Join Cisco at NCTA 2014, Tuesday, April 29 - Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA. Event Dashboard. Date: Tuesday, April 29 - Thursday, May 1, 2014 Duration: Full Day. Location: Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA. Attendance: In Person. Fee: N/A

The Cable Show (NCTA) 2014

Formerly known as the NCTA National Show, the NCTA Cable Show focuses on current technical and managerial issues impacting cable and telecommunications professionals. Attendees include multiple system operators (MSOs) and independent cable systems; cable programming networks; telecommunications companies; hardware, software, and middleware suppliers; bankers; financial analysts and communications media. Program focuses on topics such as streaming video, digital set top boxes, high speed data services, and middleware management; and includes the Spring Technical Forum, co-produced by NCTA.
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Cisco Booth: 1323

Learn how Cisco connects cloud and network capabilities with an award-winning user experience through Videoscape - empowering service providers to create new synchronized, personalized, and social multi-screen experiences, at the speed of now.

Location and Conference Dates

LocationLos Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Conference DatesApril 29 – May 1, 2014
Cisco Booth1323

Exhibit Hall Dates and Times

Tuesday, April 2911:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 3011:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 0111:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m

Cisco Demonstrations

  • vCPE: Allow customers to order high value services on demand
  • cBR-8 with 32x8 DOCSIS modem - 1Gbps service
  • CCAP on existing platforms: Convergence and 1Gbps service
  • Community WiFi with streaming video


Next Generation Video

  • Technologies: Unified Gateway (V/V/D), Video Optimized WiFi (VoW), 4K content
  • Objective: Highlight next generation video technologies Cisco is bringing to market. Demonstrate and communicate industry leadership in VoW. Highlight single integrated video and data chip in Unified Gateway. Demonstrate 4K content delivery. Tie in with the encoder group to show an end-to-end 4K video encode to decode narrative.
  • Cisco Products: UGW2K, iTV 79XX, 4K Reference STB

HEVC/4K Comparative

  • Technologies: Multiple 4K silicon decoding 4K content at different bit rates
  • Objective: Highlight the different pros and cons of various 4K silicon hitting the market from Broadcom, ST Micro, and ViXS. Demonstrate Cisco's ability to test and evaluate silicon based on technical and business needs of our customers.
  • Cisco Products: Various 4K reference designs


  • Technologies: Various RDK instantiations
  • Objective: Cisco provides complete RDK solutions to help service providers deliver next generation platforms and services to market quickly:
      Full-stack solutions with all needed software components to deliver comprehensive video experiences
      Software development and optimization services addressing service providers' requirements
      System integration services including program and vendor management, system design, end-to-end integration and testing
      Full line of CPE
  • Cisco Products: ISB8k, ITV7900, and G8 settops with RDK-based clients


  • Technologies: 32 x 8 DOCSIS, cLife Consumer Applications, Management Applications
  • Objective: Highlight ability to drive 1Gig into the home with 32 x 8 speed test. Highlight Connected Life applications based on VSAF (Videoscape Applications Platform). Highlight Cisco Prime Home suite of services and applications.
  • Cisco Products: 16 x 4 and 32 x 8 DOCSIS Gateways, Prime Home Management Applications, Videoscape Applications Framework

Connected Life

  • Technologies: 24 x 8 DOCSIS Residential Gateway, partnership with Grid2Home
  • Objective: Highlight the revenue potential for SPs to partner with energy companies to help manage energy load on the network. SPs can leverage heritage as aggregators and strong subscriber relationships to drive offers for altered energy uses.
  • Cisco Products: DPC 3828 24 x 8 DOCSIS Residential Gateway

Videoscape Cloud Experiences

  • Objective: Demonstrate cloud-enabled Videoscape use cases:
      UX Flexibility
  • Cisco Products: ISB8k, OpenUX HTML clients, MOS, VS Cloud Services, static CPE


HEVC & 4K On Demand and Real Time

  • Application: Live HEVC(Mobile, OTT,SD,HD) & 4K/HEVC(VOD)
  • Multi-endpoint decode: Reference STB, gaming console, soft client. Both live and VOD can be virtualized for Cloud offering. (elastic allocation of resources for variable workloads / functions)
  • Product: AnyRes Live(HEVC) & VOD(HEVC & 4K), Cloud

Single Unit Transcode to Multiple Screens

  • Application: Contribution, Distribution, Secondary Distribution
  • Description: Single Sourced Multiscreen Code HEVC ready for 4K to any-res, any-codec. 4K, HD and ABR TX code. Decode to reference STB, gaming, tablet
  • Product: VSM, DCM, AnyRes & Data Center


  • Objective: Demonstrate advanced companion app which bridges the 2 screen experiences
  • Cisco Products: Companion, TSTV, Social DVR use cases

Cisco Prime

  • Promoting business agility
  • Assuring service quality
  • Enabling operational transformation

Solution Demos:

  • Multidomain Network Management
  • Cisco Prime Carrier Management
  • End-to-End MultiVendor Service Fulfillment
  • Cisco Prime Fulfillment MVSO
  • Automated Endpoint Management
  • Cisco Prime Home
  • Cisco Prime Network Registrar (available but not promoted)

Cisco Speaking Sessions

General Session 38 - West Hall: First-Person: Influencers and Innovators on the Future of Media

Date: May 1, 2014
Time: 10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
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Welcome & Introduction

  • John Skipper, President, ESPN, Inc. & Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks

A Conversation with:

  • Patrick Esser, President, Cox Communications, Inc.
  • Rob Lloyd, President, Development & Sales, Cisco Systems

A Conversation with:

  • Joshua Sapan, President & CEO, AMC Networks
  • Matthew Weiner, Creator, Writer, Director, Executive Producer - 'Mad Men' on AMC Networks

Session 02: Scale Tale: A Forward View of Cable's Data Network Architecture

Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Room: 403B
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  • Tony Werner, Comcast Cable


  • Carol Ansley, ARRIS
  • Mark Laubach, Broadcom Corporation
  • Michael O'Reirdan, Comcast Cable
  • Pawel Sowinski, Cisco
  • John Ulm, ARRIS
  • Chris Wendt, Comcast Cable

Session 08: Doing Just Phyne: Bandwidth Increases for Cable Networks

Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: 403B
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  • John Chapman,Cisco
  • Mike Emmendorfer, ARRIS
  • Samir Parikh, Gainspeed
  • Oleh Sniezko, Aurora Networks

Session 16: From CDNS to Streaming Clouds: Advanced Approaches for Video Delivery

Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Room: 403B
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  • Tom Cloonan, ARRIS


  • Amit Eshet, ARRIS
  • Brian Field, Comcast Cable
  • William Hanks, ARRIS
  • John Horrobin, Cisco
  • Douglas Howell, Comcast Cable
  • Andrey Kisel, Alcatel-Lucent

Session 32: Redefining the Network: SDN, Virtualization and Service Velocity

Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Room: 40B
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  • John Chapman,Cisco


  • Alon Bernstein, Cisco
  • Chris Donley, CableLabs
  • Jeff Finkelstein, Cox Communications, Inc.
  • Kevin Noll, Time Warner Cable

Session 37: When TV Speaks IP: The Transition to a New Video Environment

Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Room: 403B
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  • Craig Cuttner, HBO


  • Amol Bhagwat, CableLabs
  • Amit Eshet, ARRIS
  • Yuval Fisher, RGB Networks
  • Ludovic Milin, ARRIS
  • Sangeeta Ramakrishnan, Cisco
  • Yasser Syed, Comcast Cable

Imagine Park Sessions

Session P01: Internet Of Thingamajigs

Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 11:45 a.m.
Imagine Park, Booth 1837


  • Don Dulchinos, Smart Home and Away LLC


  • Rob Chandhok, Qualcomm
  • Karthik Ranjan, ARM +H5, Carnegie Mellon University
  • JT Taylor, Cisco

Session P02: The Dream Screen

Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 12:45 p.m.
Imagine Park, Booth 1837


  • Stewart Schley, Stewart Schley Content, LLC


  • Nizar Assanie, IE Market Research Corporation
  • Peter Docherty, ThinkAnalytics
  • Daren Gill, Rovi Corporation
  • Olivier Lacour, Cisco
  • Steve Necessary, Cox Communications, Inc.
  • Rebecca Prudhomme, Amdocs

Session P11: New Revenue Rainmakers

Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Imagine Park, Booth 1837


  • Leslie Ellis, Ellis Edits. Inc


  • Jason Burke, clypd
  • Tal Chalozin, Innovid
  • Adam Davies, Cisco
  • Magnus Sorlander, Vigor Systems

Meet with Cisco Experts

At The Cable Show (NCTA), Cisco executives and subject matter experts for our solutions will be available to meet and discuss the needs, challenges and opportunities that a rapidly moving mobile industry presents. To schedule a private meeting, contact your Cisco representative.

Event Location

The Cable Show (NCTA) 2014 will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center

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Los Angeles Convention Center,
1201 South Figueroa Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Don't Miss the Keynote

First-Person: Influencers and Innovators on the Future of Media.
This keynote session will feature conversations with Rob Lloyd, and Patrick Esser, Cox Communications & Joshua Sapan, and Matthew Weiner, AMC.

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