Access and transport

Simplifying HFC migration to FTTx

It’s not uncommon for service providers to use multiple architectural approaches to evolve their access networks. But delivering 10G broadband (and beyond) means finding ways to increase subscriber bandwidth; reduce head-end congestion, network complexity and OpEx; and improve overall system reliability.

At CommScope, we’re committed to helping service providers get the most from their existing hybrid fiber coaxial (HFC), fiber deep access and transport plant infrastructure—working together to:

  • Increase the capacity of networks
  • Extend the bandwidth and life of existing coaxial cable in the last mile
  • Expand and build onto their last mile capabilities with fiber

Our Professional Services team is available to help design greenfield networks or upgrades to your existing network.  We work with all the leading design tools.  We adopt your standards for designs so that our work integrates smoothly into your operations.

Challenges and opportunities

Head-end evolution

Our fiber network solutions remedy crowded head-end spaces and reduce power consumption and OpEx.

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Embrace a fiber future

When expanding or reconfiguring your network, consider using fiber as your default. Deploying fiber in greenfield projects costs less than replacing coaxial with fiber later.

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Why CommScope?

we speak fiber

We speak fiber

As an authority and innovator in fiber optics, CommScope has the knowledge and advanced solutions to help any network dominate the fiber future.

award winning solutions

Award-winning solutions

Even though our ultimate goal is to design and create solutions that improve your network, we’re honored when our industry experts recognize the intelligence and creativity we put into our solutions.

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global innovator

Global innovator

With more than 10,000 patents across the world in more than a dozen industry categories, CommScope designs and creates solutions that help your network work at its best.

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Additional resources

  • HFC Transformation to FTTP: The Role of RFoG, PON, and Hybrid Solutions

    Description: How long will HFC last? What strategies can be deployed to help extend the life of HFC through this transition period? The authors provide insight into the network capacity requirements over the next 10-20 years and what must happen for a smooth transition. Topics include capacity planning, a DOCSIS 3.1 overview, Hybrid PON, scaling considerations, and more.