Innovation will continue to hit the cable industry hard in the next day, futurist Jim Carroll told Emerging Tech Wed. "Furious rates of scientific advance will make the last 10 years of rapid technology development seem like a slow train ride," he said during a keynote. "It’s only a matter of time before VoIP is built into every laptop at the chip level. How do we ensure that we’ve hitched our train to everything that is going on?" — SCTE gave its IP Innovator award to Comcast vp, network/transport engineering John Leddy; its Polaris award to former CED publisher, the late Roger Brown; and its Star of Integrity award to Time Warner Cable-SC dir, net ops Mike Coral.

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T-Mobile Defends Spectrum Portfolio Size

T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert is fighting back against AT&T and Verizon after the pair raised concerns with the FCC about T-Mobile’s spectrum lease agreement with Columbia Capital . The lease agreement would

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