SCTE® LiveLearning for Professionals Webinar™ Series - Going to 10G & Beyond

Nearly six years after setting its ambitious 10G target, the cable industry is closing in on its goal of delivering symmetrical 10 Gbps speeds over its hybrid fiber-coax (HFC) networks. After conducting numerous lab and field trials on several continents over the past few years, operators are now beginning to deploy next-gen versions of both DOCSIS and PON technologies to deliver blazing-fast speeds to tens of millions of broadband subscribers.

Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading

December 12, 2024

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Date: Dec 12, 2024

Time: 11:00 EST

Duration: 1 Hr

What comes next in cable’s 10G journey? What, if any, roadblocks remain?  How can they be overcome? What new targets will the industry set? In this year-end session, we will look at how far industry has come and how much further it still  hopes to go.


Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading

Alan covers the cable, fiber, broadband, and IP video markets for Heavy Reading. In particular, he tracks new cable, broadband, and video technologies and standards, such as DOCSIS 4.0, FTTP, DAA, XGS-PON, 10G EPON, streaming video, network virtualization, business services, Wi-Fi 6, and ATSC 3.0.

With a strong background in both business journalism and technology research, Alan has covered the cable, telecom, broadband, media, and consumer electronics markets as an editor and analyst for more than 30 years, including the past 17 years for Light and Heavy Reading. A New York City native, Alan is now based in Ontario, Canada.

About the Author(s)

Alan Breznick

Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading

Alan Breznick is a business editor and research analyst who has tracked the cable, broadband and video markets like an over-bred bloodhound for more than 20 years.

As a senior analyst at Light Reading's research arm, Heavy Reading, for six years, Alan authored numerous reports, columns, white papers and case studies, moderated dozens of webinars, and organized and hosted more than 15 -- count 'em --regional conferences on cable, broadband and IPTV technology topics. And all this while maintaining a summer job as an ostrich wrangler.

Before that, he was the founding editor of Light Reading Cable, transforming a monthly newsletter into a daily website. Prior to joining Light Reading, Alan was a broadband analyst for Kinetic Strategies and a contributing analyst for One Touch Intelligence.

He is based in the Toronto area, though is New York born and bred. Just ask, and he will take you on a power-walking tour of Manhattan, pointing out the tourist hotspots and the places that make up his personal timeline: The bench where he smoked his first pipe; the alley where he won his first fist fight. That kind of thing.

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