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October 6 and October 8, 2020
Digital Symposium

Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Digital Symposium Series

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A two-part Digital Symposium on Cable Business Services, Virtualization, & 5G!

Light Reading is hosting a two-part digital symposium covering the hottest topics in cable -- virtualization 5G, and cable business services.

In this special digital symposium on Oct. 6 and Oct. 8, leading MSO, SCTE|ISBE and vendor technologists will discuss the opportunities and challenges that virtualization and 5G present for the cable industry, as well as how the cable industry can leverage and profit from new technologies. 

The symposium is led by Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick, who directs Light Reading’s coverage of the cable, video, and broadband technology markets.

All sessions are free to attend for all registrants

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Virtualizing the Cable Architecture Breakfast Workshop

October 8, 2020

Despite getting off to a slower start than their telco counterparts, cable technologists are now fervently pursuing a software-based strategy, seeking to shift critical network functions and services from customized hardware to the cloud. In this special SCTE|ISBE Cable-Tec Expo breakfast workshop, leading cable technologists will discuss the industry's virtualization trials, pilot programs and early rollouts; the business use cases they are testing; the initial results they are seeing; and the lessons they are learning in the field.

Cable's Next Mobile Moves - 5G, CBRS and C-Band

October 8, 2020

Now that the large telcos have rolled out fifth-generation wireless services across the continent, the big question is how can cable operators take advantage of 5G technology and fresh Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) and C-band spectrum to play in the mobile space? This breakfast workshop will explore the possibilities that 5G and the new CBRS and C-band spectrum offer for cable. Top cable and wireless technologists will examine the opportunities and challenges presented by the new mobile environment, evaluate MSO trials and pilot offerings and discuss where the industry is heading.