News Release

Cisco Systems to Showcase Networking Technology Innovations at National Cable Television Association Conference (NCTA) in San Francisco, CA

Cisco CEO John Chambers to participate on keynote panel on Monday, April 4 at 9:30 a.m. PT; other Cisco cable executives available for press interviews at NCTA
Mar 23, 2005

WHO: Cisco Systems, Inc.

WHAT: 54th Annual National Cable Television Association (NCTA) Convention and International Exposition

Keynote National Show Monday General Session
John Chambers, President and CEO, Cisco Systems, Inc., is among the business visionaries, innovators and executives to present as part of a panel titled "Attack of the Empowered Consumer: Understanding New Media Markets"

Cisco Demonstrations at Booth 5252

Cisco showcases innovative, new technologies and solutions that will allow cable operators to create new services, generate revenue, and reduce capital and operating expenses. Demonstrations include:

  • Wideband Protocol for a DOCSIS Network: New technology that allows operators to logically bond multiple RF channels together to form a "wideband" channel, and thereby, more efficiently use available bandwidth.
  • Enhanced PacketCable Voice and Multimedia Communications: Demonstration of advanced, SIP-enabled, residential voice and multimedia communications services such as video telephony, and set-top-box integration.

Cisco NCTA Technical Panel Participation

  • Wide-Area Networking: Efficient Transport Over Converging Networks; Alon Bernstein presents on IP multicast in cable networks. Mon., April 4, 8:00-9:15 AM, Room 309
  • Next Generation Network Architecture; John Chapman presents on the modular CMTS architecture. Bruce Thompson presents on bandwidth management for the universal edge. Mon., April 4, 3:30-4:45 PM, Room 309
  • Everything on Demand: Enabling Customer Control Through Next-Gen On-Demand Services; John Chapman presents on making business sense out of the wideband protocol for a DOCSIS network. Tues, April 5, 2:00-3:15 PM, Room 309

Press and Analyst Briefings

If you are interested in scheduling a briefing at the show to hear about Cisco commitment and technology solutions for cable operators, please contact Rob Barlow at 408-527-5018. You can also stop by the Cisco booth #5252 to schedule a briefing.

WHEN: April 3-5, 2005 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Keynote panel: Mon., April 4, 9:30 ­ 10:45 AM

WHERE: Moscone Center in San Francisco.

WHY: Learn how technology innovations are helping cable operators build IP Next Generation Networks