Distributed Access Architecture


Teleste: distributed access revolution leading cable ops to ‘postpone investments’

The cable industry’s migration to distributed access architecture is leading operators to postpone investments in the current generation of network technology, while ensuring interoperability between different parties’ systems is acting as a brake on the deployment of new technology, according to Teleste CEO Jukka Rinnevaara, whose company posted reduced net sales and operating income for […]

Arris chief Bruce McClelland out as CommScope posts reduced revenue

CommScope has eliminated ex-Arris chief executive Bruce McClelland’s COO role within the company and passed his responsibilities on to CommScope CEO Eddie Edwards and other members of its management team. The decision to let McClelland go comes only four months after CommScope acquired Arris for US$7.4 billion. In a short statement, CommScope said that it […]

Teleste: work still to be done to realise distributed access vision

Much work still has to be done to make cable operators ready to implement distributed access architectures (DAA), with attention turning to the complexity of interoperability of video and management systems, according Hanno Narjus, SVP of network products at broadband technology outfit Teleste. Speaking at a press event at ANGA COM in Germany, Narjus said […]

Nokia buys Gainspeed in cable market push

Nokia is acquiring Gainspeed, a US-based start-up that specialises in Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) solutions for the cable industry. Gainspeed’s Virtual Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) solution would “strategically diversify Nokia’s product portfolio for cable access customers” and expand Nokia’s footprint in this market, the company said in a statement. Upon closing of the deal, […]

Harmonic and WISI partner on cable access solutions

Video infrastructure firm Harmonic and TV and broadband technology firm WISI Communications are partnering to provide “next-generation cable access solutions.” The deal will see the firms develop products that let cable operators to keep pace with business and industry requirements like CCAP, DOCSIS 3.1 and Distributed Access Architecture with digital fibre transport. The pair said […]