IP Cable zone

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    CableLabs cook up new DOCSIS 3.1

    CableLabs, the nonprofit research and development consortium for the cable industry, today announced the availability of its DOCSIS 3.1 PHY (physical layer) and MULPI (MAC and Upper Layer Protocol) specifications. DOCSIS 3.1 technology will enable a new generation of cable services and help operators continue to meet consumer demand for high speed connections and sophisticated...
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    Time Warner Cable to buy DukeNet

    It has been announced that Time Warner Cable and Duke Energy have entered into a formal agreement to buy fiber optic network provider DukeNet Communications for USD 600 million in cash, including the repayment of debt. The transaction, which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2014, is subject to various customary closing...
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    Mobile broadband ‘fastest-growing technology ever’

    Three times as many people around the world will have a mobile broadband subscription by the end of the year as have a fixed-line broadband subscription, according to the United Nations broadband commission. The International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) 2013 ‘State of Broadband’ report says that mobile broadband subscriptions are rising at 30% a year –...

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