Scalar Testing (Part ONE)

By H. Mark Bowers – In my last column we examined digital QAM testing requirements under present FCC Part 76 Rules and ANSI/SCTE 40 2003 Requirements. In this column we’ll begin an examination of scalar testing and why it’s important in the HFC network.

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Yeah Baby — Unmanaged DOCSIS Wi-Fi

By Brady S. Volpe – One billion dollars plus is spent yearly on residential unmanaged Wi-Fi accounts, according to CableLabs. You heard me right and I’m not quoting Austin Powers here. How is this possible? Okay, let’s review: Subscribers’ unmanaged Wi-Fi networks are causing a ton of customer service representative (CSR)

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