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Cable tech Expo 2017

October 17, 2017 - October 20, 2017

SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® 2017 is the industry’s premier show. Nothing else comes close. If you only attend one professional conference all year, this is the one.

For more than 30 years, Cable-Tec Expo® has combined thought leadership, engineering innovation and deal-making to create the industry’s most energizing event. And this year, it will be bigger than ever.

  • 10,000+ Professionals—Share technical knowledge and build quality relationships.
  • 400+ Companies—See first-hand demonstrations of state-of-the-art technology solutions.
  • 100+ Hours of Learning— Partner activities, educational sessions, speaking and networking opportunities, interactive events, and more!
  • 60+ Countries—Interact with colleagues from around the globe and attend international focus offerings.
  • 93% Rating—More than 9 out of 10 past attendees would recommend Cable-Tec Expo®.
  • 76% Key Influencers—More than three quarters of attendees are decision makers and influential cable and telecom industry leaders.


Key Tracks

Business Services
Track covering business grade SLA services over DOCSIS®, automated service activation systems/tools for metro Ethernet and managed security services. Discussions will include strategies for increasing Ethernet industry share and creating a national footprint to offer enterprise-wide services.
Cloud Virtualization
Learn about software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), how practical use of cloud services (VNFs and NFVs) is improving service deployment cadence/cost-effectiveness, and the operational challenges in managing virtualized services.
Customer Journey
An examination on the importance of having customer-facing proactive network monitoring and alerting, and empowering customers to order anything, anywhere, anytime. Topics will include moving an organization to a DevOps model for quicker services delivery, the effectiveness of NPS vs. eNPS in measuring satisfaction, sales-to-churn life cycle optimization/simplification and leveraging business intelligence (BI) to optimize operation.
Evolved Network – Wireline and Wireless
Track focusing on DOCSIS® 3.1 deployments, key challenges of GPON vs. EPON and solutions for improving latency, including DOCSIS®, xPON, Wi-Fi, 60GHz, LTE and potential 5G technologies. Discussions will include the benefits/challenges of distributed architectures, efficiencies in technologies for new build networks, QAM to IP video transition, fixed-mobile convergence and risk/reward of wireless resale vs. owned wireless infrastructure.
Future Services and Technologies
Focused discussion on Full Duplex DOCSIS® 3.1, and using next gen Wi-Fi (802.11ac/ax and ad) for whole-home multi-media coverage and optimal support for services such as HD video distribution and VoIP. Beyond the importance of leveraging existing coax and fiber infrastructure to accelerate into 5G wireless, participants will learn about next-gen video codecs, the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT), smart home and IoT business models, and IoT verticals–including telemedicine, remote learning and manufacturing.
Security and Authentication
An in-depth look at network security as a service (NSaaS) security and authentication, legacy infrastructures, next-gen distributed denial-of-service (DDoS), digital rights management, Internet of Things (IoT) security and threat intelligence, management and predictive analytics.


October 17, 2017
October 20, 2017
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SCTE – The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers


Colorado Convention Center Denver
700 14th Street, Denver
Denver,CO80202United States
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