Broadband network cabling and connectivity

Improving broadband cabling infrastructure for what’s to come

With the rapid development of 5G networks, access network operators will need to prepare for the added stress that comes with the new bandwidth-hungry applications.. The strong demands for higher broadband speeds and increased capacity, both on wireline and wireless networks, are expected to grow exponentially with each passing year.

To address these challenges, service providers will need to embrace the virtualization (NFV, SDN) of the central office/headend and the convergence of wireline and wireless networks.

Along with the traditional active components, passive components of the access network also play a critical role in any network evolution. Passive optical solutions allows an existing network to reach it’s full potential with minimal investment and time. CommScope has solutions which can help implement any network strategy with the appropriate combination of technologies, topologies and services.

Challenges and opportunities

Central office and headend

Trends like virtualized and converged central office/cable headend (CO/HE) allow networks to do more with less.

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Fiber indexing

Increase the speed of deployment while reducing your overall costs for fiber to the home (FTTH).

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FTTH Hardened Connectivity Solution

The ultimate flexibility for plug-and-play FTTH solutions.

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Network convergence

Converging your wireline and wireless network assets can help address the challenges of capacity and density brought about by 5G.

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Rural fiber distribution TAP architecture

A more efficient approach for deploying a future-focused FTTH network in rural and underserved exurban areas.

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FTTH Façade Solution

The ideal solution for situations where underground installations are cost prohibitive and pleasing aesthetics are important.

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Why CommScope?

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Global leader

With 40 years’ experience of delivering premium-quality copper, coaxial and FTTX solutions to service providers around the word, we’re ready to solve any challenge and support the development plans of any access network.

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Unmatched reliability

Subscriber satisfaction depends on the reliability of your physical infrastructure. Discover how our solutions can help keep your “always-on” networks running.

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Future-ready solutions

Our cabling solutions are designed to be scalable and future ready—to make sure your network can easily adapt to your customers’ evolving needs.

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Professional Services

CommScope Professional Services offers design, construction and project management to help service providers deploy new fiber and HFC-based architectures.

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Featured resources

Fiber to the X fundamentals


A complete overview of the principles, technologies, architectures and business models for future networks.


Network Convergence


Dive into network convergence, what it means and the questions you should ask to decide the method which is right for you.


CommScope wireline solutions overview


New technologies are changing how we work and live. Wireline networks connecting subscribers, businesses and cell sites at gigabit speeds are at the heart of this transformation.

Optimizing Network Performance for Your Outdoor CBRS Deployments

Webinar Replay

CommScope Engineering Fellow Martin Zimmerman addresses technical considerations and options for optimizing performance in your outdoor CBRS deployments.

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Additional resources

  • Construction Management Services

  • Brochure: Wireline network solutions

    Overview of CommScope's wireline solutions for the central office and headend, outside plant, MDU, fiber, copper or coaxial networks.
  • White Paper: Increasing data traffic requires full spectral window usage in optical single-mode fiber cables

    An open spectral transmission window from 1260nm to 1625nm for data transmission and up to 1650nm for network monitoring is necessary in optical fiber cables to cope with data traffic growth.
  • Article: Industry Trends - Network Convergence: Are we there yet?

    This report will look at the changing convergence landscape, key trends that will shape its growth and the challenges that convergence still needs to overcome.
  • White Paper: FTTH architecture overview

    This paper describes centralized and cascaded FTTH architectures based on splitter placement in a PON network.
  • White Paper: FTTH Solutions for Multi-dwelling Units

    CommScope offers an extensive and comprehensive range of infrastructure products for fiber optic networks that allow you to meet all the requirements of an FTTH network – from the exchange through to the MDU area.