Rogers gears up for multi-Gig service
Alan Breznick 7/22/2021 Post a comment
Big Toronto-based cable, wireless and media company has started offering 1.5-Gig service as it deploys GPON-based fiber in 'strategic areas' and preps for DOCSIS 4.0 over its legacy HFC network.
GCI touts solid take rate for 1-Gig
Jeff Baumgartner 6/15/2021 Post a comment
Alaska operator says nearly 41% of its broadband subs are getting speeds of 1 Gbit/s, or four times the national adoption rate uncovered by a recent study from OpenVault.
CommScope says DAA is ready to roll
Jeff Baumgartner 5/5/2021 Post a comment
Cable tech supplier says new edge device that supports both remote PHY and remote MACPHY operation is set for field deployments as operators start to mull over network moves ahead of the DOCSIS 4.0 transition.
Frontier to exit Chapter 11 on April 30
Jeff Baumgartner 4/28/2021 Post a comment
Frontier execs also on tap this week to discuss vision for the company as analysts continue to view Frontier as a tale of two markets – its 3 million FTTP homes and its 11 million copper homes.
Frontier headed for stability, not stardom
Jeff Baumgartner 4/19/2021 Post a comment
As it nears a Chapter 11 bankruptcy exit armed with a fiber upgrade plan, Frontier is poised to produce modest, rather than explosive, growth in the coming years, according to a new analyst report.
Cable tech chiefs target broadband moves
Alan Breznick 1/25/2021 Post a comment
CableLabs President and CEO Phil McKinney and SCTE/ISBE President and CEO Mark Dzuban say the now-merged organizations will spur cable's rollout of 10G, DOCSIS 4.0 and fixed-wireless, as well as efforts to bridge the digital divide.
Here's where you can find episode links for 'The Divide,' Light Reading's podcast series featuring conversations with broadband providers and policymakers working to close the digital divide.
As we have for the past two years, Light Reading will present our Cable Next-Gen Europe conference as a free digital symposium on June 21.
Charter has sparked RDOF work in all 24 states where it won bids. The cable op booked about $19 million in RDOF revenues in Q1, and expects to have about $9 million per month come in over the next ten years.
As we have for the past two years, Light Reading will stage the Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies conference as a free digital event over two half-days in mid-March.
Launch of 2-Gig and 5-Gig FTTP tiers in 70-plus markets puts more pressure on cable ops to enhance their existing DOCSIS 3.1 network or accelerate their upgrade activity centered on the new DOCSIS 4.0 specs.