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The Volpe Firm, Inc., is involved in providing technology consulting services and products to cable and telecom operators & vendors World-Wide.  We offer 40 years of combined telecommunications experience specializing in DOCSIS, VoIP, Video, EPON, IPTV, RF Design, Digital Design, Modeling, Simulation, MATLAB Design, Troubleshooting Impairments, SIP Trunking, Broadband Implementation, Design for Human Factors, Technical Marketing, Remote System Audit, System Audit, Troubleshoot Cable Modem configuration files, DOCSIS Security & Capacity Planning, IP Security, Fiber Optic Transport and much more.

Experience Includes:

  • Industry leading designs in broadband optical products and test and measurement solutions for the communications industry.
  • System design and troubleshooting.
  • Specializing in Matlab designs, simulations and modeling for major MSO's.
  • Development of communications test and measurement equipment & applications for worldwide clients.
  • Development of platform products.
  • Developed of industry first DOCSIS protocol analyzer.
  • The first portable DOCSIS analyzer for the broadband industry capable of analyzing both the upstream and downstream DOCSIS signals.
  • Engineering and telecommunications equipment development.
  • Highly respected speaker and industry thought leader.
  • Frequent presenter at industry trade shows, conferences and regional seminars.
  • Published numerous articles in worldwide trade journals and authored several white papers on DOCSIS protocol and VoIP test and analysis.
  • Member of industry associations and protocol bodies and often sought out authority on DOCSIS, PacketCable, and VoIP.
  • IEEE, CableLabs and SCTE standards member
  • Patent holder number 7,885,195, “Test System With User Selectable Channel.”
  • Blog is the industry’s most comprehensive DOCSIS tutorial and is used by a major MSO for training and educating their workforce.

 

Publications and Public Speaking

  • DOCSIS 3.1 Beating Expectations, Working and Ready for Service Now - Broadband Library Winter 2016
  • How DOCSIS Revolutionized the Cable Industry - Broadband Library Fall 2016
  • PNM Best Practices: HFC Networks (DOCSIS 3.0)
  • DOCSIS 3.1 In Your Plant Now - Broadband Library Summer 2016
  • ANGACOM PNM Panel - 2016
  • OFDM, Completely New in DOCSIS® 3.1 - Broadband Library Spring 2016
  • WEC Panel - 2016
  • Doubling Down on DOCSIS 3.1 By Brady Volpe - Broadband Library Winter 2015
  • DOCSIS® Proactive Network Maintenance: Getting Ahead Of The Game - Operational Practices for
  • Integration and Deployment of PNM - SCTE EXPO 2015
  • DOCSIS Hacked - Are You Sure You're Secure - Broadband Library Fall 2015
  • DOCSIS 3.1 Change is coming and it's Good, Page 12 - Broadband Library Summer 2015
  • DOCSIS 3.1 There's an App for That, Page 12 - Broadband Library Spring 2015
  • DOCSIS 3.1 Reboot, Page 12 - Broadband Library Winter 2014
  • DOCSIS 3.1 Symposium at SCTE Cable Tech Expo - September 2014
  • DOCSIS 3.1 Checklist Webinar - CED July 2014
  • DOCSIS 3.1: Challenges to make DOCSIS 3.1 operational in HFC Networks - ANGACOM May 2014
  • DOCSIS 3.1 Webinar - CED February 2014
  • DOCSIS 3.1: Modulation Options and Impacts – Part Two - CED December 2013
  • What’s Next for DOCSIS®: Modulation Options and Impacts - CED October 2013
  • DOCSIS PNM DEMO - CableLabs Booth SCTE EXPO 2013
  • DOCSIS PNM - Proactive Network Operations: It’s a Family Affair -DOCSIS Pre-Equalization: Vastly
  • Powerful, Often Undervalued - SCTE EXPO 2013
  • DOCSIS & Testing Best Practices in an All Digital Network - ANGACOM 2013
  • Digital Home Symposium (October 2012) - SCTE CableTec Expo
  • EPON, EPoC, DPoE, RFoG, DOCSIS®-Beyond the Alphabet Soup (October 2012) - SCTE CableTec Expo
  • Brady is a member of the SCTE Training Instructors and Content Developers
  • volpefirm.com/blog (Current), Technology blog
  • Advanced DOCSIS 3.0 Troubleshooting(November 2011), SCTE – CableTec Expo
  • DOCSIS 3.0 – What you need to know(October 2009), SCTE – CableTec Expo
  • Technical need to know information on deploying DOCSIS 3.0
  • Edge QAM Modulators: What, How, Why?(October, 2009), Communications Technology Magazine
  • Overview of what eQAMs do, what you should look for when buying one, etc.
  • The Need for Speed – DOCSIS 3.0 Downstream Bonding Issues(March 2009), Communications Technology Magazine
  • Challenges a cable operator faces with D3.0 downstream isolation.
  • Planning for DOCSIS 3.0 – Now!(December 2008), Cable360 Webinar
  • Webinar & panel discussing how to prepare for a successful D3.0 launch
  • RF to IP: The Top Most Common DOCSIS(R) Killers and How to Identify Them(June 2009), SCTE CableTec Expo
  • Paper on RF and IP network impairments
  • Patent #7,885,195  Test System With User Selectable Channel(02/08/2011), Patent Office
  • System for selecting upstream channels on a using test equipment
  • When RF and IP Clash – The Realm of DOCSIS and VoIP Troubleshooting(April 2008), CED Magazine
  • How RF and IP impair Voice over IP (VoIP)
  • RF & IP Field Guide v1.0(June 2007), SCTE CableTec Expo
  • Field Guide for identifying RF and IP impairments
  • Tests and tools heed the VoIP call(August 2006), CED Magazine
  • How to troubleshoot VoIP
  • Troubleshooting Voice-over-IP (VoIP) Impairments in a DOCSIS Network(June 2006), SCTE CableTec Expo
  • How to troubleshoot VoIP
  • Cable Modem Registration – Through the eyes of a DOCSIS Protocol Analyzer(June 2005), Communications Technology Magazine
  • Using a protocol analyzer to understand cable modem registration
  • Getting a Grip on DOCSIS, Network Reliability equals increased revenue(Nov 2004), CED Magazine
  • Equating reliability to network profitability
  • ANSI/SCTE 16 2001 (formerly IPS TP 204)(2001), SCTE / ANSI
  • How to measure Hum modulation on a cable network

 

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