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Vecima's DAA sales double amid fiber buildouts and HFC upgrades

A 104% surge in sales for distributed access architecture gear led Vecima Networks to post record fiscal Q3 revenues. But the company warned of some near-term lumpiness in the broadband access sector.

Casa fights 'FUD' to score vCCAP deal

Casa wrapped a delayed deal to supply network virtualization and DAA products to Claro Colombia after dealing with 'untruths being circulated by some of our fact-challenged competitors,' says interim CEO Ed Durkin.

Harmonic's 'CableOS' now connected to 18.4M modems

Harmonic claims deployments of CableOS, its virtualized platform for access networks, now covers about 10% of the global cable modem footprint.

CommScope preps virtual CMTS as cable ops push network upgrades

Revenues at CommScope's access network solutions unit dropped 5.7% in Q1, but the company expects revenues to be more heavily weighted toward the second half of 2023.

Casa cuts staff, remains 'totally committed to cable'

Casa Systems has cut its workforce by at least 10% this week while execs reaffirm a commitment to cable.

Cable access purchasing stays steady as PON goes gangbusters – Dell'Oro

Led by growth in passive optical networks, broadband equipment spending climbed 17% in 2022, notching a record of $19 billion, according to Dell'Oro Group.

Harmonic bags Charter for virtual CMTS

Charter has tapped Harmonic as a 'strategic technology partner' for a virtual cable modem termination system rollout. Comcast, Vodafone and GCI are among other top ops to go with Harmonic's 'CableOS' platform.

Charter the likely target of Vecima's new 10G deal

Vecima announced it will supply a tier 1 US operator with remote PHY nodes for an HFC network upgrade. Vecima didn't name the operator, but all clues lead to Charter Communications.

Cable Next-Gen 2023 recap: Operators choose their own adventure

Omdia's Jaimie Lenderman joins Light Reading's Mike Dano and Jeff Baumgartner to discuss the big themes at the Cable Next-Gen event, including network optionality and the rising role of PON and wireless.

Casa Systems founder Jerry Guo stepping down as CEO

Casa, a supplier of cable and wireless technology, also disclosed that it will not be receiving orders from a major customer, presumed to be Charter, for its initial rollout of a cable infrastructure upgrade.

Harmonic CFO exit presents risk, doesn't alter company's trajectory

Harmonic CFO Sanjay Kalra is leaving to 'pursue other opportunities,' but the move shouldn't change the supplier's focus on the video streaming market and its growing role in cable network upgrades.

Mediacom kicks off its 10G push

Starting in West Des Moines, Iowa, Mediacom has begun to upgrade its network to support faster and symmetrical speeds, lower latency and better reliability.

Vecima rides rising DAA wave to record quarter

Vecima is seeing an uptick on cable and fiber access sales amid upgrade and new build activity. It's also seeing some video tech momentum as operators get more aggressive with IPTV transitions.

Casa ramps revenues as cable, FWA demand rises

Thanks in part to improving supply chain constraints, Casa Systems expects to post a 25% boost in Q4 revenues as it sees sales increase across the board.

Broadband network spending set to climb as cable gets its groove back

PON rollouts for newbuilds and copper network upgrades will play a big role, but cable's shift to virtualized and distributed networks and DOCSIS 4.0 is expected to fuel a spending wave, Dell'Oro predicts.

Comcast drove 48% of Harmonic's revenue in Q4

The acceleration of revenues from Comcast comes as the operator preps its HFC network for DOCSIS 4.0. But analysts view Charter as the 'real prize' Harmonic has yet to capture.

Looking ahead: What's next in the cable access network

DAA, virtualization, network convergence, initial deployments of DOCSIS 4.0 and the rise of the remote OLT will all play roles in shaping the cable access network in 2023.

Cable ops worldwide in hot pursuit of virtual CMTS – Dell'Oro

An astonishing 100% of cable operators responding to a Dell'Oro Group survey say they have deployed or are planning to deploy a virtual cable modem termination system within the next 24 months.

Casa CEO expects a brighter 2023 as cable upgrade activity heats up

Casa's 2022 was wrought with supply chain issues that hit the bottom line, but CEO Jerry Guo says business will pick up across telco, mobile and cable, as the latter gets more aggressive with DAA upgrades.

Cable harmonizing around Comcast's DAA path, Harmonic CEO says

Harmonic's CEO says there's 'growing consensus' from cable ops to pursue a distributed architecture that pairs a virtual CMTS with remote PHY nodes – an option used by Comcast and reportedly selected by Charter.

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