CableLabs Certifies Seven

Ambit, Arris, Ericsson, Scientific-Atlanta, Tellabs, Toshiba, and Texas Instruments receive DOCSIS certification from CableLabs

December 21, 2001

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LOUISVILLE, Colo. -- The cable industry has certified seven more DOCSIS(TM) 1.1 high-speed cable modems, adding to the industry's family of interoperable high-speed devices. The companies receiving DOCSIS 1.1 certification status in the latest wave of testing are Ambit, Arris, Ericsson, Scientific-Atlanta, and Tellabs. Toshiba received certification for one new cable modem and re-certification for its previously certified modem. Texas Instruments received certification for a new cable modem. DOCSIS stands for Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification. The 1.1 modems are compatible with existing DOCSIS 1.0 equipment and will work on cable systems alongside modems that will be certified under future versions of DOCSIS. There are now a total of nine DOCSIS 1.1 modems certified, and two cable modem termination systems that were qualified earlier this year.Rouzbeh Yassini, executive consultant to CableLabs and leader of the cable modem initiative at CableLabs, said that the results of certification wave number 20 magnifies that the cable modem certification strategy continues to help the Broadband industry's advance. "The cable industry has set the bar high in its commitment to high quality for consumer products. This modem program also continues to shine as a vehicle for helping get product to market in a remarkable timeframe and in good working order," said Yassini, who also is CEO of YAS Broadband Ventures. CableLabs

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