Using AI to Automate HFC Upstream
Noise Localization

By: Dr. Foad Towfiq

Since the inception of Data Over Cable, DOCSIS network operators have faced the difficult task of locating upstream noise in the network. This difficulty is mainly due to the branch-tree architecture of the coaxial part of the HFC network, which allows all noise originated from any points to accumulate in the upstream direction and affect all the subscribers’ cable modems on that upstream channel.  Beyond the fact that a single noise problem affects many customers, it is extremely difficult to pinpoint where the noise problem is…

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The Constantly Evolving Wireline Network

By: Chris Bastian, Curtis Knittle

Cable access networks are rapidly evolving to support present and future connectivity needs. As recently as the 1990s, a cable network provided only video entertainment to customers. Today, the cable network provides fundamental connectivity to support a plethora of services including working from home, remote learning, telehealth services and, yes, is still the primary conveyance for video entertainment. The pandemic has only heightened the need to evolve fast, reliable, and secure connectivity to stay well ahead of the demand from these various classes of service…

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SCTE Cable-Tec 2022 Session Spotlights

By: Pipeline Magazine

Special sessions are spotlighted each day of the event so that you are aware of all the great presentations that are available for you to attend at SCTE Cable Tec 2022. Check below and back each day of the show for updated, special session spotlights from the previous day, current day, and next day! Session Spotlight:The Future is Now - Delivering Next-Generation Speed and Reliability Over a Brilliant Network Room: 114 (Nutter Theater)Time: Wednesday, September 21, 2022: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Speaker: Elad NafshiExecutive Vice President and Chief Network Officer, Comcast Description: Brilliant networks delivering next-generation connected experiences aren’t part of some distant future: they’re here today, delivering fast, reliable, and secure connected experiences to people across the globe…

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SCTE Cable-Tec 2022 Top News Headlines

By: Pipeline Magazine

The top news headlines from SCTE Cable-Tec 2022 are summarized below. Click on the headlines to read the full story! To have your news featured in the Virtual Press Office email your news to and copy Lindsay Broadband Expands HFC Network End users are demanding more video and data, which require more bandwidth. Broadband service providers need innovative ways to leverage the spectrum their wired/wireless networks can support. Lindsay Broadband’s solutions will enable operators to get more bandwidth per user…

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