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Vecima scooped up Nokia's cable access assets for just $4.87M

That acquisition, which includes products for new remote MACPHY architectures, is expected to represent an incremental revenue boost of 10% to 15% for Vecima in fiscal 2021.

New CommScope CEO gets loads of time to formulate a 'reset'

Chuck Treadway, who took the reins last month, has until Q3 2021 to assess and present his long-term plan for the company, board chairman says.

Casa Systems charges into uncharted territory

Network vendor reached a 'major turning point' in Q3 2020 as revenues from Casa's fixed telco and wireless business overtook its core cable business for the first time, CEO Jerry Guo says.

Harmonic's 'CableOS' rollout spans 2.1M modems, 38 operators

Supplier also sees video revenues perk back up in Q3 as projects resume and company sizes up opportunities to participate in C-band reclamation initiatives.

Cable's evolutionary path leads to mobile, convergence

'Today's cable operators are becoming tomorrow's mobile operators,' Cisco's John Chapman says.

Cable DAA activity perks up

Commscope cuts off a piece of Comcast's next-gen network biz while Vecima and Technetix connect on a product/sales deal focused on distributed access architectures.

Cable ops urged to stoke investment in the network

DOCSIS 3.1 and upstream spectrum upgrades will provide plenty of capacity runway to cable ops, but 'we cannot take our foot off the gas,' Cox's Jeff Finkelstein says.

Comcast tests symmetrical 1.25-Gig on HFC

Crossing milestones on the path to '10G,' Comcast says the trial is running on a live production, 'all digital' HFC network in Jacksonville using remote PHY digital nodes and a virtualized CMTS.

CommScope takes aim at HFC's flexible future

CommScope's new 'migratable' distributed access device can operate in both remote PHY and remote MACPHY configurations as cable operators continue to explore what path their future HFC networks will take.

COVID-19 slams cable next-gen network upgrades

Spending on major architectural overhauls has declined this year because of the pandemic as many cablecos have defaulted to performing quick network upgrades and meeting urgent bandwidth capacity demands.

CableLabs reaches key milestone on path to '10G'

New Flexible MAC architecture specs will give cable operators options as they disaggregate elements of next-gen networks that will pump out multi-gig speeds and support low latencies and enhanced security.

CommScope swaps CEOs

Charles 'Chuck' Treadway succeeds the retiring Eddie Edwards and takes the helm following the integration of Arris, a company-wide focus on 5G and the need to get a grip on CommScope's struggling CPE business.

Vecima sees bright days ahead after Nokia deal

Growing Canadian cable and video equipment vendor racks up big revenue and income gains in its fiscal Q4, after closing deal to buy the bulk of Nokia's cable access product portfolio early last month.

Pandemic pushes cable's DAA plans off-course

Cable operators prioritized near-term capacity upgrades and enhancements to legacy centralized infrastructure in 2020, slowing the drive toward a future that will feature distributed access networks.

Dan Whalen exits Adtran

After a stint as chief product officer at Adtran, the cable and telecom industry vet is taking a hiatus for family reasons and to spend some time weighing his next industry move.

Cable's 'GAP' initiative feeds urge-to-converge network

Emerging standard for interoperable, modular nodes will help cable operators bring unity to a multitude of access network technologies, including PON, LTE, Wi-Fi and future 5G deployments.

Harmonic set to cash in on process to reclaim C-band spectrum

Video vendor says work stemming from SES partnership focused on reclaiming C-band spectrum for 5G will drive material revenues as early as Q4.

Casa's grasp extends beyond its cable core

Once a shop focused primarily on the cable access network, Casa's Q2 results indicate that the vendor is starting to find its groove in the wireless and fixed telecom markets.

Harmonic adds Vodafone to its 'CableOS' win list

Vodafone is using Harmonic's virtualization software, remote PHY devices and cloud-based management system for its DOCSIS 3.1 gigabit rollout in Germany.

Vecima deals for Nokia's cable access portfolio

Vecima is poised to raise its profile and accelerate its next-gen cable network roadmap by acquiring Nokia's DOCSIS distributed access product line and its EPON and DOCSIS provisioning over EPON portfolios.

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