The SCTE recently launched development of a suite of technical industry standards to support wider use of optical fiber in the cable plant. Focused on RF over Glass (RFoG), the standards are intended to enable cable systems to expand the use of optical fiber while continuing to deliver the complete array of current cable services and technologies, including DOCSIS.

The SCTE Standards Program is directed by the SCTE Engineering Committee, which approved the RFoG work program last fall and assigned the program’s projects to the SCTE Interface Practices Subcommittee (IPS) for development as industry standards. The IPS Subcommittee then met in mid-March near SCTE headquarters in Exton, PA, to begin crafting the standards.

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