In the cable industry today we have seen an incredibly fast uptake of WiFi among the worldwide subscriber base — a trend that shows no signs of losing momentum. Recent data shows the WiFi market is expected to grow from USD 14.8 billion in 2015 to USD 33.6 billion by 2020. Consumers all across the […]
Last summer, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) imposed new rules on carriers that intend to turn off copper networks and replace them with fiber, but said that carriers should feel free to make the switch as long as they keep providing the same service to customers.
For many in the Cable industry, the Software Defined Network (SDN) continues to evade a precise definition, only to be further complicated when understanding its relationship to Network Function Virtualization (NFV). In this series of blog posts on SDN and NFV, we will explore both of these key topics in terms of their relationship to […]
We are a long way from the days where the only connected device in the home was the family-shared PC. Today, each household member can have a smartphone, a tablet, and a laptop connected to the Internet. Chances are it won’t peak there, as connected wearables and IoT devices gain traction.
Any industry veteran will tell you just how demanding and stressful a software migration can be. Integrating new business and operational support systems (B/OSS) to accurately process, transmit, store, and optimize services with your existing database can result in unexpected errors that cause major pain points for employees and customers alike. What if you could […]
Greetings and Happy New Year. Back from my brief holiday break and ready to work, it’s time once again for me to look through my industry periscope in search of what’s on the horizon in 2016. Here are my predictions for the year ahead:
When it comes to IPv6, is your network up to scratch? Or do you still have some basic preparation to do? The race towards IPv6 is a marathon, not a sprint. It’s going to take careful preparation, incremental changes, and hard work before you see results — but in the end, when you reach the […]