Business disruption is sweeping change across the broadband industry. These disruptions are changing how we think about the future of our operations, how we engage with our customers, and how quickly we accept and adopt new ideas. The cause of [...]
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 looking for a help with the provisioning of your CPE, don't forget to [...]
As its name suggests, proactive network maintenance (PNM) allows cable operators to get ahead of the curve in being able to diagnose issues in the cable plant. When network impairments are concentrated in an area, it’s easier to locate the [...]
Proactive network maintenance (PNM) and DOCSIS pre-equalization are terms that cable operators will be hearing more and more. CableLabs-developed PNM technology gives operators a front row seat to using DOCSIS pre-equalization as one of the [...]
DOCSIS pre-equalization is a subject that every cable provider should know more about. With a simple line of code on the CMTS, you can achieve an immediate and significant improvement in your upstream signal levels.
A veteran of technical support and customer service, Jason Young has been with ZCorum since 1999 and serves as Vice President of Support Services. In that role he manages ZCorum’s call centers, including a staff that supports data, voice and [...]
Nearly sixty-five percent of very rural residents who live outside of metropolitan areas, only have basic wired internet service and no access to the faster broadband that's needed in today's fast paced internet world. Overall, the country is [...]
Keeping up with customer bandwidth demands is a big challenge for service providers today. Throwing bandwidth at the problem is not the solution. Instead, bandwidth management policies that moderate peak-time usage and tie revenue to bandwidth [...]