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.
In the News
Major US cable systems allow each other’s customers to access more than 500,000 Wi-Fi hotspots. Details are available from the Cable WiFi Alliance. Check out NCTA’s “Future of Wi-Fi” page for more information about Wi-Fi.
UpRamp, sponsored by CableLabs, produced an Innovation Showcase at Cable Congress with five participants. Read the details on UpRamp’s blog.