Category: In the News

ATX starts to pick up where Cisco left off

Light Reading – ATX Networks is starting to salt away cable network amplifier deals that stem from a licensing agreement with Cisco that the vendor struck more than a year ago. ATX announced this week that NOS, a Portuguese operator, has selected its GigaXtend GMC Series of 1.2GHz amplifiers to upgrade its installed base of [...]

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How will the Post-COVID Workforce Impact HFC Network Evolution?

By Joe McGarvey, Senior Director, Marketing | With COVID restrictions beginning to ease and the potential for a majority of the adult population to be vaccinated sometime this summer, businesses and social observers are starting to contemplate what the workplace might look like in the not-to-distant future. The question of whether workers flock back to [...]

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NOS Teams with ATX Networks for HFC Amplifier Upgrades

ATX’s GainMaker-compatible amplifiers provide leading Portuguese cable operator with seamless upgrade to 1.2GHz “ATX is excited to assist one of Europe’s most innovative and environmentally responsible communications service providers with the expansion of its HFC network.” SAN DIEGO, March 23, 2021 – ATX Networks, a global leader in broadband access and media distribution solutions, is [...]

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The Digital Divide is Wider (and Deeper) than you Think

By Joe McGarvey, Senior Director, Marketing | The Digital Divide and efforts to overcome the disparity in broadband services available to urban and rural communities through government subsidies have been much in the news recently. Just a few weeks ago, ATX’s CEO Dan Whalen penned a blog post highlighting the importance of the Rural Digital [...]

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Midco Turns to ATX Networks for 1.2GHz HFC Amplifier Upgrade

ATX’s GainMaker-compatible amplifiers enable Midwest cable operator to continue to fulfill its customer service goals DALLAS, FEB. 10, 2021   ATX Networks, a global leader in broadband access and media distribution solutions, is providing Midco, a South Dakota-headquartered communications company, with its GigaXtend™ GMC Series of 1.2GHz Line Extenders and System Amplifiers. Midco embarked on [...]

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RDOF and the Dawning of Smart Farming

By Dan Whalen, ATX President & CEO | The broadband industry exited arguably its craziest year with what sure feels like some very promising momentum toward closing the digital divide. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in December unveiled the winning bidders in phase 1 of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) reverse auction, a process [...]

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Why the Unification of CableLabs and SCTE is a Big Deal

By Dan Whalen, ATX President & CEO | CableLabs and SCTE-ISBE this week made official their recently announced merger plans with the successful conclusion of a vote by SCTE members to make their organization a subsidiary of CableLabs, effective Jan. 1, 2021. I’m going to go out on a limb and predict that neither side [...]

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Prepping Your HFC Network for DOCSIS 4.0 – Part II

By Joe McGarvey, Senior Director, Marketing | A blog published earlier this month tackled the topic of DOCSIS 4.0 readiness from the perspective of MSOs considering deploying the Full Duplex DOCSIS (FDX) flavor of the recently published CableLabs specifications. This article covers what MSOs need to know to prep their HFC plants for DOCSIS 4.0 [...]

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Prepping Your HFC Network for DOCSIS 4.0 – Part I

By Joe McGarvey, Senior Director, Marketing | Despite being virtual, the 2020 edition of the Cable-Tec Expo more than lived up to historical standards for showcasing the latest technologies and trends shaping the future direction of the cable industry. This month’s expo featured dozens of presentations and papers capturing the most forward-looking research and education [...]

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ATX Networks Appoints Dan Whalen President and CEO

Industry veteran brings proven record of leadership to access networking and media distribution technology supplier November 02, 2020 – ATX Networks, a global leader in broadband access and media distribution solutions, announced that its Board of Directors has selected Dan Whalen, a cable-industry veteran and most recently Chief Product Officer at ADTRAN, as President and [...]

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