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2010 New Years Resolution - Training! Print
Written by Eric Heitz   
Wednesday, 30 December 2009 00:00

It's time to think about a New Years Resolution for 2010; may we suggest advancing your own career?! 

Become a member of the SCTE, affiliate yourself with the local Sierra Chapter (SCTE), and take advantage of many FREE or Discounted Training Opportunities (non-members can either join the SCTE or enroll for each class separately).  Here's a preview of a January 2010 opportunity that is FREE to SCTE Members: 

SCTE Live Learning: Characterizing Signal Leakage From an All-Digital Cable Network
Start Date:     January 20, 2010  REGISTER HERE

Description:
As the industry migrates to all-digital channel lineups, what happens when the signal leaking from a cable network is a QAM or MoCA signal?  REGISTER HERE
Registration Fees:      Member - price: 0
Nonmember - price: 29

Or to anyone in the industry (SCTE or not) consider this FREE Webinar from Light Reading: 

Light Reading - networking the telecom industry
Converged Backbone Transformation* REGISTER HERE

Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2010
With the explosion of bandwidth from IP-based video services such as IPTV, on-line video and 3G/4G mobile video, Service Providers must make additional investments in core networks to satisfy customer demands. These additional investments are not directly compensated by additional revenues however and many links and network elements remain underutilized. As a result, costs are rising faster than revenues, eroding profitability.

The Converged Backbone Transformation (CBT) solution changes the game for Service Providers by integrating the IP and optical layers into one single entity with common visibility, provisioning and protection to provide the lowest cost per bit delivery. This session will explain why the current mode of operation is inefficient, show how CBT provides a more efficient utilization of network resources and assets as well as how it achieves significant reductions in both CAPEX and OPEX. REGISTER HERE

Last Updated on Friday, 01 January 2010 08:25