CableLabs has a new plan to increase capacity in broadband access networks. Borrowing from technology used in long-haul optical transport, CableLabs is bringing techniques for improving optical efficiency to the part of the network that connects cable headends to fiber endpoints. More elaboration is covered by Light Reading.
Additional information is covered by Dr. Alberto Campos in his blog.
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