Category: Blog

ATX fills a gap as it takes over Cisco’s cable amp biz

Light Reading – Adding a degree of continuity to the cable access product market as it takes over Cisco’s cable amplifier business, ATX Networks has pinned down a distribution deal for next-gen outside plant products with Colorado-based Digicomm International. The agreement, which expands on an earlier, smaller one between ATX and Digicomm, covers ATX’s GigaXtend [...]

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ATX and Digicomm Partner to Distribute Next-Generation Outside Plant Solutions

Extension of existing relationship includes ATX’s GainMaker-compatible 1.2GHz amplifiers and 2GHz taps and passives “ATX has been working closely with marquee MSO customers to ensure a seamless evolution and upgrade cycle to 1.2GHz and beyond to protect GainMaker investments made over the past decade,…” DALLAS, JULY 28, 2020 – ATX Networks, a global leader in [...]

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Webinar – The 2050 Project: A New Era of HFC Evolution

The 2050 Project is a new initiative from ATX offering a strategic vision and technology game plan for the long-term evolution of existing HFC networks. Its primary objective is to enable MSOs to migrate their massive coaxial cable plants to fiber in the most cost-effective manner possible and without surrendering their dominance in broadband service [...]

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ATX GainMaker-Compatible Amplifiers: Accept no Substitutes

By Joe McGarvey, Senior Director, Marketing | The English language is rife with idioms about authenticity. Advertisers scream at us daily to “accept no imitations” or “purchase no substitutes.” Even common surnames, like “McCoy,” have morphed into catchphrases to distinguish the “real” from the wannabe. Why the obsession with originality? One reason might be as [...]

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What will be the Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 WFH Policies on MSOs?

By Joe McGarvey, Senior Director, Marketing | Over the next couple of months, ATX Networks will roll out what we are calling the 2050 Project, a vision and technology roadmap designed to assist MSOs in extending the longevity of their HFC networks for the next 30 years. It’s an ambitious plan, and one we hope [...]

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GigaPass Webinar: How to Handle QAM Video in a DAA World

Even after migrating to a distributed architecture, most cable operators will still need to support legacy QAM video – at least until they’ve fully upgraded customer-premises equipment to IP. While early DAA adopters tended to focus on an integrated Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) to handle both DOCSIS® and QAM video traffic, MSOs now have [...]

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ATX looks to DOCSIS 4.0 and beyond

Broadband Technology Report – ATX Networks has introduced its GigaXtend family of outside plant equipment, a lineup of active and passive components designed to help cable operators extend the longevity of their HFC networks by 25 years or longer. The product portfolio includes nodes, amplifiers and hardline taps and passives with an upgrade path to [...]

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ATX opens next chapter in its cable network story

Light Reading – Pushing ahead with a plan to become a key supplier of outside cable plant equipment, ATX Networks has introduced a new lineup of outside plant products designed to take aim at next-gen hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) networks that will be outfitted with vastly beefed-up bandwidth.  ATX claims its new portfolio of nodes, amplifiers, [...]

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Why Satellite-to-IP Transition is only First Phase of Audio Distribution Revolution

By Joe McGarvey, Senior Director, Marketing | Is the radio industry’s era of satellite-based audio content transmission coming to a close? Many radio networks around the world are involved in serious investigations of the many merits of moving their audio distribution operations to an Internet-based model. The article covers a few of the remaining hurdles [...]

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ATX and AOI Enter Technology and Manufacturing Partnership

Complementary relationship designed to accelerate and strengthen ATX’s expanding HFC portfolio DALLAS AND SUGAR LAND, TX, April 22, 2020 ATX Networks, a global leader in broadband access and media distribution solutions, and Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAOI), a leading provider of fiber-optic and cable broadband access equipment, have entered into a technology and manufacturing agreement. [...]

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