DNA taps Teleste for DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade

Finnish cable operator DNA is tapping local technology provider Teleste to provide equipment for a DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade of its network. DNA is upgrading its network in southern Finland using Teleste’s DOCSIS 3.1-compatible 1.2GHz network products. Teleset is upgrading DNA’s network across 1,500 network sites in the southern part of the country. The upgraded network […]

Nokia Bell Labs demos 10Gbps symmetrical over DOCSIS 3.1

Nokia Bell Labs has achieved what it says is the world’s first 10Gbps symmetrical data speed over a traditional cable access network using DOCSIS 3.1 technology. The company said that the proof of concept of the technology, dubbed XG-CABLE, demonstrates feasibility of Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 laid out by CableLabs. The XG-CABLE test used point-to-point […]

DNA claims DOCSIS 3.1 speed record

Finnish cable and telecom operator DNA has claimed a European speed record for DOCSIS 3.1-based broadband as it launches the new platform. The operator said it achieved a speed of 3.055gbps at the launch of its next-generation DNA Valokuitu Plus fibre-rich cable network. DNA has said it will bring broadband speeds of up to 1Gpbs […]

CableLabs hails symmetrical multi-Gigabit DOCSIS development

Cable technology standards body CableLabs has begun work on a new technology initiative to support symmetrical multi-Gigabit services. CableLabs used last week’s winter conference in Orlando to unveil plans for a ‘Full Duplex’ DOCSIS technology, tapping techniques currently used by wireless networks to combine upstream and downstream bandwidth rather than having a dedicated upstream channel. […]

CableLabs and Cisco unveil open-source project for Remote PHY

Cable standards body CableLabs and Cisco have teamed up to unveil a new open-source software project to drive forward the Remote PHY architecture. Remote PHY is a modular cable headend architecture that converts the IP signal to RF closer to the  edge of the network by distributing edgeQAM functionality rather than performing this at a […]

DOCSIS 3.1 base to reach nine million

Nine million broadband customers will be using DOCSIS 3.1 equipment by 2017, according to ABI Research. ABI Research said that the advanced cable broadband technology had achieved good traction in Europe, with operators in the US also showing interest. According to the research group, the nine million DOCSIS 3.1 customers in 2017 will represent just […]

Broadcom hails certification of DOCSIS 3.1 CPE

A number of DOCSIS 3.1 products based on Broadcom’s BCM3390 cable modem silicon have achieved certification, according to the company. Broadcom said that CableLabs, the US-based cable technology body responsible for certification, had performed testing on a number of Broadcom-powered modems and residential gateways to ensure full compatibility between DOCSIS modem and cable infrastructure products […]

Celeno unveils fast WiFi integration with ST DOCSIS 3.1 chip

WiFi chipset provider Celeno Communications has unveiled a cable gateway reference design developed with STMicroelectronics that integrates Celeno’s CL2440 standards-based 4×4 802.11ac Wave 2 is fully integrated with ST’s STiD325 (Barcelona) DOCSIS 3.1 chip. According to Celeno, the product is designed to help cable operators deliver multi-Gbps services at home with super-fast WiFi and Quality […]

Arris unveils DOCSIS 3.1 modems

Technology provider Arris has unveiled its first DOCSIS 3.1 cable modems for operators and retailers in the US market. Arris is launching two devices – the Touchstone CM8200, a modem capable of delivering 5Gbps downstream and 2Gbps upstream that is aimed at the service provider market, and the SURFboard SB8200, a device with similar capabilities […]

Casa Systems launches downstream DOCSIS 3.1

Cable technology provider Casa Systems has launched a new DOCSIS 3.1 downstream module for its C100G and C40G CCAP platforms. The DS8x192 module enables the delivery of up to 10Gbps internet services, comparable with 10G PON networks, according to the company. Casa Systems’ C100G CCAP solution delivers DOCSIS 3.1 CMTS and an MPEG video Edge-QAM […]