Altice taps Cisco for DOCSIS 3.1 and CCAP upgrade

Cisco has struck a deal with Altice to provide its DOCSIS 3.1-enabled CCAP cable access platform across its cable properties internationally, with the first rollout scheduled for Numericable-SFR in France.  The upgrading of Numericable-SFR’s network to DOCSIS 3.1 will enable it to offer services of up to 10Gbps across its fibre-to-the-last-amplifier footprint. “This step is […]

Liberty backs Broadcom DOCSIS 3.1 chip

Liberty Global has said that it will deploy Broadcom’s newly unveiled DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem system-on-a-chip (SoC) technology in the second half of this year.  Unveiling the technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Broadcom said that the chip will allow cable operators to deliver data to homes at speeds faster than a […]

Teleste to introduce DOCSIS 3.1 solutions

Teleste is due to introduce a number of new DOCSIS 3.1-compliant solutions and products at ANGA COM this year. The firm said that these are designed to improve network capacity and evolve networks towards the upcoming DOCSIS 3.1 standard. Among the product offerings to be announced at the show are: Teleste’s AC1500 and AC2500 amplifiers […]

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 […]

Teleste to showcase DOCSIS 3.1-compatible deep fibre node

Finland-based Teleste will use ANGA COM to showcase its ACE8 intelligent deep fibre node, the first product in its Intelligent Networks framework that supports forthcoming DOCSIS 3.1 requirements. Teleste’s Intelligent Network concept comprises equipment that can be automatically adjusted, remotely configured and monitored, and accompanying management software. According to Teleste, the Intelligent Network allows ingress […]

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