DOCSIS 3.1 ‘ahead of schedule’

Development of the new DOCSIS 3.1 standard is tracking “slightly ahead of schedule,” with the first commercial deployments now expected in the latter half of 2015, according to CableLabs president and CEO Phil McKinney. Speaking at Cable Congress in Amsterdam, McKinney said that the first hardware compatible with DOCSIS 3.1 is expected this year, with […]

CableLabs launches DOCSIS 3.1 specifications

CableLabs has launched the specifications for DOCSIS 3.1, technology that it says will “enable a new generation of cable services.” The nonprofit research and development consortium for the cable industry said that DOCSIS 3.1 will help TV operators meet consumer demand for “high speed connections and sophisticated applications” and provide new value for cable operators […]

CableLabs names R&D chief

The US CableLabs has named Tom Lookabaugh as executive vice-president of R&D. Lookabaugh previously worked for a number of firms including ViaSat Communications, Entropic and downloadable conditional access joint venture PolyCipher, where he served as CEO.