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Cable One deploys FTTH in Mississippi residential development

Cable One plans to spend $250,000 to deploy fiber-to-the-home broadband services in new residential development in Pascagoula, Miss. Shell Landing golf/resort area.

AT&T, Verizon, others warm to dark fiber

A relic of the go-go '90s, dark fiber is once again en vogue, driven by emerging services such as small cell backhaul, data center connectivity and the FCC's E-Rate program.

Arris handling modem DNS issue with firmware update

Arris said it's addressing a vulnerability in its SurfBoard 6141 DOCSIS 3.0 modems with a firmware update.

Suddenlink announces its latest 1-gig expansion: New Bern, N.C.

Mid-sized cable companies continue making sizable investments to expand the capabilities of their networks and stave off competition from fiber, and Suddenlink is no exception.

Cisco restructures engineering around cloud and IoT as service provider chief Ahuja departs

Cisco, the No. 2 cable network vendor, has announced a major restructuring to its engineering unit under CEO Chuck Robbins.

Altice to deploy Arris E6000 edge router in France, expand use for Suddenlink

Arris said that Altice NV has deployed its DOCSIS 3.1-enabling E6000 converged cable access platform (CCAP) within its SFR unit in France.

Curb your enthusiasm about Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1, report says

Despite all the commotion surrounding Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 since CableLabs announced an initiative to develop it last month, the technology is far from prime time, says Light Reading's Alan Breznick.

Comcast rolls out DOCSIS 3.1-powered advanced trials in Atlanta

Comcast said that it has begun "advanced consumer trials" of DOCSIS 3.1-powered Internet services for select early adopters in Atlanta, kicking off its plan to bring the 1-gig product to five cities this year.

Integrated CCAP business 'picking up,' report says

A year after Casa Systems announced that it had deployed the first converged cable access platform (CCAP) chassis combining data and video into a Time Warner Cable network, several cable industry vendors have told  Light Reading  that the CCAP business is getting hot.

SCTE says its headquarters has cut $18K off its electrical bill, wants to set industry example

The SCTE says if it can cut $18,000 off its electric bill at its Exton, Penn. headquarters, cable operators should be able to make dent in their energy use, too.