The Untold Truths about Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) Technologies

Presented by C-COR Broadband

John GoddardJohn Goddard

John Goddard will present a timely review of the past, present and future HFC CATV technology directions, the global opportunities for Multi Service Operators (MSO) and relevance of HFC to Australia's NBN.

HFC infrastructure is a significant, scalable asset for Multiple System Operators. The transparency and flexibility of the HFC plant has enabled Cable MSOs in the USA, Japan, Korea and Europe to quickly assimilate new technologies and respond to competitive pressure through a series of cost effective extensions and augmentations to their existing networks. This has made Cable MSOs some of the leading providers of Triple Play services (Voice, Video, and Data) which often usurp the established telephony carriers whom are struggling to meet their customer's growing data speed and service demands.

Come along to better understand HFC technologies including:

  • Global experience
  • Cost effectiveness and scalability
  • Opportunities in Australia
  • Applications for the NBN

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AFTER the conclusion of John's presentation at 1.30pm, there will be an opportunity for you to network with your industry colleagues over tea and coffee until 2.00pm.


John Goddard - MD C-COR Broadband

John Goddard has over 35 years in the radio, IT and telecommunications industry. His most recent experience has been at Philips Public Telecommunications in radio, HFC and broadcast areas, and at C-COR working in Australia and the Asia Pacific as Regional Director.  He has had more than fifteen years in Senior Management/Executive and Director roles and more than twenty five years in direct engineering/support roles in radio, voice, data and HFC networks including both hardware and software solutions.

John holds a Diploma of Engineering (Telecommunications); a Diploma Tech. Teach; a Bachelor of Education Studies; a Diploma in Business Administration; is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. 



Tue, 29 Apr 2014 - 12:30pm to 02:00pm AEST
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Telstra Conference Centre
Conference Room 1 / Level 1
242 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC 3000