Versa Technology is proud to announce that we will now be offering the VX-7900i, a DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS), to help Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Multiple-System Operators (MSOs) build small scale deployments ranging between 250-400 subscribers. These mini-CMTS are a cost-effective solution for cable operators seeking to offer cable connectivity
Cable companies have arrived at a tipping point— their customer base consists of a growing number of broadband subscribers and a declining amount of cable subscribers. Customers are cutting the cord on cable and relying on online streaming and OTT (over-the-top) content to watch their favorite videos.
Broadband providers have been relying
Cable broadcasting was not always as prevalent as it was now; the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) stymied the industry for several years to protect local television programming.
It was not until the 1984 Cable Act when the FCC deregulated the industry that cable became a burgeoning business. The cable industry was able to invest more than $15 billion in wiring infrastructure. According
Cable operators don’t just deliver cable television anymore. Moody’s market analysis reports that “High-speed data subscriber numbers will surpass video subscribers for Moody’s-rated cable companies in the next year”.
The report is not surprising. The internet has disrupted traditional television viewing habits.
Television consumers now have the convenience of consuming OTT (Over