Cable & Telecom

Cartt.ca blogs SCTE ET #3: Thursday’s highlights

THE PRINCIPAL THEMES FOR TODAY were around the migration to an all digital IP distribution (IPTV like) and enabling the convergence of wireless with fixed service delivery. Morning sessions moderated by Ken Wright CTO C-COR presented different approaches for reclaiming the cable systems distribution bandwidth and preparing it for a more unicast (enabling the distribution of a unique service to a single customer on the customer's request) configuration. The various speakers went through alternate scenarios the cable system operators might take to evolve the current HFC analog and MPEG2 QAM digital service distribution architecture to a fully IP centric architecture...