Cable Operators

C-COR Meets Charter in St. Louis

1/26/2005 2:41 AM Eastern

Charter Communications Inc. turned to C-COR Inc. to help upgrade its hometown.

The MSO will use chosen C-COR’s on-demand server and “nABLE” back-office-management software to provide video-on-demand services to its St. Louis system, the vendor said Wednesday.

C-COR said the Charter St. Louis deployment marks its first since its purchase of nCUBE Corp.

“We know the success of our ‘Charter OnDemand’ offering requires the marriage of scalable hardware, interoperable software and professional-services expertise with a flexibility that allows us to integrate with exciting new platforms,” Charter executive vice president of engineering and chief technical officer Wayne Davis said in a prepared statement.

“We are very pleased to work with the new combined resources of two trusted vendors, C-COR and nCUBE,” he added. “We share their vision for delivering new cost-effective services that improve people’s ability to work, communicate and be entertained using interoperable, IP-based [Internet protocol] offerings that put our consumers in control.”

Concurrent Computer Corp. had been Charter's VOD-server vendor in St. Louis.

A Charter spokesman confirmed that nCUBE will completely replace Concurrent there, adding that the Concurrent gear in St. Louis was slated to be deployed in another unnamed Charter market.