Full Duplex Could Be Just Around the Corner

Cable has its obvious advantages, but one of its longstanding disadvantages has been the imbalance between downstream and upstream speeds. Even with the upcoming DOCSIS 3.1 standard, the downstream speed is expected to reach 10 Gbps, while the upstream speed lags at a...

DOCSIS 3.1 Momentum Beginning to Build

DOCSIS 3.1 is still small potatoes, but there are indications that the technology is starting to gain traction in the second half of 2016. Comcast recently announced that it is launching gigabit services over DOCSIS 3.1 in Chicago; this follows similar introductions...

G.fast and DOCSIS 3.1 on the March

With deployments multiplying in regions like North America, China, and Europe, a new study finds that DOCSIS 3.1 and G.fast are poised to carry the cable and DSL CPE market segments forward. “We expect both DOCSIS 3.1 and G.fast to help add momentum to the cable...

Comcast Says 60% of New Customers Go Full Wi-Fi

Comcast CTO Tony Werner, speaking at an INTX panel earlier this month, said that 60% of his company’s new customers use Wi-Fi exclusively to access content and services. This continues a trend of cable operators using Wi-Fi to bolster their service offerings. In fact,...