Broadband Journal

The Society publishes its Broadband Journal four times per year. It has now become a leading authoritative Journal in global cable and broadband markets and offers truly global and independent coverage.

Incorporating interviews with leading international industry, government figures, academic and association figures, Broadband Journal offers a strategic insight into the latest news, company and product developments, technological and technical advances, innovations and new business opportunities. Key issues are debated and regular, independent analysis into market prospects and barriers can be found in each issue. The Journal typically contains four to six White Papers, industry and Society news, articles on the fundamentals of broadband technology and exhibition/conference reports.

7000 plus copies of each issue of Broadband Journal will be distributed at key exhibitions worldwide in 2020, including FTTH Conference, DVB World, Cable Europe, NAB, ANGA COM, IBC, Liberty Global Technology Forum, Cable Tec Expo and, of course, SCTE’s own events worldwide.

Selected Broadband Journal Editorial

Items from Broadband Journal February 2021
Items for Broadband Journal November 2020
Items for Broadband Journal August 2020
  1.   pdf 5G in Focus (340 KB) . According to a new report, it is security (not COVID-19), that challenges the commercial deployment of 5G. Five key solutions are presented to ensure that migration to 5G is smooth and, more importantly, secure.
  2.   pdf 5G Paves the Way (590 KB) The industry is coming together to smooth out any bumps in the 5G road...
  3.   pdf News from the SCTE’s Benelux Group (783 KB) News from the SCTE’s Benelux Group.
  4.   pdf SCTE Training Bursary (636 KB) Ian Wheelock, recipient of the SCTE’s first training bursary, chronicles his experiences on The Cable Center’s IA Intrapreneurship Academy programme.
  5.   pdf Don’t Miss ANGA COM in 2021 (1.92 MB) The ANGA COM exhibition and conference will now take place from 8-10 June 2021 in Cologne, Germany
  6.   pdf Broadband Training from the SCTE (1.85 MB) There has never been a better time to refesh, update and add to your skills. Chris Swires, director of the SCTE’s Broadband Training division, underlines the importance of training for broadband engineers and operators.
  7.   pdf India in Focus (1.56 MB) Rahul Nehra chronicles India’s digital growth story during the COVID-19 pandemic and announces new initiatives for SCTE India.
  8.   pdf Safety in Focus, New Tools, Process and Technologies during the Pandemic (655 KB) COVID-19 impacted all aspects of a service provider’s business, but using new processes, tools and technologies to keep customers and technicians safe during the pandemic became the dominant #1 focus, replacing the relentless drive to reduce costs.
  9.   pdf Power over Ethernet – The Story So Far (2.43 MB) Power over Ethernet – The Story So Far

Intro Text: HellermanTyton chronicles the development of Power over Ethernet and makes best practice recommendations.

Items from Broadband Journal May 2020
Items from Broadband Journal February 2020
Items from Broadband Journal August 2019
Items from Broadband Journal May 2019
Items from Broadband Journal December 2018
Items from Broadband Journal August 2018
  • pdf p38 Skills Success (600 KB)  - Why not expand your horizons with SCTE training? We outline a selection of the Society’s latest international training initiatives.
  • pdf p34 Network Challenge (480 KB)  - Ulrich Kiebler, CEO of SCTE corporate member DCT DELTA GmbH, unveils his formula for success in a networked world to Broadband Journal.
  • pdf p28 Power Principle (752 KB)  - Broadband Journal spent the day with Murata Power Solutions (Celab) who demonstrated how power can be optimised in high-speed broadband networks.
  • pdf p24 Why Android TV (596 KB)  - The Pay TV industry has felt under increasing pressure over recent years, challenged with rising competition for viewers from non-traditional players.Whilst linear TV has not lost its relevance and even remains the primary source of video content for the majority of viewers, the growing appeal of OTT means it needs to re-invent itself to retain that strong position in the future. Thanks to Android TV, Pay TV is now fighting back in style.
  • pdf p76 Eye On ANGA (1.00 MB)  - ANGA COM 2018 boosted visitor numbers by 12 per cent to 21,700 and featured more than 500 exhibitors from 37 countries. Some of SCTE’s bursary winners give their views on this year's conference and exhibition.
  • pdf p66 Fibre to Business (780 KB)  - Commercial subscribers represent a significant opportunity for CATV operators to grow their revenues quickly, with immediate returns on investment. A large percentage of the commercial market revenue resides with customers who are looking for more bandwidth scalability and flexibility. With today’s fibre to the business solutions, MSOs are well positioned to deliver fibre services to these customers by leveraging their existing assets.
  • pdf p60 Remote PHY (624 KB)  - The burning plant maintenance question is not if testing is still needed as distributed access architectures are rolled out, but how will that testing take place. The same changes that will allow Gigabit services to millions of subscribers across hybrid fibre coaxial networks will necessitate changes in processes and the tools used to keep plants running at maximum efficiency.
  • pdf p54 FiveThings (793 KB)  - FWA can be delivered to homes, apartments and businesses in a fraction of the time and cost of traditional cable/fibre installations. Here, we examine five key points to consider when designing FWA systems.

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