SCTE Chapter Technical Training

Penn-Ohio Chapter Training Seminar

November 19, 2015

Comfort Inn Hotel And Suites- Pittsburgh
180 Gamma Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Schedule:9:00 – 10:30 Drop HardeningHardening the Drop seems is an ongoing effort. There’s no wonder that PNM (ProactiveNetwork Maintenance) is gaining visibility with more stringent performance requirementsapproaching rapidly. Optimizing performance and reducing service calls is demanded toremain competitive. As increased capacity usage drives technology advancements such asDocsis 3.1, we must prepare networks for tomorrow because the future demands it! ThisDrop Hardening discussion covers network demands, component issues in the drop plant,operational costs, case studies and suggested processes for improvement in networkperformance.Rick Haube - PPC - Director of Global Marketing10:30 – 10:45 Break10:45 – 12:15 Amp Up Your Wi-Fi GameThis presentation will cover the trends in Wi-Fi, growth, challenges and installation bestpractices to overcome those challenges.Topics covered- Trends in communications- Growth drivers- Projected growth- Challenges/Issues, physical barriers- 802.11 Standards/Wi-Fi speeds- Physical barriers- Best practices- How to identify issues and communicate them to the customerSteve Cowles - Greenlee Communications - Applications Sales Engineer12:15 – 1:15 Lunch1:15 – 2:45 WiFi-MoCA Issue ResolutionThis discussion will center around the resolution of common Wi-Fi and MoCAtechnology issues utilizing techniques and equipment readily available to most allfield technicians.Bill Miller - Atlantic Broadband – Director of Technical TrainingLocationThe Willow Tree Comfort Inn & SuitesPittsburgh-Allegheny Valley-RIDC180 Gamma DrivePittsburgh, PA 15238Phone: (412) 963-0600