Trident grabs Comcast as DTA chipset customer

Trident Microsystems is making a move on more traditional cable TV chipset makers with a digital transport adapter (DTA) chip that supports several security and encryption technologies, and--more importantly--has the support of Comcast. The chips help cable transition from analog to digital.

According to a statement in a Trident news release attributed to Steve Reynolds, Comcast's senior VP of customer premise equipment, the chipsets will let the MSO "reclaim the bandwidth needed to provide digital services into millions of homes across our entire network infrastructure."

For more:
- see this news release

Related articles:
Broadcom Announces Industry's First Low Cost, High Definition Cable Converter Box Solution with Integrated DVB-C Tuner
Worldwide Digital Set Top Box Market Remains a Strong Opportunity for Vendors and Technology Providers
Next-Generation Decoder IC from STMicroelectronics Combines High Performance and Value for High-Definition Set-Top Boxes

Suggested Articles

NCTC and Imagine Communications are working together on ad tech for broadcasters, content owners, MVPDs and virtual MVPDs.

Thanks to some recent data drops from Google and Disney, the scope of the virtual MVPD market in the U.S. is coming into sharper focus.

Sinclair’s new regional sports network with exclusive TV access to the Chicago Cubs has slid into a distribution deal with Hulu + Live TV.