DOCSIS 3.1


Unitymedia to make Bochum first ‘Gigabit city’ with DOCSIS 3.1 rollout

Liberty Global’s German subsidiary Unitymedia is to roll out DOCSIS 3.1-based internet services in the city of Bochum in the Ruhr area of North-Rhine Westphalia. According to Unitymedia, the rollout will deliver Gigabit-speed internet to 95% of Bochum residents by the end of next year, with the first residents to be connected in the first […]

SCTE targets DOCSIS 3.1-MoCA 2.0 interoperability

The SCTE has announced a new standards practice, designed to ensure interoperability between MoCA 2.0 and the cable industry’s new DOCSIS 3.1 specification. The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), its global arm the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), and the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) jointly announced SCTE 235, ‘Operational Practice for the Coexistence of […]

Liberty Global: 5G ‘makes no sense’ as substitute for fixed networks

5G is not ready for wide-scale rollouts and the technology “makes no sense” as a substitute for fixed-line access, according to Balan Nair, CTO of Liberty Global. Speaking at Cable Congress yesterday, Nair said that the use of higher frequencies – key to plans for 5G networks – was challenging and that significant investment would […]

Vodafone Spain teams with Huawei for major DOCSIS 3.1, DCCAP rollout

Vodafone Spain is to deploy DOCSIS 3.1 technology to provide symmetrical high-speed 1Gbps broadband services over its HFC cable network, and will simultaneously deploy additional fibre, using an integrated platform for cable and FTTH. Vodafone has teamed up with Chinese equipment giant Huawei to upgrade its network to the new technology. Vodafone said its plans […]

Arris expands DOCSIS 3.1 range

Cable technology provider Arris has expanded its range of DOCSIS 3.1 high-speed broadband devices and has launched a partner development programme to open up its Touchstone platform to software development partners.  Arris has expanded its range of DOCSIS 3.1 modems, broadband gateways, and telephony gateways with the addition of three new devcies. The Arris TG3442 […]

TDC taps Vlavi for DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade

Denmark’s TDC Group has tapped Vlavi – formerly JDSU – to provide field-testing equipment for the upgrade of its network to support DOCSIS 3.1 services. Vlavi will provide its OneExpert ONX-620 CATV signal analysis meter as the core of the field test platform to support a nationwide upgrade of TDC’s HFC cable network, which provides […]

Comcast begins trial of DOCSIS 3.1 in Chicago

US cable giant Comcast is to begin trialling 1Gbps internet services in the Chicago area using DOCSIS 3.1 technology. Comcast said that the introduction of DOCSIS 3.1 – the latest iteration of the DOCSIS standard for delivering data over hybrid fibre-coax cable networks – marks a major step forward in the delivery of ultra-fast broadband. […]

Cisco to highlight IP networks, Gigabit services and cloud TV

Cisco will use ANGA COM to highlight IP network transformation, Gigabit services, cloud-powered video, service agility and security. Cisco will use the show to highlight the cBR-8, described by the company as the industry’s first DOCSIS 3.1/CCAP platform, already deployed with 90 operators on three continents. The platform delivers throughput of 10 Gigabits per second […]

Arris to demo IP and DOCSIS 3.1 technology

Arris will demonstrate its latest technology for delivering new IP services at ANGA COM, including the latest additions to its portfolio of DOCSIS 3.1 devices. These include the new Touchstone TG3472 broadband gateway, which is designed to provide premium, video-grade WiFi performance. The DOCSIS 3.1 capable UCAM-2 offers increases in both DOCSIS 3.0 upstream channel capacity per service group […]

ATX Networks takes five product lines to ANGA COM

ATX Networks is highlighting five new product lines at ANGA COM and is also participating in a panel discussion covering “Considerations for Extending the Lifespan of HFC Networks with DOCSIS 3.1 and 1.2 GHz Bandwidth Enhancement” at the show. ATX’s CCAP compliant MAXNET II and SignalOn modular RF management platforms have been expanded to 1.218GHz bandwidth […]