AT&T is giving business customers in 13 markets an opportunity to get up to 1 Gbps speeds thanks to its ongoing roll out of GPON technology in its AT&T Business Fiber (ABF) footprint. This latest fiber drive enables AT&T to more effectively compete with Charter Communications and Comcast Business, two cable MSOs that continue to encroach into the ILEC's business territory.
The commissioner for the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications Cable is throwing her support to Comcast cable over another fiber-based proposal in a battle to win state grants for rural broadband expansion.
After struggling in 2015, vendors of cable access equipment saw the category spike as much as 50 percent in the first quarter, with operators committing to aggressive orders of DOCSIS 3.1-compatible gear.
Telco and cable operators' moves to enhance their higher speed broadband offerings is creating a healthy environment for PON and DOCSIS 3.1 vendors, pushing up the broadband access market 13 percent year-over-year in the first quarter.
Huawei Technologies has introduced what it's billing as the broadband industry's first 10 Gbps hybrid fiber coaxial (HFC) access platform.
Viavi Solutions has introduced a new field test tool designed specifically for extended DOCSIS 3.1 frequency ranges, 240 MHz upstream and 1.2 GHz downstream. Milpitas, Calif.-based Viavi says the new...
After beginning its DOCSIS 3.1 rollout in Atlanta in March, Comcast has begun the second leg of the deployment, with DOCSIS 3.1-powered 1 gig service trials kicking off in Nashville, Tenn.
Cox Communications CTO Kevin Hart has outlined major changes to his MSO's network, which includes plans to extend fiber to a node-plus-zero configuration and deploy DOCSIS 3.1.
Sprint and Windstream may be ramping up their presence in the Ethernet services race, but to get the necessary scale these service providers can't justify building out fiber to every business location they serve.
BOSTON — It's feasible for cable operators to still be running DOCSIS 3.1-powered networks over copper cables as far out as 2040, according to Tom Cloonan, CTO of Arris's network and cloud business.