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In fear of fiber, cable industry rushes out 10G full duplex

The Internet & Television Association, CableLabs and Cable Europe have come together to outline a 10 Gbps cable future beginning in 2020, taking a stab at 5G hopefuls in the process with a new “10G” trademark. Clearly the threat of fiber has the cable industry bodies running scared, triggering them to accelerate the rollout of Full Duplex DOCSIS and potentially running blindfolded straight into a ditch. First things first, despite being a luxury desired by many consumers, most homes today don’t require anything near 1 Gbps broadband speeds and the services available to buy today have seen slow uptake in the US, let alone 10 Gbps – so what we really have here is a typical headline-grabbing cable announcement. Secondly,…

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