Gigabit Internet Over Coax? DOCSIS 3.1 Revs Up the Cable Connection

By making gigabit internet speeds available over cable, DOCSIS 3.1 will provide both market opportunities to channel partners and technical benefits to their clients.

June 20, 2017

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Gigabit Internet Over Coax? DOCSIS 3.1 Revs up the Cable Connection

The advent of DOCSIS 3.1 is making gigabit internet speeds available over cable as well as fiber. And as the technology prepares to enter the business arena, channel partners should be learning what it can do and how their cable partners plan to use it. This Report examines how DOCSIS 3.1 will help businesses better prepare for richer cloud solutions, more video applications, virtualization and the IoT, as well as help channel partners move up-market.

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Get insights into new business benefits for cable customers.

  • Discover the key technical benefits of DOCSIS 3.1.

  • Find out cable providers’ plans for the deployment of DOCSIS 3.1.

About the Author

Craig Leddy is a veteran cable industry writer, speaker and market analyst, and a contributing analyst for Heavy Reading, an Informa property. Leddy founded Interactive TV Works, a media consultancy, to promote understanding of advanced digital services. He is a former editor of Cablevision Magazine, senior analyst for The Myers Group and contributing editor for Multichannel News. He teaches the popular How Cable Works industry courses that include CTAM’s How Cable Goes to Market. He also founded and hosts the Interactive Launch Competition, a leading case study contest for business students.

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