Ethernet has become the most popular interface to attach end-users to the range of Ethernet and IP network services. Ethernet is simple, lower cost and familiar and, therefore, easy for end users to own and operate Click here!. A single Ethernet jack can support multiple connections and a wide range of access bandwidths. This enables end-users to grow connectivity and bandwidth easily over time.
In late June 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for a next-generation technology that could revolutionalize the TV industry. In a landmark decision, the nation's highest court dismissed legal challenges to the Remote Storage Digital Video Recorder (RS-DVR), enabling broadband providers to put all the time-shifting capabilities of a traditional digital video recorder (DVR) into a network-based environment.
The transition to digital TV and high-definition TV has made consumers much more aware of the quality of their video and any interruptions to its delivery. The current economic downturn has the potential to drive demand higher for in-home entertainment, including increased use of video-on-demand (VOD) services. With consumers spending more time looking at their TV screen, this could be good news for cable multiple service operators (MSOs)—as long as they can deliver the quality of service that consumers expect.
The connectors listed are the manufacturer’s recommendations based on various parameters such as pull strength, aesthetics, ease of assembly, cable trim specifications, etc.
Cellular or mobile backhaul is an ongoing opportunity.
A CED wallchart comparing different fiber topologies from top vendors.
CED's annual frequency allocations wallchart, with help from the Federal Communications Commission.
Canoe Ventures and CableLabs have linked their respective Innovation Lab and AdLab.
For years, telcos have been the dominant force in providing business services to SMBs and large enterprises.
There are multiple advantages associated with passive optical networks.
The demand for Universal Edge QAMs will continue to ramp up over the coming years.
This wallchart features SDV architectures from Arris, BigBand, Cisco, Harmonic and Motorola.