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 – […]

Volia upgrades capital to EuroDOCSIS

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has completed the upgrade of its data network in the country’s capital Kyiv to the EuroDOCSIS technology platform. The latest phase in Volia’s upgrade from DOCSIS to EuroDOCSIS, which allows it to increase the bandwidth available to subscribers, follows its recent upgrade in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv. Volia has […]

Volia moves forward with EuroDOCSIS migration

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has completed the upgrade of its broadband network in four districts in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv to the EuroDOCSIS standard. Volia said the migration from DOCSIS to EuroDOCSIS enabled it to triple the available bandwidth in the cityt and improve the quality of internet services. Volia said it planned […]

DOCSIS channel shipments climb 95%

DOCSIS channel shipments came to 1.2 million units in the third quarter, up 95% year-on-year despite being down slightly on a sequential basis, according to Infonetics Research. “This reflects just how much the cable companies are investing to support higher-bandwidth services such as IP video and to compete with fibre,” said Jeff Heynen, principal analyst […]

DOCSIS channel shipments pass 1 million

DOCSIS channel shipments reached 1.2 million in the second quarter, marking the first time the figure exceed 1 million in a single quarter, according to Infonetics Research. The new study claims that the combined CCAP and CMTS upstream and downstream DOCSIS channel shipments in Q2 easily beat last quarter’s record, and that “the velocity of […]

Volia begins migration to EuroDOCSIS

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has begun migrating its broadband network in the country’s capital Kyiv to the EuroDOCSIS standard, which the operator says will enable it to offer speeds of up to 100Mbps.  The move follows a pilot of EuroDOCSIS in four cities, including the capital, in June. Broadband customers with DOCSIS modems will be […]