Ethernet shines at Cablevision unit

Comcast's revised lower outlook this week and other recent market woes and regulatory challenges may have the cable TV industry contemplating its future. Can the business market, and specifically Ethernet-based solutions for business customers, offer cable some relief and future growth?

Optimum Lightpath, the business markets unit of Cablevision Systems, has carved itself a healthy piece of the booming business Ethernet market. Maybe some cable TV companies are hesitant to leave their residential market comfort zone, but with telcos invading, the business market offers cable guys another chance to put the competitive squeeze on telcos, the same way they did in the residential voice market.

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