Remote-PHY


Stofa taps Arris for groundbreaking Remote-PHY deployment

Technology giant Arris and Danish cable operator Stofa are collaborating to deploy what they describe as one of the largest Remote-PHY (R-PHY) networks in the world in record time. The network upgrade leans on Arris R-PHY nodes to deliver Gigabit service across Stofa’s footprint in Aarhus, Denmark. According to Arris, its R-PHY technology enables Stofa […]

Harmonic secures virtualised cable access patent

Technology outfit Harmonic has secured what it describes as a key patent for its CableOS virtualised cable access technology. Harmonic has been awarded Patent Number 10,020,962 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the Virtual Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) Core. The patent describes virtualisation of the traditionally hardware-based CCAP technology that is key […]

Agama debuts remote PHY monitoring for cable

Quality assurance technology outfit Agama Technologies, has introduced remote PHY monitoring for next generation cable services. The capability will be showcased at IBC in September. The remote PHY architecture for cable networks has been heavily embraced by the industry and operators. Agama has added remote PHY monitoring capabilities to the Agama Analyzer to give insight […]

Denmark’s Stofa and Arris launch first R-PHY service in Europe

Danish cable operator Stofa has initiated Europe’s first Gigabit internet service based on the new Remote-PHY (R-PHY) networking specification in partnership with technology provider Arris. Stofa is using Arris’s E6000 CCAP Core and NC2000 R-PHY optical nodes to deliver the services. Arris’s R-PHY technology enables Stofa to virtualise and decentralise headend functions and elements of […]

Cisco joins with partners to highlight Remote PHY

Cisco this week joined with partners to demonstrate cable broadband remote PHY architecture and the use of DOCSIS infrastructure for mobile backhaul. At the SCTE Cable-Tech Expo in Denver, Cisco demonstrated its Infinite Broadband Remote PHY solution (RPHY) for cable access networks, which it claims to be the industy’s only standards-based distributed access architecture (DAA) […]

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 […]

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 […]

TeliaSonera selects Cisco for bandwidth expansion

TeliaSonera has selected Cisco’s Remote-PHY solution to increase bandwidth and expand its service across its cable footprint in Finland. Using the solution, which is part of Cisco’s advanced access architecture, TeliaSonera aims to increase access network capacity, drive more productivity and increase operational efficiency. TeliaSonera already has an installed base of Cisco Cable Modem Termination […]