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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, 10/20/2014
Following through on its public pledges last month, CableLabs has set the schedule for its first two DOCSIS 3.1 equipment testing sessions in December and January.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 10/8/2014
Striving to stay competitive in the emerging market for Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) gear, Cisco has brought out a software upgrade for its flagship cable ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 9/30/2014
As Gigabit Fever continues to sweep the land, CableLabs is scrambling to start certifying new DOCSIS 3.1 equipment for the cable industry's use as early as next spring.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 9/24/2014
DENVER -- With cable operators rapidly rolling out WiFi throughout the world, US MSOs stand poised to reach a major deployment milestone by the beginning of next ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 9/24/2014
DENVER -- Cable is ready to take a lesson from its competitors, by plunging head first into the cloud and adopting a DevOps approach to service delivery.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 9/22/2014
DENVER -- Arris is aiming to be the first company to demonstrate a live, public DOCSIS 3.1 transmission at this week's Cable-Tec Expo event here.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 9/22/2014
DENVER -- As the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) prepares to host its annual Cable-Tec Expo here this week, one theme promises to dominate the ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 9/12/2014
With the big annual IBC trade show now underway in Amsterdam, video tech vendors are lining up to plug the latest versions of their hardware and software to a ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 9/11/2014
In a landmark pact, Comcast and Liberty Global are extending their respective WiFi networks across the pond, in a new deal that will let subscribers of each service ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 9/9/2014
In what could be a major breakthrough for pay-TV providers, ActiveVideo Networks says it's prepared to turn the industry's dream of a virtual set-top box into reality.
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SDN & NFV: No Going Back
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/17/2014
A threshold has been reached as the telcos commit to SDN and NFV – and that ...
Eurobites: Telefónica Deutschland Turns to Ericsson for VoLTE
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/21/2014
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Global Cloud Xchange Chief Expects Takeover
Robert Clark, , 10/20/2014
GCX chief executive sets out new cloud platform and tips change of ownership.
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Robert Clark, , 10/20/2014
GCX chief executive sets out new cloud platform and tips change of ownership.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/7/2014
Apple and low-cost rivals put pressure on Samsung's smartphone business, but the ...
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Distributed Access Architectures – 2

10|21|14   |   8:51:00 AM   |   (0) comments


ARRIS CTO Network Solutions Tom Cloonan discusses why many if not most MSOs will continue with integrated CCAP, while addressing why some are also looking at two futuristic, distributed access architectures: Remote PHY and Remote CCAP.
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Distributed Access Architectures – 1

10|21|14   |   9:01   |   (0) comments


SCTE Sr. Director of Engineering Dean Stoneback discusses the pros and cons of distributed access architecture (DAA) and its various forms, which range from basic Remote PHY to full CMTS functionality in the node.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 2

10|21|14   |   3:58   |   (0) comments


ARRIS Senior Solution Architect Eli Baruch talks about how MSOs can enable public and community WiFi through 1) outdoor access points, 2) businesses seeking to offer WiFi to customers, and 3) residential WiFi gateway extensions.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 1

10|21|14   |   10:15   |   (0) comments


SCTE Director of Advanced Technologies Steve Harris discusses WiFi deployments, drivers, challenges and advances, including 802.11ac, carrier-grade WiFi, community WiFi, Hotspot 2.0, Passpoint, WiFi-First and voice-over-WiFi.
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Advantech Accelerates 100G Traffic Handling

10|17|14   |   7:56   |   (0) comments


Paul Stevens from Advantech explains why handling 100GbE needs a whole new platform design approach and how Advantech is addressing the needs of equipment providers and carriers to give them the flexibility and performance they will need for SDN and NFV deployment.
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Holland's Imtech Traffic & Infra Discusses Huawei's ICT Solution and Services

10|16|14   |   4:49   |   (0) comments


Dimitry Theebe is from the business unit at Imtech Traffic & Infra which delivers communications solutions for transportations. His partnershp with Huawei began about a years ago. In this video, Theebe speaks more about this partnership and what he hopes to accomplish with Huawei.
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Huawei's Comprehensive Storage Solutions Vital for SVR

10|16|14   |   6:16   |   (0) comments


SVR Information Technology provides cloud services for academic and special sectors. With Huawei's support, SVR and Yildiz Technical University has established Turkey's largest and most advanced High Performance Computing system. CSO Ismail Cem Aslan talks about what he hopes Huawei's OceanStor storage system will bring for him.
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Mexico's Servitron's Impression of Huawei at CCW 2014

10|16|14   |   6:35   |   (0) comments


Servitron is a network operator in Mexico that has been in the trunking industry for the past 20 years. Its COO, Ing. Ragnar Trillo O., explains at Critical Communications World 2014 that his company has been interested in the long-term evolution of LTE technology and its adoption for TETRA.
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Building a Better Dubai

10|16|14   |   2:06   |   (0) comments


Abdulla Ahmed Al Falasi is the director of commercial affairs, a telecommunications coordinator for the government of Dubai. Their areas of service span across multiple industries, including police, safety, shopping malls and more. In this video, Abdulla talks about his department's work with Huawei.
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Huawei Lights Up Malaysia Partner Maju Nusa

10|16|14   |   1:59   |   (0) comments


Malaysia's Maju Nusa is an enterprise partner to Huawei in networking, route switches and telco equipment. At this year's Critical Communications World in Singapore, CTO Pushpender Singh talks about what Huawei's eLTE solutions mean to his company and for Malaysia.
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Evolving From HFC to FTTH Networks

10|15|14   |   2:19   |   (0) comments


Cisco's Todd McCrum delves into the future of cable's HFC plant, examining how DOCSIS 3.1 and advanced video compression will extend its life and how the IP video transition will usher in GPON and EPON over FTTH.
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Exploring the Future of Cable Access

10|15|14   |   6:23   |   (0) comments


Cisco's Brett Wingo looks at where cable access architectures are heading, discussing the impact of DOCSIS 3.1, CCAP, Remote PHY, SDN, virtualization of cable networks and related technologies.
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