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Key developments related to the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) and next generation network technologies.
By Wayne Hickey, Advisor, Product Marketing, Ciena, 7/17/2018
Why it makes sense for cable operators to distribute coherent packet-optical technology to the cable network edge.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/6/2018
New specs from CableLabs aim to help cable operators bulk up fiber capacity as they start to distribute their access networks.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/27/2018
The most popular of the Distributed Access Architecture options that cable operators are now exploring, Remote PHY notched several advances at the recent ANGA COM show in Germany.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/19/2018
New strategic realignment already generating reference designs for virtualization of key edge access and compute platforms.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/18/2018
Cable R&D group is prepping its Full Duplex Coherent Optics effort to vastly increase the fiber capacity in the cable access network.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/5/2018
Cisco becomes first cable vendor to introduce software-based version of its broadband router, touching off what will likely be a fresh wave of competition.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/30/2018
In BBWN's latest poll about the cable industry's next-gen tech plans, constructing new FTTH networks scored as the top priority, followed closely by rolling out D3.1 and gigabit speeds.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/22/2018
In a BCE fireside chat, Cox's Jeff Finkelstein lays out his idea for a next-gen DOCSIS spec beyond Full Duplex that could enable symmetrical broadband speeds as high as 30 Gbit/s or even 60 Gbit/s over cable's HFC networks.
By Kevin Bourg, Optical Network Architect, Market Development, Corning Optical, 5/7/2018
Because the headend, not the outside plant, is where cable operators can really begin the distributed network transformation.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/2/2018
Cisco, Comcast, Evolution Digital, Harmonic, Huawei and Nokia make up this year's group of six Leading Lights finalists for standout cable/video products or services.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/2/2018
Despite lower CPE sales, Arris racks up higher revenues in Q1, thanks to stronger sales for its DOCSIS 3.1-enabled CCAP and Ruckus enterprise networking products.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/30/2018
How much will it cost to add intelligence to the network edge?
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Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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After being bought by Shaw Communications last year, regional data center ...
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