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MaxLinear, Broadcom set to bring silicon stability to DOCSIS 4.0

MaxLinear has accelerated product development after closing its Intel deal, and Broadcom, sources said, has secured the financial backing it desired to proceed with D4.0.

Roku rails against Charter's push to end ban on data caps

Despite a surging OTT video market, Roku contends that data caps 'remain an avenue for anti-competitive conduct by broadband providers' while ISP competition remains insufficient.

Cable spending sparks broadband network sales at CommScope

CommScope's CPE business continued to struggle in Q2, but vendor says sales at T-Mobile are 'ramping' in the wake of the recently completed Sprint merger.

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.

1-Gig sell-ins gather steam at Altice USA

Using a mix of FTTP and DOCSIS 3.1, MSO has 1-Gig available to 75% of its footprint, with 24% of new broadband subs in those areas opting for gigabit service.

'Shaw Mobile' banks on network convergence

Canada's Shaw's mobile offering has unlimited and by-the-Gig options, initially focused on residential broadband subs in Alberta and British Columbia.

Dickens, masks, meatballs and Cable Next-Gen

As Light Reading prepares for the digital version of Cable Next-Gen next month, Tien Fu and Alan Breznick discuss how they are coping with COVID-19... and without each other.

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.

Podcast: What's the story with cablecos?

On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Alan Breznick talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about cable companies' moves into wireless: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

Cable data 'tailwinds' set to carry MaxLinear to strong Q3

Maker of DOCSIS and MoCA silicon is also confident it will close the $150 million acquisition of Intel's home gateway business in the third quarter.

COVID-19 infects Rogers Q2 earnings

Big Canadian telecom provider suffers big drops in revenues and net income in second quarter as both its wireless and media units post markedly weaker results.

Shaw sees COVID-19 hit, but not as bad as expected

Big Canadian cable and wireless operator reports revenue and profit declines for its fiscal third quarter but fares better than analysts projected as it shows signs of recovery.

Promptlink tries to rise above the cable network noise

New AI-assisted tool is helping cable operators identify and pinpoint the source of upstream network noise during a pandemic that has caused peak usage to surge, CEO says.

Virgin Media makes DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade splurge

Target of passing 15 million homes with 'gigabit-capable' networks by end of 2021 apparently on track.

Comcast sees more runway for broadband growth as pay-TV losses mount

Comcast expects to see steeper video losses continue in Q2 alongside an opportunity to grow its broadband base and a core 'connectivity' business that also features Xfinity Flex and Xfinity Mobile, CFO says.

MaxLinear hit by 'Maze' ransomware attack

Chipmaker, which is about to acquire Intel's home connectivity biz, said the digital assault penetrated some of its IT systems but stressed it has no plans to meet the attacker's monetary demands.

Virgin Media broadband subs have downloaded an extra 325GB during pandemic

UK's largest cable operator said April was the busiest month on record on the network, with usage in May running close behind.

Peak usage on US cable networks falls back to Earth

On a national basis, peak downstream usage is up just 6.6% since March 1, while the pressure on cable's upstream continues as peak usage is up 25.1% during the period, according to the latest batch of NCTA data.

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