SK Broadband in South Korea is deploying ARRIS‘ (NASDAQ:ARRS) CCAP E6000 Converged Edge Router (CER). SK plans to use the new gear to launch 1 Gbps data service, as well as enhanced entertainment services.
At the highest level, three of the interviews done at Cable-Tec Expo ’13 for Broadband Technology Report’s new “Three Questions with a Leader” feature show how cable operators are dealing with the one constant the industry always has known – … Continue reading
At Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta, Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) announced the availability of its new Prisma SuperQAM XFP Transmitter module for its Prisma II optical video platform. The XFP Transmitter module is part of Cisco’s CCAP migration plan, designed to help cable … Continue reading
Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) has started deploying CCAP using gear from ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) and Casa Systems. The initial deployment is intended to boost web speeds. In a statement, Howard Pfeffer, TWC’s senior vice president, Broadband Technology Group, said in part: … Continue reading
Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT) has announced the expansion of its support services for cable edge customers. The company’s new Cable Edge Services group includes a team of technical support and field engineers dedicated to providing design, strategy, deployment, migration, and ongoing operations … Continue reading
In this installment, BTR’s Senior Editor Carl Weinschenk digs into the CCAP environment with Jeff Finkelstein, Executive Director of Strategic Architecture, Cox Communications. Mr. Finkelstein discusses the cable plant and its evolution to the CCAP platform.Continue reading
EXPO is quickly approaching, and CCAP once again stands to be a topic of interest on the show floor as 2013 saw initial CCAP-capable product releases. While the CMTS market has stalwarts like ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) that aren’t … Continue reading
ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) announced two deployments of its APEX3000 edge QAM, with ZON in Portugal and Stofa in Denmark. The APEX3000 is designed to meet growing demand for narrowcast video, and also to serve as a bridge product for future rollouts … Continue reading
Every quarter, operators continue to purchase more and more capacity in the form of edge QAM channels, yet the price per channel is lower than ever. In fact, it has been declining at an annual rate of 15-20%, and during … Continue reading
The cable industry is looking forward to DOCSIS 3.1, which features new modulation schemes, expansive channel bonding and other advances. The bottom line is that the next iteration of DOCSIS will provide heaps of additional capacity in both the upstream … Continue reading
According to Infonetics Research, the CMTS and edge QAM markets are down, but the CCAP market is looking up. The research house says channel capacity is rising while equipment prices per channel are dropping; good news for cable operators, but … Continue reading
At IBC2013 in Amsterdam, Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT) will demonstrate its latest multiscreen video solutions, including encoding and stream processing, as well as CCAP. Featured demonstrations will include an Ultra HD demonstration powered by Harmonic’s HEVC-ready ProMedia family of multiscreen solutions, and … Continue reading
ARRIS‘ (NASDAQ:ARRS) E6000 Converged Edge Router (CER) has reached general availability. Based on the company’s C4 CMTS, the E6000 CER is designed with CCAP migration in mind. The company announced an early order for it from Comcast in June.