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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/10/2019
In a small edge case that affected about 2,000 customers, Comcast says it fixed the technical issue and is crediting affected accounts for any erroneous charges and giving those subs an additional $50 credit.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/10/2019
The 10G future is in sight, HFC has gas in the tank, Comcast is getting serious about network virtualization, DOCSIS's pioneers get recognized and more from last week's show in The Big Easy.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/4/2019
Charter and a group of vendors are championing a node standardization initiative called the Generic Access Platform that's showing signs of promise, but the effort needs more buy-in from suppliers and MSOs.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/1/2019
States still have the option of enacting their own net neutrality regulations following today's DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruling upholding the FCC rollback of net neutrality rules.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/30/2019
DOCSIS 4.0 unifies previously feuding Full Duplex DOCSIS and Extended Spectrum DOCSIS proposals for boosting network bandwidth.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/30/2019
No one knows exactly for sure, but one top industry network engineer believes cable operators will need access network capacities of 'at least' 10 Gbit/s by 2035.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/30/2019
Vendor extends capabilities of its access network virtualization platform as some MSOs deploy fiber-to-the-premises in targeted and greenfield scenarios.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/27/2019
Decline driven by excess capacity, particularly in the downstream, amplified by recent indecision about the path forward on the cable access network, analyst says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/24/2019
Vendor to demo its latest next-gen cable network and DOCSIS wares, including a new distributed access architecture aggregator, at next week's Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/23/2019
Starting in its West division, Comcast has raised the downstream speeds on tiers that 85% of its customers in the region subscribe to.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 9/23/2019
In an industry first, Light Reading will stage two breakfast forums on hot tech topics at next week's Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans, the first on cable network virtualization and the second on cable's role in 5G.
By Light Reading, 9/16/2019
The cable giant sees scalability, space and power efficiency as payoffs.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/29/2019
Pay-as-you-go offering, called 'StraightUp Internet,' costs $50 a month, includes a DOCSIS WiFi gateway, and delivers up to 25 Mbit/s downstream.
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