Topic: distributed access architecture (DAA)
Comcast is farther along the virtualization path than you might think, largely due its X1 video platform that turned 10 this year.
The cable industry's 10G initiative will be front and center at this week's SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans.
Comcast sent its Senior VP of Next Generation Access Networks Elad Nafshi to the ONF conference today to announce its big step on virtualization of the cable network.
Fueled by spending on 10 Gbps EPON and XGS-PON deployments, the PON equipment market is forecast to hit $7.3 billion by 2023, according to a report.
Some able operators haven't embraced distributed access architecture (DAA) into their networks, according to Cisco's John Davidson.
Verizon is leveraging new automation technology from Infinera as one of the first steps toward building out its Intelligent Edge Network.
Two of CableLabs' top NFV and SDN experts left the cable industry consortium last month.
The market was bullish in last year's fourth quarter for broadband access equipment revenue, according to a report, but CCAP spending declined.
This year could be the demarcation point for the cable industry's move into virtualization, according to Arris' Chris Busch.
Forces are aligning to make the edge burn red-hot across the telecommunications industry next year.