CableLabs has established an effective security protocol for its DOCSIS 3.1 cable network technology standard and is now looking to lock down the home Wi-Fi area, the consortium's chief security architect, Steve Goeringer, said to FierceCable.
Qualcomm's MulteFire technology, which achieves the basics of LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) and License Assisted Access (LAA) in the 5 GHz band without needing to own spectrum, has gained support and skepticism.
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.
Nokia said it has purchased virtual CCAP start-up Gainspeed for an undisclosed sum.
Huawei Technologies has introduced what it's billing as the broadband industry's first 10 Gbps hybrid fiber coaxial (HFC) access platform.
The addition of 1 billion new users and 10 billion new connected devices will triple the amount of data being passed through the Internet by 2020, Cisco predicts.
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.
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.
While one of pay-TV's biggest vendors has struggled amid a wave of consolidation, Arris CEO Bob Stanzione told investors at the Jefferies Technology Conference that his company should profit handsomely in the coming years as demands on cable network infrastructure increase.
Through a partnership with Internet measurement and solutions provider Cedexis, FierceTelecom has once again stacked up U.S. carriers including AT&T, Verizon and Consolidated Communications, comparing them across such benchmarks as wireline network latency, throughput and availability.