Blogs

Cable/MSO

Our reporting analyzes the progress of the transformation, highlights success stories, new solutions/ implementations, and identifies challenges present for MSOs as they engage their evolutions. It provides periodic updates on operators' initiatives, vendors' progress and traction in cable markets w ...

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March 28, 2020

Overall revenue from Converged Cable Access Platform solutions in 4Q 2019 was soft, continuing a trend that has prevailed throughout 2019. Revenue in 2019 was down about 28% year on year from 2018. This softness is at least partly related to the reduction in capital spend of major MSOs. In fact, s ...

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March 28, 2020

The telecommunications industry has been riding the hype wave of virtualization over the past few years, and the cable industry has not been immune to this trend. To be sure, virtualization brings significant benefits in terms of improved operations, better resiliency, feature velocity, better custo ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Cisco introduced its cloud-native CCAP, which was demonstrated at SCTE 2017. The new solution, named cnBR is not an iteration of the cBR-8, Cisco’s current hardware based CCAP, nor is the cBR-8 software ported to virtual machines. Rather, it is a completely new solution, built from the ground up as ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

The Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) was developed to modernize the cable headend and to enable operators to meet the exponential growing demand for bandwidth. ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) enables the cloud-based delivery of enterprise communication services that include telephony, video conferencing, messaging, presence, and online meetings. UCaaS provides significant benefits to small and large companies because they can fulfill their c ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

As Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter and Jim Hepplemann, CEO of PTC, put it in their recent webinar (which was also highlighted in multiple articles in the Harvard Business Review), “we live in a 3-D world, but all information we consume visually is presented to us in a 2-D world on f ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Competition and customers' demands are driving cable operators to initiate a massive transformation of their networks and operating environments ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Nokia delivers an industry-leading, virtualized DAA solution, eliminating the need to choose between R-MACPHY and R-PHY Cable operators have accepted that their traditional playbook, which largely relied on node splits to meet the increasing demands on their networks, no longer addresses their ne ...