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cable modem

An internet modem that communicates over the television cable, which can allow a continuously “live” Internet connection and transfer rates of ± 1.5 Mbps
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Neil Smit, President and CEO of Comcast Cable Communications and Chairman of the CableLabs Board of Directors, stated, The delivery of certified DOCSIS 3.
Cable operators are shifting their product mix to include a higher percentage of STBs that support advanced capabilities such as PVR, electronic program guides, video-on-demand, and other interactive services that require two-way DOCSIS modems.
This provides operators with a powerful, programmable solution that supports a combination of two digital video streams and an additional industry-standard DOCSIS set-top gateway (DSG) channel for two-way communications.
Integrated CMTS & Video QAM - DOCSIS traffic and MPEG/DVB video traffic can be carried over the same platform
2007 should see the first volume shipments of DOCSIS 3.
We greatly appreciate the strong support from suppliers as evidenced by their commitment of resources in helping to create these specifications," said Peter Stern, Executive Vice President of Product Management for Time Warner Cable and a member of the DOCSIS Business Team.
CableLabs, DOCSIS, OpenCable and OCAP are trademarks of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.
CableLabs, CableLabs Certified, CableHome and DOCSIS are trademarks of Cable Television Laboratories Inc.
AMEX:BDR) today announced the commercial launch of a Blonder Tongue manufactured high performance affordable DOCSIS based CMTS unit designed for cable television operators of any size seeking to deliver a cost-effective, scalable, standards based solution for broadband services over cable networks.
CableLabs(R) announced today that it will hold a meeting on June 7 at its headquarters to hand off to the DOCSIS(R) vendor community prototype software that provides an accurate analysis of DOCSIS network usage.