2015 SCTE EXPO Recap: An Increase-of-Things

New Orleans played host to the 2015 SCTE EXPO – an annual cable telecommunications conference promoting technical knowledge in the industry. We stopped by to learn and engage with other peers in the industry. New Orleans is famous for many dishes like gumbo and jambalaya. For convenience sake you can usually order a sampler. So … Continue reading “2015 SCTE EXPO Recap: An Increase-of-Things”

IoT Has a New Friend — 802.11ah

Throughout the last year, enabling the Internet of Things (IoT) is a topic that has risen to the forefront for many communication service providers. Even people outside of the broadband industry understand the importance of connected devices, because the reliance on IoT is growing every day. We now have Internet-enabled light bulbs, dead bolts, smoke … Continue reading “IoT Has a New Friend — 802.11ah”

Professional Services: Committed to Your Success

Key industry trends — like SDN, NFV, vCPEs, CCAP, TR-069, bandwidth congestion management, and converged service orchestration — are set to change the way communication service providers maintain operations throughout the world. With such constant change, keeping up-to-date and understanding all the latest innovations is starting to become a full-time job. And let’s be honest … Continue reading “Professional Services: Committed to Your Success”

INTX 2015: It’s All About the Business Model

Are you like me, fed up with paying for more than 500 channels of TV but only watching a couple of them? And that’s only if I can actually find a couple of hours to sit down in front of a TV during a busy work week. Well, maybe there’s help on the way.

Riding the Waves of the Future

Yes, that was the theme of this year’s Caribbean Cable and Telecommunications Association (CCTA) conference. This annual event was held in sunny Montego Bay, Jamaica, over the first week of February. The warmth of the people and the optimistic attitude is contagious, and the intimate ‘up close and personal’ style has always been the hallmark … Continue reading “Riding the Waves of the Future”

NCTC Winter Educational Conference 2015 – Thoughts and Impressions

I’m back from San Antonio, TX, where there was no winter storm warning and ample amounts to do if you wander away from the NCTC Winter Educational Conference (WEC) 2015. If you ever find yourself in San Antonio, I would highly suggest heading to the River Walk to get a great taste of the local … Continue reading “NCTC Winter Educational Conference 2015 – Thoughts and Impressions”

Delivering “The Connected Home”

Remote security and home monitoring systems have seen enormous growth over the last year. In 2013, sales of wireless embedded smart home monitoring devices, including motion sensors, smart thermostats, and smart plugs, grew to 17.23 million — nearly doubling 2012 shipments. Based on these trends, ABI research estimates that more than half a billion wireless … Continue reading “Delivering “The Connected Home””