cable

February 11, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco and the Altice Group: Powering the First Available Subscription VoD service with 4K/Ultra HD Content

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, Service Provider Product and Solutions Marketing Powered by the Cisco cBR-8 converged broadband router, the Altice Group’s new Zive subscription-based video-on-demand service will be launched in all markets. An industry leading cable offering, Zive features more than 5,000 high-definition (HD) programs, including more than four hundred 4K/ultra HD children’s programs, movies […]

February 8, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

KRBO: Delivering One Gigabit per Second Connectivity with the Cisco cBR-8 Converged Broadband Router

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, Service Provider Product and Solutions Marketing KBRO, the largest cable television provider in Taiwan, has announced that it will use the Cisco cBR-8 Converged Broadband Router to deliver one gigabit per second high speed internet connections to its customer base. Already known for its innovations and forward-thinking network architectures, KBRO […]

October 27, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco cBR-8 Rises up to the DOCSIS 3.1 Challenge at SCTE (part 2)

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing I am excited to continue the discussion that I started in my previous blog on SCTE Cal-Tec expo. We brought two cBR-8 routers and we used one to run live data through it.   We used Ixia gear to generate video and data traffic. Hence we […]

October 26, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco cBR-8 Rises up to the DOCSIS 3.1 Challenge

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing What do we need to know about New Orleans? It offers great Jazz, and Bourbon Street provides rich insight into New Orleans’ past, but we can’t overlook that it has been home this year to SCTE Cable-Tec Expo. SCTE is the cable telecommunications engineering show […]

October 14, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

South Korea’s SK Broadband Improving the User Experience with Cisco cBR-8

Written By Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing A year ago, SK Broadband announced the world’s first 10 Gbps Internet service at the 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference. This innovative new service was 100 times faster than existing services, which routinely deliver download speeds of 100 Mbps. Today SK Broadband continues to break new ground.   […]

October 14, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

An Update On the Best Ever Bandwidth Balm: DOCSIS 3.1

Written By Todd McCrum, Director, Product Management, Cable Access business unit, Cisco By now, the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo is in full swing, and, as (widely!) expected, the matter of DOCSIS 3.1 — the latest iteration of the Data Over Cable Service Interface Spec — is a front-of-mind topic for pretty much everyone here. Why: Because […]

October 13, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco at the 2015 SCTE Cable-Tec Expo

It’s Expo Eve down here in New Orleans, where the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center will soon fill with the technology people of the cable and broadband industry. Us included! We’ve been planning for months for this year’s SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, and are appreciably stocked (I hope!) with all of the elements that multichannel video […]

September 30, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

DOCSIS 3.1: Driving Cable to Software Defined Networking

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing Optical transport has been transformed as integrated high-performance Digital Signal Processing has enabled vendors such as Cisco to squeeze more capacity at greater distances than ever before. Advanced modulation techniques and Forward Error Correction are now commonly deployed. Cisco NCS 2000 platform can drive up […]

September 24, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Join the SCTE IP Challenge – Perspective from Last Year’s Winner, Jamie Griffin

The SCTE IP Challenge has become an event that I look forward to each year. I have participated for 2 years now and plan to return for a third at this year’s Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans. It’s a great opportunity to test your own skills, meet industry colleagues, and enjoy some friendly competition. The […]