Light Reading and Heavy Reading have teamed up with SCTE/ISBE, Incognito Software, and four other major industry vendors, to survey cable operators about their fiber buildout plans and strategies. This report presents the results of that second annual survey, examines where cable is seeking to go with fiber as the industry pursues its 10G quest, and delves into what it all means.
Incognito's section of the report looks at the challenges of operating and provisioning new fiber services and the methods that operators are using or exploring to overcome those challenges. It also outlines what cablecos will require as they continue to adapt to the new fiber era.
Some of the key findings include: