BTR Announces Diamond Technology Reviews 2017 Winners

Broadband Technology Report (BTR) revealed the top-rated entries in 16 product categories as Diamond Technology Reviews winners at a reception held at the Dazzle Denver Jazz Club, during the 2017 SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Denver, CO. The event marked the first time in the program’s 13-year history that BTR named technology winners.

Diamond Technology Reviews 2017
Diamond Technology Reviews 2017

Broadband Technology Report (BTR) revealed the top-rated entries in 16 product categories as Diamond Technology Reviews winners at a reception held at the Dazzle Denver Jazz Club, during the 2017 SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Denver, CO. The event marked the first time in the program’s 13-year history that BTR named technology winners.

TheDiamond Technology Reviews recognizes innovation in technology for the broadband cable industry. Vendors are invited to submit information about products that have been released or upgraded since the previous year’s Cable-Tec Expo. Judges rate each entry on a scale of 1 to 5 Diamonds based on the entry’s uniqueness, innovation, ease of use, efficiency, reliability and contribution to profitability. In the past, entries that achieved a score of at least 3.5 Diamonds were recognized for their Elite Score status. This year, each entrant with a score of at least 3.5 was named a Finalist in its respective category. Tom Gorman, president of opXL, served as program manager and supervised the judging process.

Stephen Hardy, editorial director of BTR, revealed the top-rated product in each category during the reception. The winners included:

Active Network Hardware

Back Office

CCAP Systems

Customer Premises Equipment (CPE)

Cabling and Accessories

FTTH/Optical Access Platforms

Field Test Instruments

Monitoring & Analysis

Optical Transport/Carrier Ethernet

SDN/NFV/Cloud

Video Content Security

Video Distribution Solutions

Video Processing Solutions

WiFi Solutions

BTR's staff played no role in the judging of the submitted products. Participating companies were informed that the judges who reviewed their entries would remain anonymous.

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