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Rolling out the Fiber, Fiber Deep
Date: 2/21/2019 11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m London
Sponsors:
SCTE, ADTRAN, Corning, Ciena, VIAVI Solutions
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Although top cable technologists stress that the industry's HFC pipes still have plenty of juice left, most cable operators are scrambling to install more fiber in their networks. Whether they're going all-fiber like Altice, embracing Fiber Deep like Comcast and Cox or just splitting more optical nodes, cablecos are deploying more fiber to offer more bandwidth, deliver new services, improve performance and cut operating costs. In this session, we'll look at cable's growing fiber diet, the opportunities that more fiber presents and the challenges involved in upgrading the HFC plant.

Delivering Services over a Distributed Access Architecture
Date: 3/21/2019 11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m London
Sponsors:
SCTE
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Following years of tech trials and pilot deployments, cable operators are starting to deploy distributed access architecture (DAA) techniques for moving legacy headend functions to the access network and expanding the capacity of that network for new, more advanced services. In this session, cable technologists will discuss their latest Remote PHY, Remote MAC/PHY and related moves; the new services they plan to deliver with DAA; and the challenges they must overcome to make DAA a reality.

Maintaining HFC Network
Date: 4/18/2019 11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m London
Sponsors:
SCTE
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While industry technologists love to expound on their plans to upgrade and expand the cable HFC network to deliver new services, it’s at least as critical to monitor, manage and maintain the network to deliver existing services. And such maintenance work will only become more important as the HFC network becomes more complex and sophisticated. In this session, we’ll look at the key maintenance functions of network testing, measurement, fiber connectorization and cleaning.

The Impact of Full Duplex DOCSIS on Cable Networks
Date: 5/16/2019 11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m London
Sponsors:
SCTE
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Now that most larger North American MSOs are wrapping up their rollouts of DOCSIS 3.1, it’s time to prepare for rolling out the next DOCSIS spec – Full Duplex DOCSIS. But that’s easier said than done because Full Duplex requires operators to extend fiber much deeper into their access networks and eliminate all amplifiers. What kind of impact will Full Duplex have on the HFC network? How can operators cope? Our experts will tackle these issues and more.

Adopting Cloud Computing
Date: 6/20/2019 11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m London
Sponsors:
SCTE
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Like other network providers, cable operators are looking to leverage cloud computing to offer various hardware-based products as software-based services, including both residential and business services. Operators are taking this route to improve the customer experience, bring new services to market quicker, scale them easier and reduce costs, among other things. But getting started can seem daunting. In this session, we’ll explore how operators can begin putting cloud computing to work.

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