Network Upgrade Modeling

The Problem

A leading Tier 1 US-based Cable Operator wanted to understand the cost and the capability of various network upgrade option paths.

DTS Approach

  • Developed detailed CapEx models for different network upgrades
  • Developed a segmentation approach based on downstream growth
  • Analyzed DOCSIS and Fiber technology roadmaps and bandwidth capabilities
  • Applied this analysis on two of their facilities
  • Provided a comprehensive model to analyze capacity and cost for different network upgrade levers

Client Benefits

  • The client received comprehensive capacity and cost models for different Fiber To The Home and HFC-based levers.
  • The client used this information for a variety of demand segmentation and relevant technology upgrade outcomes.
  • The client presented the outcome to influence its long-range planning investment discussions.