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 […]

Liberty Global launches new WiFi gateway

Liberty Global has launched a new WiFi and telephony gateway, which will be deployed across its European operations, delivering broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps across its existing EuroDOCSIS 3.0 platform. The new WiFi and telephony gateway is now available to Telenet customers in Belgium and UPC customers in Romania and will be introduced by […]

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 […]

Turksat chooses Arris for CCAP edge router

Turkish cable operator Turksat has chosen Arris to supply its E6000 CCAP converged edge router to prepare for future IP interactive and high-speed broadband services. Turksast chose the E6000 both to support today’s CMTS requirements and to support its strategic transition to the CCAP infrastructure, according to Arris. The E6000 CER will enable the operator […]

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 […]

CableLabs opens up DOCSIS 3.1 certification

CableLabs, the US-based cable industry standards body, has opened product certification for DOCSIS 3.1 equipment. “We expect to see produdct submissions for certification in the near future,” said Belal Hamzeh, director of broadband evolution at CableLabs, in a blog posting. Hamzeh said that CableLabs had seen four interoperability test events successfully completed since the first […]

Cablelabs to release new distributed DOCSIS specs

Cable standards organisation Cablelabs is to release new specifications for distributed DOCSIS implementations over the summer, according to Karthik Sundaresan, principal architect. In a blog posting, Sundaresan said that Cablelabs plans to release technical reports and specifications for different distributed CCAP architectures including Remote PHY and Remote MAC-PHY over the coming weeks. Cablelabs has already […]

Cable DOCSIS shipments grew 48% in Q1

Cable DOCSIS (Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification) channel shipments grew to 1.8 million in the first quarter of 2015, a 48% year-on-year increase, according to IHS. The research firm also noted a 14% sequential increase in cable DOCSIS shipments, as multiple-system operators continued major upgrades to their broadband networks. “The cable broadband market got […]

DOCSIS channel shipments hit record 4.8 million

Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) channel shipments climbed by 114% in 2014, hitting a record 4.8 million worldwide, according to IHS-owned Infonetics Research. Globally, equipment revenue from converged cable access platforms (CCAPs), cable modem termination systems (CMTSs), quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) channels, and coaxial media converters (CMCs) totalled US$493 million (€441 million) in Q4 2014 – […]