Cable & Telecom

Cisco launches ‘Infinite Broadband’

COLOGNE, GERMANY – Cisco unveiled its ‘Infinite Broadband’ Remote PHY solution (RPHY) for Cable Access networks Tuesday at ANGA COM, billed as the answer to cable operator's demands for broadband improvements that support new applications like OTT streaming video and 5G mobile backhaul.Cisco said that RPHY combines the CableLabs standards Remote PHY with DOCSIS 3.1 to expand capacity of the cable HFC plants.  It builds on the Cisco cBR-8 converged broadband router and GS7000 node platforms, allowing for a reduction of power, cooling and hub site sizing, providing significant total cost of ownership benefits.RPHY, which has been shipping since April 2017 with deployments at...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.