Mediacom CTO Walden: 'We're done' with DOCSIS 3.1 deployment

Mediacom CTO Walden: 'We're done' with DOCSIS 3.1 deployment 800 452 C-Suite Network
Both Mediacom and Midco have relied on Cisco’s CBR8 CMTS for their respective DOCSIS 3.1 deployments.

DENVER—Mediacom has completed its stated mission of deploying DOCSIS 3.1 network services across its 22-state footprint, the company’s Chief Technology Officer JR Walden said today.

“We did the last one Friday,” Walden said, speaking on a SCTE Cable-Tec Expo breakfast panel produced by Broadband Technology Report. The event included technology executives from Midco, CableLabs and the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers. “We wanted to put a stake in the ground as fast as we could.

“We began launching markets in 2017,” he continued. “We staggered the launches to get our names in the paper a little more. It worked. But for all intent and purposes, we’re done.”

Walden said Mediacom began the transition…