DOCSIS 3.1 - A New Generation of Cable Technology
DOCSIS 3.1 technology will enable a new generation of cable services and help operators continue to meet consumer demand for high-speed connections and sophisticated applications, positioning them to be the providers of choice in their markets.
In late October, CableLabs announced the availability of the DOCSIS 3.1 PHY (physical layer) and MULPI (MAC and Upper Layer Protocol) specifications. The specifications represent the combined work of a large consortium of cable industry stakeholders.
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CableLabs said it has successfully completed four equipment interoperability events (interops) related to DOCSIS 3.1 and will soon begin product certifications. In a blog post written by Belal Hamzeh, Director of Broadband Evolution for the cable-industry consortium, CableLabs reports that “excellent progress” has been made by cable modem and cable modem termination system (CMTS) vendors, along with other makers of cable network equipment,…
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