Inventing the (Fiber Optic) Future

The Inside Story About the Dawning of the Fiber Optic Era, from Pioneering Inventor Peter Schultz – Before 1972, the southern New York company Corning was known mainly for making TV picture tubes and for the iconic cookware bearing its name. But behind the scenes, the work of a small group of scientists was about to dramatically change the company’s legacy while

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Mediacom Goes All-In On DOCSIS 3.1

Inside Story from JR Walden – In January 2017, Mediacom Communications drew back the curtain on the cable industry’s largest DOCSIS® 3.1 implementation to date. The company’s “Project Gigabit” ultimately will make gigabit-per-second connectivity available throughout virtually the entirety of Mediacom’s 22-state footprint. For the article below, Mediacom’s CTO JR Walden visited with Stewart Schley for Broadband Library to recount in detail the behind-the-scenes decisions that led to a historic moment in cable’s broadband progression.

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