Time Warner Cable Inc.
), the second largest cable TV operator in the U.S. has started
deploying Cable Converged Access Platforms (CCAP) to support the
growing demand for its data services. The company is utilizing
C100G Cable Modem Termination System of Casa Systems Inc. and
E6000 Converged Edge Router of
Arris Enterprises Inc.
) as its CCAP infrastructure. Time Warner Cable currently has a
Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
The CCAP technology will help carriers to maximize bandwidth,
simplify the operational structure and evolve according to
subscribers' demand. In May 2013, Casa Systems was the first
company to commercially introduce an integrated CCAP device. In
Oct 2012, Arris unveiled its innovative converged edged router
called E6000. The E6000 router acts as a powerful C4 cable modem
termination system (CMTS) of the company while it can be
converted into a CCAP.
E6000 will integrate edge QAM legacy video architecture and
CMTS DOCSIS IP network of Arris so that cable TV operators get a
convenient integrated-IP platform. This will eliminate the need
for a separate edge QAM device at the cable TV operators'
Meanwhile, in Jun 2013, Arris declared that
), the largest cable MSO in the U.S., has started commercially
deploying its E6000 Converged Edged Router. The CCAP market is
highly competitive with incumbents like
Cisco Systems Inc.
), Harmonic Inc. and CommScope Inc. According to a report by
Infonetics Research Inc, Cisco held 50% of the CMTS market share,
while Arris and Casa had 42% and 8%, respectively, in the second
quarter of 2013.
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