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DMCA Deadline Affects Copyright Infringement Liability for ISPs

By | December 29th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Industry Perspectives|

There is an upcoming deadline regarding the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that many ISPs are just now becoming aware of.  I have recently been forwarded notices sent to ISPs from associations letting them know [...]

Set-Top Box Survey Shows Need for Video Diagnostics Monitoring

By | August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

As you may know, ZCorum provides web-based applications that gather diagnostics information from CMTS, Cable Modems and EMTAs to help cable operators support their data and voice services. In speaking with customers and prospects we [...]

Year End Review – 2015 Broadband Predictions

By | December 15th, 2015|Categories: Ask an Expert, Blog, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

2015 Broadband Predictions: The Year in Review As with everything, technology is hard to predict. No matter how many strategic moves are made by big players, it’s only when time passes that we can gauge [...]

Revenue Opportunities with Commercial Voice

By | November 13th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Hot Topics, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

With a slight decline in revenue streams for cable operators, being able to focus on lucrative opportunities with commercial customers is likely at the top of the operators' to-do lists. For those who offer voice [...]

NFV: How MSO’s Can Benefit from Network Function Virtualization

By | November 4th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Hot Topics, Technology|Tags: , |

Network Function Virtualization or NFV Explained Network functions have traditionally been delivered using proprietary hardware, where hardware was built for the delivery of that service/function. This purpose-built hardware is designed to meet the performance and [...]

Why Should I Move From PPPoA or PPPoE to DHCP?

By | September 20th, 2015|Categories: Ask an Expert|Tags: , , , , , , |

Migrating to DHCP In this edition of Ask a Broadband Expert we provide insight into why a telco or DSL operator should migrate to DHCP from PPPoE or PPPoA.  And, if you are a broadband operator [...]

Getting to Know DOCSIS Codeword Errors

By | September 15th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Technology, TruVizion|Tags: , , , , |

When it's time for cable operators to dig deep into their networks to find out what's causing impairments, DOCSIS codeword errors can be a key indicator of where to begin when trying to resolve those issues. [...]

Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6: Conservation and Migration Strategies Webinar

By | September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Hot Topics, Technology|Tags: , , , |

The question for IPv6 is not “if” but “when” In late July the CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), the numbering authority that hands out Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, announced that it may [...]

DOCSIS 3.1 Series: PNM – A 3-Step Plan for Success Part Three

By | July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

First - Fast - Forever Click to view the case study The days of using the "break/fix" method of troubleshooting cable plant issues are quickly fading, and cable operators have DOCSIS Proactive Network [...]