Mintek brings you the latest in EAM/CMMS systems and news in the major cable industries each week from around the globe. Learn how these new developments in EAM/CMMS and cable can affect your business or home.

EAM/CMMS in Natural Disasters

This week’s EAM/CMMS news focuses on how the implementation of an EAM/CMMS could help prepare residents and prevent natural disasters.

  1. Sakurajima Volcano Shoots Out Lava, Ash And Lightning During Eruption by Ed Mazza, Japan’s Sakurajima erupted, yesterday, with explosive blasts of lava and volcanic lightning. Reporters mentioned officials warning residents to stay clear of location until further alerts have been issued.

Cable News in Your Neighborhood

This week’s Cable updates focus on new roll outs in the major cable providers and fourth quarter earnings.

  1. Google Will Accelerate Fiber, Cloud in 2016
    by Carol Wilson, Expect to see a faster ramp up of Google Fiber in 2016, with build outs in multiple cities at a more rapid pace than in 2015, and a more aggressive cloud services push as well against Amazon Web Services and Microsoft.
  2. Charter Plots Cloud Video, DOCSIS 3.1 Rollouts by Alan Breznick, Still shooting for regulatory approval of its proposed Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks purchases by the end of March, Charter Communications is sorting out how to roll out its new cloud-based video guide and DOCSIS 3.1 technology throughout its footprint.
  3. Comcast Earnings: A Study in Contradictions by Mari Silbey, Reporting on the company’s earnings call, Comcast Corp. announced subscriber increases across the board for the fourth quarter in video, broadband and voice services along with cable revenue of $11.98 million, a growth rate of 5.9% year over year.

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