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Cox Goes 1GHz

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Fierce IPTV reports that Cox is upgrading its network to 1 GHz across its entire customer base. As I’ve mentioned before, Motorola’s experience is that 1 GHz equipment (optical nodes, RF amplifiers, etc.) is very hot right now. Not that everyone needs the upgrade, but anyone with a network of 750 MHz or below (50-60% of cable operators in the US) is probably looking to go to 1 GHz for the extra bandwidth. And certainly no one is buying anything less than 1 GHz now for future deployments.

8 Responses

  1. […] Think Cox is making the right move by upgrading to 1 Ghz networks? […]

  2. […] SVP Jay Rolls talks about upgrades to 1 GHz, DOCSIS 3.0 and switched digital video deployments. On the 1 GHz front, Rolls acknowledges, “we’re well past the halfway point.” He also points out something […]

  3. […] for broadband data delivery. Third, the DCX product line includes 1GHz tuners, which support the upgrades some operators have made to 1Ghz networks, and the resulting bandwidth savings that come with […]

  4. […] is the fact that it’s maintained a mostly 750 MHz cable plant. At the other end of the spectrum, Cox upgraded to 1 GHz years ago and has thereby been able to hold onto its analog channels, a competitive strategy designed to lure […]

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