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Light Reading virtualizing Cable Next-Gen event

Instead of staging our usual in-person conference in Denver, we will now conduct a free, digital event over two full days in late August.

Network virtualization poised to seize a bigger role in cable's post-pandemic era

More 'light touch' automation techniques will be implemented as cable operators determine new ways to add and adjust capacity to address rising and fluctuating demands on the network.

Can DAA upgrades get the right bang for the buck?

For Denmark's Stofa, a move to DOCSIS 3.1 and a distributed access architecture have produced operational benefits but have not yet translated into a big boost in customer satisfaction.

Global broadband access equipment revenues dip 15% in Q1 – Dell'Oro

Meanwhile, cable access revenues declined 22% even as shipments of DOCSIS 3.1 CPE accelerated.

Cable broadband access equipment market will rebound, eventually

But, thanks partly to the current COVID-19 hit, the market won't approach its previous heights until at least the middle of the decade when next-gen access technologies finally kick in.

Light Reading sets digital Cable Next-Gen Europe event

Instead of staging a live conference in London next month as previously planned, Light Reading will now run a free, digital event over two afternoons in mid-June because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Harmonic takes aim at cable network capacity upgrades

New remote PHY 'shelf' running Harmonic's CableOS software enables MSOs to quickly add upstream and downstream capacity without the troubles typically associated with traditional node splits, company claims.

Cable ops backburner DAA, virtualization projects during pandemic, CommScope says

Vendor has seen an uptick in CCAP software licenses and node splits that help MSOs add capacity to keep up with traffic demands. However, the impact of COVID-19 has caused sales to slump across the board.

Casa Systems gets a lift from cable network capacity bumps

CEO says cable revenues rose in Q1 as operators upgraded software licenses and also bought a greater mix of network hardware.

Altice USA touts broadband sub surge in Q1

Video losses also climbed during the pandemic, and the company expects mobile sub volumes to slow as most retail stores remain closed.

Harmonic's CableOS momentum slowed by COVID-19

Harmonic ends Q1 with 27 commercial deployments covering 1.3 million modems for its software-powered, virtualized cable access platform, but rollout pace has decelerated during the pandemic.

Casa Systems seeing 'no impact' from COVID-19 on Q1

Cable and wireless tech supplier says manufacturing is fully operational and seeing increased customer demand. Meanwhile, CommScope says it's also seeing cable operator spending tick up.

Light Reading resets Cable Next-Gen event for late August

We now plan to hold our Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event in Denver on August 25-27 after postponing it earlier this month because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Light Reading postpones Cable Next-Gen event

With public health concerns about the spread of COVID-19 mounting, Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event will be postponed until sometime in late August.

Cable access network spending dropped 30% in 2019 – Dell'Oro

Culprits include slowdown in capacity purchases, next-gen network indecision and a lack of broadband competition. Meanwhile, DOCSIS 3.1 CPE shipments made a big jump.

CommScope to reassess R&D spending in areas such as set-top boxes

However, CPE biz remains an important cash generator and a strategic piece of the portfolio that pulls through other products with different margin profiles, CFO says.

Cable capacity spending perked up in Q4, Casa says

Meanwhile, wireless revenues derived from Casa's acquisition of NetComm are starting to help the network gear and software company diversify its business.

Cisco shifts next-gen cable amp business to ATX Networks

ATX is set to build Cisco GainMaker-compatible amps and take over a key piece of the cable access market as Cisco puts more focus on software and remote PHY devices for cable's pivot to distributed and virtualized networks.

CableLabs, Altran team to take open source to the edge

'Project Adrenaline' initiative takes a cable-first approach, but broader aim is to develop a general purpose edge computing platform that can be applied to multiple industries and network types.

Harmonic gains more ground with 'CableOS'

The vendor said it struck deals with two more international tier 1 cable operators for its virtualized cable access platform, and has commercial deployments of CableOS underway with 23 operators in all.

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