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Shining the Light on Next-gen Cable Network EvolutionShining the Light on Next-gen Cable Network Evolution

Cable operators have reached a crossroads. After decades of enjoying dominant market share for fixed broadband services in the U.S., operators now face an unprecedented cluster of challenges: a new wave of telco and fiber overbuilders inefficient and expensive HFC networks, and a business model dependent on a declining service. As cable providers consider their legacy network roadmap and strategy, they must be clear about what it will take to remain relevant and be competitive through the end of the decade and beyond. That means looking not just at the network performance levels required to meet consumer expectations, but also their sustainable operating costs and margins. Key topics include: Cable broadband trends Cable's technology roadmap: DOCSIS 4.0 vs FTTH CAPEX and OPEX considerations FTTH migration routes and time frames Opportunities beyond B2C

Alan Breznick

October 10, 2022

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Shining the Light on Next-gen Cable Network Evolution

Date: Nov 9, 2022

Duration: 1 Hr

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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