CABLE CONGRESS – AMSTERDAM. Today EuroCableLabs announced that Cabovisão Televisao por Cabo, S.A. of Portugal, an affiliate of Cogeco Cable Inc. of Canada, and OpVista joined EuroCableLabs. Cabovisão is becoming a Member, while OpVista joins the EuroCableLabs Associate Supporter Program. Both OpVista and Cabovisão will contribute towards the development of future broadband cable technologies and the exchange of knowledge within the cable industry.
At the end of 2005, EuroCableLabs successfully launched its Associate Supporter Program to suppliers of software and equipment to the cable industry. The program offers vendors the opportunity to participate in annual forums, workshops, technical demonstrations and emerging technology research that will be of benefit to the cable operators and their customers across Europe.
Today, a total of 9 major supporter companies have signed on: Cisco, Motorola, Siemens, BigBand Networks, Scientific Atlanta Europe, Arris, C-COR Broadband Europe, Teleste and newcomer OpVista.