A transmission method for high-capacity data (e.g., video) requiring massive bandwidth, which is commonly carried by fibre-optic or coaxial cable, and is capable of transmitting > 1 million data bits/second.
Entropic's Broadband Access solution leverages its highly successful and field-proven silicon, based on the MoCA standard, which enables a full mesh network to be formed using existing coax cables and splitters, and is comprised of its EN3011 Access NC and the EN3230 Access Client silicon.
Legislators from areas with no broadband access available issued a slew of statements celebrating the long-sought initiative yesterday, because without state intervention residents and businesses have no way of knowing how long they may continue to go without high-speed Internet service.
Under current Federal Communications Commission standards, a Zip code with as little as one broadband access point is designated as having broadband access, though coverage of that area is hardly ubiquitous.
It also demonstrates that in addition to Ciena's specialist expertise in other high-growth areas --including broadband access and carrier-class Ethernet--we maintain our strong leadership position and commitment to core networking," said Eric Sele, Ciena's managing director for Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa.
The growing popularity of wireless home networks makes providing employees with portable PCs equipped with wireless network adapters even more compelling--they can be more productive because they can tap into their home networks for off-hours broadband access.
As Robert Crandall of the Brookings Institution noted in a report last year, even a modest upsurge in the number of homes equipped with broadband access would add $500 billion to the gross domestic product.