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.
Signal leakage detection is an important task that falls on cable operators due to FCC regulations as well as a practical need to prevent signal loss… Tom Williams explains more details in an article in Broadband Library (Summer, 2015 edition).
CableLabs’ Chris Donley was video-interviewed by TelecomTV at NFV World Congress about CableLabs’ role in SDN & NFV — software defined networking and network function virtualization. View the full interview here.