Though Remote PHY is a more mature technology, Remote MAC-PHY is more ambitious and might be preferable in the long term. MAC-PHY is currently available from several vendors, but the lack of a full spec makes interoperability an issue.
In a context where Network Virtualization is nearby, cable providers need to move functionality closer to the end user and give customers flexibility. Replacing dedicated hardware with virtual functions accomplishes all, while reducing hardware and energy costs.
Keystone, Colorado was host to the CableLabs Summer Conference 2017, where over 300 senior technologists from North America, Europe, South America, Asia and Australia representing over 30 cable companies met to discuss the future of cable technology. Here’s the best of the conference.
A complete guide for CableLabs Summer Conference 2017 attendees – including conference activities, where to eat, and what area attractions to check out.
Through an open and collaborative effort, CableLabs and Intraway developed a proof-of-concept and demonstration on virtualized customer premise equipment (vCPE) using open source software, featured at CableLabs Winter Conference 2016.