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SCTE sets network power consumption standards for Energy 2020 program

The SCTE has established the first standard sets for its year-old Energy 2020 electrical-power consumption initiative.

IHS survey: Most MSOs say a third of their subs will be passed by DOCSIS 3.1 by April 2017

A majority of cable companies surveyed by research firm IHS say that a third of their residential subscribers will be passed by DOCSIS 3.1-enabled headends by April 2017. Surveying operators around the globe that collectively control 87 percent of cable's global capex, meanwhile, IHS found that 42 percent of MSOs plan to deploy a distributed access architecture by 2017.

Comcast targets DOCSIS 3.1 market trials for EOY; says nothing about speeds

Comcast will begin trials of DOCSIS 3.1 in unspecified markets in the fourth quarter of this year, the company said in its second-quarter earnings report.

Midcontinent joins Comcast in deploying Cisco's cBR-8 CCAP platform, with eye on multi-gigabit speeds

Midcontinent Communications will deploy Cisco's cBR-8 converged cable access platform (CCAP) across its entire footprint, as the cable company looks to ramp up multi-gigabit Internet products built around DOCSIS 3.1.

From CDPD to iDEN: Commemorating the wireless business' shuttered networks

In the wireless technology industry, the only constants are change... and the need to shut down legacy networks.

CableLabs releases new specs for distributed CCAP architectures

CableLabs has released a new series of specifications covering distributed architectures for the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP).

How NCTA, COMPTEL, ACA and other trade groups' funding stacks up

Tax filings from the industry's 11 largest trade associations show the groups' yearly revenues, trade show income and more. By looking at public tax returns we were able to break down the top trade groups' funds, including executive salaries and year-over-year comparisons.

Ranking the top 5 universities for 5G research

Dozens of academic institutions all over the world are conducting meaningful research on 5G and other future wireless technologies. In its latest special report, FierceWirelessTech compared these research institutions side by side and measured them based on breakthroughs.

Casa Systems preparing for IPO, report says

Thriving amidst the growth in demand for converged cable access platforms (CCAP), Andover, Mass.-based Casa Systems is readying for an IPO.

NCTA teams with CEA to cut modem and router power use by 10%- 20%

After successfully establishing voluntary energy-efficiency guidelines for pay-TV set-tops, the NCTA and CEA are teaming up again to make modems, routers and other premises-based Internet equipment more efficient.