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SCTE: Value Overview and Professional Development Resources SCTE Chapter Leadership Call 13 July 2011 Daniel Howard SVP Engineering and CTO, SCTE. THE VALUE OF SCTE. Over 13,000 members throughout North America 40 year history of technical leadership Increase your Technical Proficiency
SCTE: Value Overview and Professional Development ResourcesSCTE Chapter Leadership Call13 July 2011Daniel HowardSVP Engineering and CTO, SCTE
Over 13,000 members throughout North America
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The following are papers either already released, or planned for release in the near future:
Deploying Enhanced Media Services with MoCA®.
What is RFoG and When Does it Make Sense?
Delivering IPTV over Cable
Improving the Economics of Transport to the Hub
Optimizing the Return Path RF Signal
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Upstream Best Practices
Carrier Ethernet Attributes
IMS / SIP
Theft of Service
PSIP 1, 2, 3
Understanding Cable Technology
Channel Bonding in DOCSIS 3.0
IMS / SIP
Going all Digital
Fund. Of IP in
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Books, Manuals, and Guidebooks
Primers now available on WWW.SCTE.ORG,
New ones coming at 2-3 /month:
What is...Project Management?
What is…PSIP? (pt. 1)
What is…PSIP? (pt. 2)
What is…PSIP? (pt. 3)
What is…RF Theory?
What is…RF Spectrum?
What is...R and U Value?
What is...Skin Effect?
What is…Terminated Connector Performance?
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DTV, IP, and IPv6
Adaptive Streaming: IP Video Delivery
End-to-End Traffic Engineering -- Challenges and Considerations
IPTV a.k.a. Video Over IP
IPTV: How It Works and How to Monitor/Troubleshoot It
IPTV - Monitoring, Diagnosis and Analysis
IPv6: Deployment Issues and Challenges
IPv6 in the Data Center
Should Cable Move to IPTV via Video Over DOCSIS?
Migration to an IPv6 Infrastructure
The Path to IPv6 in Cable Networks
Emergency Alert System (EAS)
Emergency Alert System (EAS) - Is Your System Ready?
FTTx: Friend or Foe?
Cable’s Fiber to the Home (PON over HFC network to the Premises)
IP for the Cable Engineer
3DTV: Delivery to the Home
An Overview of the DOCSIS® Set-top Gateway Protocol
Characterizing Signal Leakage From an All-Digital Cable Network
Managing Linear and Non-Linear Distortions in HFC Systems
Modern Upstream Best Practices
The National Electrical Code: Why Comply?
An Overview of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)
PacketCable™: Architecture, Equipment and Transport
Moving to PacketCable™ 2.0
Network Infrastructure, IMS, SIP and PacketCable 2.0™ - Should We Do It?
PacketCable™ Multimedia (PCMM): More Than Just VoIP
PacketCable™ Reliability in the Outside Plant
Downloadable DOCSIS Checklist for the PacketCable™ Reliability in the Outside Plant seminar
PacketCable™: Provisioning the Service and Guaranteeing Quality
Switched Digital Video
A View From the Top: Switched Digital Video
Switched Digital vs. All Digital
Troubleshooting VoIP in a DOCSIS Network
VoIP Protocols: SIP and MGCP/NCS - SIP and MGCP/NCS
Trends in Cable Telecommunications: What's Next?
802.16 - WiMAX and WMAN: Opportunity or Threat?
The Integration of Wi-Fi and WiMAX in HFC
Distributing Video in a Whole-home Application Securely and Efficiently
Home Networking Technologies
In-Home Support Services
The Emerging In-Home Network, Here Comes Video!
Carrier Grade Ethernet
Carrier Ethernet Networks: Ethernet Mobile Backhaul
Carrier Grade Ethernet: Is Your Network Prepared?
CWDM/DWDM - Bandwidth Demand Tamed
Deploying Ethernet Transport: Engineering Best Practices
Ethernet Service Testing and Monitoring
Metro Ethernet and Carrier Grade Ethernet in the HFC Network
Migrating to Business Ethernet Services
Next Generation Networks: Speed, Services and Solutions – The Cable Network of the Future
Tru2way, OCAP and EBIF - What it means for MSOs
Advanced Advertising in the All-Digital Network
Understanding the SCTE 130 Technical Framework
Cell Backhaul - Testing and Monitoring Best
Meet SLA requirements
Enabling Technologies for Profitable Ethernet Services
How Does Cellular Backhaul Work?
How to Ensure the Big One Doesn't Get Away
Update on CableLabs® Business Services Specifications
Winning Architectures for Cable's Business Services 2008
Migrating to Business Ethernet Services
Digital Rights Management - Extending Conditional Access Throughout the Home
The Holy Grail of Flow - Through Provisioning
Bandwidth Management and the Impact of DOCSIS® Channel Bonding
DOCSIS 3.0 - It's Deployment Time
DOCSIS® 3.0 Revisited
IP Video over DOCSIS® Networks
Monitoring and Managing a DOCSIS™ 3.0 Network
The DOCSIS® M-CMTS™ Architecture
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