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Salt and sea water blocking for ‘totally dry’ terrestrial optical cables

August 24, 2011 A new way of measuring the effectiveness of dry cable technology may provide better insight into how SAP-enabled dry cables perform in the presence of salt water and open the door to spreading the benefits of dry cables to more applications.

Cortina Systems unveils CS7542/CS7522 chips for converged carrier services home gateways

August 16, 2011 Cortina Systems Inc. has introduced the CS7542 and CS7522 devices, designed to support the delivery of multiple IP-enabled services in a single home gateway platform. The chips support a variety of home interface and system designs, from carrier service gateways that support a variety of converged IP-based services to smart network attached storage (NAS) boxes.

Madison Communications taps ARRIS for DOCSIS 3.0

August 8, 2011 Madison Communications of central Illinois has upgraded its complete hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) network to DOCSIS 3.0 with the help of ARRIS Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ARRS)

Paving the path to IP with CCAP

July 1, 2011

With the advent of new services and the future transition to all-IP delivery, the idea of evolving to a converged access network architecture has become popular with cable operators. CableLabs recently announced a set of consensus requirements for a new device to facilitate this evolution.

CCAP and optical communications technology

July 1, 2011

NoaNet: high-speed broadband expansion underway across Washington state

June 27, 2011 Construction is underway on an expansion that will bring roughly 1,000 miles of high-speed broadband Internet service to nearly every unserved community in Washington State, reveals Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet).

Retegal deploys Infinera ATN for Spanish regional open access network

June 20, 2011 As part of a government-funded initiative to improve broadband services to rural areas, Spanish regional network operator Retegal has deployed ATN metro transport equipment from Infinera (Nasdaq: INFN). Infinera’s partner in Spain, Telindus, managed the deployment and will provide maintenance of the fiber-optic network.

Aurora Networks signs MoU with China’s DRFT for cable equipment cooperation

June 14, 2011 Aurora Networks, Inc., which specializes in optical equipment for cable networks, says it has signed a memorandum of understanding for technical cooperation with China’s Radio, Film and Television Design and Research Institute (DRFT). The agreement may give Aurora the inside track on supplying equipment for a nationwide upgrade of cable operator networks in China.

CableLabs to join CMAP, CESAR into Converged Cable Access Platform

June 14, 2011 CableLabs has released an updated technical report for what it calls the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP). Not only will the CCAP provide a road map towards an architecture that will help cable operators migrate to IP-based services deliver, but it will “converge” the previous Converged Multiservice Access Platform (CMAP) and Converged Edge Services Access Router (CESAR) initiatives that cable operators had launched to achieve the same end.

CommScope introduces carrier-grade wideband edge QAM system

June 13, 2011 CommScope Inc., a provider of infrastructure solutions for communications networks, is introducing an all-digital, carrier-grade wideband edge quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) system, the LxS-16016.

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