DOCSIS 3.1 capability looks set to achieve approximately 9 million households by 2017.
CableLabs has certified five new DOCSIS 3.1 cable modems. Product from Askey, Castlenet, Netgear, Technicolor and Ubee Interactive has all received approval from the technical centre.
Arris has announced its first Docsis 3.1 modems, the Touchstone CM8200 and SurfBoard SB8200.
At this year’s IBC Liberty Global was showing its new Connect Box, which is due to roll out before the end of the year on Ziggo, Telenet and Virgin Media.
Broadcom Corporation has announced three new DOCSIS 3.1-based devices for Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) equipment.
CableLabs has opened product certification for DOCSIS 3.1 equipment.
Australia’s NBN Co is set to become one of the first telcos in the world to introduce DOCSIS 3.1.
CableLabs has announced the completion of its DOCSIS 3.1 PHY (physical layer) and MULPI (MAC and Upper Layer Protocol) specifications.
CABLE CONGRESS 2013 – LONDON. Although talk about DOCSIS 3.1 began only late last year, circumstances will require initial deployments to be made as soon as 2015/16.