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September 28, 2016

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Multimedia Millennials: Cable operators offer more apps and streaming services to young consumers

In 2015, the average US consumer spent more time inside mobile applications than in front of a TV, enticing cable operators to bring streaming apps onto their platforms.

September 28, 2016

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If Video Monitoring & the CCAP Transition Are On Your Cable-Tec Expo Shopping List…

By Daniel Etman, Director of Product Management, Cable Access Business, Cisco We go into this year’s SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo with considerable momentum in the industrial transition to CCAP (or, the Converged Cable Access Platform) — and as trials and deployments get underway, we continue to build-in the features our customers tell us they want. Chief […]

September 27, 2016

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Why Ron Hranac is the Standard of Excellence

By Sean Welch, vice president and general manager, Cable Access BU, Cisco It wouldn’t be a Cable-Tec Expo without our own Ron Hranac parading a convention badge with a trail of award ribbons cascading nearly to his knees. After all, he’s been a (very) active SCTE member since 1979, and is a self-diagnosed RF junkie. […]

September 22, 2016

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Full Duplex DOCSIS®: Near Fiber Optic Capacity with Coax Cable

Some people think coax cable is past its prime and can’t keep up with fiber, but that’s not true. This past August at the CableLabs Summer Conference, Cisco unveiled a new silicon reference design for Full Duplex DOCSIS® technology which can deliver near fiber optic capacity over an existing cable plant infrastructure. And we’re not […]

September 22, 2016

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Playing to your strengths: The key to service provider success

Today’s marketplace is a challenging one but service providers offering the right help to their enterprise customers are more relevant than ever. Develop your strengths to ensure ongoing prosperity. A concert pianist spends very little time in the gym bulking up her biceps. And with good reason. What she’s great at is playing the piano […]

September 21, 2016

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Model Driven Telemetry Straight from the Experts

There continues to be a lot of talk about automation and orchestration for carrier-grade workloads. However, these technologies can’t be fully leveraged until proper telemetry can be implemented. To shed some light on progress we’re making in delivering on network telemetry for we recently hosted a Cisco Knowledge Network webinar on the subject: How to […]

September 20, 2016

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Setting the Pace with the Cisco NCS 5500

We wrote recently how Cisco’s innovation machine is moving faster than ever – with the “x-speed” project that delivered several new platforms last year, including the NCS1000, NCS 5500, and enhancements to IOS XR, such as streaming telemetry, application hosting, and segment routing. The Cisco NCS 5500 series is proving to be a big hit, […]

September 20, 2016

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We Won!

Written by Christelle Gental  IBC 2016 treated us with the hottest weather in 20 years – and with the prize for the Best Stand Design in its size category – described as providing an ‘inviting, stunning and fresh approach’! What a wonderful surprise and amazing reward for the team who worked hard for the last […]

September 19, 2016

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Cisco @ SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2016: Get Your Philly of Gigabit Broadband, Cloud Video, Virtual Video Distribution, And Mor …

By Daniel Etman It’s that time of the year where pundits from the cable and broadband industry gather at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2016. This year we will be in the historic and largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. While many of us are looking forward Philly Cheesesteaks, we are also looking forward to […]