ZCorum and MaxLinear to Host Live Hangout on Full-Spectrum Capture

Scott Helms and Jim Koutras will discuss a DOCSIS-supported feature now available in newer CPE that allows for remote capture of spectrum passing through the device.

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This can be a game-changer for the industry. Cable providers can now use software and an app to remotely view spectrum passing through CPE. Our goal is to communicate the power of this feature so providers can investigate the benefits to their operation.

Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014

ZCorum and MaxLinear announced today that they will be holding a Google Hangout to discuss features available in newer cable modems and set top boxes that allow for the capture and display of all channels passing through the device. The Hangout, which will air on July 14th at 4:00 PM EDT, can be viewed live on ZCorum's Business of Broadband Blog. It will feature a conversation with ZCorum’s Vice President of Technology, Scott Helms and MaxLinear’s Director of Product Marketing, Jim Koutras.    

“This can be a game-changer for the industry,” said Helms, who will talk about the benefits of this new capability and what can be done with a software-based solution for spectrum analysis. “Cable providers can now use software and an inexpensive app to remotely view spectrum passing through CPE without the need for expensive probes, and without having to drive to the customer’s location to connect up a meter.”

Koutras will be covering hardware compatibility during the discussion. MaxLinear makes the tuners in devices using Intel Puma 5 and Puma 6 modem processors, and they have been supporting this capability for some time. “There are literally millions of devices with MaxLinear receivers in the field today that already support remote network monitoring,” said Koutras. “Our goal is to communicate the power of this feature so more providers will investigate how it can benefit their operation.”

Helms and Koutras will take questions via Twitter and Google+ during the live Hangout. After the Hangout has aired, a recorded version will be available for viewing on the same Business of Broadband Blog.

About ZCorum
ZCorum provides managed broadband services and diagnostics solutions to cable companies, telephone companies, utilities, and municipalities, assisting in all aspects of broadband implementation, engineering and consulting, bandwidth management, network monitoring and diagnostics. ZCorum also offers wholesale, private-labeled Internet services, including data and VoIP provisioning, email, Web hosting, and 24x7 support for end-users, enabling service providers to compete more effectively in their local markets. ZCorum is headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. For more information, please visit http://www.ZCorum.com.

About MaxLinear, Inc.
MaxLinear, Inc. is a leading provider of radio-frequency and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for broadband communications applications. MaxLinear is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. For more information, please visit http://www.maxlinear.com.

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