The CableLabs Distributed CCAP Architecture (DCA) program is pleased to announce the recent launch of the Remote MACPHY working group. This new working group is comprised of operators, equipment manufacturers and CableLabs engineers and its charter is to develop one or more specifications that allow vendor’s Remote MACPHY solutions to interoperate when deployed.
Distributed Access Architectures and Remote MACPHY technology, in particular, provide several key benefits to the Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) networks that deliver cable TV and broadband to consumers and businesses:
The Remote MACPHY technology is a solution following the DCA model that CableLabs has previously published information about in the form of technical reports and specifications. You can find more information about the DCA program and the individual projects at the following links:
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