ( announced the results of a recent interoperability testing event focused around HD voice (“wideband High-Definition Voice”, if you prefer).  The standards lab for the cable industry also announced a collaboration agreement with the DECT Forum.

Held on December 6-10 (And where was HD Voice News’s invite?), eleven (11) industry suppliers participated in […]

Guest editorial: What can CAT-iq do for HD Voice?


With the CAT-iq Developer’s Conference coming up next month in The Netherlands and the DECT standards embraced by France Telecom and CableLabs, it seems worthwhile to hear what CAT-iq supporter DSP Group thinks of the technology.

Contributed by:

Oz Zimerman Corporate Vice President of Marketing DSP Group

Most TV viewers are now accustomed […]

Orange embraces CAT-iq for HD


Word out of the CableLabs conference is Franch Telecom has embraced the CableLabs CAT-iq handset standard for its HD Voice service going forward, making it the first non-cable company to get on board.

Previously, FT/Orange had been sourcing hardware from three vendors – Sagem, Thomson, and Siemens, with a DECT base station plugging into […]