ABOUT THE EVENT
Now entering its 12th year, The Future of Cable Business Services is the premier independent conference focusing on the cable industry's continuing efforts in the commercial services space. This popular one-day event delves into the latest technological, operational and strategic moves by cable operators to carve out a more of the booming $150 billion US commercial market. More specifically, the live event explores cable's growing efforts to expand into the enterprise market and new vertical sectors; examines the tech, operational, financial and competitive hurdles that could hamper further growth; and addresses how those hurdles can be overcome.
In a series of keynote presentations, discussion panels, fireside chats and tech workshops, FOCBS 2018 will tackle such hot topics as cable's pursuit of the enterprise market, the employee and customer mobility challenge, virtualizing commercial services and functions, leveraging DOCSIS 3.1 and fiber technologies, emerging services like SD-WAN, network security obstacles, new sales outlets, and wireless offerings for businesses.
- Enterprise market solutions and challenges
- Mobility challenges
- DOCSIS 3.1 & Full Duplex DOCSIS
- Fiber Deep and Fiber networks
- Virtualization and Distributed Access Architecture
- SD-WAN and other new Ethernet services
- Security services
- New sales outlets
- Industrial IoT
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading
2017 Event Statistics
"Great forum for cable operators."
Senior Product Manager
“This was a great and very informative event. I liked that it was packed into one day.”
Director, Product Marketing
North State Communications
“Nice, comprehensive discussion of key opportunities and challenges facing cable business service providers. Great questions for panelists, and I found the audience engaging.”
Director, Communications & Research
“I really enjoyed that you were able to have Matthew DelNero from the FCC. Third-party entities and other experts tangential in the industry added a nice touch.”
RVP, MSO Sales