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.
CableLabs’ DOCSIS 3.0 technology increases cable modem broadband speeds by 5x. Inc. Magazine covers the details.
CableLabs’ 4K demos were mentioned in a CNET article discussing what 4K content options are available in the marketplace today. Looking forward to watching your favorite team in 4K? Can’t wait to TiVo HBO’s 4K broadcasts of “Game of Thrones?” Excited to rebuy the “Lord of the Rings” (Extended Edition) box set on 4K Blu-ray? Don’t hold your breath. 4K TVs…