MaxLinear Powers SMC Docsis Products
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for broadband communications applications, today announced that SMC Networks, a leading global provider of customer premises equipment (CPE) for the complete digital home, has selected the MxL265 Full-Spectrum Capture (FSCTM) digital cable front-end receiver for its new family of DOCSIS 3.0 cable modems and gateways.
First in SMC’s new 16x4 cable gateway family, the Veloxite D3G1604W, recently achieved certification from Cable Labs. The D3G1604W is a high-speed wireless data gateway designed using the MxL265 cable tuner capable of receiving up to 680Mbps via 16 bonded downstream channels. The D3G1604W also features flexible Wi-Fi configurations, from Dual Band Dual Concurrent 3x3 Wi-Fi, to Single Band 2.4GHz 3x3 or 2x2, as well as the latest in 802.11ac technology.
Cable modem and gateway markets are evolving rapidly as cable providers strive to meet burgeoning consumer demand for bandwidth and content. MaxLinear’s Full-Spectrum Capture cable receivers deliver on this bandwidth need and facilitate more efficient distribution of video and IP services, faster download speeds, lower power and lower cost designs.