Mediacom Missouri Gigabit Deployment Will Use DOCSIS 3.0

Tier 2 cable company Mediacom plans to make gigabit service available throughout its serving area in Columbia, Missouri before the end of the year as a test of the offering, said JR Walden, senior vice president of technology for the company, during a panel session...Learn More

Infonetics: Broadband CPE Revenue Grows 6% in One Quarter

Tracking developments in digital subscriber line (DSL), cable, fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), and fixed Long-Term Evolution (LTE) customer premises equipment (CPE), the latest quarterly report from Infonetics Research reveals that the global broadband CPE market grew to $2.6 billion from July to October 2014, a sequential quarterly...Learn More

ABI: Broadband CPE Shipments to Grow 9% for 2014

Unit shipments of broadband customer premises equipment (CPE) will increase over 9 percent in 2014, rising to reach 151.9 million by the end of the year, according to a new market forecast from ABI Research. Global shipments of more advanced VDSL and DOCSIS 3.0 broadband-access...Learn More

IHS: Gateways, Faster Wi-Fi, Will Boost Broadband CPE Revenue

The worldwide market for broadband customer premises equipment (CPE) will grow at a faster rate in 2014 than it has since 2010, rising 20 percent year-over-year to reach nearly $11 billion, according to the latest market research from IHS Technology. Global broadband CPE market revenue...Learn More

Cox Targets Businesses with Wi-Fi

Cox Business Internet Gateway combines a DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem and a Wi-Fi-enabled 802.11ac router (enabling the fastest Wi-Fi speeds) into one device. This simplifies device management and delivers the fastest “in-office” Wi-Fi experience available today. The Cox Business Guest Wi-Fi uses a second gateway...Learn More

Atlantic Broadband Gigabit Service Launched

Another cable company has joined the gigabit network club. Atlantic Broadband said today that it has begun delivering gigabit service in parts of its Miami serving area. Atlantic Broadband’s gigabit offering initially is available to residents of Indian Creek Village, but the cableco said it...Learn More

TWC Maxx is Latest Answer to Rising Gigabit Momentum

It’s been well documented that Google’s initiative to introduce next generation broadband by building out Google Fiber networks in cities around the U.S. appears to be pushing big incumbent ISPs to accelerate their own “super-fast,” broadband upgrades. AT&T made a string of gigabit network announcements...Learn More

Ambitious Cox Gigabit Broadband Plans Revealed

Cox Communications today provided details about the plans for deploying gigabit broadband service that Cox CEO Pat Esser initially revealed in late April – and although Cox isn’t the first cable operator to announce gigabit broadband plans, it is inarguably the most ambitious. According to...Learn More

Cable Assets are Focus of TDS/ BendBroadband Deal

Telephone and Data Systems’ plan to acquire Oregon-based BendBroadband announced late yesterday was motivated by the desire to obtain BendBroadband’s cable assets and expertise, TDS said. “BendBroadband’s culture of innovation and its attractive market demographics make it a strategic addition to our cable, broadband and...Learn More

Power & Telephone Supply Co. and SMC Networks Inc. Announce Reseller Agreement

Memphis, TN – January 9, 2014 —  Power & Telephone Supply Co. (Power & Tel) and SMC Networks Inc. announce they have reached a non-exclusive reseller agent agreement for the US, Canada, Brazil, and Mexico.  This agreement covers SMC’s flagship Veloxite™ family of DOCSIS 3.0...Learn More

Cable Industry Preps Broadband Answer to Gigabit FTTH

While still a relatively minor competitive threat, the cable industry recognizes the implications of the growing gigabit FTTH movement, championed by the likes of Google. Google’s entrance of gigabit FTTH has nudged service providers like CenturyLink and AT&T to adopt similar plans and a host...Learn More

AT&T is Crushing Cable: Is Super Fast Broadband Really Necessary?

There has been much speculation regarding the demand for super fast broadband speeds, which for the sake of this post, I define as 30 Mbps and above. Many industry observers say broadband carriers must upgrade their networks and offer these and faster speeds to remain...Learn More