Charles Cheevers

German cable plots migration to Gigabit broadband

German cable operators are adopting a variety of measures to deliver higher-speed services to consumers and businesses, including bandwidth reclamation and selective deployment of fibre, according to a panel of senior technologists speaking at the ANGA COM event in Cologne. Vodafone Deutschland last year announced a Gigabit offensive to cover a quarter of German households […]

Arris sets sights on common TV app platform

Set-top and home gateway maker Arris has plans to establish a common application platform, outside of the control of consumer electronics manufacturers like Samsung and Apple. Speaking at Arris’ Video Leadership Forum in Barcelona this week, Arris’ chief technology officer for customer premises equipment, Charles Cheevers, said that the firm wants to create a “unique […]

Arris lines up 4K set-tops and HDMI streaming sticks for 2015

TV technology provider Arris is planning to launch 4K set-tops and an operator-friendly streaming stick in the style of Google’s Chromecast next year, according to CTO of customer premises equipment Charles Cheevers.  Speaking to Digital TV Europe, Cheevers said that Arris aims to have demo models of a planned 4K P60 set-top ready by IBC, […]