DOCSIS 3.1 - A New Generation of Cable Technology
DOCSIS 3.1 technology will enable a new generation of cable services and help operators continue to meet consumer demand for high-speed connections and sophisticated applications, positioning them to be the providers of choice in their markets.
In late October, CableLabs announced the availability of the DOCSIS 3.1 PHY (physical layer) and MULPI (MAC and Upper Layer Protocol) specifications. The specifications represent the combined work of a large consortium of cable industry stakeholders.
Summer Conference 2014 was a great event for our members and vendor partners. A participant’s re-cap of the event:
According to a new study from Moody’s, cable operators will start serving more broadband customers than video customers as early as 2015. Moody’s estimates that subscribers to cable broadband and video services pulled even at about 50 million apiece at the beginning of 2014. For more on the study and an analysis, check out this FierceCable story.