Investing in Middle Mile Networks to Reduce Social and Digital Inequality
The U.S. Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has a $1 billion program to create middle mile networks that connect the Internet backbone with the last mile to expand broadband and improve access.
Seeing the Light at the End of the Tunnel
The future is fiber, the present is Data Over Cable System Interface Specification (DOCSIS). This blog shares a few strategy and technology options from a CTO’s viewpoint.
How is Your Broadband Holding Up?
Now is the time we appreciate our home broadband infrastructure. Although put in place primarily for evening Internet usage, it is now working overtime to provide additional daytime enterprise, school, and gaming use. Let’s talk a little bit about what we are seeing in these extraordinary past few months.
Mobile Xhaul Over DOCSIS Delivers Faster Time to Market at a Lower Cost Than Building a New Fiber Plant
John Chapman, Cisco’s CTO for the cable industry explores new technology that builds on a cable operators current HFC network. He covers the business opportunity, provides a definition of mobile backhaul over DOCIS and shows how the business value of using existing plant for mobile backhaul.
5G, 10G, Whatever It Takes
5G and 10G are complementary in that they’re architecturally symbiotic: For mobile carriers to go to 5G, they’ll need smaller cells – for every one macro cell, as many as 50 small cells. That’s challenge enough...
Remote PHY for Infrastructure Automation: Why It Matters and Where It’s Headed
Occasionally, when in the middle of a vast and highly complex architectural transition, it makes sense to pull up and survey the situation. This is one of those times.
A DOCSIS 3.1 Update: Musings From a Guy Who’s Been DOCSIS Since Before There Was Such a Thing
In the future, every node will connect to every hub site - which will be transformative for service providers. DOCSIS 3.1 will give them at least a decade of growing room.