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 problems [...]
Proactive network maintenance (PNM) and DOCSIS pre-equalization are important tools to mitigate upstream impairments. When a CMTS has pre-equalization enabled, it can look at the quality of the signals being received from all of the cable modems [...]
Help I’m Under Attack! Unfortunately that plea is becoming more and more common these days. Here’s why, and some ways that the ISP community can help. All networks receive packets from other networks. Normally a packet will contain the IP address [...]
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 video [...]
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 used [...]