Cable TV Operators Struggle to Increase the Amount of IP Video they Can Provide to Subscribers, Says MRG10 Apr 2013 • by Natalie Aster
In the increasingly competitive global pay-TV industry, cable TV operators are searching for ways to increase the amount of IP video they can provide to their subscribers. One way to accomplish this goal is to upgrade existing equipment in the cable headend with Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP)-capable products.
According to the report “CCAP: A Big Step along the Path to IP Video” by MRG Multimedia Research Group (MRG), CCAP products are designed to integrate the functions of the Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) and the Edge QAM device. In addition to increasing a cable TV system’s capacity to support DOCSIS-based IP video, CCAP effectively combines the two components into a single architecture with increased QAM density and overall capacity.
CCAP: A Big Step along the Path to IP Video
Published: March, 2013
Price: US$ 3,900.00
This research report examines the development and deployment of CCAP products. It discusses the background behind the development of CCAP, the projected value of deploying CCAP-capable equipment, and provides a timeline for expected CCAP deployments in North America and around the world. It also profiles CCAP vendors and discusses their product development and deployment strategies. In addition, the report provides a worldwide CCAP equipment revenue forecast through the year 2017.
More information can be found in the report “CCAP: A Big Step along the Path to IP Video” by MRG Multimedia Research Group.
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