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Gigabit Coax: Cable’s New Product Advantage

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Cable service providers are widely deploying gigabit internet service using existing coaxial connections — but many channel partners seem unaware of this advancement. Perhaps the jargon surrounding the enabling technology, DOCSIS 3.1, has obscured the true benefit of what it really provides: gigabit coax.

Takeaways for Your Business

In this report you’ll learn:

  • How gigabit coax provides an affordable option to fiber and Ethernet with quicker installation and the capability to support advanced business products.
  • How channel partners can communicate the benefits of gigabit coax to their business customers.
  • Why gigabit coax is attractive to a wide range of target customers, including retailers, professional firms, health care offices and any business relying on smart devices and cloud applications. 

About the Author

Craig Leddy is a veteran cable industry writer, speaker and market analyst, and a contributing analyst for Channel Partners, Light Reading & Heavy Reading, which are Informa properties. Leddy founded Interactive TV Works, a media consultancy, to promote understanding of advanced digital services. He is a former editor of Cablevision Magazine, senior analyst for The Myers Group and contributing editor for Multichannel News. He teaches the popular How Cable Works industry courses, including the CTAM Advance Executive Education series. He also founded and hosts the Interactive Case Competition, a leading case study contest for business students.


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Spectrum Partner ProgramSpectrum is an industry leader with operations in 41 states. Our dense nationwide hybrid fiber coaxial network reaches more than 175,000 lit buildings and covers 230,000 miles, with a commitment to invest over $1 billion back into our infrastructure over the next few years. Spectrum’s wholly-owned network is monitored 24/7/365 and provides a powerful foundation for mission-critical data, voice, video and cloud-based applications with SLA options up to to 99.99 percent reliability. Spectrum is committed to providing an exceptional customer experience.


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