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.
Arris said it will use this year’s Cable Show in Los Angeles to demonstrate the DOCSIS 3.1 and Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) chops of the E6000, a chassis that is starting off as a high-density cable modem termination system (CMTS). Arris said it will show the E6000, which is in the process of becoming a full-fledged integrated CCAP, supporting DOCSIS data…
CableLabs was honored with an Outstanding Contribution Award from DLNA, thanks to its work on the CVP-2 guidelines. The CVP-2 guidelines enable service providers, worldwide, to offer their interactive program guide, linear programming as well as on demand services to DLNA devices. Ryan Chiang, Senior Standardization Lead at CableLabs, had this to say: “CableLabs, working closely with DLNA Members from the service provider and consumer electronics…