By announcing Atlanta, Nashville, Chicago, Detroit and Miami as its initial rollout destinations for DOCSIS 3.1-powered gigabit-speed broadband services, Comcast seems to be very clearly calling out AT&T.
Cable edge equipment vendor Casa Systems says its Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) is part of a DOCSIS 3.1 demo reaching upstream speeds of 400 Mbps currently being deployed at the CableLabs Winter Conference in Orlando, Fla.
Finding itself seriously challenged in the Atlanta market virtually overnight, Comcast has gone on the marketing offensive against Google Fiber, imploring consumers, in a promotional flyer, not to "fall for the hype."
CableLabs has partnered with Cisco to create a new open-source software project for Remote PHY Device (RPD). Remote PHY works together with DOCSIS 3.1 to expand capacity of the cable hybrid fiber coax (HFC) plants.
Comcast has made its intent clear: it's finally going to bring its DOCSIS 3.1-based gigabit broadband services to five cities this year, a move that directly challenges AT&T and Verizon and their FTTH buildout and pricing strategies. How will these ILECs respond?
Windstream has named Sugar Land, Texas, as the third market for its Kinetic IPTV service. The provider will offer its service to over 30,000 homes beginning in the second quarter, laying a new challenge to incumbent video provider Comcast.
Comcast has become the first U.S. cable operator to announce wide-scale DOCSIS 3.1 deployment.
Marking one of the first major DOCSIS 3.1 deployments, Huawei said it's partnering with Tele Denmark Communications (TDC) to deploy DOCSIS 3.1-powered 1 Gbps service across TDC's coax network.
With the first round of DOCSIS 3.1 modems getting certification from CableLabs, ABI Research predicts that the new networking standard will be used by 9 million cable subscribers by 2017.
In yet another key mile marker toward cable installers actually being able to deploy DOCSIS 3.1-capable network systems into homes and business, CableLabs has announced the certification of the first round of DOCSIS 3.1 modems.