German startup GiaX joins MoCA

German network access startup, GiaX, has joined the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) as an associate member. Bavaria-based GiaX develops products for network access using coaxial cabling and plans to integrate the MoCA Access standard into its cable operator-targeted 10G Ethernet HFC overlay product portfolio. “Operators are developing the next generation of their networks that […]

InCoax to launch first MoCA fibre extension product

InCoax is to use ANGA COM to introduce In:xtnd, which it describes as the first Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) access standard-based family of fibre-extension products. The product range is aimed at cable MSOs, fibre-optic ISPs and network builders, telcos, mobile operators and hospitality systems integrators. According to InCoax, In:xtnd, which transforms in-building coaxial networks into […]

Access specialist InCoax takes enhanced role within MoCA

InCoax Networks has been elevated to Promoter membership status within the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) home networking technology group, and has secured a place on the MoCA board. InCoax designs, manufactures and markets networking equipment using the MoCA 2.5 Access specification targeting pay TV, Internet service providers and commercial integrators in Europe and Canada. […]

MoCA Access promises low-cost alternative to DOCSIS 3.1

Home networking technology group the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) has turned its attention to the network access market with the launch of MoCA Access. The industry group is pitching the new specification as a “fibre extension technology” and as a potential low-cost complement or alternative to DOCSIS 3.1 – or G.Fast – in cases […]

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 […]

MoCA developing spec to open up MDU market

The Multimedia over Cable Alliance (MoCA) is developing a specification targeting the multiple dwelling unit market called MoCA Access that will enable multiple operators to compete in offering broadband services to the same apartment block. The specification will be based on the current MoCA 2.0 standard which is capable of 1Gbps net throughputs. The recently […]

MoCA approves version 2.5 with new features

The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) has approved its latest specification, MoCA 2.5, which it says is capable of up to 2.5Gbps actual data rates, and includes additional features that address network management and security as required by service providers worldwide. The specification comes in with a baseline profile and three additional profiles which enable […]

MoCA appoints first full-time president

The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) has appointed Charlie Cerino as its first full-time, paid president in light of the “overall progress and evolution of the Alliance”. Cerino has been president of MoCA since 2007 while also serving as board representative for Comcast. He will now no longer represent Comcast but will sit on the […]

MoCA completes US MoCA 2.0 field tests

The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) has completed field tests of the MoCA 2.0 standard in the US. According to MoCA, the tests demonstrated better than 400 Mbps net data rates in 90 percent of all coaxial outlets, or paths. Net throughputs were greater than 350 Mbps for 95 percent of paths.  Results are based […]

SerComm joins MoCA

Taiwan-based broadband equipment provider SerComm has joined coax-based connected home standard body MoCA as an associated member. SerComm’s mainstream products include integrated access devices, FTTx products, cable DOCSIS 3.0 equipment, small cells, smart home control and SMB products. “SerComm’s vast experience in telecom broadband equipment hardware and firmware are welcomed at the Alliance. We are […]

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