To Boldly Go Where Cable Has Not Gone Before – Virtual CMTS/CCAP

By Brady S. Volpe – I will cover the concept of virtual CMTS/CCAP, how it pertains to DOCSIS and why this is a disruptive technology in our industry. My name is not Morpheus and I’m not asking you to choose between a blue or red pill here, but let me start off by saying I started out as a hardware guy in the business

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Art and Innovation

By Jeff Finkelstein – In my last article, I discussed briefly the concept of corporate anti-bodies that try to shut down attempts to advance technology which may solve problems that do not exist yet. If we relied solely on those individuals to make the decisions, it is unlikely things would have moved at the incredible rate of change we have seen in many industries, including ours

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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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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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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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