While the telcos have made a lot more noise about SDN and NFV, the cable industry is quietly making strides on virtualization as well, focusing mainly on incorporating open standards and developing virtualized customer premise equipment (CPE). Like their telco counterparts, however, cable technologists face complications turning their SDN and NFV dreams into reality. That much became apparent during a panel discussion at Light Reading’s Cable Next-Gen technologies & Strategies conference in Denver last week, as cable engineers delved into the challenges they face in implementing the two next-gen technologies in their existing networks. Read more on Light Reading.
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