Cable Service Providers: Fiber optic network & communications for cable MSOs: Lightwave

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

OE Solutions, Aim Valley intro new Smart SFP optical transceivers

10/21/2014 OE Solutions and AimValley have expanded their line of Smart SFP optical transceivers with the, T...

Next Century Cities collaborate to promote gigabit broadband

10/20/2014 Thirty-two cities have launched a collaborative effort to promote deployment and use of gigabit-l...

Coriant offers SDN suite

10/14/2014 Optical transport and router systems vendor Coriant has unveiled the Coriant Transcend SDN Soluti...

OIF and ONF enjoy joint Transport SDN demonstration success

10/10/2014 While the demonstration uncovered 18 issues that need to be addressed, participants successfully ...

Cisco, Juniper routers now orbit Cyan’s Blue Planet SDN platform

10/08/2014 Optical transport and software-defined networking (SDN) platform Cyan (NYSE:CYNI) says it has dev...

BTI Systems grows Ethernet access line with BTI SA-805

10/06/2014 Optical transport and software specialist BTI Systems has unveiled the BTI SA-805 service access ...

Cox to offer residential gigabit serves in Phoenix this month

10/06/2014 Cable MSO Cox Communications says it will launch 1-Gbps broadband services to residents of Phoeni...

Compass-EOS unveils SDN Forwarding Plane

10/02/2014 Router vendor Compass-EOS has offered its take on software-defined networking (SDN) with its SDN ...

Light Brigade expands fiber-optic training offerings in Canada

10/01/2014 Light Brigade, the education and training unit of AFL, will increase its slate of fiber-optic tra...

Alcatel-Lucent unveils single-carrier 100G/200G DWDM optical line card

09/24/2014 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says 20 service providers have deployed a new a sin...
Infinera Cloud Xpress

Infinera tackles metro on two fronts

09/18/2014 Believing there are two distinct metro markets – metro aggregation and metro cloud – that require...

Coriant upgrades 6350 Switch Node multiservice transport platform

09/18/2014 Optical transport systems provider Coriant has unveiled what it terms “a significant capacity upg...

Telefonica links with Cisco for SDN/NFV in converged IP/optical networks

09/17/2014 Telefonica, which appears to be leaving no stone unturned in its quest for the optimal applicatio...

Gray area around white boxes?

09/17/2014 Systems vendors across the optical communications spectrum have made significant progress toward ...

OIF, ONF reveal vendor participants in SDN interoperability demo

09/17/2014 Having already revealed the carrier roster for their ongoing software-defined networking (SDN) in...

Cable/MSO Featured Articles

Digging deep: The secrets behind successful fiber-optic project management

By Allen Powell, S&N Communications -- This article will focus on what actions you, as a muni...

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...

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Watch for silicon photonics on the line side

10/23/2014
Most of the hullabaloo around silicon photonics has centered on its application to data center networks. But presentations and announcements at last month’s ECOC in Cannes, France, indicate the technology will play on the line side as well. For example, Acacia Communications used the show to further publicize its use of sili...
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Life after 100G

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It’s hard to believe we’re talking about it already: The end of the 100G era. But skyrocketing bandwidth demand means many operators are already pondering what’s next. With 200G optical hitting the market, you probably have questions about when to make the move to this next phase – and what you’ll need to know when ...

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