Advanced Television


Report: Extreme power users fueling upstream growth

A small but growing group of extreme power users is contributing to a steady rise in upstream consumption in broadband cable networks, according to the latest edition of the OpenVault Broadband Insights (OVBI) report. Extreme power users of 5TB or more per month consume almost 1TB – 956GB, on average – of upstream bandwidth per […]

May 15, 2024

OpenVault: PNM, PMA critical in rollouts of new DOCSIS tech

Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) and Profile Management Applications (PMA) will play significant roles as cable broadband operators deploy new technologies to maximsze the value of their DOCSIS 3.1 infrastructure investments, according to a new white paper from OpenVault. The paper describes how emerging alternatives use two additional OFDM channels within the DOCSIS 3.1 frequency band, […]

May 8, 2024

Long Lines deploys OpenVault Congestion Manager

Long Lines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Schurz Communications, is using OpenVault’s Congestion Manager to optimise network performance and consumer experiences for broadband subscribers in systems serving communities in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. Long Lines is leveraging Congestion Manager to automatically identify and address high-usage incidents that can negatively impact downstream and upstream broadband availability. […]

April 30, 2024

OpenVault Marketing Insights platform on Nokia Altiplano Application Marketplace

OpenVault is continuing to broaden availability of its cloud-native broadband management and monetisation tools, announcing that its OpenVault Marketing Insights platform is now available on the Nokia Altiplano Application Marketplace. Inclusion in the Altiplano Application Marketplace will accelerate the availability of OpenVault’s Marketing Insight platform for delivery of subscriber visibility and churn reduction benefits that […]

March 26, 2024

WCG partners with OpenVault

Westman Communications Group (WCG) and OpenVault have announced that WCG is using OpenVault’s Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) solutions to optimise customer experiences for broadband subscribers throughout over 65 communities in Manitoba. WCG is deploying OpenVault PNM to provide greater, automated identification of network issues that may impact broadband performance, enabling field support and customer service […]

March 12, 2024

Forecast: Broadband usage 1TB per month by 2028

Broadband consumption is on track to approach or surpass 700 GB per month by the end of this year and a Terabyte within the next five years, according to the latest edition of the OpenVault Broadband Insights (OVBI) report. Average monthly broadband usage surged above 600 GB for the first time in 2023, ending the […]

February 8, 2024

Report: Extreme power users challenge broadband networks

A new category of extreme power users who consume more than 5TB per month of broadband data has been identified in the Q3 2023 OpenVault Broadband Insights (OVBI) report. In a first look at the emerging category, OVBI notes that extreme power users on average stream 13 times as much data as users who consume […]

November 9, 2023

OpenVault, Witke deploy PMA, PNM capabilities for Kabel-TV Lampert

Kabel-TV Lampert, an Austrian provider of broadband, television, IPTV and telephony services, has committed to deploy through Witke OpenVault’s Profile Management Application (PMA) and Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) solutions throughout its network infrastructure. Kabel-TV Lampert will deploy OpenVault’s automated OV PMA and OV PNM products to optimise network performance and subscriber experiences for its broadband […]

November 2, 2023

Portugal’s NOS selects OpenVault

NOS, the largest communications and entertainment group in Portugal, will use OpenVault’s Profile Management Application (PMA) technology to drive improved experiences for broadband subscribers. NOS will deploy OpenVault’s OV PMA product to drive superior performance throughout its broadband network and to increase network capacity. The launch is planned for 2024 and follows several months of […]

October 24, 2023

OpenVault integrates PMA with Harmonic cOS broadband platform

OpenVault has partnered with Harmonic to integrate OpenVault’s Profile Management Application (PMA) technology with Harmonic’s cOS broadband platform (formerly CableOS), simplifying optimisation of bandwidth and performance for operators with DOCSIS 3.1 or higher networks. OpenVault’s OV PMA software adds a significant new functionality to broadband CMTSs, increasing effective usable bandwidth and network resiliency for operators. […]

October 16, 2023