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Docsis 3.0 Gear Tracker III

With a modem from Netgear Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGR) and a new embedded multimedia terminal adapter from Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO) entering the realm of the Docsis 3.0-certified following Certification Wave 60, it's time once again to refresh our list of CableLabs -approved "Wideband" consumer-side and headend products.

Table 1: Docsis 3.0-Certified Modems and E-MTAs
 Vendor    Product    Certification Wave approved  
Ambit U10C035 58
Arris Touchstone 702G Embedded Multimedia Terminal Adapter 58, 59*
Arris WBM750 59
Cisco DPC3000 58
Cisco DPQ3202 60
Motorola SB6120 58
Motorola SBV6220 58, 59*
Netgear CMD31T 60
SMC SMCD3CM 58
*Device re-certified for Docsis 3.0 and obtained initial PacketCable 1.5 certification in Wave 59.
Source: CableLabs and the companies




Table 2: Docsis 3.0-Qualified Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTSs)
 Vendor    Product    Wave qualified    Highest level of 3.0 qualification achieved*  
Arris C4 CMTS 56 Bronze
Casa Systems C2200 CMTS** 58 Full
Casa Systems C3200 CMTS 58 Full
Cisco uBR10012 56 Bronze
Motorola BSR64000 58 Bronze
* CableLabs presently uses a tiered CMTS qualification system, awarding "Bronze," "Silver," and "Full" designations based on the product's supported features. That tiered system is expected to sunset in early 2009.
** Casa's C2200 CMTS won Silver qualification in Wave 56. Source: The companies and CableLabs.




More gear could come through Wave 60 with passing grades for Docsis 3.0, so we'll be on the lookout. Results from Wave 61 should be known by mid- to late-August.

— Jeff Baumgartner, Site Editor, Cable Digital News

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