Founded in 1988 by cable operating companies, Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (CableLabs®) is a non-profit research and development consortium that is dedicated to pursuing new cable telecommunications technologies and to helping its cable operator members integrate those technical advancements into their business objectives.
To be the world’s premier technology organization delivering innovation to the cable industry.
In collaboration with CableLabs member companies and their suppliers, our mission is to efficiently evolve cable networks, services, and operations. In so doing, we develop and promote technologies that revolutionize the cable customer experience.
- Provide a central source of timely, evaluated information about technical developments of interest to the industry.
- Plan, perform, or fund R&D projects that align with the overall interests of the cable industry.
- Facilitate the transfer of relevant technology, and best practices for deploying new technology, to member companies, among member companies, and to providers to the industry.
- Provide services that promote interoperability and effectiveness of relevant technologies so that they are successfully deployed by member companies.