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Harmonic Introduces Groundbreaking Gigabit Upstream Solution for Cable Operators

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced groundbreaking new technology that enables cable operators to provide compelling new two-way gigabit services. Harmonic’s unique upstream gigabit solution is full spectrum and compatible with already-deployed cable modems and set-top boxes (STBs). This new technology has been integrated into Harmonic’s CableOS® core software and its new Ripple+ network edge platform. The company also announced that Comcast is the first operator to conduct a field trial of this new technology.

“Upstream bandwidth demand continues to intensify, as more people work from home and participate in distance learning,” said Nimrod Ben-Natan, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cable Access Business at Harmonic. “Leveraging our latest CableOS cloud-native and distributed network edge platforms, the cable industry now has the tools to meet growing bandwidth demand and offer market-leading symmetric gigabit services today, without costly cable modem or

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Comcast tests tech that enables gigabit upload speeds over cable

Just a few years ago Comcast started rolling out 1Gbps cable service and now it’s widely available in many areas across the country, but it still can’t match fiber for upload speed. Many fiber services offer gigabit speeds for customers on uploads and downloads, while the Xfinity package is limited to 35Mbps upload, at a time when people are creating more content and producing more video streams from home than ever before.

a van parked on the side of a road: Truck with signage and logo for Comcast Xfinity internet and television service, in the Silicon Valley town of Santa Clara, California, August 17, 2017. (Photo via Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images).

Truck with signage and logo for Comcast Xfinity internet and television service, in the Silicon Valley town of Santa Clara, California, August 17, 2017. (Photo via Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images).

This week however, Comcast ran a test that enabled 1.25Gbps speeds up and down on their live network at a home in Jacksonville. There’s no word on when that kind of service will be available to more consumers, but they were able to pull it off with their Distributed

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Medium Voltage Cable Market : Rising Trends with Top Countries Data, Technology and Business Outlook 2020 to 2026

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Sep 29, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Medium Voltage Cable Market” is valued at 18260 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 18410 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 0.1% during 2021-2026, According to New Research Study. 360 Research Reports provides key analysis on the global market in a report, titled “Medium Voltage Cable Market by Types (XLPE Cables, MI Cable, EPR Cables), Applications (Overhead, Underground, Submarine, Other) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” Browse Market data Tables and Figures spread through 93 Pages and in-depth TOC on Medium Voltage Cable Market.

COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain and market disruption, and by its financial impact on firms and financial markets.

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This Ingenious Charging Cable Works with All Your Devices

Some people have tailored their lives to make sure they only need one charging cable for everything. But that’s an odd existence given the device pairings you’d have to use to make sure one cable would work. As frustrating as it is to have a half-dozen cables for all of your various devices, nobody is choosing their technology based solely on the charging connection. But you might choose your charging cable on that basis, especially when it’s the CharbyEdge Pro 6-in-1 Universal Cable.

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This is the one charging cable to rule them all and unite all of your devices with a single cord. With six connectors in one, you can charge any Apple, USB-C, or Android device with the same cable. That means you just have to wrap up one cable and put it in your bag when you’re commuting or traveling, and you won’t have to fight

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Cable Management Software Market Outlook From 2019 to 2027 With Impact of COVID-19, Technology, Top Companies, Demand Forecast, Revenue Analysis

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Sep 22, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
The Total Information And Communication Technology Goods (Including Computers, Peripheral Devices, Communication And Consumer Electronic Components Among Other It Goods) Exports Registered A Growth Rate Of 11.5% In 2017 As Against 10.5% In 2012.

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 The Emergence Of New Technological Innovations Including Recent Technologies Such As Ddi (Ai) And

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Mediacom Becomes First U.S. Cable Operator to Conduct Field Trial of New 10G Platform

Mediacom Communications today provided a firsthand look at the future of connected-living during a smart home event powered by the next generation of broadband technology.” data-reactid=”20″Mediacom Communications today provided a firsthand look at the future of connected-living during a smart home event powered by the next generation of broadband technology.

Mediacom 10G Smart Home represented the first U.S. field trial of the cable industry’s new 10G™ platform. The next great leap forward for broadband, 10G is a powerful, capital-efficient technology breakthrough that will ramp up from the 1

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Verizon, Dish and cable are winners in 5G U.S. airwaves sale

Verizon Communications and Dish Network were the top winners in a U.S. auction of airwaves that also saw cable providers take home rights to use the frequencies that are useful for fast 5G service, the Federal Communications Commission said.

The agency in an emailed statement released results of the auction that raised $4.6 billion in bidding that concluded Aug. 25.

Cable providers Charter Communications and Comcast were the third- and fourth-largest winners, ranked by spending, the FCC said.

Another FCC airwaves sale set to begin in December will offer even more 5G airwaves. The auctions are part of U.S. efforts to make way for the ultra-fast mobile internet service expected to underlie remote surgery, autonomous vehicles and other advanced applications.

Verizon placed $1.9 billion in winning bids, compared with Dish’s $913 million. The spending reflects a race to serve customers who relentlessly increase their use of mobile data for video

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Facebook and Google drop plans for underwater cable to Hong Kong after security warnings

The Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN), an ambitious underwater data cable project partly owned by Facebook and Google, won’t be connecting Los Angeles to Hong Kong after all. 

New plans for the 12,800 kilometre-long network presented to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) show that the PLCN will instead only operate between the US, Taiwan and the Philippines.

The nearly 13,000 kilometres of underwater cables have already been laid, but the project needed permission from the FCC before operations could kick off. In the new application filed by the companies managing PLCN, authorization was only requested to run the network between the US, Taiwan, and the Philippines. The file specifies that the applicants are not seeking authority for the Hong Kong path.

Initially announced in 2016, the PLCN project was intended to provide direct submarine cable connectivity between Hong Kong and Los Angeles. It is made of six fiber pairs,

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A Cable Snapped, and the Arecibo Observatory Went Dark. Here’s Why That Matters | Smart News

Since it was installed in 1963, the gargantuan Arecibo Observatory has played a key role in the study of the universe. Formally known as the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center, the radio telescope consists of a huge saucer-like construction, suspended by cables 500 feet above a 1,000-foot-wide dish, all overlooking a panoramic view of the Puerto Rican rainforest.

At 2:45 a.m. in the morning on August 10, one of those supporting cables snapped. The three-inch-wide cable flailed around wildly, damaging the telescope’s Gregorian dome and slashing a 100-foot-long gash through the dish below, reports Dennis Overbye for the New York Times.

Luckily, no one was hurt, reports Daniel Clery for Science magazine. However, the observatory will be shut down temporarily for repairs, scientists announced in a statement from the University of Central Florida (UCF), which manages the observatory for the National Science Foundation.

The cable damaged the reflector dish,
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