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I often get asked the question: “I’m having my HFC network upgraded for DOCSIS 3.1, what KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) should I put in my contract?” My first reply typically is: “Who pays the bill?” I do know it's the operator who will be paying the bill, but as always in technology, the right answer depends on many factors. In this blog I will clarify how some of the factors play an important role.
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ByteBlower exists 10 years! Well, actually even a little longer...
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DOCSIS 3.1 cable modems are expected to be backwards compatible. From the title of this post you will already expect this is not fully the case. Let’s go over some important topics to be aware of when using DOCSIS 3.1 cable modems on pre-DOCSIS 3.1 CMTSs!
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We need Wi-Fi everywhere! People are expecting whole-home coverage and if new features like fancy antennas or beamforming technology don't cut it, strategically placing additional Wi-Fi gear in a home should increase the coverage area. However, after setting it all up, these secondary access points, repeaters and other equipment should play nice and act as one big happy network that we can use throughout the home. To help realize this, the Wi-Fi standard provides the Wi-Fi seamless roaming functionality. Let's find out the do's and don'ts in this blogpost.
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In this blog post we will build a PacketCable™ 2.0 EDVA configuration file from scratch. Assembly instructions included!
This blog post shows how to use the Dashing framework to build custom web-based dashboards to monitor the progress of ByteBlower traffic tests. With real-time graphs and gauges you can keep an eye on what's happening during your tests, regardless if you're running them from one or more test scripts or ByteBlower GUI instances.
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