Light Reading Launches New Live Event: Cable Next-Gen Europe in London

Join us for the inaugural Cable Next-Gen Europe event on Tuesday, November 6 in London

NEW YORK, N.Y. , July 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to industry demand, Light Reading ( will be staging a new live event, Cable Next-Gen Europe (, this fall. The new one-day conference will take place on Tuesday, November 6 at the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in London.

Following the continuing success of Light Reading's annual Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies Event in Denver this past March, Cable Next-Gen is broadening its reach internationally. Similar to the Denver conference, Cable Next-Gen Europe will focus on the opportunities and challenges facing European cable operators, foster a dialogue about what the industry's next steps should be and offer technology roadmaps and business cases for the critical next few years.

Topics to be covered at the event include:

•   DOCSIS 3.1: Can European cable operators still compete against FTTH networks with DOCSIS 3.1 and future DOCSIS specs?

•   Full Duplex: How can cablecos wring greater operational efficiencies out of the HFC plant with DOCSIS 3.1, Full Duplex and future DOCSIS specs?

•   Cable Last Mile: What impact will DOCSIS 3.1, Full Duplex, Distributed Access Architecture, Fiber Deep, 5G and other new technologies have on the cable last-mile?

•   Distributed Access Architecture: Which DAA options make the most sense for European cable operators to pursue now?

•   Fiber Deep: What are the various fiber upgrade strategies for cablecos right now and which ones offer the most promise?

To view the full agenda, visit here.

"The European cable industry has been looking for an independent, one-day conference focusing purely on the industry's technology needs and directions," said Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader of Light Reading and co-host of the conference. "Based on the popularity of our decade-old Cable Next-Gen conference in the US, we believe we can supply exactly that. We look forward to tackling the tech issues that impact European cablecos the most."   

Cable operators, other service providers and more qualify for free admission. Don't qualify? Save $450 with our super early-bird rates.

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Light Reading is an independent B2B digital media platform providing daily news analysis and insight for the global communications networking and services industry. Our broad readership and solid reputation make us the leading resource for telecom, mobile and cable network operators, cloud services players and all the companies that develop and supply them with technology, applications and professional services. Light Reading has over 500,000 qualified registered users, our websites attract over 1.3 million monthly page views and our newsletters are sent out to 220,000 opt-in subscribers. Our brand is also active across all social media channels, with over 100,000 members and followers. The Light Reading Group incorporates a dedicated research division, Heavy Reading; more than 15 successful annual industry events, including its flagship Big Communications Event; several targeted online communities, including Security NowConnecting Africa and Broadband World News, that dig even deeper into key areas of the global communications industry; and its sister industry news site


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