Crawl, Walk, Run to Network Transformation – DOCSIS 3.1

By David Ririe and Chris Topazi – Having recently completed our initial deployments of DOCSIS 3.1 OFDM on our CCAP platform here at Cox, our team took a few moments to take a deep breath and reflect on what has occurred over the past two years. We thought that sharing our reflections on the successes we have had, the challenges we have faced and overcome, and our view of what the future may hold, would be of interest to those planning to journey down a similar path.

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It’s all about Spectrum

By Jeff Finkelstein – Cable technologies across a diverse range of business fields where technology plays a significant part. While I would not label it strictly a technology-based problem, it is the basis of how many companies enhance their product sets by using new and advanced technologies to drive improvements to customer experience

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SOS… Getting Help with the “Shiny Object Syndrome”

By Jeff Finkelstein – Cable technologies move fast, in many cases faster than other parallel service provider industries. From the start of cable technology deployments, we have seen incredible transformations in how we deliver services to our customers. Beginning with the days of forward only outside plant

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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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DOCSIS 3.1 Beating Expectations, Working and Ready for Service Now

By Brady Volpe – Some operators are saying that the performance of DOCSIS 3.1 is proving to be better than they had expected. Those who are deploying DOCSIS 3.1 in production systems are happy to see that these modulations are not only working, but actually working in areas where they did not expect such high performance.

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Broadband Branches Out

By Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini, Ph.D. – The gift that is broadband just keeps on giving. Nearly 20 years after publication of the original DOCSIS® specification, broadband is demonstrating an astonishing capacity for transforming the way people (and increasingly their machines) communicate, learn, conduct commerce and advance the human condition.

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