Reality Check: Competitive advantages of HFC networks for wireless convergence – RCR Wireless News

As wireless networks continue to expand, the telecommunications industry has been discussing wireless/wireline convergence. Cable operators, however, have been using converged networks for years. MSOs have been converging their hybrid fiber coax fixed wireline service with Wi-Fi wireless services by deploying tens of thousands of hot spots. In addition, MSOs have enacted mobile virtual network operator licenses and are actively bidding on wireless spectrum. They are also leasing their networks for small cell backhaul to telecom operators. In the MSO world, wireless/wireline convergence has a very broad meaning and HFC networks are uniquely suited to such convergence.

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Categories: Fiber, SCN, Wireless

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