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Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/8/2021
While it still doesn't boast any major customers, netElastic Systems is starting to assemble a group of smaller operators around the world for its carrier NFV products.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/14/2020
CommScope is taking aim at upstream upgrades on widely deployed hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) networks with new transmitters and receivers enabling a "high-split" that expands the spectrum available for the upstream to 204MHz.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/14/2020
SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo - It's not quite the 31 flavors of ice cream offered by Baskin-Robbins, but cable operators do have plenty of choices and technical options in hand with respect to today's DOCSIS 3.1 technology and, further down the road, with DOCSIS 4.0.
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Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 4/30/2020
OBS CEO Helmut Reisinger and SVP of Customer Services and Operations Aliette Mousnier Lompre discuss keeping customers connected and adapting quickly during the pandemic.
Broadband World News, , 4/6/2020
RtBrick, which is betting its future on the rollout of disaggregated systems in broadband access networks, has unveiled cloud-native broadband network gateway (BNG) software as the first use case of its next-gen routing code.
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Ken Wieland, contributing editor, 3/17/2020
If 2019 was pretty much a year to forget for cable equipment suppliers, 2020 need not be all doom and gloom. (See Cable access network spending dropped 30% in 2019 - Dell'Oro.)
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/12/2020
Also in this broadband sector roundup: Why the UK needs more than just fiber investment promises; CityFibre tackles "white finger"; FTTH dominates Portugal's fixed broadband lines.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/12/2020
After what its CEO described as a "speedbump" in 2019, Dasan Zhone Solutions is expecting a year of growth driven by 5G network investments in Japan and South Korea.
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Fiber Broadband Association, , 1/30/2020
As the immediate buzz from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) dies down and the telecom and tech worlds prepare for Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, conversations continue to center on 5G and the next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) applications it will enable. Self-driving cars. 8K TVs. VR glasses. Wearables we haven't even yet invented.
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Josh Hirschey, General Manager, Amphenol Broadband Solutions and Mette Brink, General Manager, Amphenol Procom & Amphenol Antenna Solutions EMEA & APAC, , 5/7/2020
The need to stay ahead of the technology curve is integral to developing networks that can meet or exceed the bandwidth demand of consumers. Within the broadband industry, we've seen first-hand the approach leading equipment providers have taken, which is to acquire companies that will help fill product or service voids and absorb them into their ...
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Today’s access network architecture is under mounting pressure due to a continued surge in the number of connected devices, a proliferation of bandwidth-intensive customer applications and dramatic shifts in usage patterns related to the pandemic, such as work-from-home and e-learning.

Learn why now is the right time for cable operators to build greenfield networks or expand their existing networks with 10G PON, arming customers with high-speed symmetrical broadband. Gain a clear understanding of the drivers impacting the access network and the various approaches being considered to deliver higher speed services. Plus, find out the best practices that operators are employing as they leverage the latest in passive optical technology to future-proof their networks.

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