SDV, OpenCable & OCAP – Theory & Lessons


A couple of months ago I wrote about cable technology developments.

Jonathan Tombes of Communications Technology is doing a much more articulate job of reporting on how the industry is progressing towards a more modern virtual switched network.

Digital Video at Expo – SDV and OpenCable

“a strange thing” happened after activating the first node in July 2004, namely: “nothing.”

Thereafter, he notes, a few trucks rolled, but those subsided. “This says a lot about the technology. It was totally transparent to the average subscriber,” he writes.

Switched Digital Ripens – Reality, Cases and Vendors


OCAP Unleashed: Technology Challenges, Lessons Learned, Opportunities
On July 19, Alticast and Communications Technology are presenting a free webcast on OCAP. This webcast will focus on  lessons learned by cable operators, both here and abroad, and how OCAP applications are being developed and deployed. To register, click here.



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