CABLE/MSO

As cable-TV service providers have evolved to multiple systems operators (MSOs), they now rely on fiber optics to deliver broadband voice, video, and data services. Cable MSOs have increasingly embraced FTTH, whether PON, Active Ethernet, or RF over glass (RFoG). Cable MSO long-haul links incorporate DWDM and now ROADM systems as well.

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Cable/MSO NEWS & PRODUCTS

Metro optical market worth $9 billion by 2018 says Dell'Oro

07/17/2014 Metro optical transport equipment revenues are forecast to reach $9 billion by 2018, according to...

tw telecom extends fiber-optic network into Richmond, VA

07/14/2014 tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC), a provider of business Ethernet and networking services, says it ...

Ciena makes WAN SDN play with Agility software portfolio

07/09/2014 Ciena has unveiled a software-defined networking (SDN) controller and a suite of three applicatio...

Grande Communications leverages Calix DOCSIS over GPON for Austin gigabit services

07/08/2014 With a 1-Gbps offering quickly becoming table stakes in Austin, TX, local cable operator Grande C...

UTStarcom shows Ethernet service provisioning via SDN

07/07/2014 UTStarcom Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: UTSI) says it has successfully completed a successful proof of ...

UPC Cablecom acquires cable network in Geneva

07/03/2014 Switzerland’s largest cable operator, UPC Cablecom, says it has taken over the Télé-Pregny-Chambé...

Agilent unveils DOCSIS 3.1 waveform creation software

07/03/2014 Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has introduced the M9099 Waveform Creator 2.0 software, provi...

Oplink hopes WiseHome a smart move in home automation

07/02/2014 Oplink Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPLK), a provider of optical communication components and sub...

Large US-based Web service provider deploys SDN via Aria Networks

07/02/2014 Software-defined networking (SDN) platform vendor Aria Networks says that “one of the largest web...

ZTE preps 400G OTN transmission system

06/30/2014 ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK/A: 000063.SZ) lifted the covers on a 400G Optical Transport Network (OTN) s...

Huawei debuts 1-Tbps WDM card, 200G photonic integrated device

06/30/2014 Huawei backed up its announcement in Nice last week of a new optical transport architecture (see ...

ZTE launches ZXONE 9700 packet-optical platform

06/26/2014 ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK / A: 000063.SZ) has unveiled the ZXONE 9700 Packet OTN series, its next gen...

Transport SDN subject of OIF, ONF demo

06/26/2014 The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) have joined forc...

Huawei unveils SDN-ready optical network architecture

06/26/2014 Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. has unveiled what it refers to as its fifth-generation optical networ...

CableLabs tackles DOCSIS over GPON, single PON standard

06/25/2014 CableLabs, the non-profit research and development consortium that develops technology specificat...

Cable/MSO Featured Articles

Surviving disasters with fast shared mesh protection

A new class of network resiliency technology, called Shared Mesh Protection, is emerging to take ...

Optical transport vendors prep for SDN

The Open Networking Foundation is still prepping its vision of how software-defined networking co...

Monitoring fiber access links

Access link monitoring can bring new reliability to optical access networks, unlocking a variety ...

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