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Key developments related to the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) and next generation network technologies.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/19/2019
For the first time, Light Reading will offer two breakfast roundtables on key tech topics at this fall's SCTE|ISBE Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans – the first on network virtualization and the second on cable and 5G.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Chinese vendor is backing away from the cable network business amid pressures from the US-China trade war and the loss of critical business with cable operators in portions of Europe, industry sources said.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/9/2019
Says it's suspending spending on FDX until market timing, ecosystem development and size of the market opportunity can be quantified.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/8/2019
Departure of long-time Arris exec Bruce McClelland comes about four months after acquisition and as the unit grapples with an expected temporary decline in cable operator capital spending.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/5/2019
CommScope says new remote PHY modules can be snapped into most of its deployed base of fiber nodes and allow for targeted rollouts in areas where cable operators need to add capacity.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/2/2019
Mariam Sorond was most recently chief wireless architect and VP of technology development at Dish.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/1/2019
After a rough and tumble Q1, cable operators opened the spending spigots on network capacity a bit in Q2 even as many continue to explore and develop their next-gen access network strategies.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/31/2019
But Raymond James analyst says Casa's recent acquisition of NetComm could help the vendor gain traction in wireless and diversify its business.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/30/2019
Four-year $175 million enterprise licensing deal covers headend software, with potential to reduce those fees should Comcast opt to buy other products, including nodes and other network hardware, from Harmonic.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/22/2019
Cable operators may not not need to go all-fiber or adopt the new Full Duplex DOCSIS spec to deliver symmetrical 10Gbit/s speeds to broadband subscribers.
By Tom Cloonan, Tom Cloonan, CTO of Network Solutions, CommScope, 7/19/2019
Operators are challenged with finding a tech-agnostic approach and a data-driven upgrade strategy that will stand the test of time.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
Australian government-backed wholesale broadband provider concludes successful D3.1 field trial on a retail operator's HFC network in Victoria, achieving download speeds of nearly 1 Gig.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/9/2019
Under the new enterprise license, Comcast will pay $175 million in software license fees over four years in a move that could help to fuel the cable op's access network virtualization efforts.
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