Network Training:

Cable Network Technologies

(Euro)DOCSIS Technology and Protocol Level 1
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Target audience : Everyone in the cable industry

Prerequisites: None specified

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1 or 2 : € 800 * 3 to 6 : € 720 * 7 and up : € 640 * * prices per person, excl. VAT

✓ All trainings are offered as virtual sessions or in-person, on-demand or public, at Excentis or on-site. Highly interactive and with ample Q&A time! Predefined or tailored to your needs. Default language in English, but we also offer trainings in Dutch, French and German.

Training Overview

HFC networks can provide multiple services over a single coaxial cable. This 1-day course provides a basic overview of the elements in an HFC (Hybrid Fiber Coax) network and the services a cable operator offers.

The target audience are professionals from the different departments like marketing, finance, operations, project management, … who require a basic understanding of cable networks without too much technical details. Or people starting in telecom without any background. By attending this course, they will have an insight of the technologies used in an HFC network. It will also give them an idea of the different interactions between different services.

  • Understand basic operation of an HFC network
  • Insights in the world of IP and its future
  • A view on where and how fiber optics are used in an operator network
  • Get an idea on how wireless communication works
  • Understand how internet services are provided over an HFC network
  • Understand how telephony services are provided over an HFC network
  • See how multimedia services can be provided 
  • Understand how television (analogue/digital) is delivered over an HFC network
  • Get a view on some more possible services

Course Overview


  • Operator’s network · Access network · Backbone · Services​


  • IP network · IPv4 · IPv6 · IP QoS · Multicast · DNS · OTT · Net neutrality​


  • Optical network · WDM/CWDM/DWDM · Fibre in HFC network and backbone · Sonet/SDH · Ethernet​


  • Spectrum · Wireless link · Antennas · Duplexing modes · Interference · LTE​


  • Goal · Components · EuroDOCSIS 1.0/1.1/2.0/3.0/3.1/4.0 (FDX) · ​DOCSIS vs. EuroDOCSIS​

Part 6: VOIP

  • POTS · VOIP · Interface with PSTN · Security · Lawful intercept​


  • Goals · Architecture · Components · Examples​


  • TV signal · Compression · Digital transport · Conditional Access · Middleware · Services · Switched broadcasting · TV over IP​


  • Wi-Fi community · Cloud · FMC · Power-line communication

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