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
The cable industry introduced an accelerator for cable and broadband startups: The UpRamp Fiterator™ which is sponsored by CableLabs, the cable and broadband research and development firm in Louisville. Read the full Denver Post article.
Today CableLabs and Cisco are announcing the creation of a new software project for the Remote PHY Device (RPD) labeled “OpenRPD” originally developed by Cisco and contributed to the open source environment hosted at CableLabs. Read the full Cisco press release.