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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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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