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September 24, 2015

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Cisco cBR-8: Re-imagining CCAP with SDN

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing In an age of agile service creation with a virtualized IT infrastructure, the delivery of services by cable operators is undergoing a transformation. Two key technologies that are fueling this change are Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV). In this blog, we […]

September 21, 2015

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Two are Better than One – cBR-8 and Connected Life Won CSI Awards

Guest blog By Christelle Gental, SP Video Marketing Solutions Manager So here we are, back in Amsterdam for IBC 2015. The first busy day was concluded with the prestigious CSI awards, a ceremony which was launched by the Cable and Satellite International team back in 2003. The idea behind it is to recognise and reward industry […]

Building the Cable Access Network for the Next Decade

When I talk with service provider customers these days about their goals, it’s a very different conversation than in the past. It’s no longer just technology and procurement people in the room; more and more, the people launching the actual services are steering the discussion. And they don’t want to hear about all the complexity […]

October 22, 2014

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How Much Traffic Will Your Cable / Telco Network Generate?

Cisco VNI Forecast Projects 1.6 Zettabytes of Global IP Traffic by 2018 Last June, Cisco released an update to its annual Visual Networking Index (VNI), 2013 – 2018. The forecast projects a global annual run rate of 1.6 zettabytes IP traffic by 2018 (up from 614 exabytes of global IP traffic in 2013).  A zettabyte […]

ANGA COM 2014 Closes on a Positive Note: Key Highlights from the Show Floor

Another successful ANGA COM for Cisco. The event itself attracted 17,000 visitors and 1,700 participated in the Congress, listening to over 100 speakers – both areas attracting more people than last year – this is indeed a growing show! Cisco was well represented in panels and speaking sessions throughout the event, with Alon Bernstein´s talk […]

The Beauty of Remote PHY (And Other Infrastructure Trends at ANGA 2014)

Written By Daniel Etman, Director, Product Management, Cable Access at Cisco One of the taller trends protruding from the cable infrastructure side of life these days, along with Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), is the fiber optimization and convergence strategy known as “Remote PHY.” And if you’re into infrastructure trends, know […]

November 18, 2013

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Videoscape Helps Customers in India, Mexico, Brazil and Germany Deliver New Connected Video Experiences

In Sao Paulo, GVT TV needed a way to protect its satellite-delivered video content. In New Delhi, direct broadcast satellite provider Tata Sky needed a way to outfit its customers to stream video to IP-connected screens. In Mexico, Megacable — the first in the country to launch broadband Internet over cable, needed to build the […]

October 21, 2013

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Cisco@SCTE Expo 2013: Seven Papers and a Breakfast

It wouldn’t be an SCTE Cable-Tec Expo without a stellar lineup of technical papers and workshops – even better because each one happens twice, to alleviate trade show schedules. This year’s program features seven papers and presentations by my engineering colleagues, and a breakfast. Food first: Please join us at 6:30A on Tuesday for a […]

What’s New With Cisco, CPE, & RDK, You Ask?

By Joe Chow, VP/GM, Cisco Connected Devices BU Part of the tech-buzz at this week’s Cable Show, in Washington, will be about customer premises equipment – set-tops, cable modems, gateways. Of the CPE buzz, half of it will be about “RDK,” and the other half about how to divvy up what functions live in the […]