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Interop·Labs for DOCSIS® 4.0 Technology

July 20, 2021

On behalf of CableLabs, Kyrio will be hosting upcoming DOCSIS 4.0 interoperability events!  DOCSIS 4.0 technology is the next evolution of the HFC network, moving the industry towards the 10G vision and offering multigigabit symmetric services as well as low latencies over the network.   As vendors work to create the development of DOCSIS 4.0 products, CableLabs and Kyrio are busy preparing for the next phase of technology development: conducting interoperability events. CableLabs has established a rigorous process for technology […]

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Hourly Data Consumption of Popular Video Conferencing Applications

May 6, 2021

Building on our prior work, this investigation explores the hourly data consumption of popular video conferencing applications: Google Meet, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams and Zoom. As video conference applications have become an integral part of our daily lives, we wanted to not only better understand the bandwidth usage as previously explored, but also the total data […]

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Expanded Testing of Video Conferencing Bandwidth Usage Over 50/5 Mbps Broadband Service

February 19, 2021

As working from home and remote schooling remain the norm for most of us, we wanted to build on and extend our prior investigation of the bandwidth usage of popular video conferencing applications. In this post, we examine the use of video conferencing applications over a broadband service of 50 Mbps downstream and 5 Mbps […]

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Testing Bandwidth Usage of Popular Video Conferencing Applications

November 5, 2020

This year we have seen a shift toward working and learning from home and relying more on our broadband connection. Specifically, most of us use video conferencing for work, school and everyday communications. With that in mind, we looked at how much video conferencing a broadband connection can support. In the U.S., the Federal Communications […]

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On the Path to 10G: CableLabs Publishes DOCSIS® 4.0 Specification

March 26, 2020

Today we are pleased to announce the release of the DOCSIS 4.0 specification, which incorporates both full duplex and extended spectrum capabilities. A part of the suite of technologies that support the 10G platform, DOCSIS 4.0 technology achieves a downstream speed of up to 10 Gbps (doubling the maximum download speed available with the implemented DOCSIS 3.1 technology) […]

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Preparations for Full Duplex DOCSIS® Technology are Marching Along

March 7, 2019

Built on the successful completion of CableLabs’ DOCSIS 3.1 specification, Full Duplex (FDX) DOCSIS® technology (now a part of DOCSIS 4.0 technology) is a key component of the 10G platform that will significantly elevate the level of services available to consumers using existing cable broadband networks. With FDX DOCSIS technology (now a part of DOCSIS 4.0 technology), […]

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CableLabs Hosting a Free Full Duplex DOCSIS® Technology Seminar

March 13, 2018

CableLabs is hosting a free Full Duplex (FDX) DOCSIS® technology (now DOCSIS 4.0 technology) seminar , April 17–18, 2018 that will be attended by both cable operators and DOCSIS suppliers. The seminar will take place at a private events center to provide attendees with a comfortable and professional setting to learn all about Full Duplex […]

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Introduction to Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM): The Importance of Broadband

August 24, 2017

This is the introduction for our upcoming series on Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM). The advent of the Internet has had a profound impact on American life. Broadband is a foundation for economic growth, job creation, global competitiveness and a better way of life. The internet is enabling entire new industries and unlocking vast new possibilities […]

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