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Minim first to get CableLabs stamp for low-latency DOCSIS 3.1 device

The Motorola MG8725 gateway is also the first in an anticipated lineup of Minim products to be outfitted with Wi-Fi 6 technology.

Prepping for PON and puns at Cable Next-Gen

Alan Breznick and Tien Fu trade their absolutely worst puns about cable as Light Reading gears up for our 14th edition of Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies later this month.

Cable tech chiefs aim to accelerate industry advances

CableLabs president and CEO Phil McKinney and SCTE/ISBE president and CEO Mark Dzuban say the recent merger of their organizations will spur cable's progress on 10G, DOCSIS 4.0, mobile, 4K/8K and more.

Cisco broadband CTO broadens his scope

John Chapman's focus has extended to PON, 5G and fixed wireless, but he'll 'always be a cable guy at heart.'

Cisco folds cable access into mobility unit

Merging of the units follows Cisco's recent exit from the cable amplifier business and the slow migration by operators toward network and service convergence.

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.

CableLabs, SCTE/ISBE ink letter of intent to combine

Proposed agreement, which would make SCTE a subsidiary of CableLabs, will be voted on by SCTE/ISBE members on December 10.

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.

Dan Whalen snares top spot at ATX Networks

Whalen, an exec late of Adtran and CommScope, succeeds Charlie Vogt as CEO. Whalen takes over as ATX looks to elevate its role in HFC network upgrades.

Upgrade to 1.8GHz presents power challenge for cable ops

The idea of using small, distributed booster amplifiers to overcome the power issues presented by 1.8GHz upgrades is gaining traction, but remains a topic that's ripe for debate.

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-Tec Expo: 10G-compatible network delivers holographic stream

Show demo provides a glimpse of how emerging bandwidth-eating apps will take advantage of the multi-gig network.

DOCSIS 3.1's runway is shorter in Europe, Liberty Global's CEO says

Mid-split and high-split upgrades will beef up HFC's upstream, but fiber competition is pushing the MSO to give a closer look at DOCSIS 4.0 and the industry's broader '10G' initiative.

No rest stops on the road to DOCSIS 4.0

Light Reading's Alan Breznick and Jeff Baumgartner recap the highlights from last week's Cable Next-Gen Digital Symposium.

SCTE CEO: Secretive show demo to tout the promise of '10G'

Futuristic demonstration at virtual Cable-Tec Expo will represent 'a next generation of science' and provide a 'real statement for the industry,' says Mark Dzuban.

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.

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.

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.

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