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1 Vol. 42 No. 3 - August 2020 Issue contents Volume 42 No. 3 - August 2020 ISSN 1751-0791 Chartered Supporters The SCTE is grateful to the following chartered supporters for their continued support of Broadband Journal: Amphenol Broadband Solutions, braun teleCom, Bridge Technologies, DCT DELTA, DVEO, Technetix, VIAVI Solutions and WISI. SCTE - The Society for Broadband Professionals Officers and Members of the Executive Committee President Anthony Basham FSCTE Vice President Mike Thornton FSCTE Chief Executive Dr. Roger Blakeway FIET, C.Eng Hon. Treasurer Paul Broadhurst Secretary Beverley Walker FIAM Members Laura Baskeyfield; John Callas; Rien Baan; Chris Swires; Les Hampson; Costas Kyriacou; Dave Hodges; James Harwood and Peter Veerman. SCTE Communications House, 41a Market Street, Watford, Hertfordshire WD18 0PN, UK Tel: +44 (0) 1923 815500 Fax: +44 (0) 1923 803203 Email: office@theSCTE.eu Website: www.theSCTE.eu Managing Editor Sara Waddington 28 Westwood Drive, Amersham, Bucks HP6 6RJ, UK Tel: +44 (0)777 3488771 E-mail: sara.waddington@theSCTE.eu European Editorial Consultant Dipl.Ing. Thomas Lang BCN-Consulting PO Box 1163 D-82050 Sauerlach, Germany Tel: +49 8104 8889800 Email: thomas.lang@bcn-consulting.de Publisher Evolution Print & Design Ltd 143 Cavendish Road, Leicester LE2 7PJ, UK Tel: +44 (0) 116 274 7700/0330 010 0004 Email: sales@evolutiondc.co.uk Broadband Journal is published on behalf of the SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals) by Evolution Print and Design Ltd. Neither the editor nor the Society, as a body, is responsible for expression of opinion appearing in the journal unless otherwise stated. Papers and contributions for consideration for publication in Broadband or for reading at meetings are welcome and should be sent to Sara Waddington. Letters Broadband Journal is your forum for debate on issues affecting the industry. Let us have your news and views. Write to The Editor, c/o Communications House, marking your letter ‘for publication’. For reasons of space, we reserve the right to edit letters published in Broadband . © 2020 Broadband Journal Information in Broadband Journal may not be reproduced, changed or used without prior written permission from the SCTE. diary dates 92 service finder 89 products Architecture: IPTV vs. OTT vs. Cloud 78 Shifting Networks and Moving Beyond Satellite 80 Product Reviews 84 ANGA Don't Miss ANGA COM in 2021 74 The ANGA COM exhibition and conference will now take place from 8-10 June 2021 in Cologne, Germany. technical Safety in Focus - New Tools, Process and Technologies during the Pandemic 42 COVID-19 impacted all aspects of a service provider’s business, but using new processes, tools and technologies to keep customers and technicians safe during the pandemic became the dominant #1 focus, replacing the relentless drive to reduce costs. Power over Ethernet - The Story So Far 48 HellermanTyton chronicles the development of Power over Ethernet and makes best practice recommendations. from the industry Industry News 20 The latest global news from the industry. 5G Paves the Way to Operator Prosperity 30 The industry is coming together to smooth out any bumps in the road... 5G in Focus 34 According to a new report, it is security (not COVID-19), that challenges the commercial deployment of 5G. Five key solutions are presented to ensure that migration to 5G is smooth and, more importantly, secure. commentary SCTE in Focus 2 Welcome to the August 2020 issue of Broadband Journal! from the scte SCTE News 4 All the latest news and events from the SCTE. India in Focus 14 Rahul Nehra chronicles India’s digital growth story during the COVID-19 pandemic and announces new initiatives for SCTE India. scte benelux news Benelux News 18 All the latest news and events from the SCTE's Benelux Group. from the archive Crosstalk in Focus 60 As the SCTE celebrates its 75th year, view the first and last archive issues of ‘Crosstalk’, which ran until 2002. fundamentals Broadband Training from the SCTE 38 There has never been a better time to refesh, update and add to your skills.