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What's Next for DOCSIS?
Thursday, June 21, 2018 2:00 PM EDT

With DOCSIS 3.1 in the deployment stage and the first specifications for Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 approved, what else is there to know about DOCSIS? Well, you’ll find out if you attend this webinar, which will examine the current state of these two DOCSIS technologies as well as where things may head in the future.



Jeff Howe
VP Engineering

Jeff Howe is VP, Systems Engineering at ARRIS, responsible for directing architectural work and future product planning. Prior to that, Jeff served as Director, System Architecture at the start-up company Cadant, where he led architecture and integration work for the development of the next-gen C4 Cable Modem Termination System. Jeff has also served in managerial, architectural, hardware and software development, and test roles at Lucent Bell Laboratories, working on various data communications platforms including the Local Area Data Transport product, the 1PSS X.25 Switch, a frame relay prototype platform, the Globeview-2000 ATM Switch, and the PacketStar 64000 Advanced IP Router. Jeff has a BSEE from the University of Wisconsin, an MSEE from Stanford University, and an MBA from Capella University. His research interests include high-speed switching and QoS for next-generation converged services platforms.

Brady Volpe
Founder & CEO
The Volpe Firm and Nimble This

Brady Volpe is Founder of The Volpe Firm, Inc a Technical Telecommunications Company and Nimble This LLC a Proactive Network Maintenance company.  He has over 25 years of broadband cable and telecommunications industry experience specializing in Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) RF, DOCSIS, and Internet Protocol.  Mr. Volpe has been providing a wide range of troubleshooting, design solutions, PNM services and seminars for cable operators and broadband companies specializing in DOCSIS, System Design, PNM, and Troubleshooting.  He is a highly respected published speaker both domestically and internationally.  Mr. Volpe holds BSEE and MSEE.

Doug Jones
Principal Architect - Broadband Access

Doug Jones is a principal architect at CableLabs, the innovation engine for network technology, which is creating and driving technologies and innovations critical to the cable industry’s technology roadmap as well as the technology industry at large. At CableLabs, Doug is responsible for developing the Full Duplex DOCSIS certification program. With over 24 years in the cable industry as both an operator and a supplier, Doug has been focused on driving fiber deeper into the HFC network, the evolution of DOCSIS technology and products, and the Proactive Network Maintenance of DOCSIS systems. Doug holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and has multiple issued and pending patents.


Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher
Broadband Technology Report and Lightwave
PennWell Corporation

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  • Windows PC with: Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater, or Firefox 1.0 or greater; or a MAC with Safari web browser 1.0 or greater
  • Macromedia Flash
  • A separate telephone line to listen to the audio portion of the presentation.