Cable & Telecom

Cogeco tests LTE wireless with DOCSIS backhaul

PETERBOROUGH and MONTREAL — Suppliers Lindsay Broadband and Belgium-based Accelleran announced today Cogeco Communications is testing their one-box small cell solution for LTE deployments in hybrid fibre coax (HFC) networks with DOCSIS backhaul, as part of a multivendor field trial on Cogeco’s network in Quebec. Lindsay and Accelleran have partnered to deliver a one-box solution (the LBSCS-A1-EA, pictured) comprising an LTE small cell operating in the 3.5 GHz band, an industrial-hardened DOCSIS 3.1 modem, and a surge-protected power supply system (40-90 VAC cable plant input is converted to DC and Power over Ethernet). This solution is generally intended for deployments...

Our industry and COVID-19

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