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Optical Networking for Cable Operators

Originally aired on November 29, 2018 and now available for on demand viewing!

A certificate of attendance will be offered.

Webcast Description:

Cable operators have plenty of reasons to drive fiber deeper into their networks, with support of DOCSIS 3.1, the evolution toward Distributed Access Architectures, and improved support of business services and mobile small cell deployments only a sampling. This webcast will highlight the optical technologies available to cable operators now as well as what might be on the horizon to meet emerging requirements.

In this session, you will learn:
  • The drivers for increased interest in fiber deep architectures
  • Technology options to meet these requirement
  • Strategies for fiber network installation and maintenance

Presented by:

Kevin Clayton, CFHP
Market Manager – Service Provider

Kevin Clayton is currently serving at AFL as Market Manager for Service Providers.  He holds a degree in Business and is a Certified Fiber to the Home Professional (CFHP) with nearly 20 years of broad experience in the telecommunications industry including manufacturing, sales, project/ product management and market/ business development.  He has collaborated in the design and development of infrastructure hardware successfully deployed in domestic and global wireline and wireless networks, with a strong focus on fiber optic technologies and products.

Jimmy Gagnon
Product Line Manager - BDM
Optical Business Unit, EXFO

Jimmy Gagnon has been working for EXFO in fiber optics and telecommunications for over 14 years holding different positions and gaining valuable field experience. Besides this direct experience in telecommunications, Jimmy worked for three years as a major account manager for a Quebec company in electronics, acquiring important skills in project management and customer relations. He now works as a Product Line Manager and Business Development Manager since 2015 for the Optical business unit. Jimmy has been supporting and developing optical test solutions for fiber characterization, specializing in FTTH/POL and CATV networks. Jimmy’s role is to identify market trends in Telco/MSO markets to provide and help network operators with efficient testing solutions. Jimmy holds a technical degree in Electronics from Limoilou College, Quebec City.


Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher 

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